Life and Arts

Workers clean windows of an office building above panda installations on display, in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, April 22, 2015. About 280 panda installations were displayed at a square outside a shopping mall

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Workers clean the windows of an office building above panda installations, in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China. About 280 panda installations were displayed at a square outside a shopping mall

Sotheby's Arts of the Islamic World auction. An Ottoman jewelled presentation sword. Turkey. 18th/19th century. Photograph: Rosie HallamSotheby's Arts of the Islamic World auction. Photograph: Rosie Hallam

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A Sotheby’s member of staff presents a 18th/19th Century Ottoman jewelled presentation sword at a media preview of the Arts of the Islamic World at Sotheby’s, London 

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford of Canada compete during the pairs short program at the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating in Tokyo

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Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford of Canada compete during the pairs short program at the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating in Tokyo on Friday

Gold of the U.S. competes during the ladies' short program at the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating in Tokyo

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Gracie Gold of the US competes during the ladies’ short programme at the ISU World Team Trophy in figure skating in Tokyo on Wednesday

John John Florence of North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii (pictured) winning his round 1 heat of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro at 'The Box' on Wednesday April 15, 2015. (World Surf League via AP)

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John John Florence of North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii winning his round one heat of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro at ‘The Box’ on Wednesday 

A woman walks past a piece of street art in Shoreditch, east London...A woman walks past a piece of street art in Shoreditch, east London, April 14, 2015.  REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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A woman walks past a piece of street art in Shoreditch, east London 

Fans listen to David Guetta at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California.

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Fans listen to David Guetta at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California.

Horse Racing - Crabbies Grand National 2015 - Grand Opening Day - Aintree Racecourse

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Horses and riders on the gallops in the early morning of the opening day of the Crabbies Grand National festival at Aintree racecourse in Liverpool

A woman watches a creation by Tom Friedman 'Big Big Mac' during the unveiling of Arts & Food exhibition at the Triennale in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The exhibition is part of the Expo 2015 in Milan, whose theme is "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life". (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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A woman watches a creation by Tom Friedman ‘Big Big Mac’ during the unveiling of Arts & Food exhibition at the Triennale in Milan, Italy. The exhibition is part of the Expo 2015 in Milan, whose theme is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”

n this handout photograph released by C...In this handout photograph released by Chris Burkett of the Global Stars Aerobatic Display Team on April 2, 2015, members of the British Global Stars Aerobatic Display Team fly over the Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad on April 2, 2015, on the second day of a four-day air show in the western state of Gujarat. The event is scheduled to run from April 1-4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / Chris Burkett of the Global Stars Aerobatic Display Team ---EDITORS NOTE---- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO/Chris Burkett of the Global Stars Aerobatic Display Team" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS Chris Burkett/Global Stars/AFP/Getty Images

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Members of the British Global Stars Aerobatic Display Team fly over the Sabarmati River in on the second day of a four-day air show in the western state of Gujarat. 

Al Marmoon Heritage Festival Camel Racing...DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - APRIL 02: Camels race during Al Marmoom Heritage Festival at the Al Marmoom Camel Racetrack on April 2, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The festival promotes the traditional sport of camel racing within the region.  (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

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Camels race during Al Marmoom Heritage Festival at the Al Marmoom Camel Racetrack in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Exhibition Of Forty Artists Work Opens At The Yorkshire Sculpture Park...BARNSLEY, ENGLAND - MARCH 27:  A gallery staff member views Untitled (Diving Figure) by Antony Gormley, one of the works on display at in Yorkshire Sculpture Parks Longside Gallery as part of the 'Making It: Sculpture in Britain 1977-1986' exhibition on March 27, 2015 in Barnsley, England.  Yorkshire Sculpture Parks latest exhibition brings together the work of over 40 influential artists gathered mainly from the Arts Council Collection. 'Making It: Sculpture in Britain 1977-1986'  is the first exhibition to survey the era in British sculpture when a talented UK generation of artists began to receive international attention. The exhibition at the Longdale Gallery is open from 1 April - 21 June 2015.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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A gallery staff member views Untitled (Diving Figure) by Antony Gormley, one of the works on display at in Yorkshire Sculpture Parks Longside Gallery as part of the ‘Making It: Sculpture in Britain 1977-1986′ exhibition in Barnsley, It features work of over 40 influential artists gathered mainly from the Arts Council Collection. The exhibition opens on April 1. 

Portugal Fashion

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Portuguese model Sigrid Vieira poses for a photograph after having her make-up applied backstage during the Portugal Fashion Fall-Winter Fashion Show 2015-16, in Lisbon.

Elena Radionova of Russia competes in the ladies short program during the ISU World Figure Skating Championship in Shanghai

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Elena Radionova of Russia competes in the ladies short program during the ISU World Figure Skating Championship in Shanghai on Thursday

Models show creations at "BIFT-ELLASSAY" scholarship awarding ceremony during China Fashion Week in Beijing...Models show creations at "BIFT (Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology)-ELLASSAY" scholarship awarding ceremony during China Fashion Week in Beijing, March 26, 2015.    REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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Models show creations at “BIFT-ELLASSAY” scholarship awards ceremony during China Fashion Week in Beijing 

Horse Racing - Southwell Racecourse...Bells 'n' Banjo ridden by Gavin Sheehan (number 2) beats Champagne Present ridden by Tony McCoy to win the Membership at Southwell Golf Club Novices' Hurdle Race at Southwell Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday March 24, 2015. See PA story RACING Southwell. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

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Bells ‘n’ Banjo ridden by Gavin Sheehan (number 2) beats Champagne Present ridden by Tony McCoy to win the Membership at Southwell Golf Club Novices’ Hurdle Race at Southwell Racecourse. 

A snowboarder performs during the Red Bull Jump and Freeze competition at ski resort Shimbulak

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A snowboarder performs during the Red Bull Jump and Freeze competition at the ski resort Shimbulak outside Almaty.

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. 

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. 

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.