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Pictures Of The Day: Tuesday 26th April

The best photos from around the world.

26/04/2016 08:21
  • HuffPostUK
    (Left to Right) Angelo Urzua-Milla, Gail Bryden, Claire McGarry, Lilli Millar and model, William Bateman and Burt The Binman, Dean Evans, Julie Chen, Ruth Lucas and Bronwyn the dog, Jack Farmer, James Gordon and Julie Creffield. These 11 entrants competing in this year's Virgin Media Business VOOM 2016 represent a cross section of sectors hoping to win the chance to pitch to Richard Branson and win a share of £1million in the U.K. and Ireland's most valuable business competition. London, Tuesday 26th April 2016.
  • MOHD RASFAN via Getty Images
    A Malaysian Muslim girl (R) looks at a python at a flea market in Temerloh, in the eastern Malaysian sates of Pahang on April 26, 2016 / AFP / MOHD RASFAN (Photo credit should read MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Eamonn M. McCormack via Getty Images
    LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Angry Birds Red, Chuck and Bomb are unveiled at Regent's Park to celebrate their involvement in the Madame Tussauds' very first digital experience including key moments from 'The Angry Birds Movie' in a 3D landscape on April 26, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)
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    WARRINGTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Relatives of the Hillsborough sing 'You'll never walk alone' as they depart Birchwood Park after hearing the conclusions of the Hillsborough inquest on April 26, 2016 in Warrington, England. The fresh inquests into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, in which 96 football supporters were crushed to death, concluded on April 26, 2016 with a verdict of unlawful killing, after the initial verdicts were quashed. Relatives of Liverpool supporters who died in Britain's worst sporting disaster gathered in the purpose-built court to hear the jury's verdict in Warrington after a 25 year fight to overturn the accidental death verdicts handed down at the initial 1991 inquiry. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
  • Dave Thompson via Getty Images
    WARRINGTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Relatives of the Hillsborough sing 'You'll never walk alone' as they depart Birchwood Park after hearing the conclusions of the Hillsborough inquest on April 26, 2016 in Warrington, England. The fresh inquests into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, in which 96 football supporters were crushed to death, concluded on April 26, 2016 with a verdict of unlawful killing, after the initial verdicts were quashed. Relatives of Liverpool supporters who died in Britain's worst sporting disaster gathered in the purpose-built court to hear the jury's verdict in Warrington after a 25 year fight to overturn the accidental death verdicts handed down at the initial 1991 inquiry. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
  • NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team
    The Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7635, is an emission nebula located 8 000 light-years away. This stunning new image was observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to celebrate its 26th year in space.
  • Sakchai Lalit/AP
    Spaniard Manuel Santos raise victory signs after leaving the Central Juvenile and Family Court in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Same-sex American-Spanish couple, Santos and his partner Gordon Lake have won the high-profile custody battle against a surrogate mother in Thailand who gave birth to their child but then decided she wanted to keep the baby when she found out they were gay. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
  • Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
    ALEPPO, SYRIA- APRIL 2016: A Syrian man takes a selfie in front of a ballistic missile which landed in a field during the Russian attacks to Aleppo's Etarib region, Syria on April 26, 2016. (Photo by Ahmed Hasan Ubeyd/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
  • Michael Goh/Solent News/REX/Shutterstock
    USA: Feature Rates Apply Mandatory Credit: Photo by Michael Goh/Solent News/REX/Shutterstock (5636289a) Self portrait of photographer Michael Goh and the night sky in Nambung National Park Photographer takes images of the night sky and Milky Way, Australia - Mar 2016 *Full story: http://www.rexfeatures.com/nanolink/s7hi A lone man looks up at thousands of stars in the Milky Way - in a self-portrait with a difference. Photographer Michael Goh visited a variety of salt lakes where he set up his camera to capture the night sky, with each photo taking up to 30 minutes to take. The 45-year-old, who also works in finance, was able to capture himself in the panoramic photos using a handheld wireless remote. The salt lakes, in The Pinnacles, in Nambung National Park, Western Australia, create a mirror-like effect with the stars and mountains reflected perfectly in the still water. The Milky Way, the galaxy that contains our solar system, is estimated to contain up to 400 billions stars, although some astronomers have argued the number to be as high as one trillion. Stars, gas, dust, and planets all make up the Milky Way with the oldest stars understood to be as old as the universe itself.
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Vincent, owned by Meredith and Chad Green, of Des Moines, Iowa, eats a treat after being crowned the winner of the 37th annual Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest, Sunday, April 24, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. The pageant kicks off the Drake Relays festivities at Drake University where a bulldog is the mascot. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
  • Rex
    USA: Feature rates Apply MANDATORY CREDIT: Lisa Michele Burns/REX Shutterstock Editorial use only. Only to be used in context of story about Lisa's photo series on exploring Europe's largest glacier. No stock, books merchandising or advertising without photographer's permission Mandatory Credit: Photo by Lisa Michele Burns/REX/Shutterstock (5658921h) Photographer Lisa Michele Burns described her experience of the caves: "The sound of glacial water rolling over ice and pebbles was the perfect soundtrack for what I can only describe as what it must feel like to stand inside a diamond. Sparkling walls, a ceiling with frozen ice bubbles and a shimmering light shining from the small gap where I entered." Europe's largest ice caves, Iceland - 18 Mar 2016 FULL COPY: http://www.rexfeatures.com/nanolink/s8nx A photographer has captured a series of dazzling photos of Europe's largest ice cave. Australian photographer Lisa Michele Burns took the photos whilst travelling to Jokulsarlon, Iceland. Lisa said: "It has a surface area of 8,100km squared and an average thickness of 400m, the glacier has a varied landscape of mountains, valleys and even volcanoes covered in ice. At the southern end is the majestic Jokulsarlon Ice Lagoon where giant icebergs float out to sea. It's also where you begin the ice cave adventure." "Having entered backwards to safely navigate the ice chunks on the way down into the cave, I turned to witness a scene I never imagined possible. "The sound of glacial water rolling over ice and pebbles was the perfect soundtrack for what I can only describe as what it must feel like to stand inside a diamond. Sparkling walls, a ceiling with frozen ice bubbles and a shimmering light shining from the small gap where I entered."
  • Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
    Rough sea at Seaham Harbour in County Durham, as snow and high winds sweep across the North East.
  • Tom White/PA Wire
    A picket line outside the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, as thousands of junior doctors begun the first all-out strike in the history of the NHS after the Health Secretary said the Government would not be "blackmailed" into dropping its manifesto pledge for a seven-day health service.
  • AMEER ALHALBI via Getty Images
    Syrians help a wounded youth following an air strike on the Fardous rebel held neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on April 26, 2016. / AFP / AMEER ALHALBI (Photo credit should read AMEER ALHALBI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
    Commuters queue outside Clapham Junction railway station in London as passengers face travel chaos because of a Southern Railway conductors' strike.
  • Brian Lawless/PA Wire
    Garda forensics outside The Sunset House bar in Dublin where a man has been shot dead in a gangland style murder that was immediately linked to a devastating underworld feud.
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    The Chernobyl nuclear plant workers in uniform attend a ceremony to commemorate victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster at the memorial to Chernobyl workers and firefighters in the town of Slavutych, Ukraine, early Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Ukraine marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when the 4th unit of the plant exploded early hours April 26, 1986. The city of Slavutych was built following the evacuation of Pripyat, the town of the Chernobyl plant workers, which was just 1.5 kilometers (about one mile) away from the plant. Some 50,000 Pripyat residents were evacuated after the disaster, taking only a few belongings. They never returned, and workers and their families now live in Slavutych. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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    Models wear creations from the Ronaldo Fraga collection during the Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, April 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives for a during a campaign stop, Monday, April 25, 2016, at City Hall in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Water is sprayed on a tiger to keep it cool by at the Nehru Zoological park in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Weeks of sweltering temperatures have caused scores of deaths across India and the met department has warned that any relief from monsoon rains was still likely weeks away. (AP Photo /Mahesh Kumar A.)
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    A North Korean defector throws a balloon containing a colored liquid against portraits of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a rally against North Korea in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. The rally is a part of an annual event called North Korea Freedom Week which is held from April 24-30. North Korea is believed to have placed a new, powerful mid-range missile on standby for an impending launch, a news report said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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