In Pictures

Day in pictures: 10 October

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world during the past 24 hours.

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Image caption This long exposure photograph shows the lava flow and ash clouds released from the crater during the eruption of Mount Sinabung volcano as seen from the Karo district of Sumatra island.
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Image caption People watch a football match played by robots at the China Robot Competition in Hefei. Nearly 3,000 contestants from 185 colleges are participating in this three-day competition.
Image copyright Anthony Devlin/PA
Image caption Rachel Johnson, Kathy Lette, Mary Portas, Julie Walters, Cathy Newman, Natascha McElhone, Stella Creasy MP and Christine Ohuruogu pose for a selfie as they mentor students from Dunraven School in Streatham on the London Eye as part of Southbank Centre's activities to mark the third UN International Day of the Girl, London.
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Image caption An Indonesian man moves an engine at a Vriva junk yard in Depok, West Java, Indonesia.
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Image caption Heavy rainfall caused flooding and landslides in the south of Colombia, killing one person and making hundreds homeless.
Image copyright Chris Radburn/PA
Image caption The UK Independence Party has gained its first elected MP, with Douglas Carswell (left) taking the seat of Clacton by 12,404 votes. Mr Carswell, who defected from the Conservatives, knocked his old party - which enjoyed a 12,068 majority at the 2010 election - into second place. Mr Carswell is seen here chatting with members of the Monster Raving Loony party after his victory.
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Image caption Robert Sibisi hangs model planes from a tree on the roadside of a Johannesburg suburb in South Africa. Mr Sibisi built the model planes, with rotating propellers and wheels using recycled cardboard, wire, rubber and plastic and sells them to passing motorists.
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Image caption A tractor passes autumnal vineyards in Nordheim, Germany.
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Image caption Actress Elle Fanning attends the premiere of her latest film, Young Ones, in New York.
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Image caption Marussia driver Jules Bianchi's car is seen in the garage during the first free practice session for the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi. Marussia will run just one car at this weekend's event out of respect for the French driver who is in a critical but stable condition with severe head injuries after crashing in the Japanese Grand Prix.