Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • France's Juliette Bossu competes on the uneven bars in the women's team final of the artistic gymnastics at the SSE Hydro during the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow. AFP / ANDY BUCHANAN

  • A woman looks through the glass of the enclosure of a Polar bear as he cools off in the water at the zoo in Mulhouse as parts of Europe continue to swelter in an ongoing heatwave. AFP / SEBASTIEN BOZON

  • A monument made of 50 steel columns and entitled 'Release' representing the 27 years behind bars of Nelson Mandela, is seen at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site in Howick, outside of Durban, during a commemoration marking 56-years to the day of his capture. AFP / Rajesh JANTILAL

  • Andrea Dovizioso of Italy leads a pack during the MotoGP competition of the Czech MotoGP at Masaryk Circuit in Brno, Czech Republic. AFP / Michal Cizek

  • Alessandro De Rose of Italy dives from a 27-metre high platform overlooking Lake Lucerne during the Red Bull Cliff Diving series in Sisikon, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

  • People on inflatable boats enjoy the weather on the Lake Lucerne in Sisikon, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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