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A female supporter seen purchasing a copy of the final edition of the Apple Daily newspaper at a newsstand in Mong Kok.

Pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily will cease operation from 24th June after authorities used a national security law to arrest its top editors and freeze company assets.   
A female supporter seen purchasing a copy of the final edition of the Apple Daily newspaper at a newsstand in Mong Kok.

Pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily will cease operation from 24th June after authorities used a national security law to arrest its top editors and freeze company assets.   

Supporters line up to purchase the final edition of Apple Daily in Hong Kong, China - 24 June 2021

Pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily will cease operation from 24th June after authorities used a national security law to arrest its top editors and freeze company assets.

Peter Tatchell (C) and LGBT+ supporters hold placards expressing their opinion, during the demonstration against the use of Conversion Therapy outside UK Cabinet office.

Peter Tatchell, together with the other LGBT+ supports and lead activists, have handed in letters to the UK Cabinet office demanding the government to ban Conversion Therapy. Handing in 7,500-signature petition & letter to Liz Truss.
Peter Tatchell (C) and LGBT+ supporters hold placards expressing their opinion, during the demonstration against the use of Conversion Therapy outside UK Cabinet office.

Peter Tatchell, together with the other LGBT+ supports and lead activists, have handed in letters to the UK Cabinet office demanding the government to ban Conversion Therapy. Handing in 7,500-signature petition & letter to Liz Truss.

'Ban Conversion Therapy' protest in London, UK

Peter Tatchell, together with the other LGBT+ supports and lead activists, have handed in letters to the UK Cabinet office demanding the government to ban Conversion Therapy. Handing in 7,500-signature petition & letter to Liz Truss.

The former president of the Catalan Parliament, Carme Forcadell, gets into the car carrying a bouquet of flowers after being released from the Barcelona Women's Prison.
The former president of the Catalan Parliament, Carme Forcadell, is released from the Women's Prison of Barcelona after the pardons to the leaders of the process for the Independence of Catalonia, granted by the Spanish Government.The former president of the Catalan Parliament, Carme Forcadell, gets into the car carrying a bouquet of flowers after being released from the Barcelona Women's Prison.
The former president of the Catalan Parliament, Carme Forcadell, is released from the Women's Prison of Barcelona after the pardons to the leaders of the process for the Independence of Catalonia, granted by the Spanish Government.

Former president of the Catalan Parliament Carme Forcadell released from prison in Barcelona, Spain

Former president of the Catalan Parliament Carme Forcadell released from prison in Barcelona, Spain - 23 Jun 2021

A fire breather entertains people on the Hill of Tara at the last moments before the sun sets on the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere.
A large number of spectators, young and old, many accompanied with dogs, gathered at the Hill of Tara in Co. Meath to view the sunset on the June 21st Summer Solstice. The Hill of Tara is a Neolithic passage grave and is a site of important ancient historical significance in Irish folklore.A fire breather entertains people on the Hill of Tara at the last moments before the sun sets on the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere.
A large number of spectators, young and old, many accompanied with dogs, gathered at the Hill of Tara in Co. Meath to view the sunset on the June 21st Summer Solstice. The Hill of Tara is a Neolithic passage grave and is a site of important ancient historical significance in Irish folklore.

Summer Solstice in Hill of Tara, Ireland

A large number of spectators, young and old, many accompanied with dogs, gathered at the Hill of Tara in Co. Meath to view the sunset on the June 21st Summer Solstice. The Hill of Tara is a Neolithic passage grave and is a site of important ancient historical significance in Irish folklore.

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Visitor look at the 'Animatronic baby' robot on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.Visitor look at the 'Animatronic baby' robot on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

Visitor look at the 'Animatronic baby' robot on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A visitor interacts with British 'RoboThespian' during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A visitor interacts with British 'RoboThespian' during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A visitor interacts with British 'RoboThespian' during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A woman touches the top of the head of a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A woman touches the top of the head of a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A woman touches the top of the head of a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

Visitors are seen during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.Visitors are seen during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

Visitors are seen during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

An exhibition staff reboots a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.An exhibition staff reboots a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

An exhibition staff reboots a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A young visitor interacts with a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A young visitor interacts with a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A young visitor interacts with a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A young visitor points at the Japanese 'Kodomoroid' during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A young visitor points at the Japanese 'Kodomoroid' during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A young visitor points at the Japanese 'Kodomoroid' during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A family look at robots on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A family look at robots on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A family look at robots on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

An exhibition staff holds a sign with Albert Einstein headshot  to make the robot recognize human faces at a first glance  during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.An exhibition staff holds a sign with Albert Einstein headshot  to make the robot recognize human faces at a first glance  during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

An exhibition staff holds a sign with Albert Einstein headshot to make the robot recognize human faces at a first glance during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A visitor puts her hand against the glass in front of 'Nexi' robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A visitor puts her hand against the glass in front of 'Nexi' robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A visitor puts her hand against the glass in front of 'Nexi' robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A young visitor walks past robots on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A young visitor walks past robots on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A young visitor walks past robots on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A visitor takes a selfie with the T-800 Endoskeleton robot used in filming 'Terminator Salvation' during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A visitor takes a selfie with the T-800 Endoskeleton robot used in filming 'Terminator Salvation' during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A visitor takes a selfie with the T-800 Endoskeleton robot used in filming 'Terminator Salvation' during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A young visitor points at the 'Animatronic baby' robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A young visitor points at the 'Animatronic baby' robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A young visitor points at the 'Animatronic baby' robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

Young visitors walk past the 'Animatronic baby' robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.Young visitors walk past the 'Animatronic baby' robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

Young visitors walk past the 'Animatronic baby' robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

Young visitors play with 'Electrototo' robots during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.Young visitors play with 'Electrototo' robots during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

Young visitors play with 'Electrototo' robots during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A young visitor holds a robot hands during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A young visitor holds a robot hands during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A young visitor holds a robot hands during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A father and his child look at Spanish 'Reem' robot on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A father and his child look at Spanish 'Reem' robot on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A father and his child look at Spanish 'Reem' robot on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

Visitors are seen during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.Visitors are seen during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

Visitors are seen during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A visitor looks at different robots prototypes on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A visitor looks at different robots prototypes on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A visitor looks at different robots prototypes on displayed during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

Visitors interact with a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.Visitors interact with a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

Visitors interact with a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A visitor interacts with a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A visitor interacts with a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A visitor interacts with a robot during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A visitor takes a photo of Japanese 'Kodomoroid' during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.A visitor takes a photo of Japanese 'Kodomoroid' during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.

A visitor takes a photo of Japanese 'Kodomoroid' during the 'ROBOTS' exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum in Hong Kong on May 8, 2021. The exhibition explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human.