Hugo Reis, Finbar Browne and Luke Pendlebury promote the personal finance app Wally at the Dublin web summit being held at the RDS in Dublin over the next two days.
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Mourners gather after a train rammed into a public service bus in Nairobi. The accident happened during the morning rush hour at a crossing point, killing at least 12 passengers in the bus.
Participants play in a swimming pool filled with pink and green plastic balls during a Guinness World Records attempt of the Largest Ball Pit as part of the Pink October campaign at Kerry Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai. The event, aimed at raising awareness of breast cancer prevention, set the world record with 1m balls in the 25-metre-long and 12.6-metre-wide swimming pool, according to local media.
A model on Wednesday presents a creation from a lingerie collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing.
Two men row a boat past a partially dried-up riverbed on a section of the Yangtze River in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China.
A sculpture by Australian artist Ken Unworth is displayed as part of Sculptures By The Sea, an exhibition in Sydney, Australia. The exhibition features works by Australian and international artists.
Participants of an annual convention of women’s advocacy groups chant slogans vowing to empower women, in Seoul, South Korea. President Park Geun-hye spoke at the convention and promised to make the country a better place for women, with more jobs and opportunities, and less gender-based discrimination. One of the slogans was ‘Becoming one Korea, through women’s power.’
A couple take a photo in front of the Angel of the North on Monday evening in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England. Temperatures dropped to near freezing on Tuesday morning.
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An elderly Kachin refugee woman making a broom at the Janmai Baptist camp, Myitkyina, Kachin State. Thousands of local people left their homes and took shelter in refugee camps to escape the ongoing battles between the Myanmar government’s troops and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA).
A Palestinian woman stands with her furniture as her house is demolished in Beit Hanina, east Jerusalem on Tuesday. The Jerusalem municipality said there was a court order to raze the house, which was built without a permit.
The nieces of Palestinian prisoner Omar Massoud (pictured on the wall), held by Israel since 1993, look out after his family in Gaza City react to the news of his expected release. Israel says Massoud was convicted of killing an Israeli in 1993. Up to 26 Palestinian prisoners are set to be released as part of a deal brokered by the US in July that brought a resumption of peace talks.
Rescuers near West Beach in Newhaven, East Sussex, search for 14-year-old Dylan Alkins who vanished on Sunday while playing in the surf.
An artisan uses flames to dry a statue of Kali, the Hindu goddess of destruction, in Kolkata, India. Kali Puja, the festival dedicated to the worship of Kali, will be celebrated on November 2.
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A view of the royal shoes as Queen Elizabeth II visits the Ebony Horse Club and Community Riding Centre in Brixton, south London. The club was established in 1996 to enable children and young people from Brixton to learn to ride and care for horses.
A young Afghan refugee sits on the side of an alley in a poor neighbourhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.
In early morning darkness, workers prepare heavy machinery for the day as rebuilding work continues on the beach area of Seaside Heights and Seaside Park, New Jersey. Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of hurricane Sandy.
Syrian children play on a tree as they wait for the distribution of food outside a refugee centre in Sofia on Tuesday.
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Debutantes wait to be presented to guests during Queen Charlotte’s Ball at the Royal Courts of Justice, London. The event is the highlight of the London Season, a tradition established more than 200 years ago by King George III, culminating with Queen Charlotte’s Ball in honour of his wife’s birthday. Debutantes are young women, usually between 17 and 20, who attend the ball to celebrate a year of charity fund raising, etiquette classes, parties and high society events.
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Komale, a Western Lowland Gorilla, inspects a rugby ball that has been placed into the enclosure at Bristol Zoo as part of its enrichment programme.