The week in pictures, 17/07
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The week in pictures, 17/07

Updated: 15:01 19-07-2017

It's time for another round of images from all over the world, showcasing weird and wonderful examples of culture, nature and human life.


Tennis fans wearing wigs resembling legendary players watch Spain's Rafael Nadal play against Luxembourg's Gilles Muller during their men's singles fourth round match on the seventh day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 10, 2017.

Harrogate, England

A Wensleydale sheep stands in its pen on the first day of the Great Yorkshire Show near Harrogate in northern England on July 11, 2017. The agricultural show, which was first held in 1838, showcases all aspects of country life. Organised by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS), it is held each July and attracts around 130,000 visitors over the three days.

Westland, Michigan, USA

Brian Wilson, 10 of Redford smiles after being crowned Mud Day King at Wayne County's annual Mud Day at Nankin Mills Park on July 11, 2017 in Westland, Michigan. The mud pit contains 200 tons(181 metric tons) of top soil and 20,000 gallons(75,708 liters) of water.

Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain

Penitents carry the Virgen del Carmen, the patron saint of fishermen, to the Puerto de la Cruz on the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife on July 11, 2017. Every year, local residents of the resort carry the statue of the Virgin from its chapel to a small beach in the fishing harbor. Once at the beach, the fishermen put the statue on board a decorated boat and the statue sails along the coast. 

Yangzhou, China

People cool off in a swimming pool in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province on July 12, 2017. The summer heatwave is forecast to continue and expand over more of the country, with people being warned to protect themselves from the sun.

Hong Kong

"Han the Robot" waits on stage before a discussion about the future of humanity in a demonstration of artificial intelligence (AI) by Hanson Robotics at the RISE Technology Conference in Hong Kong on July 12, 2017. Artificial intelligence is the dominant theme at this year's sprawling RISE tech conference at the city's harbourfront convention centre, but the live robot exchange took the AI debate to another level.

Chiba, Japan

An employee walks past a dinosaur skeletal specimen while preparing a dinosaur exhibition in Chiba on July 13, 2017.


A visitor walks in front of a wall bearing a projection in the Criptoportico Neroniano, a tunnel in the Palatino Hill in the Ancient Roman Forum (Foro Romano), during a press exhibition in central Rome on July 13, 2017.

Fuzhou, China

This photo taken on July 14, 2017 shows two women performing underwater pole dancing for visitors at the Zuohai Underwater World in Fuzhou, in China's Fujian Province.

Sao Paulo

A tattooed young woman poses during the Tattoo Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 14, 2017.

Source: AFP Relaxnews Published: 13:00 17-07-2017

Posted by on July 17, 2017.

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