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The upgraded 18th hole of the North Course in Quinta do Lago, Portugal

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 The Indian Pacific travels coast-to-coast across Australia

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Detail from the 19th century, carved-wood humidor with images of the Taj Mahal, €3,000-€5,000  at Sheppard’s Three Day Auction

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As David Moyes takes over at Manchester Unted, he faces a whole different world at Old Trafford from that he faced at Goodison Park.  Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

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Art or kitsch?: Jeff Koons’s Hanging Heart in magenta and gold. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty

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A Swiss woman with her face covered is taken to a hospital by police for her medical examination at Gwalior in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh March 16, 2013. Four men raped a 39-year-old Swiss woman camping with her husband in an Indian forest, police said on Saturday, turning the spotlight anew on the security of women in the world's largest democracy. REUTERS/Stringer (INDIA - Tags: CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Six men accused of raping a Swiss tourist who was cycling with her husband in central India have appeared in court charged with gang rape. (...)