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24 May 2017: The Queen and Prince Philip attend a service to mark the Centenary of the Order of the British Empire at St Paul's CathedralDaniel Leal-Olivas/AFP
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20 May 2017: Kate Middleton speaks to her daughter Princess Charlotte, a bridesmaid, following the wedding of her sister Pippa Middleton to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in EnglefieldKirsty Wigglesworth
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20 May 2017: Pippa Middleton kisses her new husband James Matthews, following their wedding ceremony at St Mark's Church in EnglefieldJustin Tallis/AFP
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24 May 2017: Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman and Elle Fanning pose during a photocall for the film The Beguiled at the Cannes Film FestivalValery Hache/AFP
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23 May 2017: Gwendoline Christie, Nicole Kidman and Elisabeth Moss pose at a photocall for the TV series Top of the Lake: China Girl at the Cannes Film FestivalStephane Mahe/Reuters
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22 May 2017: Nicole Kidman poses during a photocall for the film The Killing of a Sacred Deer at the Cannes Film FestivalAlberto Pizzoli/AFP
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22 May 2017: Nicole Kidman hugs her husband Keith Urban at a screening of the film The Killing of a Sacred Deer at the Cannes Film FestivalRegis Duvignau/Reuters
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24 May 2017: Swedish model Elsa Hosk arrives for the screening of the film The Beguiled at the Cannes Film FestivalAntonin Thuillier/AFP
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20 May 2017: Guests arrive for the screening of the film The Square at the Cannes Film FestivalAnne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP
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25 may 2017: Model Winnie Harlow poses at amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS 2017 event at the Cannes Film FestivalStephane Mahe/Reuters
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23 May 2017: Charlize Theron poses as she arrives for an anniversary ceremony at the Cannes Film FestivalAlberto Pizzoli/AFP
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25 Amy 2017: Models react as they conduct an auction at amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS 2017 event during the Cannes Film FestivalStephane Mahe/Reuters
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20 May 2017: Tattoos are pictured on the face of cast member Panya Yimumphai as he poses for the film A Prayer Before DawnRegis Duvignau/Reuters
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24 May 2017: A guest with 'Seeking a role' written on her back arrives for the screening of the film The Beguiled at the Cannes Film FestivalAlberto Pizzoli/AFP
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21 May 2017: Celine Dion performs My Heart Will Go On during the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, NevadaMario Anzuoni/Reuters
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23 May 2017: Actor Jeff Goldblum sits with his wife Emilie Livingston from Canada and their 22-month-old son Charlie Ocean Goldblum as Livingston is sworn in as a new US citizen at a naturalisation ceremony in Los AngelesLucy Nicholson/Reuters
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22 May 2017: A model wears a floral headdress at the Royal Horticultural Society's Chelsea Flower show in LondonDylan Martinez/Reuters
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23 May 2017: A Sterculia mexicana is displayed at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in LondonNeil Hall/Reuters
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21 May 2017: A child in the audience watches a show on the last day of the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey circus at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New YorkLucas Jackson/Reuters
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22 May 2017: Real Madrid players celebrate atop their bus as it arrives at Cibeles square in Madrid after they won the La Liga titlePaul Hanna/Reuters
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21 May 2017: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is carried by his players as they celebrate winning La LigaJon Nazca/Reuters
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25 May 2017: Sam Gray of the Power attempts to mark during the 2017 AFL round 10 match between the Geelong Cats and Port Adelaide Power at Simonds Stadium in Geelong, AustraliaMichael Willson/AFL Media/Getty Images
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24 May 2017: A paper aeroplane is thrown into the pitch during the match between Liverpool and Sydney FC in SydneyDavid Gray/Reuters
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24 May 2017: Manchester United's Paul Pogba celebrates with the trophy after winning the Europa League in StockholmMichael Dalder/Reuters
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24 May 2017: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United, celebrates victory with his staff following the Uefa Europa League Final between Ajax and Manchester United at Friends Arena in StockholmAlex Grimm/Getty Images
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22 May 2017: Concertgoers wait to be picked up at the scene of a terrorist attack during a pop concert by US star Ariana Grande at the Manchester ArenaPaul Ellis/AFP
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23 May 2017: People rush out of the Arndale shopping centre in Manchester as it is evacuatedDarren Staples/Reuters
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24 May 2017: A Jewish woman named Renee Rachel Black and a Muslim man named Sadiq Patel react next to floral tributes in Albert Square in ManchesterDarren Staples/Reuters
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25 May 2017: Charlotte Campbell, whose daughter Olivia died in the terror attack at the Manchester Arena, hugs partner Paul Hodgson in ManchesterJeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
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23 May 2017: A Sikh man holds an 'I love Manchester' sign at a candlelit vigil held at Albert Square in Manchester to honour the victims of the terror attackJeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
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23 May 2017: A motorcyclist waits at a red light in Manchester a day after the attack on the Arian Grande concert in the cityJeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
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23 May 2017: A man stands in front of a fountain illuminated with the British flag in Zagreb, Croatia, during a tribute to victims of an attack that killed at least 22 people in Manchester the day beforeAFP
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26 May 2017: Pupils react outside Tottington high school in Bury, after viewing flowers in memory of schoolmate Olivia Campbell who was killed during the Manchester Arena attackAndrew Yates/Reuters
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26 May 2017: Paul Tattitide, owner of tattoo parlour Tattitude, inks a bee logo, synonymous with Manchester as a symbol of the city's industrial heritage and rapidly becoming a symbol of resilience following the Manchester Arena bombing attack, onto a customerBen Stansall/AFP
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25 May 2017: Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in LondonDaniel Leal-Olivas/AFP
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25 May 2017: US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May are pictured before a leaders' photo at the Nato summit meeting in BrusselsDan Kitwood/Getty Images
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21 May 2017: US President Donald Trump places his hands on a glowing orb as he tours the Global Centre for Combatting Extremist Ideology in Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaReuters
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22 may 2017: Ivanka Trump touches the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old CityRonen Zvulun/Reuters
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24 May 2017: Pope Francis poses with US President Donald Trump, Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump at the end of a private audience at the VaticanEvan Vucci/AFP
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20 May 2017: US President Donald Trump dances with a sword as he arrives to a welcome ceremony by Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Al Murabba Palace in Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaJonathan Ernst/Reuters
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25 April 2017: Gavin McInnes, co-founder of Vice Media, takes part in an Alt-Right protest against Muslim activist Linda Sarsour in New YorkStephanie Keith/Getty Images
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25 May 2017: Milo Yiannopoulos speaks during a protest against CUNY commencement speaker Linda Sarsour, former executive director of the Arab American Association in New YorkLucas Jackson/Reuters
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25 May 2017: People hold signs critical of the religion of Islam as part of an Alt-Right protest against Muslim activist Linda Sarsour in New YorkStephanie Keith/Getty Images
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26 May 2017: French police control women wearing full-body burkini swimsuits as a plan to gather on a beach in Cannes was bannedRegis Duvignau/Reuters
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23 May 2017: An Indonesian man is publicly caned in Banda Aceh for having sex with another man. The pair, aged 20 and 23, were found guilty of having broken sharia rules in conservative Aceh province – the only part of Indonesia that implements Islamic law – and sentenced to 85 strokes of the cane eachChaideer Mahyuddin/AFP
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24 May 2017: Supporters wave their mobile phones in the colours of the rainbow outside parliament in Taipei as Taiwan's constitutional court rules in favour of same-sex marriageTyrone Siu/Reuters
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24 May 2017: Supporters hug each other during a rally after Taiwan's constitutional court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in AsiaTyrone Siu/Reuters
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23 May 2017: Mourners gathers in front of the house of a man who was killed when hit by a police vehicle in Tatouine, TunisiaZoubeir Souissi/Reuters
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20 May 2017: World Food Programme workers stack humanitarian aid parcels that will be distributed to South Sudanese refugees at Al-Obeid airport in Sudan's North Kordofan stateAshraf Shazly/AFP
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26 May 2017: An official looks through a telescope for the sighting of the new moon for the start of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at a religious boarding school in Jakarta, IndonesiaAntara Foto/Rivan Awal Lingga/Reuters
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23 May 2017: Displaced Somali women carry boxes of food distributed by the Turkish Red crescent in a camp in MogadishuFeisal Omar/Reuters
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23 may 2017: A fisherman stitches nets as his child sleeps beside him along the sea coast on the outskirts of Kochi, IndiaSivaram V/Reuters
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23 May 2017: Twin panda cubs are pictured in an incubator at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan province, ChinaChina Daily/Reuters
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23 May 2017: A newborn Patas monkey is pictured in an incubator at a zoo in Zhengzhou, Henan province, ChinaReuters
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19 May 2017: A security camera is attached to a pole in front of the portrait of former Chinese Chairman Mao Tse-tung on Beijing's Tiananmen SquareThomas Peter/Reuters
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23 May 2017: Workers stand on the roof of an elevator at the construction site of a new financial district in BeijingThomas Peter/Reuters
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25 May 2017: An orchestra made up of Kimbanguist believers play music during celebrations of Christmas Day on 25 May 2017 in Nkamba, Democratic Republic of the CongoJohn Wessels/AFP
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20 May 2017: Opposition supporters use a giant slingshot during clashes with security forces at a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in CaracasCarlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters
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20 May 2017: Opposition activists clash with riot police during a protest against the government of President Nicolas Maduro in CaracasJuan Barreto/AFP
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20 May 2017: Opposition demonstrators pour petrol over an alleged thief to set him on fire during a protest against the government of President Nicolas Maduro in CaracasCarlos Becerra/AFP
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21 May 2017: Smoke and dust rise from an air strike during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants in western Mosul, IraqAlaa al-Marjani/Reuters
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23 May 2017: Smoke rises from a bomb attack in clashes between Popular Mobilisation Forces and Isis militants during a battle in Qairawan, west of Mosul, IraqReuters
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24 May 2017: A member of the Iraqi forces plays with children on the outskirts of the old city of Mosul after the area was retaken from IsisAhmad al-Rubaye/AFP
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25 May 2017: A displaced Iraqi man has his beard shaved at the Hammam al-Alil camp for internally displaced people south of MosulAhmad al-Rubaye/AFP
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24 May 2017: A Palestinian man is evacuated by Israeli police from outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old CityAhmad Gharabli/AFP
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22 May 2017: A man gestures at the demolition site of the Jiuxing furniture market in the suburbs of ShanghaiJohannes Eisele/AFP
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21 May 2017: A burqa-clad Afghan woman makes her way through the old part of HeratHoshang Hashmi/AFP
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21 May 2017: An Iraqi military vehicle passes displaced Iraqi boys returning to their homes in West Mosul's Oreibi neighbourhood after government forces retook control of the area from IsisAhmad al-Rubaye/AFP
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20 May 2017: Displaced Iraqi women who fled their homes due to the ongoing fighting against Isis queue to receive water and food aid in west MosulFadel Senna/AFP
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24 May 2017: The body of a man floats in the Mediterranean after a wooden boat bound for Italy capsized with more than 500 people onboardChris McGrath/Getty Images
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24 May 2017: A crew member from the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) Phoenix vessel reaches out to pull a man into a rescue craft after a wooden boat bound for Italy carrying more than 500 people partially capsized in the MediterraneanChris McGrath/Getty Images
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25 May 2017: Refugees and migrants are seen on board the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) Phoenix vessel after being rescued from the MediterraneanChris McGrath/Getty Images