Tuesday 6 December 2016
 
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Festive tram

A tram decorated with Christmas lights runs during its maiden voyage in Budapest, Hungary on  December 5. The festive tram, which is wrapped in a 3500-meter cable bearing nearly 40,000 white and blue LED lights, serves commuters after dusk for the seventh year until Epyphany, January 6, an

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Space glider

Virgin Spaceship Unity (VSS Unity) touches down after gliding freely for the first time after being released from Virgin Mothership Eve (VMS Eve) over the Mojave Desert in the US on December 3. The VSS Unity successfully landed after a free-flying test at Mojave Desert, some two years after a m

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Royal meeting

A handout picture dated on December 3 released by Emirates News Agency (WAM) shows  His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (R), Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai shaking hands with King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud(L) of Saudi Arabia and Custodian

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UAE marks National Day in style

The UAE celebrated its 45th national day on Friday (December 2) with great enthusiasm and in style with major buildings in the UAE lit up in red, green, white and black, the colours of the country's flag. From car rallies and dance shows to air shows and splendid fireworks, t

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Thailand has a new king

Thailand has a new king after Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, 64, on December 1 accepted to ascend the throne to become the country's new monarch, the 10th King of the 234-year-old Chakri Dynasty. The King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun succeeds his father, Thai King Bhumibol

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Sinking tower

A picture taken with a fisheye lens shows the Millennium Tower (C), a 58-story skyscraper luxury condominium building in the South of Market district in downtown San Francisco, California, USA which cost $350 million to build has sunk 16 inches since it completion in April 2009. Residences of t

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Tribute to Chapecoense

Wembley Stadium's arch is illuminated in green, in London, Britain on November 29. The arch was lit in the traditional team colours of Brazilian football club Chapecoense after members of the team were killed in a plane crash in Medellin, Colombia on November 28.  EPA/Will Oliver

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Red Arrows in Kuwait

Members of the British Royal Air Force aerobatic display team, The Red Arrows, performing near Kuwait Towers, Kuwait on November 28. The British Ministry of Defence stated that The Red Arrows, are carrying out their biggest overseas tour in a decade. More than 20 displays and a series of flypas

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Nico the hero

German Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Mercedes AMG GP celebrates with his team after winning  the Formula One World Championship 2016 at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, UAE on November 27.  EPA/Valdrin Xhemaj  

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