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Tomato wars and former stars: Monday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world

  • Aberdeen, UK

    First Minister of Scotland and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon visits trade stands at the party autumn conference

    Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

    Tomato wars and former stars: Monday's best photos
  • Middlesborough, UK

    Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne arrives at Teesside Crown Court whre he wil stand trial for sexual assault

    Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

  • London, UK

    Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg laughs ahead the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster

    Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

  • London, UK

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson receives a flu inoculation at his Downing Street office

    Photograph: Jeremy Selwyn/Reuters

  • Manilla, Philippines

    A community health worker administers an oral polio vaccine to a child, during a mass vaccination campaign to combat the resurgence of the polio virus

    Photograph: Ezra Acayan/Getty Images

  • Yangon, Myanmar

    Buddhist monks light candles during the traditional Thadingyut Lighting Festival

    Photograph: U Aung/Xinhua/Barcroft Media

  • Nagano, Japan

    A girl plays with her grandmother in a refuge centre for people displaced by Typhoon Hagibis

    Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

  • Nagano, Japan

    Rescue workers search an area that was flooded by Typhoon Hagibis. Japan has mobilised 110,000 rescuer workers after the most powerful storm in decades

    Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

  • London, UK

    A protester holds a banner during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration at the Bank of England

    Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

  • Ejina, China

    Autumn colours at a Poplar forest in, Inner Mongolia

    Photograph: Costfoto/Barcroft Media

  • Ayn al-Arus, Syria

    Syrians return to their homes south of the border town of Tal Abyad after it was taken over by Turkish-backed Syrian fighters during their assault on Kurdish-held border towns

    Photograph: Bakr Alkasem/AFP via Getty Images

  • Lesbos, Greece

    Children from Syria queue for food in a volunteer centre near the Moria refugee camp.

    Photograph: Valery Sharifulin/TASS

  • Port-au-Prince, Haiti

    Thousands of people demonstrate following calls by several popular Haitian singers and artists who in turn demand the immediate resignation of the current president

    Photograph: Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

  • Paris, France

    First Lady Brigitte Macron gives a speaks to a class during an event in support of the European Leukodystrophy Association.

    Photograph: Régis Duvignau/AFP/Getty Images

  • Barcelona, Spain

    Protestors march as the Supreme Court convicted 12 former Catalan politicians and activists for their roles in the secession of 2017

    Photograph: Emilio Morenatti/AP

  • Ketapang, Indonesia

    An Orangutan nicknamed Mama Sifa and her cub Sifa being released into the forest West Kalimantan, after being rescued from the recent devastating forest fires

    Photograph: International Animal Rescue/AFP/Getty Images

  • Quito, Equador

    A woman and her daughter during celebrations after Ecuador’s president and indigenous leaders reached an agreement to end violent protests

    Photograph: Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images

  • Toronto, Canada

    Zach LaVine of the Chicago Bulls leaps for the basket against Chris Boucher of the Toronto Raptors during their NBA basketball pre-season game at Scotiabank Arena

    Photograph: Mark Blinch/Getty Images

  • Tunis, Tunisia

    Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory independent candidate Kais Saied after he has secured more than 72% of votes in the presidential election

    Photograph: Yassine Gaidi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

  • Lembang, Indonesia

    Residents of Cikareumbi Village take part in the Tomato War event, a tradition of getting rid of rotten tomatoes after low valued yields. All tomatoes thrown as ‘bullets’ are collected again to be used as compost material and vegetable fertilisers

    Photograph: Algi Febri Sugita/SOPA Images/REX/Shutterstock

  • Darwin, Australia

    The Vattenfall Solar Team car ‘Nuna’ from the Netherlands competes in the Challenger class on Day 2 of the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

    Photograph: Mark Evans/Getty Images

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