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 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) makes a joke with tie-less Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (L) during the second day of the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga, Latvia, 22 May 2015

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) makes a joke with tie-less Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (L) during the second day of the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga, Latvia on Friday

A man walks past billboard posters promoting the Yes campaign in favour of same-sex marriage on Friday in Dublin, Ireland. Voters in the Republic of Ireland are taking part in a referendum on legalising same-sex marriage on Friday. The referendum is being held 22 years after Ireland decriminalised homosexuality with more than 3.2m people being asked whether they want to amend the country's constitution to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry. Polling stations opened at 07:00 BST with voting continuing until 22:00 BST and counting due to start on Saturday morning

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A man walks past billboard posters promoting the Yes campaign in favour of same-sex marriage on Friday in Dublin, Ireland

Belgium's Philippe Gilbert celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race from Imola to Vicenza, Italy, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Alberto Contador extended his overall lead ahead of Fabio Aru to 17 seconds while Philippe Gilbert won the rainy 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday

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Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 12th stage of the Giro d’Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race from Imola to Vicenza, Italy, Thursday

Dunkirk veteran Garth Wright (95) with Royal Navy Wren Lauren Parsons on board the Little Ship the Princess Freda as the Little Ships arrive in Dunkirk, France, to mark the 75th anniversary of Operation Dynamo. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 21, 2015. Hundreds of fishing boats, pleasure yachts and lifeboats crossed the Channel between May 26 and June 4 1940, to help evacuate Allied forces from the beaches of northern France

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Dunkirk veteran Garth Wright (95) with Royal Navy Wren Lauren Parsons on board the Little Ship the Princess Freda as the Little Ships arrive in Dunkirk, France, to mark the 75th anniversary of Operation Dynamo

A tourist takes pictures of an alpine panorama from a platform of Germany highest mountain Zugspitze, 2962 meters, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany on Monday

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A tourist takes pictures of the alpine panorama from a platform on Germany highest mountain, Zugspitze, 2962 meters high, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, on Monday

Mount Etna spits lava as it erupts near Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Friday

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Mount Etna spits lava as it erupts near Catania, Sicily, Italy, on Friday

A group of 300 sub-Saharan Africans sit on board the Italian Finance Police vessel Di Bartolo as their boat  is left to adrift off the coast of Sicily

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A group of 300 sub-Saharan Africans sit on board the Italian Finance Police vessel Di Bartolo as their boat is left to adrift off the coast of Sicily.

The evening sky in Schwangau, southern Germany, is illuminated by lightning during thunderstorms

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The evening sky in Schwangau, southern Germany, is illuminated by lightning during thunderstorms

A man walks past abandoned buildings with 'for sale' sign in central Athens, on Wednesday. Greece's economy contracted by 0.2 percent in the first quarter of this year, preliminary data from the national statistics agency ELSTAT showed, pushing the country back into recession

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A man walks past abandoned buildings with ‘for sale’ sign in central Athens, on Wednesday

Director Emmanuelle Bercot poses during a photocall for the film "La tete haute" out of competition before the opening of the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes...Director Emmanuelle Bercot poses during a photocall for the film "La tete haute" out of competition before the opening of the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, May 13, 2015. The 68th edition of the film festival will run from May 13 to May 24.

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Director Emmanuelle Bercot poses during a photocall for the film “La tete haute” out of competition before the opening of the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France on Wednesday

Aerial view of sailing boats that lay in...Aerial view of sailing boats that lay in the water of Lake Starnberg which water is covered with pollen near Starnberg, southern Germany, on May 8, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / DPA / PETER KNEFFEL +++ GERMANY OUTPETER KNEFFEL/AFP/Getty Images

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Aerial view of sailing boats that lay in the water of Lake Starnberg which water is covered with pollen near Starnberg, southern Germany

Maria Sharapova from Russia returns the ball during her Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Caroline Garcia from France in Madrid, Spainon Wednesday

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Maria Sharapova from Russia returns the ball during her Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Caroline Garcia from France in Madrid, Spain, on Wednesday

Migrants wait to disembark from military ship "Bettica" following a rescue operation at sea on May 5, 2015 in the port of Salerno, southern Italy. Italy reacted Monday to the arrival of thousands of new migrants at its southern ports by demanding that its European Union partners meet the cost of taking them in. Speaking after the weekend rescue of nearly 6,000 migrants in the Mediterranean, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said promises made at last month's EU summit after a migrant boat disaster left 750 dead had to be honoured.

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Migrants wait to disembark from military ship “Bettica” following a rescue operation at sea on Tuesday in the port of Salerno, southern Italy

Rope access electricians work on the Eiffel Tower's light bulbs in Paris on May 5, 2015. The tower's 10 000 lights are changed every four years. AFP PHOTO /

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Electricians work on the Eiffel Tower’s lightbulbs in Paris on Tuesday. The tower’s 10 000 lights are changed every four years

Visitors walk through the Swarowski Crystal World museum on its reopening day following renovation, in the western Austrian village of Wattens April 30, 2015

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Visitors walk through the Swarowski Crystal World museum on its reopening day following renovation, in the western Austrian village of Wattens on Thursday

Pensioners wait outside the National Bank of Greece to get their monthly pensions on April 29, 2015. Greece has been trying to negotiate a deal that would unlock 7.2 billion euros (7.8 billion USD) in remaining EU-International Monetary Fund bailout money that the debt-ridden Mediterranean country needs to avoid default and a possible exit from the euro. So far, Athens has resisted new pension caps, the elimination of some VAT exemptions and no longer wants to use privatisation proceeds to repay state debt

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Pensioners wait outside the National Bank of Greece to get their monthly pensions on Wednesday. Greece has been trying to negotiate a deal that would unlock €7.2bn ($7.8bn) in remaining EU-International Monetary Fund bailout money that the debt-ridden Mediterranean country needs to avoid default and a possible exit from the euro

Over 200 illegal migrants, before they are shipped to the Italian mainland after being rescued by Italian Guardia di Finanza boat 'Denaro' in the Mediterranean Sea

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Over 200 illegal migrants cram into a boat as they are shipped to the Italian mainland after being rescued by Italian Guardia di Finanza boat ‘Denaro’ in the Mediterranean Sea

Rescued migrants walk along the quayside after disembarking from the Italian Navy vessel Bettica in the Sicilian harbour of Augusta on Wednesday. European governments came under increasing pressure to tackle the Mediterranean's migrant crisis ahead of an emergency summit, as harrowing details emerged of the fate of hundreds who died in the latest tragedy

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Rescued migrants walk along the quayside after disembarking from the Italian Navy vessel Bettica in the Sicilian harbour of Augusta on Wednesday

A meteorite burns up in the atmosphere, seen near Salgotarjan, 109 kms northeast of Budapest, Hungary

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A meteorite burns up in the atmosphere, seen near Salgotarjan, 109km northeast of Budapest, Hungary

The greenhouses are seen on the grounds of the Belgian royal family residence of Laeken in Brussels April 17, 2015. The royal family opens its interlocking greenhouses with their wide array of flowers to the public every year, for a duration of three weeks.

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The greenhouses are seen on the grounds of the Belgian royal family residence of Laeken in Brussels on Friday. The royal family opens its interlocking greenhouses with their wide array of flowers to the public every year, for a duration of three weeks