Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Swans are caught at Hamburg's inner city lake Alster. Due to hot weather the swans are collected from waterways around the northern city of Hamburg and taken to quarters where they usually spend the winter. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

  • A child pretends he is swimming, in shallow water at a fountain in Milan, Italy. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

  • People walk along former railway tracks surrounded by arches of intertwined trees in the so-called 'Tunnel of Love', near the Ukrainian village of Klevan, Rivno region. AFP / Sergei SUPINSKY

  • Competitors start in the Men's 200m backstroke swimming semi-final at the Tollcross swimming centre during the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow. AFP / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT

  • Vendors wait for customers at a roadside shoe stall under a flyover in Kolkata, India. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

  • Indonesian search and rescue personnel work on a collapsed mosque in Pemenang, North Lombok the day after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the area. AFP / ADEK BERRY

  • Locals watch the progression of a wildfire close to Monchique, in Algarve, Portugal. AFP / CARLOS COSTA

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