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Pictures Of The Day: Monday 23rd May 2016

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23/05/2016 08:28

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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    YORK, ENGLAND - MAY 23: A woman (no name given) discusses Brexit with Boris Johnson MP in York during the Brexit Battle Bus tour in Yorkshire on May 23, 2016 in York, England. Boris Johnson and the Vote Leave campaign are touring the UK in their Brexit Battle Bus. The campaign is hoping to persuade voters to back leaving the European Union in the Referendum on the 23rd June 2016. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
  • Michel Spingler/AP
    Actors wait on the set before filming a scene for the film, "Dunkirk," in Dunkirk, northern France, Monday, May 23, 2016. The film, directed by Christopher Nolan, tells the story of the Dunkirk evacuation, which took place at the beginning of World War II. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 23: A general view of the Chelsea Flower Show during the press day at Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 23, 2016 in London, England. The show, which has run annually since 1913 in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, is open to the public from 24-28 May. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
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    LAHORE, PUNJAB, PAKISTAN - 2016/05/23: A large number of Pakistani people taking a bath in the canal water to beat the heat and get some relief from the extremely hot weather during the summer season in Lahore. Maximum temperature of 47 degrees Celsius in Lahore was recorded. Experts have forecast the prevailing harsh weather conditions to persist during the next week, sizzling heat forced the people to stay indoors, decreasing traffic on otherwise busy roads at noon and in the afternoon. Lahore canal, as usual, attracted a large number of people including women and children. (Photo by Rana Sajid Hussain/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
  • JIM WATSON via Getty Images
    US President Barack Obama and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang speak during a joint press conference in Hanoi on May 23, 2016. Obama was to meet communist Vietnam's senior leaders on May 23, kicking off a landmark visit that caps two decades of post-war rapprochement, as both countries look to push trade and check Beijing's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea. / AFP / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Matt Dunham/AP
    Volunteers, many of whom were undergraduate archeology students, take part in an attempt using only people power to move a one tonne block strapped to a neolithic-style wooden sledge, in Gordon Square, London, Monday, May 23, 2016. The part experiment, part experience Monday was an investigation of the technology used to move large stones to build prehistoric monuments such as Stonehenge. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
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    Stuffed Sumatran tigers, ivory and other wildlife trophies seized during recent raids are set on fire by Indonesian officials in Banda Aceh on May 23, 2016. Indonesian Forestry Ministry officials and Aceh's Nature Conservation Agency (BKSDA) destroyed the wildlife trophies as part of their campaign to fight illegal poaching. / AFP / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN (Photo credit should read CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Claude Paris/AP
    A striking workers walks past a burning barricade preventing the access to a refinery in Fos sur Mer, southern France, Monday, May 23, 2016. The union-led blockade, one of several set up at refineries and depots across France, is aimed at securing the withdrawal of the country's labor reforms, which hopes to inject new life into the country's rigid labor market. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Nigel Farage speaks to UKIP supporters at The Eastway pub in Dagenham on May 23, 2016 in London, England. Nigel Farage was kicking off the UKIP referendum bus tour which will travel around the country encouraging British people to vote to leave the EU on 23rd June 2016. (Photo by Mary Turner/Getty Images)
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    YORK, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Boris Johnson MP poses for the media next to Clifford's Tower in York during the Brexit Battle Bus tour in Yorkshire on May 23, 2016 in York, England. Boris Johnson and the Vote Leave campaign are touring the UK in their Brexit Battle Bus. The campaign is hoping to persuade voters to back leaving the European Union in the Referendum on the 23rd June 2016. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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    LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: Singer Britney Spears attends the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images for dcp)
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    Leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), Nigel Farage (R) reacts as stops to drink a mug of tea outside a Pie & Mash shop as he canvasses for supporters while campaigning to leave the European Union, ahead of the June 23 referendum, in Dagenham, east of London on May 23, 2016. Leaving the European Union would tip Britain into a 'year-long recession', finance minister George Osborne warned Monday as campaigning stepped up a month from a referendum on membership of the bloc. / AFP / NIKLAS HALLE'N (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)
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    BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 23: Supporters of FC Barcelona celebrate the victory of the Copa del Rey (King's Cup) after the match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla, in the streets of Barcelona, Spain on May 23, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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    An activist of the of non-governenmental environmental organization Greenpeace is chained to a bench during a protest on the loading quays of major French seafood wholesaler Petit Navire's canning factory to protest against fishing methods in Douarnenez, western of France on May 23, 2016. / AFP / FRED TANNEAU (Photo credit should read FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
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    US President Barack Obama (centre R) walks with Vietnam's National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (centre L) during his visit to the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on May 23, 2016. Obama was to meet communist Vietnam's senior leaders on May 23, kicking off a landmark visit that caps two decades of post-war rapprochement, as both countries look to push trade and check Beijing's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea. / AFP / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Demi Lovato at Billboard Music Awards held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV, USA, May 22, 2016.
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    BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 23: Supporters of FC Barcelona celebrate the victory of the Copa del Rey (King's Cup) after the match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla, in the streets of Barcelona, Spain on May 23, 2016. (Photo by Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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    LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: Actress Jessica Alba attends the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
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    LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: Singer Rihanna attends the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
  • Mark Cuthbert via Getty Images
    LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 23: A general view of the Chelsea Flower Show during the press day at Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 23, 2016 in London, England. The show, which has run annually since 1913 in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, is open to the public from 24-28 May. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
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    MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 22: Gerard Pique of FC Barcelona celebrates after winning the Copa del Rey Final match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at Vicente Calderon Stadium on May 22, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
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    COLUMBUS, OH - MAY 22: A general view is seen at MAPFRE Stadium on May 22, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Squires/Getty Images)
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    Rossalind Ross and Mel Gibson attend the closing ceremony of the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival on May 22, 2016 in Cannes, France.
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    WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 22: Dog poses for portrait at World Dog Day on May 22, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage)
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    LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 22: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are seen on stage during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards held at the T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
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    LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: Recording artists Stevie Wonder (L) and Madonna perform a tribute to Prince onstage during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/BBMA2016/FilmMagic)
  • Mark Cuthbert via Getty Images
    New Covent Garden Flower Market's iconic tribute to the Queen at 90, with a design by Veevers Carter during the press day at Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 23, 2016 in London, England. The show, which has run annually since 1913 in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, is open to the public from 24-28 May. 
  • Mark Cuthbert via Getty Images
    LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 23: A general view of the Chelsea Flower Show during the press day at Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 23, 2016 in London, England. The show, which has run annually since 1913 in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, is open to the public from 24-28 May. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
  • Jonathan Brady/PA Wire
    Removal men carry boxes out of Jose Mourinho's London house this afternoon.
  • Jonathan Brady/PA Wire
    Jose Mourinho is seen returning to his London house this afternoon.
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