magic carpet piano
German pianist Stefan Aaron plays a piano on a "flying carpet" platform suspended from a helicopter, over Munich airportReuters
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Student Georgina Sapak sunbathes on the beach during a hot summer's day in BrightonReuters
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The Costa Concordia cruise liner is towed away from Giglio island where it capsized two years ago, killing 32 peopleReuters
costa concordia towed
A Dutch salvage worker poses with a scale model of Costa Concordia as he celebrates the completion of the refloat operation that allowed the cruise liner to leave Giglio IslandReuters
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John Barrowman kisses another man during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games. Homosexual activity is a criminal offence in 40 of the 53 countries within the Commonwealth.Getty
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Performers dressed as giant Tunnock's teacakes dance during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremonyGetty
Commonwealth Games opening ceremony
Flag bearer Euan Burton leads the Scottish athletes during the opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic ParkGetty
Commonwealth Games opening ceremony
Athletes from Fiji smile as they arrive during the opening ceremonyGetty
Commonwealth Games opening ceremony
Sir Chris Hoy helps Prince Imran to retrieve the message from the baton before presenting it to the Queen during the opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth GamesGetty
Commonwealth Games opening ceremony
Fireworks light up the night sky as the games are declared open during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in GlasgowGetty
typhoon matmo
Buses are stranded in a flooded street in Fuzhou, Fujian province, China, after Typhoon Matmo headed into China, downgraded from typhoon to tropical stormReuters
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A local resident walks past the tail section of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 that crashed near the airport on the Penghu island chain, TaiwanAFP
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Part of the fuselage of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is pictured in a field near the village of Grabove in eastern UkraineAFP
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A dead parrot is pictured at the crash site of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, in a field near the village of Grabove, in the Donetsk regionAFP
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Ukrainian soldiers stand next to coffins carrying the remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash during a ceremony at the airport in Kharkiv, before the bodies were transported to the NetherlandsAFP
mh17 bodies
People line a bridge as a convoy of hearses passes underneath carrying the bodies of victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 towards Hilversum where the bodies will be examined. The first bodies from flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands almost a week after it was shot down over UkraineAFP
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Palestinians bury the bodies of two young boys Abdulrahamn Abed al-Nabi, 1, and Hadi Abed al-Nabi, 3, who were killed in an Israeli air strike in the Gaza StripReuters
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A Palestinian man killed by Israeli shelling, in clothes stained with his father's blood, mourns at a hospital in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza StripReuters