A selection of the best news photographs taken during the past week from around the world.
Millions of people are set to cast their votes in the UK general election with council seats across England also up for grabs.
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The parents' guide to what not to say to teenagers
Bollywood celebs rally behind hit-and-run star
The woman who posed as Rosie the Riveter
The ex-soap star who became an award-winning playwright
The place where people will queue to get their feet wet
The Nepalese village wiped out by the earthquake
A remarkable story of survival at sea