Today in pictures: 19th July 2013

19 July 2013 Last updated at 13:34 BST

Today in pictures: 19th July 2013
Union jack flip-flops
Check out these flip-flops printed with the union jack flag sitting on an artificial beach during hot weather in Nottingham, England. Britain's first prolonged heatwave in seven years has taken the country by surprise, with rails buckling and shops selling out of electric fans.
Tourist covered in mud at a festival
This might look like a statue, but it's actually a person covered in mud! It was taken during the Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon beach in Seoul, South Korea. Organisers say a whopping 2-3 million tourists visit the beach during the annual mud festival!
Cow being pulled out of mud
A cow has been rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in mud in Lower Swanwick, Hampshire. It's thought the calf was trying to cool off by a river!
Baby crocodile hatching
Take a look at this snap of a baby crocodile hatching! It was born at a crocodile farm in Manila in the Philippines today. At least 25 baby crocodiles were hatched on the farm, according to the farm's spokesperson.
Man dressed in union jack clothes
One of the Royal Family's biggest fans, Terry Hutt from Cambridge, has spent 10 days outside St Mary's Hospital in London waiting for the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby. The newest addition to the Royal Family is due any day now so he shouldn't be camping out for much longer.
Two surfers in Australia wear 'shark-proof' wetsuits
Two surfers in Australia wear 'shark-proof' wetsuits. The designers claim the striped suit tells sharks a diver is a not safe to eat, while the blue design acts as camouflage.