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The week in photos - inspiring images from around the world


People Practise Yoga During Sand Beach Cultural Week In Rizhao

People practising yoga on the beach of Wanpingkou Scenic Spot on 6 October, 2016 in Rizhao, Shandong Province of China. Wanpingkou Scenic Spot launched the Sand Beach Cultural Week featuring beach volleyball, beach soccer, sand sculpture and yoga during the National Day Holiday. About 300 citizens and tourists signed up for the yoga session at Wanpingkou Scenic Spot. Images by:  VCG/VCG via Getty Images



Members of Vella de Valls team make a tower during Spain’s traditional human towers competition ‘Concurs de Castells’ at Tarraco Arena in Tarragona, Spain on 2 October, 2016. Image by: Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images


Foula - One Of The Remotest Permanently Inhabited Islands In Great Britain

Ponies run free on the Island of Foula on 1 October, 2016 in Scotland. Foula is the most remote inhabited island in Great Britain with a current population of thirty people, and has been owned, since the turn of the 20th century, by the Holbourn family. Image by:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images


Preparations Are Made To Commemorate The 950th Anniversary Of The Battle of Hastings

Ashley Clark of Whitstable poses in his Norman armour costume, before speaking to schoolchildren in Pevensey Castle on 4 October, 2016 in Pevensey, England. With the 950th anniversary of 1066, the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest approaching, English Heritage, local groups and businesses are preparing to mark the historic invasion with re-enactments, tours and concerts.  Image by:  Leon Neal/Getty Images

New York

New York's Famed Carnegie Deli Set To Close At End Of The Year

Customers wait in line for a table at Carnegie Deli, 3 October, 2016 in New York City. Last week, the famed deli, known for its large pastrami and corned beef sandwiches, announced they will close at the end of the year. Image by: Drew Angerer/Getty Images


Dussehra Festival In India

Indian artists, dressed as Hindu Lord Rama and wife, Seeta, sit on a horse and cart during a traditional Ramleela. This is a play narrating the life of Hindu God Ram, ahead of Dussehra festival, in Hanumanganj village, 24 kilometres from Allahabad on 4 October, 2016. Dussehra commemorates the triumph of Lord Rama over the demon King Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. Image by:  Ritesh Shukla/NurPhoto via Getty Images


Shikali Festival Celebrated in Nepal

Nepalese devotees play traditional instruments during celebrations of Shikali Festival at Khokana Village, Patan, Nepal on Friday, 7 October, 2016.  Image by: Narayan Maharjan/NurPhoto via Getty Images

PolandStreet art project in Krakow

Dulk (Antonio Segura Donat), a Spanish street artist, working on his new Art Street project on Thursday, 6 October 2016, at Mogilskie Roundabout in Krakow, Poland. The project is a part of a global ‘101 Krakow’s Murals’ project, and has not got a title yet.  Image by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images