Perseid meteor streaks across the sky over the Lovell Radio Telescope at Jodrell Bank on August 13, 2013 in Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom.The annual display, known as the Perseid shower because the meteors appear to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the northeastern sky, is a result of Earth's orbit passing through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle.
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Field Marshall Montgomery celebrate winning the 2013 World Pipe Band Championships for the third year in a row at Glasgow Green on August 18,2013 in Glasgow,Scotland. The World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title.
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General view of the course and town of St Andrews during the final round of the SSE Scottish Senior Open played at the Torrance Championship Course, Fairmont St Andrews on August 18, 2013 in St Andrews, United Kingdom.
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A young girl wears ear defenders as a pipe band takes part in 2013 World Pipe Band Championships at Glasgow Green on August 18, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title.
Credit: Jeff J Mitchell
The world's biggest container ship, the Maersk MC-Kinney Moller as it arrives at the port of Bremerhaven on August 18, 2013 in Bremerhaven, Germany. The world's largest container ship, the Maersk MC-Kinney Moller, arrives at the port of Bremerhaven on Sunday. It has a length of 400 meters, it is 59 meters wide and is capable of delivering 18.000 TEU Container. The ship carries the first Triple-E Standard (Economy of Scale, Energy Efficiency, Environmentally-improved) and is the most efficient and energy saving container ship in the world.
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A fisherman holds a Spanish flag during a protest in the bay of Algeciras, near the Rock of Gibraltar, on August 18, 2013. A Spanish protest fleet of 38 fishing boats sailed towards Gibraltar today to demand the British outpost remove 70 concrete blocks it has dropped in their fishing grounds. British naval and Gibraltar police patrols blocked the Spanish boats from entering disputed waters around the concrete reef, which has sparked an angry row between London and Madrid. AFP PHOTO / MARCOS MORENO
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A climate and anti-fracking protestor dressed as a clown dances outside the gates to a drill site operated by Cuadrilla Resources Ltd in Balcombe in southern England, on August 18, 2013. British energy firm Cuadrilla scaled back its operations at a rural site in southern England as more than 1,000 protesters prepare a six-day 'action camp' in protest against fracking. AFP PHOTO/JUSTIN TALLIS