A worker takes samples for quality of molten iron outside a furnace at the Zhong Tian (Zenith) Steel Group Corporation in Changzhou, Jiangsu province, China
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Indian workers cheer during the opening of the Mondelez International facility in Sri City in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The facility will produce approximately 60,000 tons of Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate annually.
Britain’s Prince William is hugged by Chewbacca as British actor John Boyega smiles during a tour of the Star Wars sets at Pinewood studios in Iver Heath, west of London. Prince William and Prince Harry are touring Pinewood to visit the production workshops and meet the creative teams working behind the scenes on the Star Wars films.
The industrial landscape across the Dee Estuary at sunrise as steam rises from Deeside power station, Shotton Steelworks and other heavy industrial plants in Flint, Wales
Afghan men clean raisins in a factory in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan
Afghan children weave a carpet at a traditional carpet factory in Herat.
A miner carries baskets of sulphur stones out of the crater at the Kawan Ijen volcano in East Java, Indonesia.
A demonstrator holds an anti-fracking sign as police escort a lorry to a drilling site run by Cuadrilla Resources, outside the village of Balcombe in southeast England on Tuesday. Protesters have been blocking access to the site as part of a campaign against the fracking process used in shale gas exploration.