Editors note the photo is a composite of multiple camera RAW files. Undated Ministry of Defence handout photo of RAF Falcons taking to the sky performing aerial acrobatics to a packed crowd at RAF Henlow families day, taken by Shay Woods, which has been shortlisted for the general public to pick their favourite RAF Image of the Year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday August 16, 2016.

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RAF Falcons take to the sky at RAF Henlow families day, taken by Shay Woods, which has been shortlisted for the RAF Image of the Year. Please note the photo is a composite of multiple camera RAW files.

An artisan makes an idol of Hindu god Ganesh at a workshop ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations, in Chandigarh, India

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An artisan makes an idol of Hindu god Ganesh at a workshop ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations, in Chandigarh, India

A dog with Indonesian national flags on his head walks during a parade a day before Indonesia Independence Day at Kuta on Indonesia's resort island of Bali

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A dog with Indonesian national flags on his head walks during a parade a day before Indonesia Independence Day at Kuta on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali

Divers and fishermen carry the image of the Virgin of Palm as a girl touch it at El Rinconcillo beach during the yearly Virgin of Palm maritime pilgrimage on August 15, 2016 in Algeciras, Spain. The Our Lady of Palm maritime pilgrimage in Algeciras dates back to 1975 and takes place annually when fishermen rescue the submerged virgin from the deep sea. Worshippers amid thousands of visitors await its arrival at the Rinconcillo beach. The devotion for the Virgin of Palm comes from the seventeenth century when a ship coming from Italy docked at Algeciras port to wait out bad weather.

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Divers and fishermen carry the image of the Virgin of Palm as a girl touch it at El Rinconcillo beach during the yearly Virgin of Palm maritime pilgrimage 2016 in Algeciras, Spain.

A Thai dancer performer uses her mobile phone at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand. A bomb exploded at the Erawan Shrine on 17 August 2015 and killed 20 people and injured more than 100 while two foreign bomb suspect were arrested and under trial by the Thai military court. A series of bomb attacks on 12 August 2016 in major popular tourist towns killing four people and more than 20 people injured including foreign tourists will shake Thailand's tourism industry

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A Thai dancer performer uses her mobile phone at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand

A truck is seen in a flooded parking lot on August 15, 2016 in Denham Springs, Louisiana.

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A truck is seen in a flooded parking lot in Denham Springs, Louisiana

Members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) dance and sing around Wonderkop Hill during the 4th anniversary of the Marikana shooting in  Rustenburg, South Africa, 16 August 2016. Police forces shot dead 34 miners from the Lonmin mine four years ago after a protracted strike in the mining sector. Relatives and fellow miners gather at Wonderkop hill each year to remember those who died and were wounded.

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Members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) dance and sing around Wonderkop Hill during the 4th anniversary of the Marikana shooting in Rustenburg, South Africa. Police forces shot dead 34 miners from the Lonmin mine four years ago after a protracted strike in the mining sector. Relatives and fellow miners gather at Wonderkop hill each year to remember those who died and were wounded.

People cool off at a swimming pool in Daying county

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People cool off at a swimming pool in Daying county, Sichuan Province, China 

Competitors clear a hurdle during Round 1 of the Men's 40m Hurdles at the Olympic Stadium

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Competitors clear a hurdle during Round 1 of the Men’s 400m Hurdles at the Olympic Stadium

Anna Knauer of Germany and Allison Beveridge of Canada crash during the final of the Women's Omnium 10km Scratch Race

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Anna Knauer of Germany and Allison Beveridge of Canada crash during the final of the Women’s Omnium 10km Scratch Race

A Kashmiri boy peeps from the door of his home during a gunfight in Nowhatta area of downtown of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir

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A Kashmiri boy peeps from the door of his home during a gunfight in Nowhatta area of downtown of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir

A reveller takes part in a village band march during celebrations marking the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady in Mosta, outside Valletta, August 15, 2016. August 15 also marks an important day in Malta's recent history, being the anniversary of Operation Pedestal, the convoy that arrived in Grand Harbour on August 15, 1942 with much needed food and supplies during World War II when the bomb-battered island was on the brink of starvation and close to surrendering to the Axis powers.

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A reveller takes part in a village band march during celebrations marking the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady in Mosta, outside Valletta, Malta

A French police officer stands guard by Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris as people queue for the mass for the feast of the Assumption

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A French police officer stands guard by Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris as people queue for the mass for the feast of the Assumption

2016 Rio Olympics - Marathon Swimming - Final - Women's 10km Marathon Swimming - Fort Copacabana - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 15/08/2016.   Swimmers enter the water for the start of the marathon.

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Swimmers enter the water for the start of the women’s marathon at Fort Copacabana during the Rio Olympic Games

Sudanese children play in mud in the village of Makli that was flooded as the river Gash burst its banks

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Sudanese children play in mud in the village of Makli that was flooded as the river Gash burst its banks

Muslims hold pigeons dyed in the colours of the Indian flag, during a march to celebrate India's Independence Day in Ahmedabad, India

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Muslims hold pigeons, dyed in the colours of the Indian flag, during a march to celebrate India’s Independence Day in Ahmedabad, India

China's Dong Dong performs during the men's trampoline qualification at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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China’s Dong Dong performs during the men’s trampoline qualification at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Firefighters spray water into a damaged building while battling the Clayton Fire at Lower Lake in California

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Firefighters spray water into a damaged building while battling the Clayton Fire at Lower Lake in California

A young migrant runs after a ball in the street of Via Cupa outside the former Baobab migrants reception centre next to the Tiburtina train station in Rome

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A young migrant runs after a ball in the street of Via Cupa outside the former Baobab migrants reception centre next to the Tiburtina train station in Rome

A supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up a placard as Trumo delivers remarks during a campaign rally at Silver Spurs Arena, inside the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida

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A supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up a placard as Trumo delivers remarks during a campaign rally at Silver Spurs Arena, inside the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida