An Egyptian carries a member of the armed forces on his shoulders during celebrations of the opening of the new addition to the Suez Canal, in Tahrir Square, downtown Cairo, Egypt on Thursday
A man navigates his barge down the Bridgewater Canal near Walton Hall, Cheshire, as he enjoys the continuing warm weather
Algae blooms cover the surface of the Paddington canal basin in London, UK. Soaring temperatures along with heavy downpours have washed fertilisers into waterways and led to the larger-than-usual explosion of algae across the country.
A cargo ship passes through the Panama Bay in Panama City on Thursday. Panama on Wednesday requested for UN inspectors to scrutinise the cargo on the North Korean ship seized near Panama on Tuesday, which UN diplomats said could constitute a breach of the strict arms sanctions imposed on North Korea over its nuclear programme.