A queen's selfie / and a save the bees demo Friday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you photo highlights from around the world. Selected by Natasha Rees-Bloor. Fri 27 Apr 2018 14.11 BST

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Carlsbad, US. A worker picks ranunculus at the Flower Fields, in the hills of North San Diego county, California
Washington, USA. President Trump greets German chancellor Angela Merkel in the White House. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
Groningen, the Netherlands. Queen Maxima poses for a selfie with a fan as she attends the traditional King’s Day celebrations in the northern city, marking the 51st birthday of King Willem-Alexander. Photograph: Robin Utrecht/EPA
Prague, Czech Republic. People dress as US soldiers as they take part in the Convoy of Liberty, commemorating the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of the western part of the country from Nazi rule. Photograph: David W Cerny/Reuters
Paju, South Korea. South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-In (left), speaks to the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, in the border village of Panmunjom. The event marks the first time a North Korean leader has crossed the border into South Korea since the end of hostilities during the Korean war. Photograph: Korea Summit Press/EPA
Brussels, Belgium. Activists demonstrate outside the European commission calling on member states to protect bees by voting for a full ban on bee-killing pesticides. A partial ban of neonicotinoids was introduced five years age. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images
Catia La Mar, Venezuela. Locals are handed bowls of soup by people rallying for Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate, Javier Bertucci. Campaigning has started in the run-up to the election in May, though international organisations and communities, including the EU and the US, have expressed concern and rejected the electoral process. Photograph: Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images
Murmansk, Russia. Crew on the K-18 Karelia nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine during training in the Barents Sea. Photograph: Lev Fedoseyev/TASS via Getty Images
Jakarta, Indonesia, A woman who changes large banknotes into smaller tender sits beside a stack of Indonesian currency. Photograph: Willy Kurniawan/Reuters
Dundrennan, Scotland. Royal Marines come ashore as they take part in the bi-annual Exercise Joint Warrior. About 11,600 personnel from 17 countries are taking part in Europe’s largest military exercise. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Colombo, Sri Lanka. Statues of Buddha are cleaned at a factory before being sent to the paint room. They will be painted before being put on sale for Vesak Day, which commemorates the guru’s birth, enlightenment and death. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters
Zhejiang, China. Giant net fishing at Thousand Island lake in Chunan. Photograph: Top Photo Corporation/Rex/Shutterstock
Carlsbad, US. A worker picks ranunculus at the Flower Fields, in the hills of North San Diego county, California. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters
Kolkata, India. Labourers struggle to carry a basket of produce on a hot afternoon at a vegetable market. Photograph: Piyal Adhikary/EPA
Baku, Azerbaijan. Lewis Hamilton during track practice. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images