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Pictures Of The Day: Tuesday 19th April

The best photos from around the world.

19/04/2016 08:49

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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    SAKHALIN REGION, RUSSIA. APRIL 19, 2016. Emercom workers guide an orca trapped in ice in the Sea of Okhotsk off Sakhalin Island in Russia's Far East to safety. A rescue operation is underway to help three adult orcas and one baby orca escape from the ice trap. Press Office of the Far Eastern Branch of Emercom of Russia/TASS (Photo by TASS\TASS via Getty Images)
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    Mayor of London Boris Johnson unveils a scale replica of Palmyra's Triumphal Arch in Trafalgar Square, London.
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    (L-R) US actor Mark Hamill, US director Rian Johnson, Britain's Prince Harry, Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, British actor John Boyega, Chewbacca and British actress Daisy Ridley pose during a tour of the Star Wars sets at Pinewood studios in Iver Heath, west of London on April 19, 2016. Prince William and Prince Harry are touring Pinewood to visit the production workshops and meet the creative teams working behind the scenes on the Star Wars films. / AFP / ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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    The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William (R) tries a light sabre against his brother Prince Harry during a visit to the Star Wars film set at Pinewood Studios near Iver Heath, west of London April 19, 2016. Prince William and Prince Harry are touring Pinewood to visit the production workshops and meet the creative teams working behind the scenes on the Star Wars films. / AFP / ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Workmen install a newly commissioned portrait by muralist Frederick Wimsett of Queen Elizabeth II at St Christopher's Place in London, offering shoppers an opportunity for a 'selfie' with the Queen to celebrate her 90th birthday.
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    Those strolling around some the UK’s biggest cities would have noticed a striking new addition to the scenery. Alluring miniature gardens, set for the arrival of spring, have popped up on both sides of the river, planted by visionary pothole gardener, Steve Wheen. The beautiful illustrations created with Heinz Tomato Ketchup are part of the ‘Grow Your Own’ campaign. Using garden equipment including tiny wheelbarrows, miniature people and green foliage the creations tell the story of how Heinz seeds start their journey, being planted in gardens at the start of tomato season. For the fourth year of the ‘Grow Your Own’ project Heinz Tomato Ketchup is calling on families up and down the country to get creative and plant their own Heinz tomato seeds. This year entrants will be in with a chance of having their home-grown tomatoes made into an iconic bottle of Heinz Tomato Ketchup, personalised exclusively for them.
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    DARMSTADT, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Romanian seasonal workers harvest asparagus on a field of asparagus farmer Merlau on April 19, 2016 near Darmstadt, Germany. A cold and wet winter left ground temperatures to cool delaying the growth of the first asparagus this season. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)
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    A Pakistani labourer rolls a tyre through a market in Rawalpindi on April 19, 2016. / AFP / FAROOQ NAEEM (Photo credit should read FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images)
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    NEVSEHIR, TURKEY - APRIL 17: Tourists ride hot air balloon near the town of Goreme on April 17, 2016 in Nevsehir, Turkey. Cappadocia, a historical region in Central Anatolia dating back to 3000 B.C is one of the most famous tourist sites in Turkey. Listed as a World Heritage Site in 1985, and known for its unique volcanic landscape, fairy chimneys, large network of underground dwellings and some of the best hot air ballooning in the world, Cappadocia is preparing for peak tourist season to begin in the first week of May. Despite Turkey's tourism downturn, due to the recent terrorist attacks, internal instability and tension with Russia, local vendors expect tourist numbers to be stable mainly due to the unique activities on offer and unlike other tourist areas in Turkey such as Antalya, which is popular with Russian tourists, Cappadocia caters to the huge Asian tourist market. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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    A replica of Palmyra's Arch of Triumph is erected in Trafalgar Square, central London, on 18 April 2016, the day before it is officially unveiled. The original arch was destroyed by the Islamic State group (IS) and the replica has been crafted using the latest 3D printing and carving technologies by the Institute for Digital Archaeology. / AFP / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
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    VAN, TURKEY - APRIL 19: Star trails on a spring night above a guard shack near a dam lake in Edremit district of Van province of Turkey on April 19, 2016. (Photo by Ozkan Bilgin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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    Katie Holmes at the 11th Annual Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Artists Dinner at Balthazar in New York City, NY, USA, on April 18, 2016.
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    The sun rises over the North Sea near Tynemouth beach, North Tyneside.
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    A combination of pictures shows the Boeoegg, a snowman made of wadding and filled with firecrackers, burning atop a bonfire in the Sechselaeuten square in Zurich, Switzerland, April 18, 2016. As the bells of St. Peter's church chime six o'clock, the bonfire below the "Boeoegg" is set alight and mounted guildsmen gallop around the pyre to the tune of the Sechselaeuten March. The faster the head of the "Boeoegg", the symbol of winter, catches fire and explodes, the warmer and more beautiful the summer will be. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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    An Israeli woman takes a selfie in a buttercup field near Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak in southern Israel, just outside the Gaza Strip April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Amir Cohen 
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    TOKYO, JAPAN - APRIL 19: Actress Maisie Williams attends the press conference for 'Game of Thrones' Season 6 on April 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Jun Sato/WireImage)
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    NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - APRIL 19: Democratic Party's presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gives a speech as she meets her supporters during a campaign rally themed 'Women for Hillary' at Hilton Hotel in Manhattan, New York, NY, USA on April 19, 2016. Democrats will make primaries for New York region on 19th of April 2016 to decide the party's candidate. (Photo by Selcuk Acar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 19: Australian Olympian, Morgan Mitchell poses during the Australian Olympic Games Official Uniform Launch at the Park Hyatt Hotel on April 19, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
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    ORLANDO, FL - APRIL 19: Symphony in the Stars: A Galactic Spectacular at the Walt Disney World Awaken Summer - Media Preview on April 18, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
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    A photo taken on April 19, 2016 shows a view of the room during an EU Defense Council meeting in Luxembourg on April 19, 2016. / AFP / JOHN THYS (Photo credit should read JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)
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    People exercise at a playground in Ampang on April 19, 2016. / AFP / MOHD RASFAN (Photo credit should read MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    UNITED STATES - APRIL 18 - Protestors are removed by law enforcement and security as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the First Niagara Center, in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, April 19, 2016. Trump has focused his campaign on the New York Primary, which is Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call)
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    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 18: Actress Zoe Kravitz attends the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival after party for Vincent N Roxxy at Black Market on April 19, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for 2016 Tribeca Film Festival)
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    Residents wear masks to protect themselves from ash after an early eruption of Popocatepetl volcano in Puebla, Mexico, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Imelda Medina
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    Supporters of the separatist Southern Movement demonstrate to demand the secession of south Yemen, in the southern port city of Aden April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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    Migrants sit in a rubber dinghy during a rescue operation by SOS Mediterranee ship Aquarius off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa in this handout received April 18, 2016. SOS Mediterranee/Handout via REUTERS 
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    The Villarrica Volcano is seen at night in Chile, April 16, 2016. Villarrica is one of Chile's most active volcanoes. Picture taken with long exposure. Picture taken April 16, 2016. REUTERS/Cristobal Saavedra 
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    UNITED STATES - APRIL 18 - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the First Niagara Center, in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, April 19, 2016. Trump has focused his campaign on the New York Primary, which is Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call)
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    A worker controls a backhoe beside collapsed houses in Mashiki, Kumamoto prefecture on April 19, 2016. More than 500 earthquakes have rocked Kumamoto and other parts of central Kyushu since April 14, stoking fears that houses not damaged in the two major quakes could yet be affected. / AFP / KAZUHIRO NOGI (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)
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