Week in pictures: 4-10 May 2019


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

image copyrightMaxim Shemetov / Reuters
image captionRussian servicewomen take part in the Moscow Victory Day parade that marks the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two.
image copyrightDominic Lipinski / PA
image captionThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex presented their new baby, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world
image copyrightAngela Weiss / AFP
image captionUS singer Ciara arrives for the 2019 Met Gala, an annual benefit event for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
image copyrightSanjay Kanojia / AFP
image captionBharatiya Janata Party supporters attended a rally as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ramped up the rhetoric ahead of Phase VI of India's general election in Allahabad.
image copyrightTiziana Fabi / AFP
image captionA visitor views part of US artist Martin Puryear's Liberty exhibition during a press preview ahead of the opening of the 58th Venice Biennale international art exhibition in Italy.
image copyrightJane Barlow / PA
image captionThe Flying Scotsman steam train crosses the Forth Bridge on its way from Edinburgh to Inverness during the iconic locomotive's tour of the UK
image copyrightEdwin Bercian / EPA
image captionA woman yells slogans during the March for Dignity in Guatemala City which demands an an end to corruption and persecution.
image copyrightClodagh Kilcoyne / Reuters
image captionGolfer Tiger Woods, who won the Masters golf tournament in April at the age of 43, was presented with America's highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, by President Donald Trump in a White House ceremony.
image copyrightMatthew Childs / Reuters
image captionLucas Moura scored a dramatic 96th-minute winner to cap an astonishing Tottenham fightback against Ajax and set up an all-English Champions League final against Liverpool.
image copyrightSusana Vera / Reuters
image captionRomania's Simona Halep, currently world number three, beat British number one Johanna Konta at the Madrid Open tennis tournament.

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