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Pictures Of The Day: Monday 11th April 2016

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11/04/2016 08:49 BST

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.

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    Skiers and snow boarders descend from a slope as they attempt to break the record for mass skiing in swimming suits at Rosa Khutor resort near Sochi, Russia, April 9, 2016. REUTERS/Kazbek Basayev
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    NEW DELHI, INDIA - APRIL 11: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attend a Garden party celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday on April 11, 2016 in New Dehli, India. (Photo by Mark Large - Pool/Getty Images)
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    NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 11: Ludacris (L) and Ciara make the 2016 Billboard Music Awards finalists announcement at GMA Studios on April 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for dcp)
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    ISTANBUL, TURKEY - APRIL 10: 1,728-square-meter tulip carpet, made of 563,000 live tulips, is on display in the Sultanahmet Square of Istanbul, Turkey as part of the 11th annual Istanbul Tulip Festival, on April 10, 2016. (Photo by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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    Freelance sculpture conservator Scarlett Hutchin, working for English Heritage, works on artist Adrian Jones' sculpture, Quadriga, on top of Wellington Arch at Hyde Park Corner, depicting four horses, representing the forces of chaos and war pulling a chariot, being calmed by the angel of peace, as the landmark sculpture is being cleaned, repaired and re-waxed by a team of specialists as part of a major English Heritage conservation programme.
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    Construction workers and a member of Malaysia's Civil Defence Force pose with a python, that they estimated to be 7.5m (24.6 ft) long and 250kg (551 pounds) in weight, caught near a construction site in Paya Terubong, Penang in this undated handout photo released April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Malaysia Civil Defence Force/Handout via Reuters ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS.
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    Maisie Williams attends the season six premiere of "Game Of Thrones" at TCL Chinese Theatre on Sunday, Apr. 10, 2016 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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    An Indian resident injured when a high-voltage cable fell on a crowd during a protest is treated at a hospital in Tinsukia, some 495 kms from Guwahati on April 11, 2016. Nine people were killed and sixteen seriously injured April 11 after an electricity wire snapped and fell on a mob protesting outside a police station in northeast India's Assam state. A large mob armed with sticks and stones had tried to forcibly enter a police station in Tinsukia district to get hold of and punish five men arrested on murder charges earlier this month. / AFP / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A gallery curator looks at a painting of US presidential candidate Donald Trump titled 'Make America Great Again' by Los Angeles based artist Illma Gore at the Maddox gallery in central London on April 9, 2016. / AFP / NIKLAS HALLE'N / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Heathcliff O'Malley/Daily Telegr/PA Wire
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive for a UK Government Great campaign event at a bar, restaurant and collaborative workspace called The Social in Mumbai, India.
  • Heathcliff O'Malley/Daily Telegraph/PA Wire
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet young entrepreneurs at a UK Government Great campaign event at a bar, restaurant and collaborative workspace called The Social in Mumbai, India.
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    AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 10: Danny Willett of England celebrates with the green jacket after winning the final round of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
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    AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 10: Danny Willett of England reacts after finishing on the 18th green during the final round of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2016 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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    People take part in water battles with elephants as part of celebrations of Songkhran - the Thai new year - in the city of Ayutthaya, north of Bangkok, on April 11, 2016. The Songkhran Festival is marked throughout Thailand with water fights during the days around the new year on April 13. / AFP / CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images)
  • KAZUHIRO NOGI via Getty Images
    (L to R) Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, US Secretary of State John Kerry, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, Canada's Foreign Minister Stephane Dion, and European Union High Represtntative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini offer wreaths at the Memorial Cenotaph for the 1945 atomic bombing victims in the Peace Memorial Park, on the sidelines of the G7 Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Hiroshima on April 11, 2016. Kerry and other G7 foreign ministers made the landmark visit on April 11 to the memorial site for the world's first nuclear attack in Hiroshima. / AFP / POOL / Kazuhiro NOGI (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Kevork Djansezian via Getty Images
    LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 10: Dwight Powell #7 of the Dallas Mavericks scores a basket against Jamal Crawford #11 and Wesley Johnson #33 of the Los Angeles Clippers during the second half of the basketball game at Staples Center April 10, 2016, in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using the photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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    This photo taken on April 11, 2016 shows terraced rice fields next to Tiantou village in Longsheng county, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The Longji Rice Paddies are a scenic tourist favorite, attracting visitors from China and abroad, and simultaneously used to grow rice to feed the surrounding villages. / AFP / JOHANNES EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    IDOMENI, GREECE - APRIL 10: A migrant throws a smoke at the police on April 10, 2016 in Idomeni, Greece. Clashes have broken out between police and migrants at Idomeni refugee camp in Greece, where over 11,000 people have been stranded since February. (Photo by Awakening/Getty Images)
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    IDOMENI, GREECE - APRIL 10: A migrant cries because of the clashes with police on April 10, 2016 in Idomeni, Greece. Clashes have broken out between police and migrants at Idomeni refugee camp in Greece, where over 11,000 people have been stranded since February. (Photo by Awakening/Getty Images)
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    A man walks past damaged structures at the spot where a massive fire broke out during a fireworks display at the Puttingal temple complex in Paravoor village, Kollam district, southern Kerala state, India, Monday, April 11, 2016. Rescue officials on Monday sifted through the Hindu temple in southern India where more than 100 died when a fireworks display - an unauthorized pyrotechnic display that went horribly wrong - swept through for a religious festival packed with thousands. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
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    A member of Sotheby's staff stands on a ladder as he adjusts a work by Cy Twombly entitled 'Untitled (Bacchus 1st Version V) painted in 2004 at Sotheby's auction house in London, Friday, April, 8, 2016. The painting which will be sold at auction on May 11, in New York with an estimated value of US 20-30 million dlrs (14.2-21.3 million pounds). (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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    HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 10: Sophie Turner and Emilia Clarke attend the after party for the premiere Of HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' Season 6 at the Roosevelt Hotel on April 10, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
  • Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge lay a wreath at India Gate in New Dehli, India, to honour the soldiers from Indian regiments who served in World War I.
  • Jayanta Dey / Reuters
    School children pray for the victims of a fire at a temple in the southern state of Kerala in the lawns of their school in Agartala, India, April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
  • Eduard Korniyenko / Reuters
    Investigators work near the entrance of a police station, which was recently attacked, in a settlement of the Novoselitsky district in Stavropol region, southern Russia, April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
  • Amir Cohen / Reuters
    Pelicans fly above agricultural fields near the southern Israeli city of Netivot, April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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    A fisherman collecting green mussels pulls a tube of his breathing device in the Bay of Jakarta, Indonesia, April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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    Afghan women walk past a damaged bus after a roadside bomb explosion on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 11, 2016. An Afghan official says at least one person has been killed when a bomb ripped through a bus carrying education ministry employees to work in the capital, Kabul. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
  • Hannibal Hanschke / Reuters
    IG Metall union members demonstrate in front of the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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    A Bangladeshi Dhaka University Art Institute student displays masks to sell as a part of Bengali New Year preparations in Dhaka on April 11, 2016. The Bengali calendar is solar, with the year beginning on Pohela Boishakh, which this year falls on April 14, in Bangladesh. / AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN (Photo credit should read MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    NEW DELHI, INDIA - APRIL 11: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge pose with children as they visit Gandhi Smriti, a museum located in Old Birla House, where Mahatma Gandhi, India's founding father, spent the last few years of his life, on April 11, 2016 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Pool/WireImage)
  • Amit Dave / Reuters
    A man sleeps on a girder between the two pillars of a bridge on the Sabarmati river during a hot day in Ahmedabad, India, April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
  • Alkis Konstantinidis / Reuters
    An Iraqi-Kurdish refugee family wait to be transferred from a makeshift camp at the port of Piraeus to a newly built relocation centre at the port town of Skaramagkas, in western Athens, Greece April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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    This screengrab taken from the Parliamentary recording unit shows British Prime Minister David Cameron speaking in front of the opposition bench in the Houses of Parliament in London on April 11, 2016. British Prime Minister David Cameron braced for a parliamentary grilling today over his offshore dealings revealed by the Panama Papers leak as he announced plans to criminalise firms whose staff facilitate tax evasion. / AFP / PRU / STR / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT ' AFP PHOTO / PRU ' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - NO RESALE - NO DISTRIBUTION TO THIRD PARTIES - 24 HOURS USE - NO ARCHIVES (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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    MOSCOW, RUSSIA - APRIL,11 (RUSSIA OUT) Russian armored vehicles attend the Victory Day military parade rehearsals at Alabino polygon, 40 km. West of Moscow, on April,11, 2016 in Moscow, Russia. 10 000 soldiers and officers, more than 100 tanks, armored carriers and other vehicules, 71 jets, bobers and other planes are taking part in the rehearsals of the Red Square military parade honour the 71-th anniversary of the victory of Soviet Union in the WWII.(Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images)
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    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 11: President of Germany Joachim Gauck (L) and President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto (R) walk past the guards of honor at Belluve Palace in Berlin, Germany on April 11, 2016. (Photo by Mehmet Kaman/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
  • China Stringer Network / Reuters
    Hotel staff practice self-defence skills after a training session given by team member of Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, April 7, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.