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Pictures Of The Day: Wednesday 13th April 2016

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13/04/2016 06:58

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.

  • Dan Kitwood via Getty Images
    LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 13: A member of staff from the 'London Transport Museum' walks down a stairway in the Down Street underground station on April 13, 2016 in London, England. London Transport Museum will be giving tours as part of their new 'Hidden London' season beginning May 7, 2016. Down Street station in Mayfair operated between 1907 and 1932 and after closing, played an important part during the Second World War when it was transformed into the Railway Executive Committee's bomb proof shelter. During the height of the Blitz, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill took refuge in the station tunnels. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
  • Gabe Ginsberg via Getty Images
    LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 12: Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends CinemaCon 2016 An Evening with Sony Pictures Entertainment: Celebrating the Summer of 2016 and Beyond at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/WireImage)
  • Brendon Thorne via Getty Images
    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 13: A detail of paint on Tukta at Taronga Zoo on April 13, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The zoo's three female elephants were painted as they are in Thailand to recognise the Thai New Year. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
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    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 13: A zookeeper interacts with Tukta at Taronga Zoo on April 13, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The zoo's three female elephants were painted as they are in Thailand to recognise the Thai New Year. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
  • Samir Hussein via Getty Images
    GUWAHATI, INDIA - APRIL 13: Catherine, Duchess of Cambride and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge ride in an open-air jeep on safari around the National Park at Kaziranga National Park on April 13, 2016 in Guwahati, India. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Pool/WireImage)
  • Mel Evans/AP
    Miss Louisana April Nelson, third left, reacts to being selected to move on in the competition during the Miss America 2016 pageant, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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    FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, Bobby Hernandez, right, listens to defense attorney Ralph DeFranco in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court before pleading not guilty to kidnapping and other charges in Cleveland. Hernandez is scheduled to be sentenced on multiple charges Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Cleveland. Hernandez, 53, of Cleveland, plead not guilty to charges that included kidnapping, interference of custody, tampering with records and forgery. (AP Photo/Kantele Franko, File)
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    Local residents cast their ballots for parliamentary elections at a polling station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. South Koreans on Wednesday voted in the parliamentary election that many predict will hand President Park Geun-hye's conservative party a decisive win, despite frustrations over a sluggish economy. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
  • Silvia Izquierdo/AP
    In this Monday, April 13, 2015 photo, dead fish float in the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio de Janeiro's waste management company is cleaning up dead fish after a die-off at a lake that's slated to hold Olympic rowing competitions during the 2016 games. Fish die-offs are a frequent occurrence in Rio's waterways, which are filled with raw sewage and garbage. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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    Stranded travelers wait outside a cordoned off area at Schiphol Aiport in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Military police have arrested a man and are conducting an investigation at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport after a report of a "suspicious situation." (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
  • Chris Jackson via Getty Images
    KAZIRANGA, ASSAM - APRIL 13: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge prepare to leave on a safari in Kaziranga National Park on day 4 of the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 13, 2016 in Kaziranga, India. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a week-long tour of India and Bhutan taking in Mumbai, Delhi, Assam, Bhutan and Agra. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
  • STRINGER via Getty Images
    BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE This screengrab shows police officers taking part in a police operation in which three Paris attacks suspects were arrested on April 12, 2016, at the Stallestraat - Rue de Stalle in Ukkel - Uccle, Brussels. Belgian police arrested three people in a Brussels suburb today during a new raid linked to the investigation into the November Paris attacks, federal prosecutors said. It said the raid was carried out 'in the context of the investigation that the federal prosecutor opened following the attacks in Paris on November 13' which left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded. / AFP / Belga / STRINGER / Belgium OUT (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)
  • LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ via Getty Images
    A picture taken on April 12, 2016 shows a suspect vehicle during a police intervention near Brussels Airport, on April 12, 2016 in Zaventem. The entry road to the Airport was blocked during the action, causing delays in circulation. At the same time there was an action of Belgocontrol causing many flights to be cancelled. / AFP / Belga / LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ / Belgium OUT (Photo credit should read LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Van Tine Dennis/ABACA USA
    Cosmologist Stephen Hawking attends the New Space Exploration Initiative 'Breakthrough Starshot' Announcement at One World Observatory in New York City, NY, USA on April 12, 2016 . Photo by Dennis Van Tine/ABACAPRESS.COM
  • Van Tine Dennis/ABACA USA
    Cosmologist Stephen Hawking attends the New Space Exploration Initiative 'Breakthrough Starshot' Announcement at One World Observatory in New York City, NY, USA on April 12, 2016 . Photo by Dennis Van Tine/ABACAPRESS.COM
  • Tom Shaw via Getty Images
    LONDON, ENGLAND - UNDATED: In this image released by British Airways on April 13, Dan Bibby of Team GB Rugby Sevens (Left) and para-triathlete Melissa Reid of Paralympics GB pose in front of a British Airways aeroplane during a media event to mark the appointment of British Airways as the official airline of Team GB and ParalympicsGB ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, at Heathrow Airport in London, England. Rugby Sevens and Para Triathlon will be new Olympic sports in Rio. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images for British Airways)
  • David Ramos via Getty Images
    SEVILLE, SPAIN - APRIL 12: Women wearing traditional Sevillana dresses dance a Sevillana at the Feria de Abril (April's Fair) on April 12, 2016 in Seville, Spain. The Feria de Abril has a history that dates back to 1857 and takes place a fortnight after Easter each year. The origin of the fair was a cattle market but the event quickly turned its goal from commerce to having fun. More than 1 million local and international participants are expected to attend the Feria de Abril. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
  • Gabe Ginsberg via Getty Images
    LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 12: Actress/comedian Kristen Wiig attends Sony Pictures Entertainment's exclusive product presentation highlighting 2016 films at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/WireImage)
  • Kenneth Gabrielsen via Getty Images
    POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK - APRIL 12: A view of atmosphere at the Bernie Sanders rally at McCann Arena at Marist College on April 12, 2016 in Poughkeepsie, New York. (Photo by Kenneth Gabrielsen/Getty Images)
  • Andrew D. Bernstein via Getty Images
    LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 12: Jeff Ayres #19 of the Los Angeles Clippers dunks against the Memphis Grizzlies on April 12, 2016 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
  • Jesse Grant via Getty Images
    HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 12: The cast & crew attend The World Premiere of Marvel's 'Captain America: Civil War' at Dolby Theatre on April 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
  • Jason LaVeris via Getty Images
    HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 12: Actor Chris Evans attends the premiere of 'Captain America: Civil War' at Dolby Theatre on April 12, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
  • Doug Pensinger via Getty Images
    DENVER, CO - APRIL 12: (L-R) Angel Pagan #16, Denard Span #2 and Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate their 7-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on April 12, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.
  • Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP
    Zendaya attends the Marie Claire's Fresh Faces Party held at Sunset Tower Hotel on Monday, April 11, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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    A Christie's employee holds 'The Mendes-France Baule Mask' from Ivory Coast at Christies's auction rooms in London, Monday, April 11, 2016. The mask is estimated to realise 500,000-800,000 US dollars (355,537-568,858 UK pounds) when it is auctioned in New York in the Evolution of Form : African and Oceanic Art at the Genesis of Modernism sale on May 12. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Times Union Center on Monday, April 11, 2016, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
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    A Kashmiri masked Muslim protester throws back an exploded tear gas shell at Indian policemen during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Two young men were killed in firing by Indian government forces at rock-throwing protesters in the town of Handwara around 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of here on Tuesday, police said. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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    Irish rock star and activist Bono holds up a folder with the logo for "One" the advocacy organization to work to end extreme poverty and preventable disease he co-founded, as he prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 12, 2016, before the Senate State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs subcommittee hearing on the causes and consequences of violent extremists, and the role of foreign assistance. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
  • Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
    An order of service for the funeral of TV agony aunt Denise Robertson at Sunderland Minster.
  • Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
    This Morning presenters Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby speak to the media outside Sunderland Minster ahead of the funeral of TV agony aunt Denise Robertson.
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