Sunday, 25 June 2017

News in Pictures

Singer-songwriter Beyonce Knowles was one of many celebrities to attend the Met Ball at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The annual gala, which this year had the theme of fashion in an age of technology, is a fundraising event for the museum’s Costume Institute.

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Leicester City won the Premier League in one of the greatest sporting stories of all time, having started the campaign as 5,000-1 outsiders. Supporters celebrated the team’s unlikely victory outside the home of star striker Jamie Vardy.

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A mannequin with the head of a dog drew attention outside a shop in Nice, France.

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A devastating wildfire swept through the Canadian city of Fort McMurray forcing its 80,000 residents to flee. Here drivers wait in line for clearance to take in firefighting supplies.

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A child places tilaks, a Hindu mark worn on the forehead, on Kate and William at a center for homeless children run by the charity Salaam Baalak in New Delhi on April 12.

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge lay a wreath at Taj Hotel, scene of Mumbai terror attacks on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.

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Duchess Kate wore a dress by Indian designer Anita Dongre while she enjoyed a game of cricket in Mumbai.

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Participants dance on Surf Avenue during the 33rd annual Mermaid Parade in New York’s Coney Island, The parade began in 1983 and takes place on the Saturday closest to the first day of summer.

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Cyclists are reflected in water during Stage 3 of the 2016 ABSA Cape Epic mountain bike race near Wellington, South Africa. The race is often described as the “Tour de France” of mountain biking and will see 1,200 riders racing over 400 miles in eight stages

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Firefighters and rescue workers search for victims at the site of the overpass collapse in Kolkata, India,  More than 70 injured people were admitted to two hospitals in Kolkata, the state capital, hospital officials said.

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