Paddleboarding, Paris fashion and Glastonbury: Thursday’s best photos

The Guardian - Thu Jun 23 13:42

  • Uffculme, UK

    Arthur Needham paints the lightning conductor on the steeple as part of restoration work on St Mary’s church

    Photograph: Finnbarr Webster/Getty

    Uffculme, UKArthur Needham paints the lightning conductor on the steeple as part of restoration work on St Mary’s church
  • Limonal, Ecuador

    A man protests in front of a burning roadblock on a road to Guayaquil, during demonstrations against the government due to price increases

    Photograph: Vicente Gaibor Del Pino/Reuters

    Limonal, EcuadorA man protests in front of a burning roadblock on a road to Guayaquil, during demonstrations against the government due to price increases
  • Bernal, Afghanistan

    A child walks past the gate of a house damaged by the earthquake in Paktika province

    Photograph: Ahmad Sahel Arman/AFP/Getty

    Bernal, Afghanistan. A child walks past the gate of a house damaged by the earthquake in Paktika province
  • Pugoda, Sri Lanka

    Motorists queue along a street to buy fuel at a petrol station

    Photograph: Ishara S Kodikara/AFP/Getty

    Pugoda, Sri Lanka. Motorists queue along a street to buy fuel at a petrol station
  • San Sebastian, Spain

    A man goes paddleboarding in La Concha bay

    Photograph: Javier Etxezarreta/EPA

    San Sebastian, Spain A man goes paddleboarding in La Concha bay
  • Paris, France

    Models pose backstage before the Songzio menswear spring/summer 2023 show as part of Paris fashion week

    Photograph: François Durand/Getty

    Paris, France Models pose backstage before the Songzio menswear spring/summer 2023 show as part of Paris fashion week
  • Jakarta, Indonesia

    A vendor takes a nap between his bags of fish for sale at a market

    Photograph: Tatan Syuflana/AP

    Jakarta, Indonesia A vendor takes a nap between his bags of fish for sale at a market
  • Qingyuan, China

    Volunteers use a boat to evacuate villagers stranded by floodwater

    Photograph: Qiu Xinsheng/VCG/Getty

    Qingyuan, China Volunteers use a boat to evacuate villagers stranded by the floodwater
  • Van, Turkey

    A man rides his donkey through colourful fields filled with flowers

    Photograph: Ozkan Bilgin/Anadolu Agency/Getty

    Van, Turkey. A man rides his donkey through the colourful fields
  • Edinburgh, Scotland

    The picket line outside Waverley station, as train services continue to be disrupted after the nationwide strike by members of the RMT union

    Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

    Edinburgh, Scotland The picket line outside Waverley station, as train services continue to be disrupted after the nationwide strike by members of the RMT union
  • Kathmandu, Nepal

    A young girl receives a Covid-19 vaccine as the government begins its campaign to vaccinate under-12s

    Photograph: Aryan Dhimal/Zuma Press Wire/Rex/Shutterstock

    Kathmandu, Nepal A young girl receives a Covid-19 vaccine as the government begins its campaign to vaccinate under-12s
  • Milan, Italy

    Fans watch the American rock band Bad Religion perform in concert

    Photograph: Sergione Infuso/Corbis/Getty

    Milan, Italy. Fans watch American rock band Bad Religion perform in concert
  • Madrid, Spain

    A standard poodle rests on a grooming table at the 2022 World Dog Show, where more than 15,000 dogs from around the world are due to compete

    Photograph: Isabel Infantes/Reuters

    Madrid, Spain. A standard poodle rests on a grooming table at the 2022 World Dog Show, where more than 15,000 dogs from around the world are due to compete
  • Serdang, Malaysia

    Children pray during Little Hajj, a simulation for young people of the main Hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca

    Photograph: Fazry Ismail/EPA

    Serdang, MalaysiaChildren pray during Little Hajj, a simulation for young people of the main Hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca
  • Glastonbury, UK

    A young girl observes a couple dressed as flowerpots on day two of the festival at Worthy Farm

    Photograph: Dave J Hogan/Getty

    Glastonbury, UK A young girl observes a couple dressed as flowerpots on day two of the festival at Worthy Farm
  • London, UK

    The Ethiopian refugee and long-distance runner Eskander Turki kneels next to an artwork on London’s South Bank, depicting his journey to the UK from Ethiopia, created by the street artists 3D Joe and Max

    Photograph: Migrant Help/PA

    London, UK The Ethiopian refugee and long-distance runner Eskander Turki kneels next to an artwork on London’s South Bank, depicting his journey to the UK from Ethiopia, created by the street artists 3D Joe and Max