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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Crash at Tour de France

Yellow jersey holder Fabian Cancellara and a couple of dozen riders hit the tarmac in a massive crash during the third stage.

World Heritage sites

The Alamo in San Antonio joins Stonehenge, Palace of Versailles and the ruins of Petra on the UNESCO list.

USA wins Women's World Cup

The United States, powered by a Carli Lloyd hat-trick in the game's opening 16 minutes, beat defending champions Japan 5-2 to win the Women's World Cup.

Greece votes No

Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject terms of a bailout, risking financial ruin in a show of defiance that could splinter Europe.

Princess Charlotte's christening

The British royal family gather for the christening of Princess Charlotte at the Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham Estate.

Trouble in Greek paradise

Tourists enjoy their holidays on the island of Santorini amid Greece's mushrooming financial crisis.

Greece's rebel finance minister

Yanis Varoufakis, an avowed "erratic Marxist" economist, resigned after Greece's bailout referendum.

Celebrating 4th of July

Parades and fireworks mark Independence Day.

Hot dog eating champions

Matt Stonie and Miki Sudo win at Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week

REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Recycling technology

The Chinese town of Guiyu in has long been known as one of the world’s largest electronic waste dump sites.  Full Coverage 

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