Pictures Of The Day: Friday 20th May

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20/05/2016 08:48

Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post UK brings you the very best news and sports images from around the world, chosen and created by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland and Tahira Mirza.

  • Jeremy Selwyn/Evening Standard/PA Wire
    Prime Minister David Cameron with Labour's former culture secretary Tessa Jowell try to recreate the famous Beatles album cover during their visit to Abbey Road studios in north London where they met with representatives of the creative industries to discuss the letter and the call for the UK to remain in the EU.
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    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Puff Daddy and The Family Perform On NBC's 'Today' at Rockefeller Plaza on May 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)
  • Gleb Garanich / Reuters
    Members of the Ukrainian national guard "Azov" regiment and activists of the Azov civil corp take part in a protest against local elections in pro-Russian rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine under the Minsk peace agreement, in Kiev, Ukraine, May 20, 2016. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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    Last night, DJ and model Zara Martin hosted an exclusive dinner for her celebrity friends Millie Mackintosh (designer, model) Amber le Bon (model/DJ), Hugo Taylor (Taylor Morris sunglasses), Sai Bennett (actress), Sam Doyle (the Maccabees) and many more at one of the hottest restaurants in east London – The Tramshed – to celebrate Scotch in the lead up to World Whisky Day.During the cocktail hour, Hugo Taylor and Miquita Oliver sipped on HAIG CLUB™ cocktails including the New Old Fashioned (HAIG CLUB, sweet vermouth and bitters) and the Clubhouse Soda (HAIG CLUB, soda, ginger bitters) while Zara Martin and Millie Mackintosh sipped on JOHNNIE WALKER® cocktails including the Apple Seltzer (JOHNNIE WALKER GOLD LABEL, apple juice, soda) and the Johnnie Ginger (JOHNNIE WALKER RED LABEL, lime, ginger ale). 
  • John Giles/PA Wire
    Demonstrators outside County Hall in Northallerton where North Yorkshire County councillors are gathering to consider whether to give a green light to a controversial fracking operation.
  • Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
    Jamie Oliver makes bread with pupils (left to right) Elvis, Eleanor, Emily and Yarden at Kings Cross Academy in London, during a visit on Food Revolution Day, part of the Food Revolution campaign which aims to tackle issues of child nutrition.
  • Neil Hall / Reuters
    Leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party Nigel Farage waves as he launches his party's EU referendum tour bus in London, Britain May 20, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall
  • Faisal Mahmood / Reuters
    A man cools off from the heat in a stream on a hot summer day, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, May 20, 2016. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
  • Dave J Hogan via Getty Images
    LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Ryan Gosling attends the 'The Nice Guys' UK Premiere at Odeon Leicester Square on May 19, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
  • Eric Gaillard / Reuters
    Cast member Charlize Theron attends a news conference for the film "The Last Face" in competition at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 20, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
  • Isabel Infantes/EMPICS Entertainment
    Singer Tallia Storm attends the UK Premiere of THE NICE GUYS at Odeon, Leicester Square, London, on May 19, 2016.
    Migrants play soccer at the migrants camp in Idomeni, Greece, Thursday, May 19, 2016. Thousands of stranded refugees and migrants have camped in Idomeni for months after the border was closed. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
    Spanish bullfighter Enrique Ponce touches a dying bull after he stabbed a sword on the back of the bull during a bullfight of the San Isidro's bullfighting fair in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, May 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
    An anti-government demonstrator is pushed away by Bolivarian National Police who block protesters from reaching the headquarters of the national electoral body, CNE, in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. The opposition was blocked from marching to the CNE as they demand the government allow it to pursue a recall referendum against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
    Singer Iggy Pop, centre, poses for photographers during a photo call for the film Gimme Danger at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)
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    French actress and singer Stephanie Sokolinski aka Soko arrives on May 19, 2016 for the screening of the film 'It's Only The End Of The World (Juste La Fin Du Monde)' at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP / Valery HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
  • JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD via Getty Images
    TOPSHOT - A protester clashes with riot policemen during a demonstration against the government's planned labour law reforms on May 19, 2016 in Nantes, western France. France's Socialist government has bypassed parliament and rammed through a labour reform bill that has sparked two months of massive street protests. / AFP / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD (Photo credit should read JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)
  • JUNG YEON-JE via Getty Images
    South Koreans leave messages written on post-it notes at an exit of Gangnam subway station, which has been turned into a mini shrine for a 23-year-old woman who was stabbed to death by a stranger the previous night in a nearby public bathroom, in Seoul on May 20, 2016. The brutal murder of a woman in Seoul's upmarket Gangnam district has triggered a public outcry and a debate over what some see as a growing streak of violent misogyny in South Korea. / AFP / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Jeremy Selwyn/Evening Standard/PA Wire
    Prime Minister David Cameron with Labour's former culture secretary Tessa Jowell during his visit to Abbey Road studios in north London where they met with representatives of the creative industries to discuss the letter and the call for the UK to remain in the EU.
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