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The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery on Blackpool beach

The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery enjoy a gallop along Blackpool beach during a break from royal engagements.

Palestinian children near the West Bank barrier at Bilin village

Palestinian children in Bilin clap at Israeli soldiers as they celebrate the Israeli supreme court's decision that the West Bank barrier near their village should be re-routed.

Immigrants sit on the deck of a  coastguard vessel in the Port of  Los Cristianos, Tenerife

About 200 would-be migrants were apprehended in four boats off the Canary Islands on Monday as they tried to reach Spanish territory.

Hindu devotees form a human pyramid to celebrate the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna in Mumbai, India

In Mumbai, India, Hindu devotees form a human pyramid to break an earthen pot filled with curd as they celebrate Janmashthmi, the birth anniversary of the deity Krishna.

Willow elephants in central London's Hyde Park

Two of 13 new life-size elephants made from willow at London's Hyde Park. The works were commissioned by a charity to help support elephant habitat projects.

Italian actress Donatella Finocchiaro at the 64th Venice International Film Festival

Italian actress Donatella Finocchiaro poses during a photo call to promote her new movie Il dolce e l'amaro at the 64th Venice International Film Festival.

French climber Alain Robert climbs Europe's tallest building, the West Tower in Moscow

French climber Alain Robert, known as Spiderman, climbs Europe's tallest building, the 242m (792ft) West Tower in Moscow. The ascent took him 20 minutes.

A European deputy awaits the start of a plenary session of the European Parliament, in Strasbourg

After the summer recess, members of the European Parliament return to Strasbourg.

A protester holds up a skeleton at the "The Stop Bush Coalition" protest in Sydney

Protests mark the arrival of US President George W Bush in the Australian city of Sydney for the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation forum (Apec).

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