United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage poses for a selfie photo with party worker Lee Jarvis at a polling station in Rochester, England. Polls have opened and voting is taking place in the Rochester and Strood parliamentary by-election.
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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi uses his mobile phone as he awaits the arrival of Senegal’s President Macky Sall at Chigi’s Palace, Italy
Portuguese Air Force fighter F-16 (R) and Canadian Air Force fighter CF-18 Hornet patrol over Baltics air space, from the Zokniai air base near Siauliai on Thursday
Ettal Abbey tower is viewed in front of the snow-covered landscape in Ettal, southern Germany
People walk the stairs of the European Parliament building, in Brussels.
A man walks on the debris of a gutted and destroyed apartment, damaged by shelling, in the eastern Ukranian city of Donetsk, as artillery fire continues to rock the pro-Russian rebel bastion
Protesters show symbolical red cards during a protest against President Miloš Zeman in Prague, Czech Republic. The country is marking the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution
An Alps panorama is reflected in the water of the Hopfensee lake near Hopfen, southern Germany
A young Ukrainian cadet warms his hands, after an oath-taking ceremony and a prayer service at Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery in Kiev, Ukraine
Demonstators hold flares during a demonstration as part of a general strike in central Rome on Friday