The Royal Ascot five-day meeting is one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar. Horse racing has been held at the famous Berkshire course since 1711 and tradition is a hallmark of the meeting. Top hats and tails remain compulsory in parts of the course while a daily procession of horse-drawn carriages brings the Queen to the course.
Soldiers that day charged into crowds of Catholic demonstrators in the city's hard-line Bogside district at the end of an illegal march that had been blocked from reaching the city hall. The soldiers claimed to have been responding to Irish Republican Army gunfire and to have targeted armed rioters, but no soldiers suffered injuries. The year 1972 went on to become the deadliest in the four-decade conflict over Northern Ireland.
The downturn in the global aviation industry has lead to a boom in the dismantling, recycling and crushing of older inefficient aircraft that are no longer needed by airlines and cannot be filled or sold. At a former World War two airbase in Kemble, England, workers at Air Salvage international has seen its scrapping business double. All photos by Getty Images photographer Matt Cardy.
Here's a look at the best in photojournalism from around the world on June 13, 2010.
A man catches a horse during the "Rapa Das Bestas" event in Mougas, northwestern Spain, June 13, 2010. Throughout the summer hundreds of wild horses are rounded up, trimmed and groomed in different villages in Galicia. REUTERS/Miguel Vidal
Here's a look at the best in photojournalism from around the world on June 12, 2010.
Filipino performers wait for their turn to dance during celebrations to mark the 112th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta, Manila, on June 12, 2010. The Philippines marked today the proclamation of independence from Spanish colonial administration in 1898 by Filipino revolutionaries, the same year that the islands were ceded to the US. The Philippines finally became an independent state in 1946 following the end of World War II. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS
Here's a look at the best pictures from around the world on June 11, 2010
In this Thursday, June 10, 2010 photo, Sitka Summer Music Festival cellist Armen Ksajikian plays for the resident bears at the Fortress of the Bears bear sanctuary in Sitka, Alaska. Ksajikian was inspired by the acoustics at the converted pulp mill clarifier tank and played a selection of music, including a composition by Hector Berlioz for the bears With Ksajikian is Les Kinnear director of the sanctuary. (AP Photo/ Daily Sitka Sentinel, James Poulson)