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Pictures Of The Day: Friday 1st April 2016

Live news pictures from around the world

01/04/2016 09:15 | Updated 01 April 2016

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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    DURSLEY, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 01: Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn meeting David and Kizzy Brown during a visit to the Littlecombe Housing Development on April 01, 2016 in Dursley, England. PHOTOGRAPH BY Paul Nicholls / Barcroft Media UK Office, London. T +44 845 370 2233 W www.barcroftmedia.com USA Office, New York City. T +1 212 796 2458 W www.barcroftusa.com Indian Office, Delhi. T +91 11 4053 2429 W www.barcroftindia.com
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    Steel workers and NHS staff outside the UK's largest steel works in Port Talbot, South Wales, which Indian owners Tata are looking to sell.
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    Chancellor George Osborne has his photo taken with an employee during a visit to Asda Supermarket in Trafford, Manchester, as the new national living wage comes into force.
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    Embargoed to 0001 Friday April 1 File photo dated 30/04/15 of Kit Harington, as the actor has revealed that even the Duchess of Cornwall is keen to find out whether Kit Harington's Game Of Thrones character Jon Snow is truly dead.
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    EDITORIAL USE ONLY Welsh artist Marc Rees unveils his sculpture 'Bassey's Cry / Bloedd Bassey', a 20-foot tall likeness of Dame Shirley Bassey as Celtic Warrior Queen Boadicea at Caernarfon Castle in Wales, to launch the 'Get Creative' Weekend.
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    NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 31: Will Smith and Jacob Latimore on the set of 'Collateral Beauty' on March 31, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/GC Images)
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    Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin, of Russia, spin together during the free dance program in the World Figure Skating Championships Thursday, March 31, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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    A picture taken on April 1, 2106 shows one of the two brothers red pandas (Ailurus fulgens) eating in the new panda enclosure in the zoological park of DierenPark, in Amersfoort. / AFP / ANP / Koen van Weel / Netherlands OUT (Photo credit should read KOEN VAN WEEL/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Rose McGowan arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Confirmation" at the Paramount Theatre on Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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    Palestinians are silhouetted by the sunset, as they stand at the Gaza port at sunset in Gaza City, Thursday, March 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)
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    A ship out in the North Sea waits to enter the River Tyne on the North east coast as the sun rises.
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    Indian rescue workers clear away debris amid efforts to free people trapped under the wreckage of a collapsed flyover bridge in Kolkata on April 1, 2016. Emergency workers in India battled to rescue dozens of people still trapped after a flyover collapsed onto a busy street, killing at least 22 people and injuring over 100 more. / AFP / Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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    General view shows a partially collapsed overpass in Kolkata, India, Friday, April 1, 2016. The overpass spanned nearly the width of the street and was designed to ease traffic through the densely crowded Bara Bazaar neighborhood in the capital of the east Indian state of West Bengal. About 100 meters (300 feet) of the overpass fell, while other sections remained standing. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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    Demonstrators protest in support of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff and former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, March 31, 2016. Rousseff is currently facing impeachment proceedings as her government faces a stalling national economy and multiple corruption scandals. Lula da Silva has been linked to a sprawling corruption scandal involving Brazilian oil giant Petrobras. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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    People react during clashes with riot police during a protest in Lyon, central France, Thursday, March 31, 2016. Workers and students held street protests across France on Thursday, and some of them turned violent, while train drivers, teachers and others went on strike to reject a government reforms of labor rules. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
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    A general view taken on March 31, 2016 shows a photographer holding his picture of the Arc du Triomphe (Triumph's Arch) taken on March 14, 2014 in front of the remains of the historic monument after it was destroyed by Islamic State (IS) group jihadists in October 2015 in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. Syrian troops backed by Russian forces recaptured Palmyra on March 27, 2016, after a fierce offensive to rescue the city from jihadists who view the UNESCO-listed site's magnificent ruins as idolatrous. / AFP / JOSEPH EID (Photo credit should read JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Anti-Erdogan protestor Deniz Lohja, an American of Turkish descent, is prevented by a Washington police officer from crossing near the supporters of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during a rally outside the Brookings Institution in Washington, Thursday, March 31, 2016, where Erdogan spoke. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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    A lighted logo reading 'I like Belgium' is seen on the facade of the City Hall at the Grand Place - Grote Mark quare, on March 31, 2016 in Brussels. In the morning of March 22, 2016 two bombs exploded in the departure hall of Brussels Airport and another one in the Maelbeek - Maalbeek subway station, killing 32 people and left around 340 injured. / AFP / BELGA / LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ / Belgium OUT (Photo credit should read LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A photo shows a car set on fire during a demonstration against the French government's proposed labour reforms on March 31, 2016 in Nantes, western France. Fresh strikes by unions and students are being held across France against proposed reforms to France's labour laws, heaping pressure on President Francois Hollande who suffered a major defeat over constitutional reforms on March 30. / AFP / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
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