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Pictures Of The Day: Monday 16th May

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16/05/2016 09:14

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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    LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 16 : Leicester City fans getting into the party spirit ready for the Leicester City Barclays Premier League Winners Bus Parade in Leicester City on May 16th, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)
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    CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 16: Adam Driver attends the 'Paterson' photocall during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 16, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/FilmMagic)
  • Matt Crossick/PA Wire
    EDITORIAL USE ONLYA 6 metre tall statue of ÔMonkeyÕ, which has been crafted from 110,486 fabricated green tea leaves, floats down the River Thames in London to highlight a forthcoming ÔGreen PaperÕ report to be published by PG tips Green Tea.
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    CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 16: Pixie Lott and Oliver Cheshire enjoy a stroll during The 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Iconic/GC Images)
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    This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting tree nursery No. 122 of the Korean People's Army at an undisclosed location. / AFP / KCNA VIA KNS / KCNA / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS THIS PICTURE WAS MADE AVAILABLE BY A THIRD PARTY. AFP CAN NOT INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, LOCATION, DATE AND CONTENT OF THIS IMAGE. THIS PHOTO IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY AFP. / (Photo credit should read KCNA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Toronto Blue Jays Jose Bautista (19) gets hit by Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor (12) after Bautista slid into second in the 8th inning at Globe Life Park on May 15, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers won 7-6. (Richard W. Rodriguez/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS via Getty Images)
  • Julian Finney via Getty Images
    LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 16: David Haye of Great Britain takes part in his media work out ahead of his fight against Arnold Gjergjaj at Jubilee Place, Canary Wharf on May 16, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
  • Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
    Letizia Cenni views the City of Londonâs official 1:500th scale architectural model of central London, which has gone on public display at the City Centre gallery, London.
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attends the launch of Heads Together Campaign at Olympic Park on May 16, 2016 in London, England. Photo by Ben Pruchnie/WireImage) (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/WireImage)
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends the launch of Heads Together Campaign at Olympic Park on May 16, 2016 in London, England. Photo by Ben Pruchnie/WireImage)
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    Model Kendall Jenner poses for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film Mal De Pierres at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)
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    George Washington University graduates Serena Williams, left, and Hannah Raymond, right, struggle against a strong wind as they pose for graduations pictures near the Washington Monument, Sunday, May 15, 2016, in Washington, after their commencement ceremony on the National Mall. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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    Kansas City Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales, left, holds on to his interpreter and catching coach Pedro Grifol (28) while getting doused by teammate Salvador Perez, right, following a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, May 15, 2016. The Royals defeated the Braves 4-2 in 13 innings. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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    Hair is blown by rotor wash from Marine One with President Barack Obama aboard, as it lifts from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, May 15, 2016, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base. Then Obama will go onto and Rutgers University's New Brunswick campus in New Jersey to speak at the Rutgers University's 250th Anniversary commencement ceremony. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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    Serena Williams takes a selfie as she holds the trophy after beating Madison Keys 7-6, 6-3, in the final match of the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Sunday, May 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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    WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 15: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the final night of The Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations being held at the Royal Windsor Horse Show in Home Park on May 15, 2016 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
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    WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 15: Queen Elizabeth II greets Damien Lewis as she attends the final night of her 90th Birthday Celebrations at Windsor on May 15, 2016 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
  • Jean-Paul Pelissier / Reuters
    Cast member Ruth Negga poses during a photocall for the film "Loving" in competition at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
  • Bullit Marquez/AP
    Navy personnel acting as ushers, carry umbrellas to escort guests as BRP Tarlac, the first ever SSV (Strategic Sealift Vessel) of the Philippine Navy, is docked upon arrival following a two-week voyage from Indonesia Monday, May 16, 2016 at the South Harbor in Manila, Philippines. The BRP Tarlac will have a crew of not less than 500 and will be used in various military and non-military operations including humanitarian assistance and disaster and relief operations. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
  • China Stringer Network / Reuters
    Paramilitary policemen take part in a training in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.
  • Jitendra Prakash / Reuters
    A Sadhu or Hindu holy man combs his beard after taking a dip in the waters of Shipra river during Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Ujjain, India May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
  • Binsar Bakkara/AP
    Rescuers search for victims after a flood hit Dua Warna waterfall in Sibolangit, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Monday, May 16, 2016. Nearly two dozen students were missing in rain-triggered floods and landslides at the waterfall which is popular tourism attraction among locals. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
  • Ahn Young-joon/AP
    South Korean firefighters partake in an anti-terrorism exercise at a shopping center in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 16, 2016. The exercise was a routine drill and combined this month with disaster prevention drill. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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