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#PicOfTheDay May Favourites

We've chosen our favourite #PicOfTheDays from this month's news brands, which capture a host of scenes from wildlife, to new social distancing regulations and civil rights unrest.

You can see all our #PicOfTheDay's here, or follow us on Twitter for a daily dose of photo journalism.

His name is George Floyd

Captured in The Times and The Guardian: "Minneapolis, US. Police and demonstrators at a protest over George Floyd, who died during an attempted arrest on Monday."

Credit: Richard Tsong-Taatarii/AP

Life's a beach

Captured in the Metro. "Cordoned off sections on a beach at La Grande Motte in the South of France."

Credit: AFP

What lies beneath

Captured in The Times. "What at first sight might appear as a rock is really a grey whale off Mexico. They travel 15,000 miles a year between their Arctic summer feeding grounds and the Gulf of California"

Credit: Franco Banfi/ Caters News

Delight at the end of the tunnel

Captured in The Daily Mail. "Described as a highlight of the season by the National Trust and a ‘jewel in the crown’ that everybody should see at least once in a attracts many thousands of admirers at this time of year. Thanks to the pandemic only a handful of gardeners can currently witness the full beauty of the 60-yard long golden laburnum arch at Bodnant Garden, near Tal-y-cafn, North Wales."

Credit:Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Where eagles flair

Captured in The Daily Mirror. "A bald eagle snatches a fish from the water after swooping down at speeds of up to 100mph. This incredible image perfectly captures the bird’s metre-long wingspan and precision flying. It was taken in Alaska by British photographer Alan Murphy, 59, originally from London, now living in Texas."

Credit: Alan Murphy

VE Day

Captured in The Daily Express. Men and Women celebrate VE Day whilst driving down London's The Strand.

Credit (digital colourisation): Tom Marshall


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