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SEYNE, FRANCE - MARCH 25:  French President Francois Hollande (L) bows his head as he stands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy as they meet with rescue workers on March 25, 2015 in Seyne, France.  Germanwings flight 4U9525 from Barcelona to Duesseldorf  has crashed in Southern French Alps. All 150 passengers and crew are thought to have died.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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French President Francois Hollande bows his head as he stands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy as they meet with rescue workers in Seyne, France. Germanwings flight 4U9525 from Barcelona to Duesseldorf has crashed in Southern French Alps. All 150 passengers and crew are thought to have died. 

French Police and Gendarmerie Alpine rescue units gather on a field as they prepare to reach the crash site of an Airbus A320...French Police and Gendarmerie Alpine rescue units gather on a field as they prepare to reach the crash site of an Airbus A320, near Seyne-les-Alpes, in the French Alps, March 24, 2015. An Airbus plane operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline, en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, crashed in a remote snowy area of the French Alps on Tuesday and all 150 on board were feared dead.  REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

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Police and gendarmerie Alpine rescue units gather on a field as they prepare to reach the Germanwings’ crash site in the French Alps. The Airbus jet operated by Lufthansa’s budget airline crashed in a remote area at the foot of the French Alps on Tuesday, with all 150 onboard feared dead. 

A handout picture taken on March 23, 201...A handout picture taken on March 23, 2015 and obtained in London on March 24, 2015, from Britain's Ministry of Defence, shows a bomb disposal expert checking the fuse on an unexploded 1,000-pound (455-kilogramme) bomb which was discovered at a building site in south London. Residents were evacuated from around 1,200 homes in a densely populated London neighbourhood, as bomb disposal experts worked on Tuesday to defuse a 1,000-pound (455-kilogramme) bomb from World War II. The local council said it had put 80 people up in hotels in the area overnight, and was serving hot food and drinks at a sports centre and a local library, as well as providing activities for children.  AFP PHOTO / SERGEANT RUPERT FRERE/MOD/HANDOUT

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A bomb disposal expert checks the fuse on an unexploded first world war 1,000lb bomb which was discovered at a building site in south London. Residents were evacuated as bomb disposal experts worked to defuse the bomb.

Spring weather March 24th 2015...A man walks his dog along Formby Beach, Merseyside, as a shipwreck can be seen in the distance. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday March 24, 2015. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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A man walks his dog along Formby Beach, Merseyside, as a shipwreck can be seen in the distance 

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras listen to their countries' national anthems upon his arrival for talks at the Chancellery on March 23, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. The two leaders are meeting as relations between the Tsipras government and Germany have soured amidst contrary views between the two countries on how Greece can best work itself out of its current economic morass.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras listen to their countries’ national anthems upon his arrival for talks at the Chancellery on Monday in Berlin, Germany

A man looks to the art works Erection Molle, right, by artist Pol Bury  and 'Weisse Muehle' ( White Mill), right, by artist Guenther Uecker as part of the ZERO exhibition in Berlin, Friday, March 20, 2015. The exhibition is honoring the German-born ZERO movement, which sought to give a new optimism and a fresh start to art after the gloomy post-World War II years, with a major retrospective. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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A man looks to the art works Erection Molle, right, by artist Pol Bury and ‘Weisse Muehle’ (White Mill), right, by artist Guenther Uecker as part of the ZERO exhibition in Berlin. The exhibition is honoring the German-born ZERO movement, which sought to give a new optimism and a fresh start to art after the gloomy post-World War II years, with a major retrospective. 

Members of a Female Commando Battalion which is part of the Syrian Army, sit atop of a tank in the government-controlled area of Jobar...Members of a Female Commando Battalion which is part of the Syrian Army, sit atop of a tank in the government-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus March 19, 2015. This Battalion consists of several hundred female fighters who have had military training and carry out combat duties. Picture taken during a Syrian Army organised trip. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

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Members of a female commando battalion in the Syrian Army sit atop a tank in the government-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. The battalion consists of several hundred female fighters 

Children at a school wear solar viewing glasses as they try to see a partial solar eclipse in London...Children at a school wear solar viewing glasses as they try to see a partial solar eclipse in London March 20, 2015. A solar eclipse swept across the Atlantic Ocean on Friday with the moon blocking out the sun for a few thousand sky gazers on remote islands with millions more in Europe, Africa and Asia getting a partial celestial show. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

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Schoolchildren in London wear solar viewing glasses as they try to see a partial solar eclipse — about 85% in the UK capital — on Friday 

Solar Eclipse...Handout photo dated 20/03/15 issued by Chester Zoo of lemurs looking at the eclipse over Chester Zoo. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday March 20, 2015. See PA story SCIENCE Eclipse. Photo credit should read: Steve Rawlins/Chester Zoo/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

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Lemurs at Chester Zoo in Cheshire, England observe the solar eclipse on Friday 

Ukraine's voluntary militia, called the Azov Battalion, undergoes artillery training.

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Ukraine’s voluntary militia, called the Azov Battalion, undergoes artillery training.

Lovers of Light photography competition...Undated handout photo issued by VELUX of 'Drawn' taken in Scotland by Ford Buchanan, which is one of the six entries from the UK to make the top 10 shortlisted photographs in VELUX's third annual Lovers of Light photography competition. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday March

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‘Drawn’ taken in Scotland by Ford Buchanan, is one of the six entries from the UK to make the top 10 shortlisted photographs in VELUX’s third annual Lovers of Light photography competition. 

Photographers prepare for Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, to leave Downing Street this morning.

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Photographers prepare for Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, to leave Downing Street this morning.

Northern lights show...The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, over Derwent water near Keswick in the Lake District. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday March 18, 2015. See PA story ENVIRONMENT Aurora. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, over Derwent water near Keswick in the Lake District. 

A 'Blockupy' anti-capitalist protester walks near a burning barricade near the European Central Bank (ECB) building before the official opening of its new headquarters in Frankfur

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A ‘Blockupy’ anti-capitalist protester walks near a burning barricade near the European Central Bank (ECB) building before the official opening of its new headquarters in Frankfurt 

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, holds up his budget case for the cameras as he stands outside number 11 Downing Street in central London...Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, holds up his budget case for the cameras as he stands with his Treasury team outside number 11 Downing Street, before delivering his budget to the House of Commons, in central London March 18, 2015.   REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN  - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, holds up his budget case for the cameras as he stands with his Treasury team outside number 11 Downing Street, before delivering his budget to the House of Commons, in central London

A priest sprinkles holy water on members of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) before they depart to the frontline in eastern Ukraine, in central Kiev...A priest sprinkles holy water on members of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) before they depart to the frontline in eastern Ukraine, in central Kiev, March 17, 2015. Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in fighting in the east of Ukraine in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire agreement with Russian-backed rebels, a Kiev military spokesman said on Tuesday.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich  (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT RELIGION)

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A priest in central Kiev sprinkles holy water on members of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists before they depart to the frontline in eastern Ukraine. Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in fighting in the east of Ukraine in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire agreement with Russian-backed rebels, a Kiev military spokesman said on Tuesday. 

Helpers in boats lead swans from their wintering grounds back to the Aussenalster river in Hamburg, northern Germany, on March 17, 2015. Around 120 swans were moved from their ice-free winter home back to the city center

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Helpers in boats lead swans from their wintering grounds back to the Alster river in Hamburg, northern Germany. Around 120 swans were moved from their ice-free winter home back to the city centre

The 'Frecce Tricolori' Italian Air Force acrobatic squad fly over Rome, Tuesday, March 17, 2015 to mark the 154th anniversary of the Italian Unification in 1861

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The ‘Frecce Tricolori’ Italian Air Force acrobatic squad flies over Rome on Tuesday to mark the 154th anniversary of the Italian Unification in 1861

People bring flowers to the eternal flame on the memorial of the heroic defense of Sevastopol (1941-1942) as Crimeans celebrate the first anniversary of the referendum on Monday in Sevastopol, Crimea . Today marks the first anniversary of the referendum which resulted in the annexation of the territory by Russia

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People bring flowers to the eternal flame on the memorial of the heroic defense of Sevastopol (1941-1942) as Crimeans celebrate the first anniversary of the referendum on Monday in Sevastopol, Crimea . Today marks the first anniversary of the referendum which resulted in the annexation of the territory by Russia

Visitors and participants visit the Temple by renowned Burning Man artist David Best on March 16, 2015 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Members of the public will be able to use the Temple as a space for contemplation and remembrance, and to leave mementos, messages and photographs in its interior. Following this period, Temple and its contents will be ceremonially torched in a ceremony at dusk on Saturday March 21st

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Members of the public visit art project ‘The Temple’ in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. David Best’s installation hosts space for contemplation and remembrance, and people are encouraged to leave mementos, messages and photographs inside until Saturday, when ‘Temple’ and its contents will be ceremonially torched at dusk.