From silver body suits with giant mohawks to revealing fishnet tops with huge feathers, colourful, extravagant costumes take centre stage at a new theatrical show in Berlin. French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier has swapped the Paris runway for the German stage to create some 500 costumes for “THE ONE Grand Show”, an 11-million euro ($12.2 million) production showcasing plenty of singing, dancing and acrobatics. Photo Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters
A member of the U.S. armed forces stands on the wing of an Alenia C-27J Spartan military transport aircraft, manufactured by Leonardo Finmeccanica SpA, on the opening day of the Farnborough International Airshow 2016 in Farnborough, U.K., on Monday
US First Lady Michelle Obama cheers during the White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show at the White House in Washington D.C. Students from throughout the US performed at the presidential mansion showcasing the power of arts education
Cast members Oscar Couchman and Martin Fenton from The Snowman stage show visit The View from The Shard’s The Height of Winter Experience in London on Wednesday
A model presents a creation from the Blumarine’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection during Milan Fashion Week in Italy
A Hyundai N 50 Gran Turismo concept automobile, produced by Hyundai Motor Co., sits on display at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany
BMW CEO Harald Krueger is helped after he collapsed at a presentation during the media day at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany
A visitor shelters under her umbrella as she makes a phone call at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show in London, UK
The Queen’s horses Alpine, Mingulay, George, Anson, Dawn and Emma with Grooms Harriet White, Zoe McDonald, Christopher Allen and Sadie Henderson on the private grounds of Windsor Castle ahead of the country’s largest outdoor equestrian show, the Royal Windsor Horse Show
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Visitors look at a Toyota FV2 concept car on display at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday. The Auto Shanghai international car show runs until April 29.
A man with his English Setters at the annual Crufts Dog Show at the NEC Arena in Birmingham, Britain, on Thursday. The world’s largest dog show will be held until Sunday. The main competition is for the Best in Show award, the most coveted title sought by dog owners
A model poses next to a Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 during the second press day ahead of the 85th Geneva International Motor Show
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The Ukrainian Cossack Stunt team perform during day seven of the Olympia London International Horse Show at the Olympia Exhibition Centre, London on Monday
French President Francois Hollande is greeted by President of tyre company Michelin, Jean-Dominque Senard and a person dressed in a Michelin-Man costume during an official visit to the Paris Motor Show in Paris on Friday
A Greek Army Apache helicopter takes part in an air show at Athens Paleo Faliro coastal suburb on Thursday
A dog owner prepares her poodle backstage at a dog show in Seoul. Some 2,000 dogs took part in the three-day show organised by the Korea Kennel Federation which was celebrating its 58th anniversary
A highland cow is prepared for judging at the Great Yorkshire Show, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Monty Python cast members announce the dates of their live show tour. Left to right: John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam
An employee of Megahouse, a Japanese toymaker, with a puzzle of human parts and organs ‘Jintai-mokei’ at the Tokyo Toy Show
The rear of Lamborghini Aventador is pictured during the media day ahead of the 84th Geneva Motor Show at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva on Wednesday. The Geneva Motor Show will run from March 6 to 16.