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Pictures Of The Day: Wednesday 30th March 2016

Live news pictures from around the world

30/03/2016 09:15

Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post 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 - MARCH 30: The wing of a World War 2 Spitfire Mk XVI is fitted onto the body of the plane as it assembled at Horseguards Parade on March 30, 2016 in London, England. The RAF Museum will display aircraft from WW1 and WW2 as well as a replica of a modern day Eurofighter Typhoon to mark the centenary of the Royal Airforce. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 30: Katherine Jenkins OBE announces she will release a special version of the national anthem as a free download in honour of Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday at Royal Albert Hall on March 30, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)
  • GEORGE MICHAEL via Getty Images
    Handcuffed Seif al-Din Mohamed Mostafa, an Egyptian man who hijacked an EgyptAir passenger plane the previous day and forced it to divert to Cyprus demanding to see his ex-wife, flashes the 'V' for victory sign as he leaves the court in Larnaca in a police car on March 30, 2016. Mostafa was remanded into police custody for eight days during his first court appearance. Police told the court that 58-year-old Egyptian national faces possible charges of hijacking, kidnapping people with the aim of taking them to an unknown destination, reckless and threatening behaviour and offences that breach the anti-terror law. / AFP / GEORGE MICHAEL (Photo credit should read GEORGE MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)
  • GEORGE MICHAEL via Getty Images
    Seif al-Din Mohamed Mostafa (C), an Egyptian man who hijacked an EgyptAir passenger plane the previous day and forced it to divert to Cyprus demanding to see his ex-wife, is brought by policeman to the court in Larnaca on March 30, 2016. The six-hour airport standoff ended peacefully. The hijacker, described by officials as 'unstable', had claimed to be wearing a bomb belt but no explosives were discovered after he gave himself up at Larnaca airport and was arrested. / AFP / GEORGE MICHAEL (Photo credit should read GEORGE MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    An Egyptian crew member of the hijacked domestic EgyptAir flight is hugged by his relatives upon the flight arrival at Cairo International airport, Egypt, Tuesday, March 29, 2016. An Egyptian man wearing a fake explosives belt who hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and forced it to land in Larnaca Cyprus on Tuesday has surrendered and was taken into custody after he released all passengers and crew unharmed. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
  • Kevin Mazur via Getty Images
    NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 27: (Exclusive Coverage) Rihanna performs during her 'Anti World Tour' at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on March 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Fenty Corp)
  • Alex Caparros via Getty Images
    BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 29: A supporter wearing a FC Barcelona shirt with a message saying 'Thanks Johan' in catalan pays tribute to late Dutch football star Johan Cruyff in a special condolence area set up at Camp Nou stadium on March 29, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. Former player and coach of FC Barcelona Johan Cruyff died on March 24, 2016 at the age of 68 after losing a battle with lung cancer. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
  • Gregg DeGuire via Getty Images
    WESTWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 28: Actress Melissa McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone arrive at the premiere of USA Pictures' 'The Boss' at Regency Village Theatre on March 28, 2016 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
  • Dean Mouhtaropoulos via Getty Images
    PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 29: Goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris of France attempts and fails to save the shot and goal from going in during the International Friendly match between France and Russia held at Stade de France on March 29, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
  • Suhaimi Abdullah via Getty Images
    SINGAPORE - MARCH 29: A visitor looks at the interactive digital installation, titled 'Crystal Universe' during the Future World Exhibit at the ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands on March 29, 2016 in Singapore. The ArtScience Museum collaborates with the award winning Tokyo based art collective, teamLab to present the largest Singapore digital playground permanent exhibition. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    A balloon thrown by a North Korean defector containing a colored liquid bursts on a portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a rally protesting North Korea Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea fired a short-range projectile from an area near its eastern coast on Tuesday, South Korean officials said, in what appears to be another weapons test seen as a response to ongoing military drills between Washington and Seoul. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
  • Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP
    Htin Kyaw, second right, takes oaths as Myanmar's new president during a sworn-in ceremony at parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Htin Kyaw, a trusted friend of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, took over as Myanmar's president Wednesday, calling it a "historic moment" in the country's long-drawn transition to democracy after decades of military rule. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
  • Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
    Two men dwarfed on a giant ship as it enters the River Tyne from the North Sea.
  • Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
    A surfer in action at Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, at sunrise.
  • Danny Lawson/PA Wire
    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon feeds a photographer ice cream during a campaign visit to the University Cafe in Glasgow.
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