Striking Photos of the day – 9 August


Check out these striking images from around the world..

A crew members works onboard Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth cruise ship as the luxury vessel prepares to return to sailing on 13 August after a 17-month break
A runner approaches the finish line of the Glacier 3000 event on the Tsanfleuron glacier
A demonstrator uses a slingshot during clashes with police at a protest against the government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak
A woman dressed as a mermaid swims during MerMagic Con at the Freedom Aquatic Centre
Australia’s Cassiel Rousseau competes in the men’s 10m platform-diving final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Fans outside the Camp Nou stadium, where Lionel Messi held a press conference at which he confirmed he is leaving Barcelona football club