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Pictures Of The Day: Tuesday 17th May

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17/05/2016 09:05

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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    LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge meets breast cancer patient Sally Munton during a visit to the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, in Chelsea, west London, as he marks the opening of the hospital's new centre for breast cancer research named after the fashion designer on May 17, 2016 in London, England. The Ralph Lauren Centre for Breast Cancer Research was funded by supporters of the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, including a generous donation from the designer himself. William has a long association with the hospital, he became the Royal Marsden's president in 2007, following in the footsteps of his mother Diana, Princess of Wales, who held the same position from 1989 until her death in 1997. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski-WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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    A woman visits the exhibition dedicated to Charles Le Brun, French painter to Louis XIV for nearly 30 years, at the Louvre-Lens museum in Lens, on May 17, 2016. / AFP / DENIS CHARLET (Photo credit should read DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Venturelli via Getty Images
    CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Actress Kristen Stewart attends the 'Personal Shopper' photocall during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
  • Rupak De Chowdhuri / Reuters
    Wrestlers exercise at a traditional Indian wrestling training centre on the banks of the river Ganges ahead of the Bengal mud wrestling championships, in Kolkata, India May 17, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
  • Lego
    It's back to the Batcave with this special set featuring iconic elements as seen in the classic 1960s

    Batman™ TV show. Answer emergency calls on the Batphone in Bruce Wayne's private study. Then press

    the button under the bust of Shakespeare and open a sliding false bookcase to reveal the secret

    entrance to the Batcave. Change Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson into Batman™ and Robin and slide

    down the Batpoles. Protect the Bat Lab's Batcomputer from The Joker's TNT attacks and test Catwoman

    with the lie detector machine. Fly the Batcopter with Robin and fire the flick missiles. Then drive the

    Batmobile or Batcycle and stop those villains escaping with the Batcave's secrets!
  • ALBERTO PIZZOLI via Getty Images
    (FromL) Spanish actress Inma Cuesta, Spanish actress Emma Suarez, Spanish actress Rossy de Palma, Spanish actress Adriana Ugarte and Spanish actress Michelle Jenner pose on May 17, 2016 during a photocall for the film 'Julieta' at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Reuters TV / Reuters
    Still image taken from video shows Adem Karadag, also known as Bilal Mohammed, a suspect in last year's Bangkok blast, shouting as he is escorted to court in Bangkok, Thailand, May 17, 2016. 
  • Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
    ALEPPO, SYRIA - MAY 17: A general view of Church of Saint Simeon Stylites is seen after the Russian and Assad Regime forces air-strikes in Aleppo, Syria on May 17, 2016. (Photo by Ahmed Hasan Ubeyd/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
  • Dominique Charriau via Getty Images
    CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 16: Kendall Jenner attends Chopard Wild Party as part of The 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Port Canto on May 16, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
  • Baz Ratner / Reuters
    Items, which the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) estimate to be around 1600 years old, are displayed after they were recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner
  • David Parry/PA Wire
    EDITORIAL USE ONLY Veteran Darren Fuller, 39, after being painted by body artist Carolyn Roper (not pictured) to appear invisible to launch The Royal British LegionÕs #CountThemIn campaign, at the Houses of Parliament in London.
  • Laura Cavanaugh via Getty Images
    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Sarah Jessica Parker attends 2016 PEN America Literary Gala at American Museum of Natural History on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/FilmMagic)
  • Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
    The world's largest passenger ship, MS Harmony of the Seas, owned by Royal Caribbean, makes her way up Southampton Water into Southampton ahead of her maiden cruise.
  • Steve Granitz via Getty Images
    WESTWOOD, CA - MAY 16: Chloe Grace Moretz, Brooklyn Beckham arrives at the Premiere Of Universal Pictures' 'Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising' on May 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Two fishermen cast their fishing pole fas they stand on a rock in the Mediterranean Sea near Michmoret, Israel, Monday, May 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
  • Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
    Emma Roberts arrives at the FOX Networks Upfront Presentation Party at Wollman Rink in Central Park on Monday, May 16, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
  • VALERY HACHE via Getty Images
    TOPSHOT - British model Kate Moss poses as she arrives on May 16, 2016 for the screening of the film 'Loving' at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP / Valery HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    A lioness cools off by licking a slab of ice, during hot weather, at a zoo, in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, May 16, 2016 . Many cities in Pakistan are facing heat wave conditions. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
  • YASUYOSHI CHIBA via Getty Images
    People cheer playing instruments during the Ibero American Athletics Championships serving as test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on May 16, 2016. / AFP / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Invision for Parkwood Entertainment
    IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR PARKWOOD ENTERTAINMENT - Beyonce performs during the Formation World Tour at Levi's Stadium on Monday, May 16, 2016, in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Daniela Vesco/Invision for Parkwood Entertainment/AP Images)
  • JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD via Getty Images
    A protestor kicks a tear gas canister on May 17, 2016 in Nantes, western France, during a demonstration in protest against the government's planned labour law reforms. Incidents between protestors and police forces escalated around 12h00 in Nantes during a protest against planned employment and labour law reform, during which between 3,500 and 10,000 individuals took part, according to sources. / AFP / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD (Photo credit should read JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Mark Cuthbert via Getty Images
    STAFFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Queen Elizabeth II attends the Duke of Lancaster's Regimental Memorial dedication at National Memorial Arboretum on May 17, 2016 in Stafford, England. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images )
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