Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A seagull flies over beachgoers on the coast at Etretat, north-western France. AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU

  • Ashrita Furman, who holds more Guinness World Records than anyone, attempts to set a new record for slicing the most watermelons in half on his own stomach in one minute in New York City, U.S. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

  • The pack rides through the village of Manigod during the tenth stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Annecy and Le Grand-Bornand, French Alps. AFP / Jeff PACHOUD

  • Children visit the Dino Park, an outdoor museum with more than 120 models of dinosaurs, in Lourinha. AFP / JOSE MANUEL RIBEIRO

  • Vitaliy Shabunin, head of the non-governmental Anti-Corruption Action Centre, reacts after he was splashed with brilliant green substance during a rally in front of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Viacheslav Ratynskyi

  • A pigeon has a perfect perch to watch the first light of dawn color the sky over a harbor in Falmouth, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

  • A man carries his bicycle on a narrow footbridge over a swollen river from monsoon rains brought on by a tropical storm for the second day in Bacoor, south of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

  • Members of the National Disaster Response Force search for victims after an under construction building collapsed in the village of Shah Beri village in Greater Noida, a satellite town east of the Indian capital, in Uttar Pradesh. AFP / Prakash SINGH

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