Week in pictures: 14-20 May 2023

A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.

Actor Harrison Ford displays his honorary Palme d'Or awardIMAGE SOURCE,YARA NARDI/REUTERS
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Harrison Ford displays his honorary Palme d’Or award to the press at the Cannes Film Festival in France. The 80-year-old US actor was presented with the award, ahead of the premiere of Indiana Jones and the Dial Of Destiny.
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Eurovision fans enjoyed the party atmosphere as they gathered in Liverpool, England, to watch the final of the annual song contest on a giant screen in the host city, on Saturday 13 May.
Firefighters evacuate a dog from a flooded house in Italy's Emilia Romagna regionIMAGE SOURCE,CLAUDIA GRECO / REUTERS
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Firefighters evacuate a dog from a flooded house, after heavy rains hit the city of Faenza in Italy’s Emilia Romagna region. More than 20 rivers burst their banks across the region, after six months of rainfall fell in a day and a half. The floods and landslides left more than a dozen people dead and forced thousands to leave their homes.
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People participate in a Sky High yoga class, on the 100th-storey, outdoor observation deck of The Edge, in New York city’s Hudson Yards neighbourhood.
Athletes compete in an uphill sprint, in KazakhstanIMAGE SOURCE,PAVEL MIKHEYEV/REUTERS
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Athletes compete during the Red Bull 400 uphill sprint at the Sunkar International Ski Jumping complex in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
El Galeón Andalucia arrives in Weymouth harbourIMAGE SOURCE,FINNBARR WEBSTER/GETTY IMAGES
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El Galeón, a spectacular full-size replica of a 17th Century Spanish ship, has docked in Weymouth harbour on the south coast of England. It is a copy of the types of Spanish galleons used between the 16th and 18th centuries.
Lancaster bomber passes over Lincoln CathedralIMAGE SOURCE,JOE GIDDENS/PA MEDIA
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The UK’s only airworthy Lancaster bomber, PA474, passed over Lincoln Cathedral during the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flypast to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Operation Chastise – also known as the Dambusters Raid.
Women take shelter with their children on Shahpori islandIMAGE SOURCE,MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP
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Women take shelter with their children ahead of Cyclone Mocha’s landfall at Shahpori island in Bangladesh. About 800,000 people have been affected by one of the strongest storms to hit the region this century, the UN said.
A balloon and party hat on the Angel of Plenty statue at Alexandra Palace, LondonIMAGE SOURCE,LEON NEAL/GETTY IMAGES
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A birthday balloon and party hat is seen on the Angel of Plenty statue on the roof of Alexandra Palace in London, England. The venue, which is celebrating its 150th birthday later this month, originally opened on 24 May 1873 but was destroyed by fire only 16 days later. A redesigned palace opened two years later.
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Tookie and his dog celebrate the 10th Anniversary of France legalising same-sex marriage at an event in the capital, Paris.

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