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Visitors walk through the Christmas market at Roemerberg square on its opening day on Wednesday in Frankfurt, Germany. Christmas markets, which traditionally sell mulled wine, stollen cake, Christmas tree ornaments and other crafts and are an essential part of German Christmas tradition
A demonstrator protests outside the Mipim international property fair at Olympia in London
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Coalman Simon Bee walks through the mud as he delivers bags of coal to showman’s steam engines being prepared for display at the Great Dorset Steam Fair in Tarrant Hinton near Blandford on Thursday in Dorset, England
A double Fordson tractor at the Great Dorset Steam Fair, where hundreds of period steam traction engines and heavy mechanical equipment are being set up for the annual Dorset gathering of steam enthusiasts.
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.
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.