In Pictures

Day in pictures: 23 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 Actress, recording artist and Unicef goodwill ambassador Selena Gomez inspires 20,000 students at We Day at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
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Image caption A whale sculpture by Michael Greve can be seen near Sydney's Bondi Beach. It is part of an outdoor exhibition that stretches along the coastline between Bondi and Tamarama beaches.
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Image caption The first rolling gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal. The expansion project will allow bigger ships to transit, with two new sets of locks, one on the Pacific side and one on the Atlantic side.
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Image caption A golfer hits a tee shot as African migrants sit on a border fence in an attempt to cross into Spanish territories between Morocco and Melilla
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Image caption Security personnel check their mobile phones as they rest during their lunch break at a motor show in Shenyang, China.
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Image caption British Prime Minister David Cameron buys a poppy outside Number 10 to mark this year's appeal. The Poppy Appeal is the Royal British Legion's biggest fund-raising campaign and this year will see around 45 million poppies distributed with the aim of raising £4m.
Image caption Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo reacts in front of Liverpool fans during the UEFA Champions League football match at Anfield in Liverpool. Real Madrid won 3-0.