In Pictures

Week in pictures: 3-9 June 2017

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week.

Britain's Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street Image copyright AFP
Image caption After a bruising experience in the UK's general election, Theresa May left Downing Street to tell the Queen she would stay on as prime minister.
Models display their make up to stage managers and designers ahead of the final dressing up at the Africa Fashion Week in Lagos Image copyright AFP
Image caption Models from four African countries - Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana and Zambia - took part in the African Fashion carnival in Lagos, showing off the best in contemporary African fashion.
Sand artist Marc Treanor creates a work on the North Beach at Tenby Harbour, Pembrokeshire, Wales Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Sand artist Marc Treanor created a work on the North Beach at Tenby Harbour in Wales.
This combination photo shows graduates' mortar board hats emblazoned with decorations Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Graduates at the Medgar Evers College in the Brooklyn borough of New York City personalised their mortar boards for the ceremony.
Former FBI Director James Comey is seated prior to testifying before a Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Former FBI director James Comey testified before the US Senate Intelligence Committee, describing a series of discussions he had with President Donald Trump before he was fired.
A member of the public passes flowers and tributes left for victims of the London Bridge terror attacks Image copyright EPA
Image caption A member of the public passes flowers and tributes left for victims of the London Bridge terror attack in which eight people died.
Indonesian Muslims shown shortly after Friday prayers in the month of Ramadan at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia Image copyright EPA
Image caption Indonesian Muslims are seen shortly after Friday prayers, in the month of Ramadan, at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta.
Groupama Team France vessel skippered by Franck Gammas in action Image copyright AFP
Image caption On the Bermuda Sound, Groupama Team France skippered by Franck Gammas won their race during the qualifiers for the America's Cup.
British Normandy Veteran Joe Cattini Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption British Normandy veteran Joe Cattini, 94, who was in the Herefordshire Yeomanry on Gold Beach on D-Day on 6 June 1944, poses for photographers in Ranville Cemetery as he joins commemorations for the 73rd anniversary of the landings.

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