BBC News

Day in pictures: 27 March 2015

Published

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world during the past 24 hours.

image copyrightAndrew Burton/Getty Images
image captionAt least 19 people were injured when an explosion caused two buildings to collapse in New York City.
image copyrightPhil Noble/reuters
image captionA keeper uses a net to catch a 12-week-old Sumatran tiger cub during a routine health check in its enclosure at Chester Zoo in England.
image copyrightNathan Denette/ap
image captionA model walks the runway for the Farley Chatto Fall 2015 collection during Toronto fashion week.
image copyrightSRDJAN SUKI/epa
image captionBritish Formula 1 driver Will Stevens of Manor Marussia took to the track for the first time this year for the practice sessions ahead of the Malaysian Formula Grand Prix in Sepang.
image copyrightAFP
image captionFlash floods in one of the driest regions in the world - Chile's Atacama desert - have left two people dead and 24 missing, officials say. Here, a man crosses a street on a security line in the city of Copiapo where the river burst its banks.
image copyrightMatt Short/Leicester Cathedral/reuters
image captionThe Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, presided over the reburial of King Richard III at Leicester Cathedral. Richard III's skeleton was found under a car park in Leicester in 2012.
image copyrightAly Song/reuters
image captionRussia's Elena Ilinykh and Ruslan Zhiganshin compete in the ice free-dance programme during the ISU World Figure Skating Championship in Shanghai , China.
image copyrightSarah A. Miller/ap
image captionWill Caraway rides through a mud pit at the High Lifter ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) Mud Nationals in Jacksonville, Texas.