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Pictures of the Day: Wednesday 27th April

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27/04/2016 08:12
  • Nick Potts/EMPICS Sport
    Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez with the PFA Player of the Year Award 2016 presented by Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri and host Manish Bhasin
  • Danny Lawson/PA Wire
    The Prince of Wales poses for a photo with members of the armed forces during a visit to Fort George in Inverness-shire where he met soldiers from the Black Watch and their families.
  • Frank Augstein/AP
    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron smiles as he meets members of the British team attending the upcoming Invictus Games at 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The Invictus Games include competitive sports for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women, taking place between 8-12 May in the USA. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: A bare chested WBO, WBA and IBO heavyweight champion Tyson Fury speaks after removing his shirt during Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko head to head press conference at Manchester Arena on April 27, 2016 in Manchester, England. Fury v Klitschko Part 2 will take place in Manchester on July 9 for the WBO, WBA and IBO heavyweight belts. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
  • John Walton/PA Wire
    Team GB's (left-right) Tom Mitchell, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Tom Daley and Olivia Breen during the kit launch at Seymour Leisure Centre, London.
  • Purdey's
    Purdey's and Idris Elba are today proud to announce an exciting collaboration called #ThriveOn, launched with an inspirational film, created to encourage people to do more, and make the most of life’s possibilities, The motivational film sees British icon, Idris, meeting various members of the public, and asking them what they want to be when they grow up, a surprising question, designed to make people realise that, no matter how old they get, there's always room for them to grow. Idris is the ultimate modern polymath, making him the perfect man to inspire people to strive to achieve more in their own lives. With accomplishments across television, stage and the big screen, as well as being an acclaimed musician, a sought-after DJ, a fashion icon, a successful entrepreneur and a passionate charity campaigner, Elba is the perfect embodiment of a thriver.
  • Peter Byrne/PA Wire
    Floral tributes left at a Hillsborough memorial in Old Haymarket, Liverpool, as the 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough disaster will be commemorated later after an inquest jury ruled they were unlawfully killed, triggering calls for further action.
  • Peter Byrne/PA Wire
    Floral tributes left at a Hillsborough memorial in Old Haymarket, Liverpool, as the 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough disaster will be commemorated later after an inquest jury ruled they were unlawfully killed, triggering calls for further action.
  • Chris Ratcliffe via Getty Images
    LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Junior doctors (left to right) Dr Lesley Sheach and Dr Adalina Sacco hold up a homemade placard outside the accident and emergency entrance at University College Hospital on April 27, 2016 in London, England. Junior doctors will walk out from 8am to 10pm on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. They will stop providing emergency care for the first time in the ongoing dispute with the Government over the forced imposition of new contracts. Medical leaders have called on the Prime Minister to intervene in the dispute to bring both sides back to the negotiating table. (Photo by Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
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    NOFX singer “Fat Mike” Burkett, right, poses with a fan at a book signing in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. The punk band is exchanging grimy music venues for highbrow bookstores while promoting their joint autobiography “NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories.” (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)
  • Chris Ratcliffe via Getty Images
    LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, leaves his home on the morning of the second day of Junior Doctors Strikes on April 27, 2016 in London, England. Junior doctors will walk out from 8am to 10pm on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. They will stop providing emergency care for the first time in the ongoing dispute with the Government over the forced imposition of new contracts. Medical Leaders have called on the Prime Minister to intervene in the dispute to bring both sides back to the negotiating table. (Photo by Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
  • Jon Super/AP
    Britain's Tyson Fury, the heavyweight world boxing champion shows off his body to illustrate his lack of conditioning as he attends a press conference in Manchester, England, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Fury is scheduled for a rematch against and Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday July 9 at the Manchester Arena. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    A deceased gray whale bakes in the sun while decomposing Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in San Clemente, Calif. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
  • Mikael Buck
    Wednesday 27th April 2016, London: Disney characters such as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck become available as Lego Minifigures for the first time this Sunday 1st May. To announce the launch, Lego commissioned photographer Mikael Buck to take some of the iconic characters out amoungst the sights in Central London. This picture: Arial (The Little Mermaid) and Ursula in a puddle at The London Eye For further information please contact Louise Hathaway at Norton PR on 01608 812830 or at louise@nortonandco.com PR Handout - free for editorial usage only Copyright: � Mikael Buck / Lego 07828 201 042 / mikaelbuck.com
  • TransPennine Express
    New intercity train operator TransPennine Express (TPE) has revealed an attitudinal study commissioned to review the hopes and beliefs of Northerners, allowing the operator to honour their commitment to listening to their customers and helping to shape the future of both The North of England and Scotland. Operating 19 of the region’s railway stations and connecting a total of 83 stops across The North and Scotland, TPE has shared stunning photography of iconic city and town landmarks, adorned with inspirational words used by local residents when describing their hopes for the future. Using a striking light writing technique, reminiscent of a train in motion, the images intend to encapsulate the key hopes of The North and Scotland, providing a clear vision for its progressive future and what'€™s next for this vibrant part of the UK.
  • Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
    Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, left, and his wife Melania Trump attend the TIME 100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton smiles at her presidential primary election night rally, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
  • OLI SCARFF via Getty Images
    Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo sits in the dug-out ahead of kick off of the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg football match between Manchester City and Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on April 26, 2016. Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was unexpectedly left out of the squad for his side's Champions League semi-final first leg at Manchester City on April 26. Ronaldo was declared fit by head coach Zinedine Zidane on April 25, despite having missed Saturday's 3-2 win at Rayo Vallecano with a thigh strain, and trained with his team-mates on the eve of the game. But he was not even included in the squad to face City, with Spanish winger Lucas Vazquez taking his place in the starting XI at the Etihad Stadium. / AFP / OLI SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Family members and supporters of 43 missing teachers college students carry pictures of the students as they march to demand the case not be closed and that experts' recommendations about new leads be followed, in Mexico City, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. The U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said Tuesday that it is troubled by a group of international experts' complaints of obstacles to their investigation into Sept. 26, 2014 disappearance of the students in southern Guerrero State.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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    A former circus lion rests inside a cage located in the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Thirty-three lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia are heading back to their homeland to live out the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary in South Africa. The largest ever airlift of lions will take place Friday and was organized and paid for by Animal Defenders International. (AP photo/Martin Mejia)
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    A staff member talks to a visitor next to a display of the internals of the Arcfox-7 electric sports car by Chinese automaker BAIC at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in Beijing, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
  • EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ via Getty Images
    US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and husband, former US president Bill Cinton greet supporters during a primary night event on April 26, 2016 in Philadelphia after winning the Pennsilvania state primary. Voters cast ballots in five northeastern states, with frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both looking to overwhelm their respective Democratic and Republican rivals in the race for the White House. / AFP / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ (Photo credit should read EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)
  • MAXIM SHEMETOV via Getty Images
    TOPSHOT - Russian President Vladimir Putin enters a hall before a meeting with his Uzbek counterpart at the Kremlin in Moscow on April 26, 2016. / AFP / POOL / MAXIM SHEMETOV (Photo credit should read MAXIM SHEMETOV/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Reuters Staff / Reuters
    Football Soccer - Manchester City v Real Madrid - UEFA Champions League Semi Final First Leg - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England - 26/4/16 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane with a rip in his trousers Reuters / Darren Staples Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
  • John Walton/PA Wire
    Team GB's Jessica Ennis-Hill (centre left) and Tom Daley (centre right) alongside team members during the kit launch at Seymour Leisure Centre, London.
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