Jo Applin from the Courtauld Institute of Art looks at Green Tilework in Live Flesh by Adriana Vareja, which features in a new exhibition, Flesh, at York Art Gallery
Protesters shout and confront riot police officers in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
The Washington Monument provides a backdrop as Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is guided by U.S. National Park Service Ranger Heath Mitchell on a visit to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington
An aerial view of the Statue of Liberty. New York City is preparing to mark the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens to a question while speaking to the press at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York
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A passerby looks at a statue depicting republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the nude in San Francisco, United States
Christian Taylor of USA competes leaps to victory in the triple jump final at the Olympics in Rio
Men’s 200m Butterfly Final. Michael Phelps of USA competes on his way to winning the gold medal
Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stand for the pledge of allegiance during a campaign rally at Briar Woods High School, Ashburn Virginia
Larry Smart, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a fogger to spray pesticide to kill mosquitos in the Wynwood neighbourhood as the county fights to control the Zika virus outbreak in Miami, Florida
Delegates react as Democratic Nominee for United States President Hillary Clinton appears live via satellite at the conclusion of the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Jaimes Campbell, who advocates for open carry, stands with a gun as police walk by in Cleveland Public Square outside the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.
The body of Alton Sterling, who was shot and killed by Baton Rouge Police officers, lies in a casket as he is brought into his funeral at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
A woman stands by a makeshift memorial at the Triple S convenience store where Alton Sterling was shot dead by police in Baton Rouge in Louisiana
A spotlight catches the top of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton‘s head, as she enters to address the National Education Association’s 95th Representative Assembly in Washington D.C.
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Sam Kendricks competes the men’s pole vault event at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, in Eugene Ore
Police officers stand guard outside the courthouse before a verdict was issued in the trial of police officer Caesar Goodson, one of six Baltimore police officers charged over the death of Freddie Gray, in Baltimore, Maryland. A judge issued a verdict of not-guilty in all accounts in the trial of Goodson.
US Democrats staged a rare sit-in Wednesday in the House of Representatives, demanding that the Republican-led body vote on gun-control legislation following the Orlando nightclub massacre
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A paper heart inscribed with the name of a victim of the Orlando shooting massacre in Fairfax obscures the face of a Fairfax County police officer outside the headquarters of the National Rifle Association (NRA)
Runners pass under the the flags flying at half-mast around the Washington Monument at daybreak in Washington. The flags were ordered to half-staff by President Barack Obama to honor the victims of the Orlando nightclub shootings