Aerial view of flower fields near the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse, NetherlandsReuters
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A brown bear cub peeks out from between its mother's legs in their enclosure at Juraparc animal park near Vallorbe, SwitzerlandReuters
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King and Zoe, twin brown bear cubs, play in their enclosure at Juraparc animal park near Vallorbe, SwitzerlandReuters
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David Walliams and Simon Cowell – and their dogs – attend a photocall for "Britain's Got Talent" at St Luke's Church in LondonGetty
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Kate greets a baby after laying a wreath with her husband at the war memorial in BlenheimReuters
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Prince William meets children in the crowd after laying a wreath with his wife at the war memorial in Seymour SquareReuters
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Kate Middleton and Prince William unveil a portrait of the Queen at Government House in Wellington, New ZealandGetty
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Ukip leader Nigel Farage arrives to speak at a meeting at Old Basing Village Hall in BasingstokeGetty
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Members of the Cryophil winter swimmers club sunbathe on an ice floe on the Yenisei River in Krasnoyarsk, SiberiaReuters
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Newly-graduated French police officers stand at attention during a ceremony at the Police Prefecture in ParisReuters
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Artist Gerry Judah's World War I Memorial Installation sculptures are seen in the Nave of St Paul's Cathedral in London. The two white cruciform sculptures, each over six metres high, have been installed as part of St Paul's programme to commemorate the centenary of the start of the Great War (1914 - 1918)Getty
Members of French historical re-enactment association "Le Poilu de la Marne", dressed in vintage army uniforms, take a break at Fort de Vaux at the end of a 15km (9-mile) walk near Verdun, the site of a bloody World War One battleReuters
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Jian Lin, a 31-year-old farmer who used to serve in the Chinese navy, waves in his home-made replica tank during a test-run at a village in Mianzhu, Sichuan province, ChinaReuters
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Sailors work to remove an abandoned naval ship sunk by the Russian navy to block the entrance into Donuzlav bay near the village of Mirny in CrimeaReuters
A Seleka fighter in a vehicle in the town of Bria, Central African RepublicReuters
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People gather around blast wreckage after two car bombs went off in the Karm al-Louz neighbourhood of Homs, Syria. State media said the explosions killed 25 people and wounded more than 100Reuters
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Residents look at wrecked cars at the site of a car bomb attack in Sadr City in Baghdad, which killed at least eight people and wounded over 40 othersReuters
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Forensic police examine the scene after a car bomb explosion outside a Bank of Greece building in Athens, which caused some damage but no injuriesGetty