A visitor walks past the painting ‘Various Flowers’ by Pyotr Konchalovsky at the Museum of Russian Impressionism in Moscow, Russia.
Cookie the cockapoo explores the early-blooming daffodils
in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England
White tomcat Sindbad chills on the platform of a subway station in Frankfurt, Germany. Due to the nearby university, Sindbad, who spends a lot of time at the station, is called the campus cat and is well known by students and commuters.
Seen here are just a few of the breathtaking waterfalls at
Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia
Zookeeper Yelena Shabanova treats young alpacas Romeo (r.) and Juliette to a pie, formed as a heart and made of carrots, as employees congratulate coupled animals on Valentine’s Day at the Roev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
A model presents a creation from the Dolce & Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2017 women’s collection during Milan’s Fashion Week in Milan, Italy
Iceland’s Ari Skulason celebrates with a baby after the Iceland vs. Austria Group F EURO 2016 soccer match at Stade de France in Paris Saint-Denis.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II holds a bouquet after attending the Royal Maundy service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, England.
A one-day-old foal runs over a meadow at a stud in Wehrheim near Frankfurt, Germany.
A Pacific walrus on a sunken barge by Cape Kazak in the Avachinsky Bay, Russia
Ukrainian boys and girls dressed in cadet school uniforms attend a swear-in ceremony in the Monastery of the Caves in Kiev, Ukraine.
Kites fly during the 31st International Kite Festival in Berck, northern France. The festival is held every April.
The Bolshoi Theatre facade is illuminated as part of the 2018 Circle of Light Festival in Moscow, Russia
A little girl takes a picture of a lion in the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany.
Two dogs run through the snow, on top of Feldberg Mountain, just outside of Frankfurt, Germany
Models, including Adriana Lima, Lily Aldridge, Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid, pose for a group photograph during a photocall before the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at the Grand Palais in Paris.
Early morning mist floats around the hilltops near San
Quirico D’Orcia,in Val d’Orcia, Tuscany, Italy
A swan has become a regular visitor to a cafe where it hunts for cake crumbs and other treats. According to owner Sara Hettchen, the friendly bird visits every day expecting food, and will eat out of a person’s hand, in Essen, Germany.
A dog barks at Yulia Boyarintseva, master of snowboarding and snowkiting sports, who snowkites while wearing a bikini on the ice-covered Yenisei River outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
The Canary Islands are a Spanish archipelago situated roughly
100 km west of the southern coast of Morocco and
constitutes one of Spain’s 17 autonomous communities
A Siberian tiger cools itself in the pool of the tigers’ enclosure at the Gyongyos Zoo in Gyongyos, Hungary.
The ‘Elbphilharmonie,’ or Philharmonic Hall, which will open its doors to the public on Jan. 11, is illuminated during a light test in downtown Hamburg, Germany
Models prepare backstage during the ‘Best Hairstyle 2017’ competition in Minsk, Belarus.
Feeding the birds in central Minsk, Belarus
England players celebrating their win in penalty kicks over Colombia at the 2018 World Cup.
A woman is rescued from her flooded car on the street in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
The Brandenburg Gate is illuminated during the Festival of Lights show in Berlin.
A boy carries a loaf of bread after receiving humanitarian aid in Avdiivka in Avdiivka, Ukraine.
Knowsley Safari Park, Merseyside, England
Cows are driven down to the valley during the traditional ‘Alpfahrt’ – the ceremonial driving down of cattle from the alps to the valleys in autumn – from the ‘Soll’ alp, in Ruete, canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden, Switzerland.
Pink flamingos frolic in their enclosure at the Madrid zoo in Madrid, Spain.
Hundreds of Kosovans took part in Gay Pride, waving rainbow flags and banners with the motto of the parade: In the Name of Freedom
Egrets fly at a lake near the village of Novosyolki, Belarus.
A white lion cub yawns on the back of its mother, ‘Kiara,’ in their enclosure in the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany
William and Kate’s Official Wedding photo in 2011.
Sofia Lopez (r.) and Eve Chick, both 3 years old, meet Moominmamma (r.) and Moomintroll during a photo call for the Moomin Adventures at Kew Gardens Easter Festival at the Royal Botanic Gardens in London. Moomins are fairytale characters taken from the books of Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson.
A model presents a creation by a new designer Angeles Galvez during the
SIMOF (International Flamenco Fashion Show) in Sevilla, Spain
Soldiers, politicians, royals and members of the public have taken part in ceremonies across Britain and France to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. Pictured: French military guards on parade during the service.
Zoo employee Valentina Chernomorets carries a rabbit named Chupakabra and a 1-year-old red fox named Ralf after a training session at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia. The session is part of a program to tame wild animals for research and interaction with visitors. Ralf was born at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics (ICG) in Novosibirsk, which has experimented on fox domestication for more than 50 years.
A racegoer blends in with a floral background during Royal Ascot in Ascot, United Kingdom.
Wax figures of all 6 actors who portrayed the James Bond character (from left: Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Daniel Craig, Sean Connery, George Lazenby and Pierce Brosnan) are on display at Madame Tussauds wax museum in Berlin.
England celebrating a goal by Harry Kane at the 2018 World Cup
A Morpho peleides butterfly sits on the nose of a child during
a photocall in the Natural History Museum’s ‘Sensational
Butterflies’ outdoor butterfly house in London
People pose for pictures in front one of the five 7m high illuminated
white rabbits which make up Intrude by artist Amanda Parer
at the Southbank Centre in London
Members of the royal family stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace
A visitor walks between vintage cars at the World Show for Vintage, Classic and Prestige Automobiles Techno Classica in Essen, Germany.
King Willem-Alexander arrives in the Glass Carriage at Knight’s Hall in The Hague, Netherlands.
A hillside is covered in bluebells on the
Copse Woods, Lyme Regis in Dorset, England.
The Italian Air Force aerobatic unit Frecce Tricolori, or Tricolor Arrows, spreads smoke with the colors of the Italian flag over the city of Rome on June 2, 2016, as part of the Republic Day ceremony.
Laura Hunter, and Highland Cow Molly, prepare for the Royal Highland show at Ingliston showground in Edinburgh, Scotland.
A surfer rides down a crashing wave during a big wave surfing session at the Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal.
Four rare white lion cubs sit besides their mother Kiara at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany. Keepers weighed the three males and one female and carried out health checks on the cubs. The seven-week-old lions weigh between 8 and 11 kilograms each and have developed splendidly
France celebrated their second World Cup win on 15 July, 2018, 20 years after their maiden triumph. Coach Didier Deschamps and players with the president, Emmanuel Macron, arriving at the Élysée Palace
Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, walks between the concrete slabs of the Holocaust memorial in Berlin during an official visit to Germany.
A woman takes a picture of a blooming cherry tree in Geneva, Switzerland.
Aberdeen soccer fans sit in the stands before a match between Aberdeen and Celtic in the Scottish League Cup Final in Glasgow, Scotland.
A scene from the film Catch Me if You Can is recreated by easyJet to inspire more girls to become pilots. Nine-year-old Hannah Revie, the daughter of the easyJet captain Emily Revie, plays the central role, portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in the 2002 film
A model with a dog presents a creation by Indian designer Manish Arora as part of his Spring/Summer 2017 women’s ready-to-wear collection during Fashion Week in Paris.
A British Blue cat is lit up by sunlight diffracted through an aquarium at an apartment in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia
A view of the Seljalandsfoss Waterfall in Rangarping eystra, Iceland
A view of a rainbow behind Tower Bridge in London
An ice sculpture of a storm trooper from Star Wars
is displayed during a festival, in Liege Belgium
A rainbow appears next to St. Mary’s Lighthouse in Whitley Bay, England.
The moon rises in the sky above the domes of the
Smolny Cathedral in St.Petersburg, Russia
A full moon rises over the Temple of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the seas, in Cape Sounion, east of Athens, Greece.
The city of Krakow, Poland.
Trolltunga (Troll’s tongue) is a piece of rock jutting horizontally out of a mountain about 700 metres (2,300 ft) above Lake Ringedalsvatnet in Norway.
Pupils wait to greet Britain’s Prince Charles on Wednesday during his visit to Yavneh College, an Orthodox Jewish School in north London. Prince Charles met with Yavneh students involved in the Jewish Lads’ and Girls’ Brigade (JLGB) from several of its groups across Hertfordshire. The organization works with young people of the Jewish faith across the UK.
Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive to greet guests attending a garden party at Buckingham Palace.
Four five-week-old Saint Bernard dogs have fun in their outdoor enclosure at the Barry Foundation in Martigny,Switzerland
Inkosi, a white Transvaal lion, watches over his two-month-old triplets in their outdoor enclosure of the Nyiregyhaza Zoo in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary.
A woman rides a horse as the pack of riders from the 104th Tour de France cycling race passes.
The Gullfoss Waterfall is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland.
A boy takes part in the St Patrick’s Day parade on the streets of Dublin, Ireland.
Following a Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey, Prince Harry smiles with school children as he walks through Dean’s Yard in London
A father dressed as Batman takes his daughter dressed as Harley Quinn to the MCM Comic Con at ExCeL exhibition centre in London.
A model displays makeup by Maybelline in Berlin, Germany
A Russian fan kisses American tennis star Venus Williams’ hand during an autograph session at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy-2017 tennis tournament match in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Macaws groom each other at Le Cornelle Animal Park in Valbrembo, Italy.
Mountain Gradients: In this lovely landscape capture we see the winter landscape of the valley of the village Bogomila from the peak of Solunska Glava, located in the central part of the Republic of Macedonia
Rodrigo and Nancy, from Mexico, pose for a photographer under the Eiffel Tower during their honeymoon in Paris, France.
Tourists visit the Keukenhof spring garden in Lisse, west central Netherlands, on April 20. Keukenhof, which will be open till May 13th, is 80 acres of floral exhibition ground filled with seven million tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths which attracts around 1 million tourists from all over the world.
A couple walk through St. James’s Park in London
The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) is seen over the sky near Rovaniemi in Lapland, Finland
Italy’s Mount Etna, Europe’s tallest and most active volcano, spews lava as it erupts on the southern island of Sicily, Italy.
World War II veteran Nikolay Klepusevich, poses for a photo with his great-granddaughter Alisa at his house ahead of Victory Day, in the village of Cheretyanka, Belarus. Belarus marks the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, every year on May 9.
Cows stand on a snow-covered meadow near Unterthingen, Germany
Manarola is a town in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northern Italy
It’s the second smallest of Italy’s famous Cinque Terre towns
A Bengal cat is displayed during an international cat show in Vilnius, Lithuania.
The full moon rises behind a tree next to the ancient marble Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, southeast of Athens, on the eve of the summer solstice. The temple, built in 444 BC, was dedicated to Poseidon, god of the sea
A model of the “Altyr” fashion theatre, dressed in a Khakas national costume, poses during a photo session, as part of the rehearsal for the traditional Tun-Pairam holiday (The Holiday of the First Milk) celebration at a museum preserve outside Kazanovka village, near Abakan in the Republic of Khakassia, Russia.
Germany’s Jessica von Bredow-Werndl rides Unee BB during the FEI World Cup Dressage Freestyle event at the Gothenburg Horse Show in Gothenburg, Sweden.
One of two three-month-old lion cubs looks out from behind a rock at the zoo in Neuwied, Germany.
Musician ‘Girli’ poses for a portrait during London Fashion Week in London, Britain.
Babies crawl during a baby race marking International Children’s Day in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Welsh player Gareth Bale celebrates with his daughter Alba Violet Bale after the team reached the quarterfinals of Euro 2016.
A refugee boy sitting in a field of wheat, gives an apple to a toddler, near a makeshift camp at the northern Greek border station of Idomeni. Some 11,500 remain camped out at the border with Macedonia, ignoring instructions from the Greek government to move to organized shelters.
Students dressed as angels and Santa Clauses attend a meeting in Berlin about how to handle their jobs.
A young girl wears a flower diadem during the traditional Slavic celebrations of Ivana Kupala in Kiev, Ukraine.
Sunset at Fairy Glen, Isle of Skye in Scotland.
A Bride in her wedding dress, pictured in Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
Pope Francis meets a group of clowns during his audience with the ‘World of Traveling Shows’ at Paul VI Hall in the Vatican.
Horses graze in their paddock in Neu Anspach, Germany
Revelers sit in St. Mark’s Square during Carnival in Venice, Italy
A Ukrainian woman dressed in traditional embroidered clothing attends an event at a monument to the revered national poet Taras Shevchenko, marking the 203th anniversary of his birth, in Kiev
A mother swan and her cygnets swim on Lake Geneva in Evian, France.
In this stunning Autumn photo by Sebastian Unrau, we see an enchanting forest in the town of Bad Pyrmont in Lower Saxony, Germany. The scene looks straight out of a fairytale with the colours, light and fog.