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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

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A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

news A woman adjusts the face mask on a mannequin that is wearing a wedding dressImage copyright
Odd Andersen / AFP

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Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

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Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

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The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

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Michal Cizek / AFP

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A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

news Lava flows ooze over the ground at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion.Image copyright
Richard Bouhet / AFP

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Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

news A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps a soldier to take off her face maskImage copyright
Pascal Guyot / AFP

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A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

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NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

news A policeman gestures towards a woman with coronavirus-themed maceImage copyright
Arun Sankar / AFP

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A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

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Armend Nimani / AFP

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A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

news A woman in a face mask walks past a signImage copyright
Josh Edelson / AFP

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

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A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

news A woman adjusts the face mask on a mannequin that is wearing a wedding dressImage copyright
Odd Andersen / AFP

Image caption

Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

news A light projection on to the side of a mountain with the message #stayhomeImage copyright
Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

Image caption

The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

news A worker disinfects a windowImage copyright
Michal Cizek / AFP

Image caption

A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

news Lava flows ooze over the ground at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion.Image copyright
Richard Bouhet / AFP

Image caption

Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

news A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps a soldier to take off her face maskImage copyright
Pascal Guyot / AFP

Image caption

A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

news NHS staff applaud outside the Dorset County Hospital in DorchesterImage copyright
Finnbarr Webster / Getty Images

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NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

news A policeman gestures towards a woman with coronavirus-themed maceImage copyright
Arun Sankar / AFP

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A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

news A stray dog stands on a snow-covered deserted squareImage copyright
Armend Nimani / AFP

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A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

news A woman in a face mask walks past a signImage copyright
Josh Edelson / AFP

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

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Peter Byrne / PA Media

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A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

news A woman adjusts the face mask on a mannequin that is wearing a wedding dressImage copyright
Odd Andersen / AFP

Image caption

Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

news A light projection on to the side of a mountain with the message #stayhomeImage copyright
Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

Image caption

The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

news A worker disinfects a windowImage copyright
Michal Cizek / AFP

Image caption

A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

news Lava flows ooze over the ground at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion.Image copyright
Richard Bouhet / AFP

Image caption

Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

news A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps a soldier to take off her face maskImage copyright
Pascal Guyot / AFP

Image caption

A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

news NHS staff applaud outside the Dorset County Hospital in DorchesterImage copyright
Finnbarr Webster / Getty Images

Image caption

NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

news A policeman gestures towards a woman with coronavirus-themed maceImage copyright
Arun Sankar / AFP

Image caption

A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

news A stray dog stands on a snow-covered deserted squareImage copyright
Armend Nimani / AFP

Image caption

A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

news A woman in a face mask walks past a signImage copyright
Josh Edelson / AFP

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

news Goats stroll around deserted streetsImage copyright
Peter Byrne / PA Media

Image caption

A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

news A woman adjusts the face mask on a mannequin that is wearing a wedding dressImage copyright
Odd Andersen / AFP

Image caption

Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

news A light projection on to the side of a mountain with the message #stayhomeImage copyright
Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

Image caption

The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

news A worker disinfects a windowImage copyright
Michal Cizek / AFP

Image caption

A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

news Lava flows ooze over the ground at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion.Image copyright
Richard Bouhet / AFP

Image caption

Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

news A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps a soldier to take off her face maskImage copyright
Pascal Guyot / AFP

Image caption

A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

news NHS staff applaud outside the Dorset County Hospital in DorchesterImage copyright
Finnbarr Webster / Getty Images

Image caption

NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

news A policeman gestures towards a woman with coronavirus-themed maceImage copyright
Arun Sankar / AFP

Image caption

A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

news A stray dog stands on a snow-covered deserted squareImage copyright
Armend Nimani / AFP

Image caption

A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

news A woman in a face mask walks past a signImage copyright
Josh Edelson / AFP

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

news Goats stroll around deserted streetsImage copyright
Peter Byrne / PA Media

Image caption

A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

news A woman adjusts the face mask on a mannequin that is wearing a wedding dressImage copyright
Odd Andersen / AFP

Image caption

Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

news A light projection on to the side of a mountain with the message #stayhomeImage copyright
Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

Image caption

The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

news A worker disinfects a windowImage copyright
Michal Cizek / AFP

Image caption

A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

news Lava flows ooze over the ground at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion.Image copyright
Richard Bouhet / AFP

Image caption

Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

news A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps a soldier to take off her face maskImage copyright
Pascal Guyot / AFP

Image caption

A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

news NHS staff applaud outside the Dorset County Hospital in DorchesterImage copyright
Finnbarr Webster / Getty Images

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NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

news A policeman gestures towards a woman with coronavirus-themed maceImage copyright
Arun Sankar / AFP

Image caption

A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

news A stray dog stands on a snow-covered deserted squareImage copyright
Armend Nimani / AFP

Image caption

A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

news A woman in a face mask walks past a signImage copyright
Josh Edelson / AFP

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

news Goats stroll around deserted streetsImage copyright
Peter Byrne / PA Media

Image caption

A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

news A woman adjusts the face mask on a mannequin that is wearing a wedding dressImage copyright
Odd Andersen / AFP

Image caption

Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

news A light projection on to the side of a mountain with the message #stayhomeImage copyright
Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

Image caption

The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

news A worker disinfects a windowImage copyright
Michal Cizek / AFP

Image caption

A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

news Lava flows ooze over the ground at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion.Image copyright
Richard Bouhet / AFP

Image caption

Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

news A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps a soldier to take off her face maskImage copyright
Pascal Guyot / AFP

Image caption

A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

news NHS staff applaud outside the Dorset County Hospital in DorchesterImage copyright
Finnbarr Webster / Getty Images

Image caption

NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

news A policeman gestures towards a woman with coronavirus-themed maceImage copyright
Arun Sankar / AFP

Image caption

A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

news A stray dog stands on a snow-covered deserted squareImage copyright
Armend Nimani / AFP

Image caption

A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

news A woman in a face mask walks past a signImage copyright
Josh Edelson / AFP

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

news Goats stroll around deserted streetsImage copyright
Peter Byrne / PA Media

Image caption

A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

news A woman adjusts the face mask on a mannequin that is wearing a wedding dressImage copyright
Odd Andersen / AFP

Image caption

Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

news A light projection on to the side of a mountain with the message #stayhomeImage copyright
Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

Image caption

The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

news A worker disinfects a windowImage copyright
Michal Cizek / AFP

Image caption

A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

news Lava flows ooze over the ground at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion.Image copyright
Richard Bouhet / AFP

Image caption

Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

news A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps a soldier to take off her face maskImage copyright
Pascal Guyot / AFP

Image caption

A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

news NHS staff applaud outside the Dorset County Hospital in DorchesterImage copyright
Finnbarr Webster / Getty Images

Image caption

NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

news A policeman gestures towards a woman with coronavirus-themed maceImage copyright
Arun Sankar / AFP

Image caption

A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

news A stray dog stands on a snow-covered deserted squareImage copyright
Armend Nimani / AFP

Image caption

A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

news A woman in a face mask walks past a signImage copyright
Josh Edelson / AFP

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

news Goats stroll around deserted streetsImage copyright
Peter Byrne / PA Media

Image caption

A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

news A woman adjusts the face mask on a mannequin that is wearing a wedding dressImage copyright
Odd Andersen / AFP

Image caption

Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

news A light projection on to the side of a mountain with the message #stayhomeImage copyright
Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

Image caption

The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

news A worker disinfects a windowImage copyright
Michal Cizek / AFP

Image caption

A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

news Lava flows ooze over the ground at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion.Image copyright
Richard Bouhet / AFP

Image caption

Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

news A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps a soldier to take off her face maskImage copyright
Pascal Guyot / AFP

Image caption

A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

news NHS staff applaud outside the Dorset County Hospital in DorchesterImage copyright
Finnbarr Webster / Getty Images

Image caption

NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

news A policeman gestures towards a woman with coronavirus-themed maceImage copyright
Arun Sankar / AFP

Image caption

A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

news A stray dog stands on a snow-covered deserted squareImage copyright
Armend Nimani / AFP

Image caption

A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

news A woman in a face mask walks past a signImage copyright
Josh Edelson / AFP

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

news Goats stroll around deserted streetsImage copyright
Peter Byrne / PA Media

Image caption

A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

news A woman adjusts the face mask on a mannequin that is wearing a wedding dressImage copyright
Odd Andersen / AFP

Image caption

Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

news A light projection on to the side of a mountain with the message #stayhomeImage copyright
Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

Image caption

The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

news A worker disinfects a windowImage copyright
Michal Cizek / AFP

Image caption

A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

news Lava flows ooze over the ground at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion.Image copyright
Richard Bouhet / AFP

Image caption

Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

news A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps a soldier to take off her face maskImage copyright
Pascal Guyot / AFP

Image caption

A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

news NHS staff applaud outside the Dorset County Hospital in DorchesterImage copyright
Finnbarr Webster / Getty Images

Image caption

NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

news A policeman gestures towards a woman with coronavirus-themed maceImage copyright
Arun Sankar / AFP

Image caption

A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

news A stray dog stands on a snow-covered deserted squareImage copyright
Armend Nimani / AFP

Image caption

A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

news A woman in a face mask walks past a signImage copyright
Josh Edelson / AFP

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

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Peter Byrne / PA Media

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A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

news A woman adjusts the face mask on a mannequin that is wearing a wedding dressImage copyright
Odd Andersen / AFP

Image caption

Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

news A light projection on to the side of a mountain with the message #stayhomeImage copyright
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The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

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A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

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A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

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NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

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A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

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A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

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A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

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Odd Andersen / AFP

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Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

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Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

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The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

news A worker disinfects a windowImage copyright
Michal Cizek / AFP

Image caption

A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

news Lava flows ooze over the ground at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion.Image copyright
Richard Bouhet / AFP

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Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

news A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps a soldier to take off her face maskImage copyright
Pascal Guyot / AFP

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A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

news NHS staff applaud outside the Dorset County Hospital in DorchesterImage copyright
Finnbarr Webster / Getty Images

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NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

news A policeman gestures towards a woman with coronavirus-themed maceImage copyright
Arun Sankar / AFP

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A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

news A stray dog stands on a snow-covered deserted squareImage copyright
Armend Nimani / AFP

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A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

news A woman in a face mask walks past a signImage copyright
Josh Edelson / AFP

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

news Goats stroll around deserted streetsImage copyright
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A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

news A woman adjusts the face mask on a mannequin that is wearing a wedding dressImage copyright
Odd Andersen / AFP

Image caption

Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

news A light projection on to the side of a mountain with the message #stayhomeImage copyright
Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

Image caption

The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

news A worker disinfects a windowImage copyright
Michal Cizek / AFP

Image caption

A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

news Lava flows ooze over the ground at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion.Image copyright
Richard Bouhet / AFP

Image caption

Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

news A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps a soldier to take off her face maskImage copyright
Pascal Guyot / AFP

Image caption

A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

news NHS staff applaud outside the Dorset County Hospital in DorchesterImage copyright
Finnbarr Webster / Getty Images

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NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

news A policeman gestures towards a woman with coronavirus-themed maceImage copyright
Arun Sankar / AFP

Image caption

A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

news A stray dog stands on a snow-covered deserted squareImage copyright
Armend Nimani / AFP

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A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

news A woman in a face mask walks past a signImage copyright
Josh Edelson / AFP

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

news Goats stroll around deserted streetsImage copyright
Peter Byrne / PA Media

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A herd of goats stroll around the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, during the nationwide coronavirus restrictions. Town councillor Carol Marubbi believes a lack of people outdoors has lured them down from the hills.”They are curious… and I think they are wondering what’s going on, like everybody else,” she said.

news A woman adjusts the face mask on a mannequin that is wearing a wedding dressImage copyright
Odd Andersen / AFP

Image caption

Wedding-dress and evening-wear designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a mannequin wearing a wedding dress with matching protective mask in her store, Chiton, in Berlin. All events, including weddings, have been cancelled in Germany, so the designer has turned to creating fashionable face masks in her workshop.

news A light projection on to the side of a mountain with the message #stayhomeImage copyright
Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

Image caption

The Matterhorn mountain on the Italian-Swiss border is illuminated with the message #stayhome, highlighting the need for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The projection was by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, who said it was “a sign of hope and solidarity”.

news A worker disinfects a windowImage copyright
Michal Cizek / AFP

Image caption

A worker disinfects a window along the banks of the river Vltava as part of the effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 in Prague, Czech Republic.

news Lava flows ooze over the ground at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion.Image copyright
Richard Bouhet / AFP

Image caption

Lava oozes down the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

news A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps a soldier to take off her face maskImage copyright
Pascal Guyot / AFP

Image caption

A firefighter wearing a protective suit helps decontaminate a soldier after she stepped out of an Airbus A320 aircraft, medically adapted by the French army. The plane had arrived at the Istres military base after a mission in Mulhouse, France.

news NHS staff applaud outside the Dorset County Hospital in DorchesterImage copyright
Finnbarr Webster / Getty Images

Image caption

NHS staff from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester participate in the second “Clap for Carers” tribute to their fellow NHS staff and other key workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Delivery drivers, supermarket staff, care workers and bin collectors were also among those thanked by the nation.

news A policeman gestures towards a woman with coronavirus-themed maceImage copyright
Arun Sankar / AFP

Image caption

A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit composed of helmet, mace and shield, gestures towards a vendor at a market in Chennai, India. The lockdown there has led to disruption, particularly among the country’s poorer citizens.

news A stray dog stands on a snow-covered deserted squareImage copyright
Armend Nimani / AFP

Image caption

A stray dog stands on a snow-covered, largely deserted, square in Pristina, Kosovo. The government there has imposed a curfew between 17:00 and 05:00 to try to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

news A woman in a face mask walks past a signImage copyright
Josh Edelson / AFP

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A woman in a face mask walks past an apt sign posted on a boarded-up restaurant in San Francisco, California.

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A selection of striking news photographs from around the world this week.

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi rips up the speech of US President Donald Trump after his State of the Union address to a joint session of the US Congress in Washington. The House Speaker later defended her actions, saying: “I tore up a manifesto of mistruths.”

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Satish Kumar / Reuters

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A robot conductor, named Android Alter 3, leads an orchestra at the Sharjah Performing Arts Academy in Sharjah, UAE.

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news A passenger checks herself for symptoms of the coronavirus using a thermometer deviceImage copyright
Mohd Rasfan / AFP

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A passenger checks herself for symptoms of the coronavirus using a thermometer device at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. At the time of writing, the virus has killed 638 people and infected more than 31,000 in mainland China, and has spread to over 25 countries.

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Huoshenshan Hospital, built to treat coronavirus patients in Wuhan, China, appears close to completion after construction began on 24 January. China’s official CCTV broadcaster hosted livestreams, so that people could watch the hospital being built.

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Richard Pohle / AFP

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Queen Elizabeth II passes a guard of honour as she arrives at Royal Air Force (RAF) base Marham, UK, to inspect a new training centre.

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news Thousands of couples attend a mass weddingImage copyright
Heo Ran / Reuters

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Thousands of couples attend a wedding held by the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, also known as the Unification Church, in South Korea. The ceremony was held near the capital Seoul, despite fears the event could help spread the coronavirus outbreak which originated in Wuhan, China. South Korea has confirmed 24 cases of the virus.

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Johannes Eisele / AFP

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A dog dressed in a cape waits backstage at the 17th annual New York Pet Fashion Show.

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news Alice McKeever puts the finishing touches to some of the 5,000 colourful orchids on displayImage copyright
Steve Parsons / PA Media

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Alice McKeever puts the finishing touches to some of the 5,000 colourful orchids and tropical plants in the Indonesia-themed Orchid Festival, inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, London.

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Sergei Ilnitsky / EPA

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NASA astronaut Christina Koch is helped shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-13 space capsule, in a remote area in the Karaganda region of Kazakhstan. Ms Koch returned after spending 328 days on the International Space Station (ISS), making her space flight the longest ever by a woman.

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Rasputin the polar bear, newly arrived at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in England, shakes off water as he is unveiled to the public.

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A selection of striking news photographs from around the world this week.

news Nancy Pelosi tears up a speechImage copyright
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi rips up the speech of US President Donald Trump after his State of the Union address to a joint session of the US Congress in Washington. The House Speaker later defended her actions, saying: “I tore up a manifesto of mistruths.”

news Presentational white space

news A robot conducts an orchestraImage copyright
Satish Kumar / Reuters

Image caption

A robot conductor, named Android Alter 3, leads an orchestra at the Sharjah Performing Arts Academy in Sharjah, UAE.

news Presentational white space

news A passenger checks herself for symptoms of the coronavirus using a thermometer deviceImage copyright
Mohd Rasfan / AFP

Image caption

A passenger checks herself for symptoms of the coronavirus using a thermometer device at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. At the time of writing, the virus has killed 638 people and infected more than 31,000 in mainland China, and has spread to over 25 countries.

news Presentational white space

news Huoshenshan Hospital, built to treat coronavirus patients in wuhan, China, appears close to completionImage copyright
Anadolu Agency / Getty

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Huoshenshan Hospital, built to treat coronavirus patients in Wuhan, China, appears close to completion after construction began on 24 January. China’s official CCTV broadcaster hosted livestreams, so that people could watch the hospital being built.

news Presentational white space

news Queen Elizabeth II passes a guard of honouImage copyright
Richard Pohle / AFP

Image caption

Queen Elizabeth II passes a guard of honour as she arrives at Royal Air Force (RAF) base Marham, UK, to inspect a new training centre.

news Presentational white space

news Thousands of couples attend a mass weddingImage copyright
Heo Ran / Reuters

Image caption

Thousands of couples attend a wedding held by the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, also known as the Unification Church, in South Korea. The ceremony was held near the capital Seoul, despite fears the event could help spread the coronavirus outbreak which originated in Wuhan, China. South Korea has confirmed 24 cases of the virus.

news Presentational white space

news A dog dressed in a capeImage copyright
Johannes Eisele / AFP

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A dog dressed in a cape waits backstage at the 17th annual New York Pet Fashion Show.

news Presentational white space

news Alice McKeever puts the finishing touches to some of the 5,000 colourful orchids on displayImage copyright
Steve Parsons / PA Media

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Alice McKeever puts the finishing touches to some of the 5,000 colourful orchids and tropical plants in the Indonesia-themed Orchid Festival, inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, London.

news Presentational white space

news NASA astronaut Christina Koch is helped shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-13 space capsuleImage copyright
Sergei Ilnitsky / EPA

Image caption

NASA astronaut Christina Koch is helped shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-13 space capsule, in a remote area in the Karaganda region of Kazakhstan. Ms Koch returned after spending 328 days on the International Space Station (ISS), making her space flight the longest ever by a woman.

news Presentational white space

news A polar bear shakes off waterImage copyright
Danny Lawson / PA Media

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Rasputin the polar bear, newly arrived at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in England, shakes off water as he is unveiled to the public.

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A selection of striking news photographs from around the world this week.

news Nancy Pelosi tears up a speechImage copyright
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi rips up the speech of US President Donald Trump after his State of the Union address to a joint session of the US Congress in Washington. The House Speaker later defended her actions, saying: “I tore up a manifesto of mistruths.”

news Presentational white space

news A robot conducts an orchestraImage copyright
Satish Kumar / Reuters

Image caption

A robot conductor, named Android Alter 3, leads an orchestra at the Sharjah Performing Arts Academy in Sharjah, UAE.

news Presentational white space

news A passenger checks herself for symptoms of the coronavirus using a thermometer deviceImage copyright
Mohd Rasfan / AFP

Image caption

A passenger checks herself for symptoms of the coronavirus using a thermometer device at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. At the time of writing, the virus has killed 638 people and infected more than 31,000 in mainland China, and has spread to over 25 countries.

news Presentational white space

news Huoshenshan Hospital, built to treat coronavirus patients in wuhan, China, appears close to completionImage copyright
Anadolu Agency / Getty

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Huoshenshan Hospital, built to treat coronavirus patients in Wuhan, China, appears close to completion after construction began on 24 January. China’s official CCTV broadcaster hosted livestreams, so that people could watch the hospital being built.

news Presentational white space

news Queen Elizabeth II passes a guard of honouImage copyright
Richard Pohle / AFP

Image caption

Queen Elizabeth II passes a guard of honour as she arrives at Royal Air Force (RAF) base Marham, UK, to inspect a new training centre.

news Presentational white space

news Thousands of couples attend a mass weddingImage copyright
Heo Ran / Reuters

Image caption

Thousands of couples attend a wedding held by the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, also known as the Unification Church, in South Korea. The ceremony was held near the capital Seoul, despite fears the event could help spread the coronavirus outbreak which originated in Wuhan, China. South Korea has confirmed 24 cases of the virus.

news Presentational white space

news A dog dressed in a capeImage copyright
Johannes Eisele / AFP

Image caption

A dog dressed in a cape waits backstage at the 17th annual New York Pet Fashion Show.

news Presentational white space

news Alice McKeever puts the finishing touches to some of the 5,000 colourful orchids on displayImage copyright
Steve Parsons / PA Media

Image caption

Alice McKeever puts the finishing touches to some of the 5,000 colourful orchids and tropical plants in the Indonesia-themed Orchid Festival, inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, London.

news Presentational white space

news NASA astronaut Christina Koch is helped shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-13 space capsuleImage copyright
Sergei Ilnitsky / EPA

Image caption

NASA astronaut Christina Koch is helped shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-13 space capsule, in a remote area in the Karaganda region of Kazakhstan. Ms Koch returned after spending 328 days on the International Space Station (ISS), making her space flight the longest ever by a woman.

news Presentational white space

news A polar bear shakes off waterImage copyright
Danny Lawson / PA Media

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Rasputin the polar bear, newly arrived at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in England, shakes off water as he is unveiled to the public.

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