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Day in pictures: 12 July

A detail of Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri's Warlugulong 1977

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri's Warlugulong 1977, which is being auctioned in Sydney, Australia, and is set to break the record for the most expensive Aboriginal art work sold at auction.

A reveller is chased by a Marques de Domeq's fighting bull during the San Fermin fiestas in Pamplona, northern Spain

Charging bulls have gored seven people and trampled several more during the annual bull-running festival in the streets of the northern Spanish town of Pamplona.

A Protestant youth watches a bonfire on the Shankill Road area of West Belfast, Northern Ireland early on 12 July

Protestants from across Northern Ireland lit bonfires to celebrate the 1690 Battle of the Boyne, when Protestant King William of Orange defeated Catholic King James.

The world's tallest man Bao Xishun and Xia Shujuan wed in a traditional Mongolian ceremony at Genghis Khan's Mausoleum in Erdos, Inner Mongolia, China

The world's tallest man, Bao Xishun, weds Xia Shujuan in a traditional Mongolian ceremony in Inner Mongolia, China. They were officially married earlier this year.

A beachgoer walks through rubbish littering Juhu Beach in Mumbai (Bombay), India

For the last week, the sea around Juhu beach in Mumbai, India, has been churning out more than 300 tones of rubbish every day because of changes in sea currents and waves.

Brian Griffiths' art installation on a platform in Gloucester Road underground station, London

Brian Griffiths' art installation, entitled Life Is A Laugh, is displayed on a platform at a London underground station.

Chinese farmer Wang Xiaoping show rats that were just killed in her corn fields near the village of Bing Hu in China's Hunan Province

Two billion rats have fled the floods that have been affecting southern and central China, destroying farmland and posing a health risk to humans in the process.

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