A boy plays in the water after a procession in honor of the Virgin of Regla (the black madonna), in the town of Regla, across the bay from Havana, Cuba
A 25ft-high sea creature resembling Richard Branson emerges from the sea on Bournemouth beach in Dorset carrying a TV, laptop, telephone and mobile, to celebrate the launch of Virgin Media’s Big Kahuna quad-play bundle
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Rocio’s Virgin sculpture is carried through the streets during a procession on Monday in the village of El Rocio, Huelva, southern Spain. Nearly 1m people from all over the country gather for a festival in a small hamlet of El Rocio in the marshland of the Guadalquivir River delta, where the statue of the ‘Madonna of the Dew’ has been worshipped since 1280.