In Pictures

Day in pictures: 10 March 2015

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

Image copyright Soe Zeya Tun/reuters
Image caption Student protesters in Myanmar clashed with riot police in Letpadan, 140km (90 miles) north of Yangon. The students say they want changes to be made to a new bill which they say centralises control over higher education. Tensions have been rising in Letpadan since last week, after police gave the students a deadline to disperse.
Image copyright Fabian Bimmer/reuters
Image caption A VW Golf VII car and a VW Passat are loaded in a delivery tower at the plant of German carmaker Volkswagen in Wolfsburg.
Image caption Solar Impulse is back in the air on the second leg of its record-breaking attempt to fly around the world. Over the next five months the solar-powered plane will fly from continent to continent, crossing both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.
Image copyright Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA
Image caption Archaeologists have begun excavating up to 3,000 skeletons from a burial ground under London's Liverpool Street station. The Bedlam site was used from 1569 to at least 1738 and includes bodies belonging to victims of the Black Death.
Image copyright Mark Meyer/reuters
Image caption A handler from Thomas Waerner's team prepares one of his dogs ahead of the start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Image copyright Glenn Thibeault/reuters
Image caption Smoke rises from fires caused by the derailment of a CN Railway train carrying crude oil near the northern Ontario community of Gogama.
Image copyright Khalil Ashawi/reuters
Image caption In the northern countryside of Hama, rebel fighters dig caves in the mountains to be used as shelters from the bombing by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad.

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