Pictures Of The Week: These Are The Best Images From Around The World

This week in pictures Usain Bolt being wiped out by a cameraman on a Segway, not one but TWO incredible art installation’s were unveiled in London and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini glammed up the X-Factor auditions.

In the US, Vester Lee Flanagan II, fatally shot reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward as their colleagues remembered them in their show the morning after the tragic incident and James Holmes was sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing 12 people and injured 70 others in the July 2012.

Pictures of the week brings you the best images over the past seven days from around the world, chosen by our very own photo editors, Elliot Wagland and Tahira Mirza.

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    Usain Bolt of Jamaica collides with a worker as he celebrates after winning gold in the Men’s 200 metres final during day six of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 27, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)


    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton poses for a photo with two of her supporters on the campus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, during a ‘Commit to Vote’ grassroots organizing meeting. (AP Photo/David Richard)


    WDBJ-TV7 news morning anchor Kimberly McBroom, center, gets a hug from visiting anchor Steve Grant, left, as meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner reflects after their early morning newscast at the station, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Roanoke, Va. Reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were killed during a live broadcast Wednesday, while on assignment in Moneta. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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    LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 26: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini attends the press launch of ‘The X Factor’ at the Picturehouse Central on August 26, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

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    An artwork entitled ‘Heartbeat’ by French artist Charles Petillon is pictured during a photocall in London’s Covent Garden Market building on August 27, 2015. The artwork is created from 100,000 white balloons and stretches 54 metres in length and 12 metres in width. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

  • ATTILA KISBENEDEK via Getty Images

    A young migrant’s hair becomes stuck while crawling under a barbed fence with her family at the Hungarian-Serbian border near Roszke, on August 27, 2015. As Europe struggles with its worst migrant crisis since World War II, Hungary has become, like Italy and Greece, a ‘frontline’ state. So far this year, police say around 141,500 migrants have been intercepted crossing into Hungary, mostly from neighbouring Serbia. AFP PHOTO / ATTILA KISBENEDEK (Photo credit should read ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

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    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – AUGUST 27: This handout image supplied by Spark Your City, people walk through the ‘Spark Your City Urban Jungle’ giant interactive kaleidoscope that has been installed between Waterloo station and London’s Southbank on August 27, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Lee via Getty Images)

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    MADRID, SPAIN – AUGUST 27: Actress Emma Watson attends ‘Regression’ photocall at Villamagna hotel on August 27, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Europa Press/Europa Press via Getty Images)


    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has a supporter, Mary Margaret Bannister, check to see if his hair is real during his speech to supporters during a rally at the TD Convention Center, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

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    A rainbow over floral tributes left on the Old Tollbridge near the A27 at Shoreham in West Sussex, as the search for further victims of the Shoreham air disaster continues.

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) examines a flying axe while visiting the MAKS-2015, the International Aviation and Space Show, in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, on August 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO / POOL / SERGEI CHIRIKOV (Photo credit should read SERGEI CHIRIKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

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    The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne looks at the construction of the poppy sculpture Wave in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield.

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    BEIJING, CHINA – AUGUST 26: Gold medalist Greg Rutherford of Great Britain poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men’s Long Jump final during day five of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 26, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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    Lava flows out of the Piton de la Fournaise volcano, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, as it erupts on August 25, 2015, on the French island of La Reunion in the Indian Ocean. The volcano started to erupt on August 24, 2015 for the fourth time since the beginning of the year, according to a statement released by the Prefecture. AFP PHOTO / RICHARD BOUHET (Photo credit should read RICHARD BOUHET/AFP/Getty Images)


    A woman throws a tomato during the annual “tomatina” tomato fight fiesta, in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual “Tomatina” battle that has become a major tourist attraction. At the annual fiesta in Bunol on Wednesday, trucks dumped 150 tons of ripe tomatoes for some 22,000 participants, many from abroad to throw during the hour-long morning festivities. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

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    NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 24: (L-R) Tennis players Rafael Nadal, Madison Keys, Serena Williams, Nick Kyrgious, Maria Sharapova, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer, Grigor Dimitrov, John McEnroe, Genie Bouchard and Pete Sampras attend Nike’s ‘NYC Street Tennis’ event on August 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)

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    LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 26: Singer Rita Ora performs onstage at The El Rey on August 26, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images For BTPR)

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    SAUSALITO, CA – AUGUST 27: Indy cars, lead by Marco Andretti in the #25 car, drive across the Golden Gate Bridge on August 27, 2015 in Sausalito, California. Five Indy cars drove over the Golden Gate Bridge with the Astor Cup ahead of the Verizon IndyCar Series at Sonoma Raceway. The crossing also paid tribute to Verizon IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson, who died on August 24 following injuries sustained at the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway on August 23. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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    USA’s Ashton Eaton waits to compete in the high jump in the men’s decathlon athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the ‘Bird’s Nest’ National Stadium in Beijing on August 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

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    BINZHOU, CHINA – AUGUST 25: (CHINA OUT) People living in nearby villages loot chicks after a truck carrying tens of thousands of chicks, which are worth 50,000 yuan (7,800 USD), rolled over on Rongcheng-Wuhai Highway on August 25, 2015 in Binzhou, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

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    Forensic investigators work as police vehicles are parked behind a refrigerated truck parked along a highway near Neusiedl am See, Austria, on August 27, 2015. The bodies of between 20 and 50 migrants have been found in the truck on the A 4 highway in Austria, police said Thursday, the latest tragedy involving people desperately trying to reach Europe.. AFP PHOTO / DIETER NAGL (Photo credit should read DIETER NAGL/AFP/Getty Images)

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    New Orleans is seen from Air Force One after departing Louis Armstrong International Airport on August 27, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. US President Barack Obama traveled to New Orleans to survey progress 10 years after Hurricane Katrina. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – AUGUST 28: The crowd enjoy the spectacle during the Auckland Darts Masters at The Trusts Arena on August 28, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Fiona Goodall/Getty Images)

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    Bombs explode on a mountain range during a joint live firing drill between South Korea and the US at the Seungjin Fire Training Field in Pocheon, 65 kms northeast of Seoul, on August 28, 2015. South Korean and US troops staged their biggest-ever joint live-fire drill on August 28, including a simulated mechanised assault deep into North Korean territory, just days after the two Koreas ended a tense military standoff. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)


    A protester dressed as the cartoon character Homer Simpson steps between demonstrators and police, in an attempt to stop clashes at the end of a student march in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Demonstrators came out to complain about delays in an education overhaul and ask President Michelle Bachelet to fulfill her campaign promise of free education. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)


    In this late Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 photo, passenger buses set on fire by a mob go up in flames in Surat, Gujarat state, India. Authorities issued a curfew Tuesday night in at least five cities in Gujarat state, after mobs attacked police officers with stones and sticks and burned government and private vehicles.


    Colorado theater shooter James Holmes appears in court, with his attorney Daniel King, to be formally sentenced, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 in Centennial, Colo. Holmes was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Judge Carlos Samour Jr. Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 others in the July 20, 2012 ambush. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)


    A sign painter outlines the Pope’s nose on the side of a New York City office building, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Pope Francis visits the U.S. beginning Sept. 22 with stops in Washington D.C., New York and Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)


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