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The week in photos: May 5-12, 2018

May 13, 2018 - 11:36 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Supreme Court on May11, 2018 voting on the quo warranto case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

WATCH: Basketball shot from 593 feet high sets new record

Nov 25, 2016 - 3:15 PM

The highest of trick shots at a Swiss dam returns a group of Australian YouTubers back into the Guinness Book of World Record

SHOT IN THE DARK. Technique and strategy for sinking a shot nearly 600 feet above the basket must be a bit different than your ordinary basket. Screenshot from YouTube

VIRAL: Rare fish spotted on Albay beach

Jan 14, 2016 - 2:51 PM

Also known as king of herrings the oarfish is considered to be the longest bony fish ever to be recorded in the year 2015

'Doctor Who' zips around the planet in 50th anniversary special

Nov 24, 2013 - 8:34 AM

UPDATED The show was screened in 3D in more than 1 500 cinemas from Australia to Mexico as well as on British television in what the BBC said was probably the largest simulcast of a TV drama in history

No more crocs in captivity, please

Apr 28, 2013 - 4:15 PM

Lolong would not have died if he hadn t been captured imprisoned and confined to a totally inadequate concrete enclosure for the past 18 months

GARGANTUAN. In this photo taken on September 21, 2011, Lolong, a one-tonne (6.4-metre) 21-foot crocodile believed to be the biggest to have ever been caught, is seen in a caged pen in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur. AFP PHOTO / JAY DIRECTO

PSEi may reach 7,000 level in 2013 - Aquino

Jan 27, 2013 - 11:12 AM

When he celebrates his birthday on February 8 the index may have hit 6 500 and may even breach the 7 000 milestone before the end of 2013

RECORD-BREAKING. Aquino boasts of the country's economic gains in his visit to the Filipino community in Zurich, Switzerland.Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau