Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Members of the public watch as a giant wooden reindeer-drawn sleigh burns on the Skinningrove Bonfire, at Saltburn-by-the-Sea in north-east England. AFP / Oli SCARFF

  • An effigy of Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May paraded through the streets of Lewes in East Sussex, southern England during the traditional Bonfire Night celebrations. AFP / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS

  • Race-goers wear figures of horse heads ahead of the running of the Melbourne Cup in Melbourne. AFP / William WEST

  • A member of the Armed Police Force kisses a puppy after offering prayers during the dog festival as part of Tihar, celebrations also called Diwali, in Kathmandu, Nepal. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

  • A J-10B fighter jet of Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) performs during the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, or Zhuhai Airshow in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China. REUTERS

  • Boys ride their bicycles in a street near destroyed buildings in the Palestinian camp of Yarmuk southern Damascus. AFP / LOUAI BESHARA

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