Monday, 27 March 2017

News in Pictures

French artist emerges after spending week inside a rock

French artist Abraham Poincheval waves as he exits the two halves of the rock in which he has been been entombed, in Paris. The artist made headlines worldwide when the two halves of the rock closed around him on February 22, 2017 at Paris’s Palais de Tokyo art museum. Poincheval, ...

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Mexico’s world record bulldog attempt

English Bulldogs take part with their owners in a parade to set the Guinness World Records for the largest Bulldog walk in Mexico City. Organisers said they had achieved the numbers needed to break the record as they wait for verification from Guinness World Records.

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Oscars 2017

Anousheh Ansari reads a statement on behalf of “The Salesman” director Asghar Farhadi, who won for foreign language film. To her right are former NASA scientist Firouz Naderi with Shirley MacLaine and Charlize Theron.

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Picture of the day

A cow is made ready to be photographed during the 44th edition of the “Schau der Besten” (Show of the Best) dairy cow beauty pageant in Verden an der Aller, northwestern Germany. 

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