Pictures Of The Day: Monday 20th June 2016

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20/06/2016 10:32

Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post UK brings you the very best news and sports images from around the world.

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    British Prime Minister David Cameron visits the assembly plant for the Mini range of cars in Cowley, near Oxford on June 20, 2016. / AFP / POOL / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A white and red rose lie on Jo Cox's empty seat in the House of Commons, London, as MPs gather to pay tribute to her.
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    TOTTORI, JAPAN - JUNE 20: Katsuhiko Chaen, sand sculptor and Executive Director of the Sand Museum takes break during the works on a Sand sculpture of the Olympic Rings below the famous Christ the Redeemer statue of Jesus Christ titled Rio 2016 Olympic at the site of Sand Museum in the Tottori Dune on June 20, 2016 in Tottori, Japan. This year's annual exhibition focuses on the theme of Travel Around The World In Sand with South America being celebrated due to the hosting of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
    Five-time champion Gary Hunt rediscovered his winning form in stunning style in during the Copenhagen stage of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Gary added the 26th victory in 52 competitions to his personal World Series statistics and a hit new record high-score from his four dives in front of 40,000 fans in the Danish capital. 
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    SULZANO, ITALY - JUNE 18: A view of the installation 'The Floating Piers' on the Iseo Lake by the Bulgarian artist Christo Vladimirov Yavachev known as Christo on June 18, 2016 in Iseo, Italy. (Photo by Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images)
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    An Indian youth performs a fire stunt during a procession ahead of annual Rath Yatra or chariot procession of Lord Jagannath in Ahmadabad, India, Monday, June 20, 2016. The three idols of Hindu God Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra are taken out in a grand procession in specially made chariots called raths, which are pulled by thousands of devotees during the Rath Yatra or the chariot procession scheduled to be celebrated on July 6. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
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    Dogs are seen in cages for sale at a market ahead of a dog meat festival in Yulin in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Monday, June 20, 2016. Restaurateurs in a southern Chinese town will holding an annual dog meat festival which falls on June 21, the day of summer solstice, despite international criticism. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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    Indian schoolchildren participate in a yoga session at a school in Chennai on June 20, 2016, on the eve of International Yoga Day. 4001 schoolchildren participated in the demonstration. Yoga, which means union in Sanskrit, is a family of ancient spiritual practices and also a school of spiritual thought from the South East Asian continent, where it remains a vibrant living tradition and is seen as a means of enlightenment. / AFP / ARUN SANKAR (Photo credit should read ARUN SANKAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Bertrand Piccard of Switzerland pilots the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft as it takes off from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York early on June 20, 2016. The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft set off from New York's JFK airport early June 20, embarking on the transatlantic leg of its record-breaking flight around the world to promote renewable energy. / AFP / TREVOR COLLENS (Photo credit should read TREVOR COLLENS/AFP/Getty Images)
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    TOKYO, JAPAN - JUNE 20: Miranda Kerr attends the promotional event for 'Marukome Miso' at Shangri-La Hotel on June 20, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Jun Sato/WireImage)
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    People attempt to avoid a large puddle outside Victoria Station in London as heavy rain and grey skies have marred the astronomical beginning of summer.
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 19: A hot air balloon in the shape of the Scottish Cup flies over London on June 19, 2016 in London, England. 46 balloons take to the air today as part of the annual Lord Mayor's Hot Air Balloon Regatta, a charity event in aid of the Lord Mayor's Fund. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 19: Hot air balloons over the London skyline on June 19, 2016 in London, England. 46 balloons take to the air today as part of the annual Lord Mayor's Hot Air Balloon Regatta, a charity event in aid of the Lord Mayor's Fund. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)
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    A firefighting BAe-146s jet drops fire retardant, June 18, 2016 at the Sherpa Fire near Santa Barbara, California. The so-called Sherpa fire in the Los Padres National Forest is raging full speed, fanned by strong winds, prompting authorities to declare a state of emergency and intermittently shut highways. The fire is the tourist region's largest since 2009, a Santa Barbara spokeswoman said. / AFP / DAVID MCNEW (Photo credit should read DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
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    MPs gather in the House of Commons, London, to pay tribute to Labour MP Jo Cox.
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