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Pictures Of The Day: Thursday 2nd June 2016

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02/06/2016 09:02

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.

  • Joe Giddens/PA Wire
    The new polymer £5 note featuring Sir Winston Churchill, is unveiled at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire.
  • Adam Gray SWNS.com
    UKIP Leader Nigel Farage places a £1000 bet on the European Referendum result being Leave at Brexit. London. 02 June 2016. One of the earliest campaigners for a Brexit, Nigel Farage hasn’t let up his quest despite Vote Leave ousting his Grassroots Out group in the battle to become the official Leave organisation.
  • Chris Ratcliffe/PA Wire
    Prime Minister David Cameron (centre) is shown around RSPB nature reserve Rainham Marshes by impressionist Alistair McGowan (left)and RSPB staff member Nicole Khan (right).
  • Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
    Boris Johnson auctions a cow during a visit to a cattle auction in Clitheroe in Lancashire, where he along with Priti Patel and Michael Gove are campaigning on behalf of the Vote Leave EU referendum campaign.
  • Peter Byrne/PA Wire
    A horse is washed in the river Eden on the first day of the Horse Fair in Appleby, Cumbria, which is an annual gathering of gypsies and travellers.
  • TIZIANA FABI via Getty Images
    The Italian Air Force aerobatic unit Frecce Tricolori (Tricolor Arrows) spreads smoke with the colors of the Italian flag over the city of Rome on June 2, 2016 as part of the Republic Day ceremony. / AFP / TIZIANA FABI (Photo credit should read TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Miquel Benitez via Getty Images
    BARCELONA, SPAIN - JUNE 02: Barcelona football player Leo Messi is seen arriving at the Court to declare for tax fraud case on June 2, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. Lionel Messi and his father Jorge Messi, who manages his financial affairs, are accused of defrauding the Spanish Tax Agency of 4.1 million Euros ($4.6 million, £3.2 million) by using companies based in tax havens such as Belize and Uruguay to conceal earnings from image rights during years 2007 to 2009. (Photo by Miquel Benitez/WireImage)
  • CHRISTOF STACHE via Getty Images
    This picture shows the destruction at a flooded residencial area after heavy rain in Simbach am Inn, southern Germany, on June 2, 2016. Four bodies were found floating in homes in France and Germany Wednesday in flash floods that left water lapping at the doors of one of the Loire Valley's most famous chateaux. Heavy rains lashing parts of France, Germany and Austria cut roads, stranded people on rooftops and forced schools to close their doors, and French weather forecasters warned of more to come on June 2, 2016. / AFP / Christof Stache (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
  • David Jensen/EMPICS Entertainment
    Fireworks are lit on the roof of The Roundhouse to celebrate it's 10th anniversary, in Camden, London.
  • Ben Birchall/PA Wire
    Embargoed to 0001 Thursday June 2 An official 1966 FIFA World Cup England 2016 Alderney £5 Coin, to mark the 50th anniversary of England's 1966 World Cup victory, at the Royal Mint in Pontyclun, Wales.
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    A demonstrator of the Homeless Workers Movement shouts at a police officer that they to stop firing tear gas during a protest, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, June 1, 2016. The movement organized the protest against acting President Michel Temer and in support of suspended President Dilma Rousseff. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
  • KENZO TRIBOUILLARD via Getty Images
    Firefighters evacuate people in a small boat in a flooded street after the Yvette river burst its banks and forced residents to be evacuated in Longjumeau, some 20kms south of Paris, on June 2, 2016. Torrential downpours have lashed parts of northern Europe in recent days, leaving four dead in Germany, breaching the banks of the Seine in Paris and flooding rural roads and villages. AFP PHOTO /KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)
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    French rail workers demonstrate in front of the French employers' union MEDEF's branch in Lyon, central France, on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Workers at the SNCF national rail authority, whose train service will be crucial to Euro 2016 spectators, are on an open-ended strike to protest their working conditions and a controversial government labor reform. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
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    Serbia's Novak Djokovic puts on a rain cap he took from the interviewer after winning his fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Wednesday, June 1, 2016. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
  • Julian Finney via Getty Images
    PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 01: Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts during the Men's Singles quarter final match against Richard Gasquet of France on day eleven of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on June 1, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
  • MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB via Getty Images
    Wrecked cars burn at the scene of a terror attack at the Ambassador Hotel, after a car bomb exploded on June 1, 2016 at a top Mogadishu hotel that houses several MPs, killing several people, and followed by a gun battle. Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab group was chased out of the capital Mogadishu in 2011 but remains a dangerous threat in both Somalia and neighbouring Kenya, where it carries out frequent attacks. / AFP / MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB (Photo credit should read MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Matt Crossick/PA Wire
    EDITORIAL USE ONLY Ella Eyre during the launch of the Magnum Pleasure Store, which will be open exclusively for the summer on South Molton Street in London.
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 1: Prince Harry (R) presents U.S. Staff Sergeant Elizabeth Marks' gold medal to Consultant Intensivist Dr Alain Vuylsteke (L) and the other members of the medical team from Britain's Papworth Hospital at Kensington Palace on June 1, 2016 in London, England. At the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, U.S. Staff Sergeant Elizabeth Marks asked Prince Harry to present her 100m swimming freestyle medal to the team at Papworth Hospital, who she credits for saving her life. (Photo by Matt Dunham - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
  • MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL via Getty Images
    A policeman kicks a tear gas canister as supporters of Brazilian suspended President Dilma Rousseff protest against interim president Michel Temer, in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 01, 2016. Rousseff is being impeached on charges that her government broke budget accounting rules. / AFP / Miguel Schincariol (Photo credit should read MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL/AFP/Getty Images)
  • ROBYN BECK via Getty Images
    Security personnel check people at the University of California Los Angeles campus after two people were confirmed dead following a shooting at the facility, June 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Dozens of police cars and tactical response teams as well as federal agents rushed to the site as helicopters hovered overhead. Some 43,000 students are enrolled at the massive UCLA campus, according to its website. / AFP / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Hahn Lionel/ABACA USA
    Eva Longoria attends the premiere of Lowriders during opening night of the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome on June 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  • David Jensen/EMPICS Entertainment
    Fireworks are lit on the roof of The Roundhouse to celebrate it's 10th anniversary, in Camden, London.
  • Ben Birchall/PA Wire
    Embargoed to 0001 Thursday June 2 Stephanie Moore, widow of England World Cup-winning captain Sir Bobby Moore, holds the first struck official 1966 FIFA World Cup England 2016 Alderney 5 Coin, to mark the 50th anniversary of England's 1966 World Cup victory, at the Royal Mint in Pontyclun, Wales.
  • Ben Birchall/PA Wire
    File photo dated 31/05/16 of an official 1966 FIFA World Cup England 2016 Alderney £5 Coin, to mark the 50th anniversary of England's 1966 World Cup victory, at the Royal Mint in Pontyclun, Wales.
  • Cadbury
    Cadbury has launched a brand new immersive experience today on London's Southbank, giving fans the chance to enjoy five exciting rooms all under one roof, each relating to the different Cadbury chocolate bars
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