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Circus artists perform stunts opposite the Houses of Parliament. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Pictures of the week: Stunts, sunsets and speeches

Our pick of the very best images from the last seven days.

Circus artists perform stunts opposite the Houses of Parliament. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

President Trump addresses a crowd of 40,000 boy scouts at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in Glen Jean, West Virginia. (Rex Features)

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets a local during a visit to New Zealand. (Getty Images)

More than 2,000 people gather at the Xixiang Sports Centre in South China’s Guangdong province in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest accordion ensemble. (Rex Features)

Eventual champion Jordon Spieth attempts to play out of a bunker during the Open Golf Championship in Southport. (AP Photo)

President Trump’s son-in-law and advisor Jared Kushner again denies reports of collusion with Russia during the 2016 election in a statement from the White House. (Rex Features)

Emergency services tackle a forest fire in Luberon, Southern France, which has led to an 800 hectare area of destruction in the region. (Rex Features)

Thousands of anti-President Duterte protesters march through the streets of Manila, Philippines. (Getty Images)

Chelsea Pensioners are the first to experience a new Battle of Passchendaele virtual reality experience. (Getty Images)

An aerial view of the 700-year-old Guanyin pavilion, which was almost submerged by the flooded Yangtze River, in Ezhou city, central China’s Hubei province. (Rex features)

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