Concrete is poured into a 4.5 metre (15 feet) wide sinkhole on the driveway of a house in Walters Ash, Buckinghamshire. The hole swallowed a car which was not recovered and the nine metre deep crater is now being filled with concreteReuters
French firemen and rescue workers take pictures of waves as they inspect the Spanish cargo ship Luno, which broke in two on a seawall off the beach in Anglet on the Atlantic Coast of FranceReuters
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Rising flood waters surround headstones in a graveyard in the village of Moorland on the Somerset LevelsGetty
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Divaldo Aguiar lies inside a mock coffin as villagers splash rum into his mouth during the annual Burial of Pachencho celebration at a cemetery in Santiago de Las Vegas, CubaAP
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Japanese men carry torches during the Oto festival at Kamikura Shrine in ShinguGetty
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Gunners from 105th Regiment Royal Artillery fire a 21-gun royal salute at Edinburgh Castle to commemorate the Queen's accession to the throneGetty
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A soldier falls off his horse in Hyde Park as guns are fired during the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery 41 Royal Gun Salute to mark the accession of the Queen to the throne in 1952Reuters
Horticulturalists Ellie Biondi and Alex De Hoyle arrange plants for the Orchids exhibition in the Princess of Wales Conservatory at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The Orchids exhibition runs from 8 February until 9 MarchGetty
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A model dressed in an outfit made of chocolate presents a creation at the Brussels Chocolate Festival in BelgiumReuters
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Singer Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips performs during the Amnesty International Bringing Human Rights Home concert in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkReuters
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Host Jay Leno looks at cue cards with actor Billy Crystal during a commercial break while taping the last episode of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in Burbank, CaliforniaReuters
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Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn raises her crutches as she presents a creation by Cynthia Rowley for the The Heart Truth Autumn 2014 collection during New York Fashion WeekReuters
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An anti-government protester takes a picture of a rodent wearing the colours of the national flag in Bangkok, ThailandAP
Miners gather to mourn their colleagues outside a shaft at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine near Johannesburg. Rescuers recovered eight bodies and continued to search for another missing worker after a fire and rock-fall at a mine near Johannesburg, the worst accident in South Africa's mines in nearly five yearsReuters