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Pictures Of The Day: Wednesday 20th April

The best photos from around the world.

20/04/2016 08:35

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 - APRIL 19: Gethin Jones, Siobhan O'Conner, Michael Jamieson and Kirsty Gallacher pose for the camera's during the Speedo 'Dive In' launch at Aquatics Centre on April 19, 2016 in London, England. Speedo with the help of an elite team of coaches will be offering adults across the UK 10,000 free swim fit sessions. www.speedo.co.uk/dive-in (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
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    MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 20: Spanish actress Blanca Suarez presents 'My Sexy Paradise' campaign by Women'Secret on April 20, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)
  • Thanassis Stavrakis/AP
    High priestess Actress Katerina Lehou, right, rises a torch as a priestess holds a pot with the Olympic Flame, during the final dress rehearsal of the lighting of the Olympic flame at Ancient Olympia, in western Greece on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. The flame will be transported by torch relay to the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, which will host the Aug. 5-21, 2016 Olympics. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
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    JINAN, CHINA - APRIL 20: (CHINA OUT) Famous Buddhist master Yancan hugs a baby bear at Jinan Wild Life World on April 20, 2016 in Jinan, Shandong Province of China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
  • Ranald Mackechnie/Royal Mail/PA
  • Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
    A lobster fisherman checks his pots as the sun rises over his small fishing boat in the North Sea near Whitley Bay in Northumberland.
  • MIGUEL MEDINA via Getty Images
    French Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve (L) salutes a member of Recherche Assistance Intervention Dissuasion (RAID) after a training exercise in case of terrorist attacks with members of the National Gendarmerie Intervention Group (GIGN), Recherche Assistance Intervention Dissuasion (RAID) and Research and Intervention Brigades (BRI) at la Gare Montparnasse, center Paris on April 20, 2016. AFP PHOTO/MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Don Arnold via Getty Images
    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 20: Melissa Whitelaw arrives ahead of the Glue Store Denim Party on April 20, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage)
  • Ian Gavan via Getty Images
    LONDON, ENGLAND - UNDATED: In this image released by British Airways on April 20, 2016, Kimberley Walsh poses for a picture in front of a British Airways 777 to launch the British Airways Caribbean Campaign, at Gatwick Airport. Kimberley is wearing a dress by The 8th Sign. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for British Airways)
  • MIGUEL MEDINA via Getty Images
    A member of the Research and Intervention Brigades(BRI) manipulates a drone prior to a training exercise in the event of a terrorist attack, in presence of the French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve with members of the National Gendarmerie Intervention Group (GIGN) and Recherche Assistance Intervention Dissuasion (RAID) at la Gare Montparnasse, center in Paris on April 20, 2016. / AFP / MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Carl Court via Getty Images
    KUMAMOTO, JAPAN - APRIL 20: A classic car appears to remain undamaged following an earthquake, on April 20, 2016 in Mashiki near Kumamoto, Japan. As of April 20, 48 people were confirmed dead after strong earthquakes rocked Kyushu Island of Japan. Nearly 11,000 people are reportedly evacuated after the tremors Thursday night at magnitude 6.5 and early Saturday morning at 7.3. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
  • Lior Mizrahi via Getty Images
    TEL AVIV, ISRAEL - APRIL 19: Israeli woman holds a sigh during a rally support of Israeli soldier Elor Azaria on April 19, 2016 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Sergeant Azaria, 20, was charged on Monday with manslaughter for killing Abed al Fatah a-Sharif, who was lying on the ground seriously wounded after he and another Palestinian attacked IDF soldiers in Hebron. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)
  • PATRIK STOLLARZ via Getty Images
    A miniature model of a football game scenery in a scale of 1:87 is pictured during a photo preview for the 'Intermodellbau' trade fair on April 19, 2016 in Dortmund, Germany. More than 550 exhibitors from 19 countries exhibit over 20,000 individual items from 20 to 24 April, 2016. / AFP / PATRIK STOLLARZ (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Ian West/PA Wire
    Embargoed to 0001 Wednesday April 20 Phillip Schofield models his old technicolour dreamcoat at the Music Rooms in New Cross Gate, London, as he prepares to revive the role for a special short run tour.
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    A Kashmiri flower vendor soaks flowers in the water while waiting for customers on Dal Lake in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Flower vendors usually sell flowers to the tourists who stay in the many of the lake's houseboats. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, celebrates on stage with former New York Mayor David Dinkins, right, at her New York primary campaign headquarters, Wednesday, April 20, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
  • LOUISA GOULIAMAKI via Getty Images
    A woman walks past a mural by Greek street artist INO in Athens on April 20, 2016. Talks with EU-IMF creditors continue in Athens on a delayed reforms audit that Greece hopes to conclude by May 1. == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION == / AFP / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION (Photo credit should read LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, second right, poses with Dutch King Willem-Alexander, center right, President Ronny Abraham, center left, Antonio Gumende, vice president of the United Nations General Assembly, right, Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Bert Koenders, second left, and registrar Philippe Couvreur, left, after a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, Pool)
  • Vadim Grishankin via Getty Images
    VORONEZH REGION, RUSSIA. APRIL 20, 2016. Rail track and sleeper laying on the 1st kilometer of a new rail road that connects Zhuravka (Voronezh Region) and Millerovo (Rostov Region) bypassing Ukraine. Vadim Grishankin/Russian Defence Ministry's Press and Information Department/TASS (Photo by Vadim Grishankin\TASS via Getty Images)
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    MUNICH, GERMANY - APRIL 20: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Manuel Neuer poses after signing an extension to his contract with FC Bayern Muenchen at Saebener Strasse on April 20, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by L. Preiss/Getty Images for FC Bayern)
  • Ian Gavan via Getty Images
    LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Leading dancers Hannah Bateman and Javier Torres from the Northern Ballet's production 'Jayne Eyre' pose as the Northern Ballet and The National Portrait Gallery celebrate Charlotte Bronte's 200th birthday at the National Portrait Gallery on April 20, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
  • Yui Mok/PA Wire
    The Household Cavalry march past St Paul's Cathedral, London, as they exercise their Freedom of the City of London by riding out from Hyde Park Barracks to the Guildhall.
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    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, centre and The Duke of Edinburgh arrive for a visit at The Royal Mail Post Office in Windsor, England, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
  • Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
    KUMAMOTO, JAPAN - APRIL 20: Evacuated earthquake survivors line up for food distributed by Self-Defense Forces personnel early morning on Wednesday April 20, 2016 in Mashiki Gymnasium evacuation center, Kumamoto, Japan. As of April 45 people were confirmed dead after strong earthquakes rocked Kyushu Island of Japan. Nearly 11,000 people are reportedly evacuated after the tremors Thursday night at magnitude 6.5 and early Saturday morning at 7.3. (Photo by Richard Atrero de Guzman/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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