A woman sits by a fountain in the sunshine in Regent's Park on September 30, 2014 in London, England.  The country is set to be the driest September since records began in 1910, with extremely low rainfall for many parts of the country, the Met Office has reported.

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A woman sits by a fountain in the sunshine in Regent’s Park on Tuesday in London, England. England is set for the driest September since records began in 1910

A young Roma man stands next to a burning barricade during a protest in Athens on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.  The Greek Roma community, protesting authorities' plans to demolish their illegal settlement and move them to a remote spot in the countryside, blocked a main northern Athens avenue for hours Tuesday, using rubbish bins that they then set on fire. Eventually, a compromise was reached whereby a few uninhabited shacks will be knocked down, and the rest will stay in place pending a final agreement on relocating the Roma.

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A young Roma man stands next to a burning barricade during a Greek Roma community protest in Athens that blocked a main northern avenue in the city on Tuesday. The Roma are protesting authority plans to demolish their illegal settlement and move them to a remote spot in the countryside

Dog "Lotti" wears a traditional Bavarian...Dog "Lotti" wears a traditional Bavarian "Dirndl" dress on September 29, 2014 in Straubing, southern Germany. Animal fashion designer Hildegard Bergbauer designs dog outfits in "Lederhosen" (leather trousers) and "Dirndl" (Heidi-dress) style.

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Dog “Lotti” wears a traditional Bavarian “Dirndl” dress in Straubing, southern Germany. Animal fashion designer Hildegard Bergbauer designs dog outfits in “Lederhosen” (leather trousers) and “Dirndl” (Heidi-dress) style. Read more

Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Gasquet of France during their men's singles match at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing

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Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Richard Gasquet of France during their men’s singles match at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on Tuesday

A Palestinian vendor gestures as she displays sheep for customers at a livestock market ahead of Eid-al-Adha in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip September 30, 2014.

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A Palestinian vendor gestures as she displays sheep for customers at a livestock market ahead of Eid-al-Adha in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday

Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2014...PHUKET, THAILAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Vegetarian festival devotee of Jui Tui shrine parades through the streets on September 30, 2014 in Phuket, Thailand. Ritual Vegetarianism in Phuket Island traces its roots back to the early 1800's. The annual festival begins on the first evening of the ninth lunar month and lasts for nine days. Participants in the festival perform acts of body piercing as a means of shifting evil spirits from individuals onto themselves and bring the community good luck. The ritualized mutilation is performed at a local Buddhist shrine under a trance-like state and is carefully supervised.  (Photo by Borja Sanchez-Trillo/Getty Images)

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Vegetarian festival devotee of Jui Tui shrine parades through the streets in Phuket, Thailand. The annual festival begins on the first evening of the ninth lunar month and lasts for nine days. Participants perform acts of body piercing to shift evil spirits from others to themselves to bring the community good luck Read more

An Afghan refugee girl washes a bed in a polluted stream, in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

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An Afghan refugee girl washes a bed in a polluted stream, in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan

Syrian Kurdish refugees sleep in a field where they spent overnight near Mursitpinar border crossing in the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

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Syrian Kurdish refugees sleep in a field where they spent overnight near Mursitpinar border crossing in the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province. Read more

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A man walks along an empty street near the central financial district in Hong Kong. The Democracy Protest continues on Tuesday as tens of thousands of protests continue to fill the streets. Read more

William Hague MP and his wife Ffion take a tour of the stands at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham this morning.

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William Hague MP laughs at an illustration of himself as he takes a tour of the stands at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham on Monday. Read more