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From an annual cheese-rolling competition to classical music on the London Underground, take a look at these amazing photos doing the rounds on the internet this week.
Duke the sea lion shows off his tricks to the crowds at the re-opening to the public of the Wildlife Conservation Society New York Aquarium in Coney Island. The aquarium was heavily damaged by Hurricane Sandy, but luckily over 90% of the aquarium's sea life survived.
Now that's one fashionable bear! This incredible giant 'Panda' was created out of Louis Vuitton designer bags! It was made to mark the 100th Anniversary of the brands SLG Savoir Faire classic collection.
Now this looks like fun! Contestants in the men's race chase a run-away cheese as part of the annual cheese-rolling tradition at Cooper's Hill in Gloucestershire. The race dates back hundreds of years, and thousands of people still gather to watch contestants from around the world take part.
The London Concert Orchestra took things to a whole new level... quite literally, when they performed on the London Underground this week. Picture: Jana Chiellino
The setting could not have been more appropriate, as musicians performed a piece about a man who falls in love on the Paris Metro! Picture: Jana Chiellino
This extraordinary wig was created in Indonesia the office of by wig designer Sari Rambut. The company makes wigs for some of biggest Hollywood film and stage productions. And from this amazing nautical creation, we can see why!
Meet Gal, the loggerhead turtle. Gal sadly lost her two front fins in a fishing net accident in 2004, but luckily she was rescued by a centre Israel, where she has spent the last nine years being look after by staff. The turtle is now moving to a new home at the Istanbul Aquarium in Turkey.
The statue of Christ Redeemer is lit from behind by a beautiful full moon. In around two months time Pope Francis will make his first overseas trip as Pope and will visit Rio de Janeiro as part of the World Youth Day event on July 23rd to July 28th.
This annual kite festival, which began in 1841, dates back to the Edo period of Japanese history and is now held on the fourth Sunday of May every year.
This stunning tiger kite is definitely one of our favourites!
The Duchess of Cornwall was greeted by members of the French Republican Guard when she visited Paris this week on her first overseas solo engagement to raise awareness for the homeless charity EMMAUS, of which she is patron.
Chinese artist Li Wei performs in front of Saint's Mark in Venice, as part of the 55th International Art Exhibition. The exhibition will be open to the public from the June 1st to November 24th.
This incredible installation entitled 'Gas Giant' by artist Jacob Hashimoto, is made of a whopping 7500 kites.
This man will be getting a surprise if he ever wakes-up. This interesting sculpture was created by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
Summer and cricket go hand in hand, and nowhere is this more true than in India. Here boys get stuck into a good game against the amazing backdrop of the stunning Taj Mahal.
We'll take ours sunny side up please! A judge at Royal Bath and West Show checks over eggs that have been entered for the best egg competition at the 150th Royal Bath and West Show. The agricultural festival includes machinery, livestock and lots of lovely locally produced food and was first held back in 1852. We think the show looks egg-cellent! Sorry we couldn't resist...
Just 55 kilometres away from Mexico City, the Popocatepetl volcano, appears to be awakening from it's slumber. Authorities there have raised the alert level to 'Yellow Phase Three' and people are no longer allowed closer than 12 kilometres near the volcano.
Soldiers from The Atholl Highlanders stand to attention during the annual parade of Europe’s last remaining private army in Blair Atholl, Scotland.
The regiment began 175 years ago as a bodyguard to Lord Glenlyon during a medieval tournament at Eglinton in Ayrshire in 1839.
This amazing photograph was taken in the evening with a special long exposure frame technique, which blurs colour and light. The golden light you can see around the base is created from candles as worshippers circle Lord Buddha's statue in Nakhon Pathom, to commemorate his Birth, Enlightenment and Passing Away.
Artist Helen Whittaker was commissioned to create this stunning blue window by Westminster Abbey for their Lady Chapel. Each panel is incredibly intricate and is made from around fifty handmade pieces of glass. The Abbey is also planning another two windows to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of The Queen which will take place in the Abbey on the 4th of June 2013.