University of St Andrews students take a traditional May Day Dip on the town's East Sands. It is said to bring luck in exams.
Army surgeons in El Paso grow an ear on the arm of Private Shamika Burrage – it is later successfully attached to her head after she lost the original one in a car accident.
Jeremy Corbyn outside a polling station after voting in the local government elections.
Sir Paul Mccartney and his wife Nancy Shevell after a ceremony at Buckingham Palace at which he was made a Companion of Honour.
Cherry blossom in Harrogate, Yorkshire.
Manchester City win the Premier League. Celebrations become so animated that the team knock the silver trophy off its plinth.
Wearing Margiela, Rihanna arrives at the Met Gala in New York to celebrate the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition.
Jury members at the Cannes Film Festival (from left): Khadja Nin, Léa Seydoux, Cate Blanchett, Ava Duvernay and Kristen Stewart.
President Trump holds up a proclamation declaring his intention to withdraw from the JCPOA Iran nuclear agreement, which curbed its nuclear activities in return for lifting sanctions.
Donald Trump – accompanied by Melania – welcomes home three American detainees freed by North Korea.
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at the archaeological site of Knossos, on a three-day tour of Greece.
Former Labour cabinet minister Dame Tessa Jowell dies aged 70.
Actor Vanessa Kirby wins a Bafta Best Supporting Actress award for her portrayal of Princess Margaret in The Crown.
A flower-adorned Winnie Harlow on the catwalk as part of Naomi Campbell’s Fashion for Relief charity gala in Cannes.
A Palestinian demonstrator holds a sling during a protest marking the 70th anniversary of Nakba, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank.
Golfers carry on regardless as an ash plume rises in the distance from the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island in Hawaii’s aptly named Volcanoes National Park.
York Minster unveils the restored stained glass in its Great East Window.
Seventeen-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis is charged with capital murder after killing 10 people at Santa Fe High School in Texas. It is the second deadliest school shooting in the US so far this year.
Under perfect blue skies, Prince Harry takes Meghan Markle to be his bride at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. The 2,640 members of the public invited into the castle grounds are among the first to see the new Duchess of Sussex in her Givenchy gown, designed by Clare Waight Keller.
As the Flying Scotsman steams happily through Fife, a new national railway timetable comes into operation, causing major cancellations and delays.
The Queen attends the Chelsea Flower Show the day before it opens.
A woman places candles for each of the dead as a tribute in St Anne’s Square on the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing.
Yulia Skripal makes a statement in her first public appearance since she and her father, Sergei, were poisoned with Novichok.
Italy’s new prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, leaves discussions to formalise his populist coalition government.
Film producer Harvey Weinstein (right) with his lawyer Benjamin Brafman inside Manhattan Criminal Court. He is charged with rape and sexual abuse offences.
Women in Dublin, celebrate the result of the previous day’s referendum, in which a large majority voted to lift the ban on abortion in the Republic of Ireland.
President Macron thanks Mamoudou Gassama, a Malian immigrant dubbed the ‘Spider-man of Paris’ for climbing up a building to save a child hanging from a fourth-floor balcony.
Chris Anderson, 30, breaks records in Gloucestershire’s annual cheese-rolling race, with his 22nd win.
Starbucks shuts more than 8,000 of its stores in the United States early in order to conduct racial-bias education for its employees.
Russian dissident journalist Arkady Babchenko appears at a news conference in Kiev less than 24 hours after he faked his own death to flush out a plot to kill him.
Kim Kardashian West meets Donald Trump at the White House where she successfully appeals for the pardon of Alice Marie Johnson, 63, serving a life sentence for drug offences.
The early May bank holiday is the warmest ever
The four-month eruption of Kilauea created a small new island off Hawaii
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