Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Hawaiian surfer Nathan Florence competes at the famous break Teahupo'o during the 2019 Tahitian Teahupo'o surf trials. AFP / brian bielmann

  • A yearling colt sired by Dubawi and Prudenzia of the Ecurie des Monceaux stables bought for 1 625 000 euros is presented during the yearling sales, one of the world renowned annual thoroughbred horse sales, in Deauville. AFP / LOU BENOIST

  • Women lay in bed nearby a man playing some music while celebrating the World Day of Laziness in Itagui, near Medellin, Colombia. AFP / JOAQUIN SARMIENTO

  • Hundreds of people take part in the seventh edition of the Drum Orchestra in Florianopolis, south Brazil. AFP / EDUARDO VALENTE

  • Turkish police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators during a protest against the replacement of Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities, in Diyarbakir. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

  • A competitor swipes lard off the "gostra", a pole covered in lard, as he slips off the pole during the week-long celebrations of the religious feast of St Julian, patron of the town of St Julian's, Malta. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

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