German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives a flower from a robot decorated with typical Dutch attributes − a traditional dress and a tulip − during the official opening of the Hannover Messe industrial trade fair in central Germany on Monday.
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Cacti on display in the Royal Horticultural Society’s Great London Plant Fair in the RHS Lawrence and Lindley Halls on Tuesday in London, England. The show, which aims to celebrate the vibrancy of spring, includes the RHS Early Daffodil Competition and runs until Friday.
Guidelines on a rack showing where to place books during preparations for the forthcoming book fair in Frankfurt. The largest event of its kind runs from October 9 to October 13 and features the literature of Brazil as its guest of honour. Read more
A girl laughs as she sits among hand fans during a mass performance at a children’s martial arts fair in Foshan, Guangdong province in China on Friday. Read more