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From street dancing in Cornwall to the world's first fourteen loop roller coaster, check out this week's most incredible photos!
This has to be one of the prettiest pictures of Spring we've seen yet! This beautiful village in Bavaria enjoyed blue skies underneath a huge arching rainbow... Now, if only we could find that pot of gold.
Donald Duck receives some special treatment as part of annual Teddy Bear Clinic, in which a charity invites children from Berlin day care centres to bring their poorly teddy bears in for fictitious X-rays and examinations, so that the children can learn about the medical environment.
Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh make their way to Buckingham Palace in a horse drawn carriage following the State Opening of Parliament in London on the 8th of May 2013.
Now that's what we call arriving in style!
The Punk: Chaos to Couture opened to the public on Thursday at the Museum of Metropolitan Art in New York. The show looks at the impact of the 'punk' style on high fashion from the early 70s through to today. The show will continue until the 14th of August 2013.
Her Majesty the Queen takes some time to herself after the State Opening of Parliament, to attend the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Windsor Castle. Doesn't she look like she's enjoying herself!
The good people of Hal-an-Tow took to the streets to dance as part of the Helston Flora Day celebrations in Cornwall on May 8th. The annual Flora Dance celebrates the end of Winter and the coming of Spring. Dancing starts at 7am and continues all day! Many people's favourite dance takes place at midday in which the men wear top hats and the women wear their prettiest dresses.
A performer dressed in a green mask gets into the spirit of the pageant as he blows his horn to announce the beginning of the celebrations.
These performers look ready for the upcoming summer festival season in their amazing blue costumes.
The saying goes 'when it rains it pours'... and that certainly is the case in the Guangdong province of China! There has been so much rainfall in the area recently that this man has been forced to ride though the flooded streets on his bicycle.
Blink and you'll miss it! Motorbike racers Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez whiz around the track during the MotoGP Spain Grand Prix Race at Circuito de Jerez, in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain.
Sealion trainer Frances Reid puts Poppy the sealion through her paces as they learn a routine together in her outdoor pool at Blair Drummond Safari Park.
Very elegant indeed! Dancers from The Irish National Youth Ballet practice their moves ahead of their forthcoming shows at the Civic Theatre in Dublin.
Model Sara Beverley Jones waves a giant Union Jack flag as she poses with Tsingtao sponsored bikes and the special lightweight WK650i bike, ahead of the prestigious Isle of Man TT motorcycle race, which will take place on May 25th 2013.
People get out and about to enjoy a spot of sunshine at the Canalway Cavalcade festival in Little Venice in London. The fun day out includes family activities, food and dancing, as well as over one hundred narrow boats clustered together. They've even rolled out the bunting!
It's been an important week for The Vatican's Swiss Guards, who swore in thirty-five new recruits in an elaborate traditional ceremony at the Vatican. The new recruits must swear an oath to protect the Pope by holding the corps' flag and raising three fingers in a symbol of the Holy Trinity.
Even tree's need a check-up every now and again... and that's exactly what's happening at Kew Gardens in London, where specialist tree surveyors are joining forces with local groups to run a project to measure the health of Britain's trees.
In San Francisco an exhibition is looking at our fluttery friends. The exhibit houses over twenty species of butterflies, but looks specifically at North American butterflies such as Monarchs and Western Swallowtails.
There's always something effortlessly cool about classic cars, and these restored 1953-made Austin-Healey Special Test Cars are no exception. The cars were recently sold at auction for a record £843,000. Wow!
Alton Towers Resort has unveiled it's brand new ride: The Smiler. It's the world's very first fourteen loop roller coaster and has set a new Guinness World Record! The ride will be open to the public on the 18th of May 2013. Rather you than us!