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Pints, fireworks and a stranded giraffe: Monday’s best photos

The Guardian - Mon Apr 12 12:21

  • London, UK

    Joe Foyster takes advantage of England’s new lockdown rules as he receives a free haircut while having a pint at a pop-up hairdressing station

    Photograph: Anthony Upton/PA

    Bermondsey. Joe Foyster receives a free haircut whilst having a pint at a pop-up hairdressing station
  • Yangon, Myanmar

    Women walk under a rainbow during the Buddhist New Year, known locally as Thingyan

    Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

    Yangon, MyanmarWomen walk under a rainbow during the Buddhist New Year, known locally as “Thingyan”
  • Lake Baringo, Kenya

    A Rothschild’s giraffe stranded by floods is transported from Longicharo island to the mainland

    Photograph: AP

    Lake Baringo, Kenya. A flood threatened Rothschild’s giraffe is transported on a barge to take it from Longicharo island to the mainland
  • Idlib, Syria

    Children hold donated lamps ahead of Ramadan at the al-Iman refugee camp

    Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    Idlib, Syria. Children hold donated hand lamps ahead of holy Islamic fasting month of Ramadan at a Al-Iman Refugee Camp
  • Bangkok, Thailand

    Workers carry mattresses for Covid-19 patients

    Photograph: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

    Bangkok. Workers carry mattresses prepared as beds for patients amid the surge of COVID-19
  • Uttarakhand, India

    Holy men take a dip in the Ganges

    Photograph: Idrees Mohammed/EPA

    Uttarakhand, India. Holy men take the holy dip in Ganga river during the Kumbh Mela royal bath
  • Dunhuang, China

    A traffic light for camels and their herders

    Photograph: VCG/Getty Images

    Dunhuang, China. A traffic light for camels and their farmers is used at the Mingsha Mountain and Crescent Spring scenic spot
  • Miami, Florida

    Dancers in a performance that reflects on the Covid-19 pandemic

    Photograph: Agencia EFE/REX/Shutterstock

    Miami, Florida. Professional dancers with and without disabilities reflect on the pandemic
  • Le Landreau, France

    A man checks his vines as anti-frost lamps burn at the Luneau-Papin vineyard

    Photograph: Sebastien Salom-Gomis/AFP/Getty Images

    Le Landreau, FranceA man checks vine buds during the burning of anti-frost candles in the Luneau-Papin wine vineyard
  • Gaza, Palestine

    A young man swings a homemade sparkler as people celebrate before Ramadan

    Photograph: Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto/REX/Shutterstock

    Gaza, Palestine. A youth swings a homemade firework sparkler, as people celebrate before the month of Ramadan
  • Newcastle, UK

    A man carries books at the Literary and Philosophical Society as it reopens

    Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

    A man carries books at the Literary and Philosophical Society as it reopens
  • Tokyo, Japan

    People protest as the government prepares to announce its decision on the disposal of water from the Fukushima Daiichi power plant

    Photograph: Takashi Aoyama/Getty Images

    Tokyo. Demonstrators gather outside the Prime Minister’s official residence as the government is set to announce its decision on the disposal of treated radiation-contaminated water accumulated at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant complex
  • Konya, Turkey

    Cyclists compete in the second stage of the presidential tour

    Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    Konya, Turkey. Cyclists compete in the second stage of the Presidential Tour
  • Woking, UK

    Wintry conditions on the Thames Basin heaths

    Photograph: Thames Basin Heaths Partnership/PA

    Thames Basin. Pub-goers will need to wrap up warm as chilly temperatures are forecast for the first day of outdoor hospitality reopenings
  • Buckingham Palace, London

    Artist Kaya Mar holds a portrait he painted of the Duke of Edinburgh as tributes continue

    Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA

    Buckingham Palace. Artist Kaya Mar holds a portrait he has painted of the Duke of Edinburgh