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Pictures Of The Day: Monday 31st May 2016

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31/05/2016 11:18

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 editor.

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    A dogs walks through sea foam whipped up by high winds on Cromer beach, in Norfolk.
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    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 31: Leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), Nigel Farage, shows his European passport to EU In supporter Luke Holland (L) as he tours Birmingham Rag Market during campaigning for votes to leave the European Union in the referendum on May 31, 2016 in Birmingham, England. With 23 days to go until the EU referendum, Nigel Farage took his battle bus to Birmingham encouraging British people to vote to leave the EU on 23rd June 2016. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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    KIRKWALL, SCOTLAND - MAY 31: Royal Navy personnel attend the commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland at St Magnus Cathedral on May 31, 2016 in Kirkwall,Scotland. The event marks the centenary of the largest naval battle of World War One where more than 6,000 Britons and 2,500 Germans died in the Battle of Jutland fought near the coast of Denmark on 31 May and 1 June 1916. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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    PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA - MAY 31: A colorful decorated boat representing the Penang state of Malaysia parades during the Magic Of The Night event at Royal Floria flower festival in Putrajaya, Malaysia on May 30, 2016. (Photo by Alexandra Radu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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    A protestor stands next to tires on fire and a French CGT union's banner at the Simmons factory in Saint Amand les Eaux, northern France on May 31, 2016 during a visit of the French Economy Minister after a meeting on reindustrialisation in the North of France. / AFP / FRANCOIS LO PRESTI (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)
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    KIRKWALL, SCOTLAND - MAY 31: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and British Prime Minister David Cameron attend the commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland at St Magnus Cathedral on May 31, 2016 in Kirkwall,Scotland. The event marks the centenary of the largest naval battle of World War One where more than 6,000 Britons and 2,500 Germans died in the Battle of Jutland fought near the coast of Denmark on 31 May and 1 June 1916. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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    NORTH SUMATRA, INDONESIA - MAY 30 : A 20-year-old orangutan that was being captured on 1997 by the illegal smugglers is being carried by Natural Resources Conservation Center (BKSDA) along with Yayasan Orangutan Sumatera Lestari - Orangutan Information Centre (YOSL-OIC) to take to the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) quarantine for the medical treatment in Karo District, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on May 30, 2016. The Orangutan lived at the backyard of a villager who bought the orangutan from smugglers to sell it yet failed after the fear of being arrested by the government. Later the owner of the orangutan passed away villagers began to feed the orangutan until it got sick and needed to moved from his cage. (Photo by Kiki Cahyadi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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    The Queen appears on the front cover of Vanity Fair shot by Annie Leibovitz for their the Summer issue in celebration of her Majesty's 90th birthday on sale June 3. 
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    Two Capybaras, Nori, second right, and Salt, right, are fed vegetables by Calbee, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Akira Matsumoto, center, and President Shuji Ito, left, at the company's headquarters in Tokyo's Marunouchi business district Tuesday, May 31, 2016. The Japanese confectionery company welcomed the Capybaras Tuesday as PR staff in the promotion of the company's potato chips. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko sings the national anthem during the parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Savchenko appeared for her first session at the Ukrainian parliament as a lawmaker in former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's party on Tuesday. The poster reads: "Freedom to Nadezhda Savchenko".(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko attends a parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Savchenko appeared for her first session at the Ukrainian parliament as a lawmaker in former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's party on Tuesday. The poster reads: "Freedom to the Kremlin's prisoners".(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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    IZMIR, TURKEY - MAY 30: Combat helicopters are in action during the Efes-2016 Combined Joint Live Fire Exercise at Seferihisar district of Izmir, Turkey on May 31, 2016. The Turkish-led multinational military exercises, Efes-2016 which started at 04 May and will be finished at 04 June 2016, aims to train participating units and staff in planning and conducting combined and joint operations, including logistics and command-control as well as to improve the level of interoperability among headquarters and forces. (Photo by Evren Atalay/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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    RECIFE, BRAZIL - MAY 29: David Henrique Ferreira, nine-months-old, who was born with microcephaly, is kissed by his mother Mylene after a bath on May 29, 2016 in Recife, Brazil. Microcephaly is a birth defect linked to the Zika virus where infants are born with abnormally small heads. The city of Recife and surrounding Pernambuco state remain the epicenter of the Zika virus outbreak, which has now spread to many countries in the Americas. A group of health experts recently called for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to be postponed or cancelled due to the Zika threat but the WHO (World Health Organization) rejected the proposal. The Olympic torch passes through Recife May 31. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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    Labourers work at a construction site in Beijing on May 31, 2016. China's economy grew 6.7 percent in the three months of 2016, its slowest quarterly expansion in seven years, the government said, but indicators for March improved. / AFP / NICOLAS ASFOURI (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Internally-displaced Afghan children gather at a refugee camp in Kabul on May 31, 2016. The number of people internally displaced by war in Afghanistan has doubled since 2012 to 1.2 million, Amnesty International said on May 31, citing government neglect and a lack of international attention. In its report entitled 'My children will die this winter: Afghanistan's broken promise to the displaced', the rights group warned that a lack of basic services had pushed many of those uprooted from their homes to the brink of survival. / AFP / SHAH MARAI (Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Billie Faiers, Sam Faiers and her son Paul attend the launch of the new Sky Kids Cafe, an imaginative play and themed cafe pop-up to celebrate the new Sky Kids app at The Vinyl Factory on May 29, 2016 in London, England. 
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    Handcuffed defendant Kevin Dahlgren (C) charged with quadruple murder is escorted to the courtroom for his trial on May 31, 2016 in Brno, Czech Republic. The US-citizen is accused of killing four of his relatives in the Czech Republic and then trying to incinerate their bodies. Kevin Dahlgren was extradited to the Czech Republic in 2015 after fleeing to the United States following the killings of his cousin, her husband and the couple's two sons. / AFP / Radek Mica (Photo credit should read RADEK MICA/AFP/Getty Images)
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    MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 31: The UEFA Champions League trophies are displayed in Real Madrid museum at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 31, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Angel Martinez/Real Madrid via Getty Images)
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    KLERKSDORP, SOUTH AFRICA MAY 28: (SOUTH AFRICA OUT): Rhino farmer; Johan Hume during an interview about his court battle victory to amputate and sell his rhinos horns on May 28, 2016 in Klerksdorp, South Africa. The 74-year-old Hume argues that if he can feed the demand with legally-obtained rhino horns, he can slow the illegal trade and save the species from extinction. (Photo by Deon Raath/Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images)
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    KLERKSDORP, SOUTH AFRICA MAY 28: (SOUTH AFRICA OUT): Johan Humes rhinos roam around at his farm during his interview about the court battle victory to amputate and sell horns on May 28, 2016 in Klerksdorp, South Africa. The 74-year-old Hume argues that if he can feed the demand with legally-obtained rhino horns, he can slow the illegal trade and save the species from extinction. (Photo by Deon Raath/Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images)
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