Week in pictures: 19 - 25 May 2018

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

image copyrightDanny Lawson/Reuters
image captionThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex kiss on the steps of St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle following their wedding. American actress Meghan Markle became the newest member of the UK's Royal Family with her marriage to Prince Harry.
image copyrightMario Tama/Getty Images
image captionIn Hawaii, lava continues to erupt from the Kilauea volcano as people gather on the street.
image copyrightPaul Ellis/Reuters
image captionA member of the clergy lights candles for the victims of the Manchester Arena attack in the UK, ahead of a service at Manchester Cathedral to mark one year since the bombing.
image copyrightYT Haryono/Reuters
image captionStudents read the Koran during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Medan, Indonesia.
image copyrightJane Barlow/PA
image captionDressed in giant capes, children take part in a pop-up performance at this year's Edinburgh International Children's Festival.
image copyrightOmar Sanadiki/Reuters
image captionSoldiers walk past damaged buildings in Yarmouk Palestinian camp in Damascus, Syria.
image copyrightVictoria Jones/PA
image captionA worker adjusts a floral display at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London.
image copyrightCarlos Barria/Reuters
image captionUS President Donald Trump speaks to the media before leaving the White House on a trip.
image copyrightTiziana Fabi/AFP
image captionA young bear plays in the water at the Bioparco zoo in Rome.
image copyrightAkhtar Soomro/Reuters
image captionPeople sleep on a pavement to escape the indoor heat in Karachi, Pakistan.

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