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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Paris skyscrapers

The skyline of the French capital will see its first modern skyscraper in more than 40 years after council approved plans for a giant triangular tower.

Greece defaults

Banks are closed, pensioners line up for their euros and a referendum looms after Greece failed to make a loan repayment to the IMF.

Investing in China

Inside the brokerages and stock exchanges across China, the world's second-largest economy.

European heatwave

A widespread heatwave hits much of France, Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands and western Germany.

Tunisia victims' bodies arrive in Britain

The bodies of Britons shot dead in the Tunisia beach attack arrive back in the UK.

Running the Palio di Siena

Since the mid-1600s, 10 riders have hurtled bareback around Siena, Italy's shell-shaped central square in a desperate bid to win the Palio, a silk banner depicting the Madonna and child.

One-legged flamingo

A Chilean flamingo was given a specially-made prosthesis after a fracture in the left leg resulted in the bottom portion of the leg needing to be amputated to prevent an infection.

Best of Wimbledon

Highlights from the Wimbledon Championships in London.

In case of emergency

First responder crews practice drills to prepare for the worst.

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

REUTERS/David Gray

Great Barrier Reef at risk

UNESCO did not place Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on a list of endangered World Heritage sites, a move the Australian government wants to avoid at all costs.  Full Coverage 

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New York traders up close

Photos of the hands, faces and expressions of traders at the New York Stock Exchange show the tension of tracking the markets and their reaction to fast-moving stories.  Full Coverage 

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Rest in His Arms

Rest in His Arms, an Illinois charity set up 10 years ago, has provided funerals for 25 children, mostly infants, abandoned or otherwise victims of crimes.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Tales from Glastonbury 1989

Back when Reuters photographer Dylan Martinez was still a teenager, more than half a lifetime ago, he and a group of friends made a last-minute decision to head to the Glastonbury festival.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Erik De Castro

High stakes in Manila

Men and women, rich and poor, betting on anything from cockfighting to the Basque hard-rubber ball game of jai-alai, basketball to spider races in the Philippines.  Full Coverage