Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A boy jumps into Geneva Lake in Saint Saphorin, western Switzerland as a heatwave is sweeping across northern Europe. AFP / Fabrice COFFRINI

  • Tourists on jeeps watch a Sri Lankan elephant during a safari at Kaudulla national park in Habarana. AFP / ISHARA S. KODIKARA

  • Regional dancers perform at the Guelaguetza festival in Zaachila, Oaxaca, Mexico. AFP / PATRICIA CASTELLANOS

  • Colombia's Vanessa Galindo competes in the Women's Rhythmic Gymnastics Ball competition during the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia. AFP / Luis ROBAYO

  • A woman with an umbrella walks under the rain past a sculpture called "Umbrellas" by Greek sculptor George Zongolopoulos along the waterfront in Thessaloniki. AFP / Sakis MITROLIDIS

  • A crane lifts a helicopter after it crashed in Beijing, China. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

  • Eva Furman, 8, surfaces through a wall of bubbles after jumping from a small cliff into Lake Wood at Acadia National Park near Bar Harbor, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

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