Snap! Evening Standard: Best Photos of the Day from around the world

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Photography from fashion and wildlife to art and the environment, the Snap! Evening Standard pictures of the day show the biggest stories and must-see photographs from London and around the world.

Snap! Evening Standard: Best Pictures of the Day

<p>A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a payload of 20 Starlink satellites is seen in the evening sky above Los Angeles, California after being launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base</p> (AFP via Getty Images)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a payload of 20 Starlink satellites is seen in the evening sky above Los Angeles, California after being launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base

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<p>Portugal's Rafael Leao heads the ball during a Group F match between Portugal and Czech Republic at the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in Leipzig, Germany</p> (AP)

Portugal's Rafael Leao heads the ball during a Group F match between Portugal and Czech Republic at the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in Leipzig, Germany

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<p>Stormzy and Maya Jama attend the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2025 show as part of Paris Fashion Week</p> (Getty Images)

Stormzy and Maya Jama attend the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2025 show as part of Paris Fashion Week

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<p>Thousands of southern New Mexico residents fled the mountainous village as a wind-whipped wildfire tore through homes and other buildings</p> (AP)

Thousands of southern New Mexico residents fled the mountainous village as a wind-whipped wildfire tore through homes and other buildings

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<p>Aerial view of boats on Sydney Harbour, with the Sydney Harbour Bridge and buildings in the central business district (CBD)</p> (AFP via Getty Images)

Aerial view of boats on Sydney Harbour, with the Sydney Harbour Bridge and buildings in the central business district (CBD)

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<p>Yezica Jimenez, 16, from left, Luzmaria Celis, 13, and Sandra Cortez stand under a water barrel at the splash pad inside Waterfront Park in Louisville</p> (AP)

Yezica Jimenez, 16, from left, Luzmaria Celis, 13, and Sandra Cortez stand under a water barrel at the splash pad inside Waterfront Park in Louisville

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<p>North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (R) and and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands after a welcoming ceremony at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang</p> (POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (R) and and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands after a welcoming ceremony at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang

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<p>Spencer Warren, who works for a wilderness guiding service, he arrived to prepare the floatplane for a client’s trip when he discovered the calf trapped in Beluga Lake in Homer, Alaska</p> (AP)

Spencer Warren, who works for a wilderness guiding service, he arrived to prepare the floatplane for a client’s trip when he discovered the calf trapped in Beluga Lake in Homer, Alaska

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<p>Jutting out of the rocks on a remote mountain peak near Las Vegas, the glimmering rectangular prism's reflective surface imitates the vast desert landscape surrounding the mountain peak where it has been erected</p> (AP)

Jutting out of the rocks on a remote mountain peak near Las Vegas, the glimmering rectangular prism's reflective surface imitates the vast desert landscape surrounding the mountain peak where it has been erected

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<p>People play beach volleyball in Domino Park in Brooklyn, New York, as a heat wave hits the northeast US</p> (AFP via Getty Images)

People play beach volleyball in Domino Park in Brooklyn, New York, as a heat wave hits the northeast US

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<p>The Connaught Unveils Art Installation by Alex Israel on Carlos Place</p> (Supplied)

The Connaught Unveils Art Installation by Alex Israel on Carlos Place

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The pictures of the day are selected by the Evening Standard's picture editors Elliot Wagland and Debasish Sarmah.