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The blowing up of the Castieler Viaduct, a red King Charles III. and Blinking in Kiev: These are the photos of the week.

Legend:

«Hello SRF team, today I caught my first lightning bolt of 2024. What a powerful front came roaring in from the west. A huge spectacle!” writes an SRF eyewitness about this beautiful picture. It shows Frieswil (BE) on May 15, 2024.

SRF eyewitnesses/Demian Trinler

Aerial view of a meadow with a huge image of a woman, trees and a river.

Legend:

A lighthouse, a compass or a map – symbols of sea rescue as a message of humanity: With his work in Irchelpark in Zurich, the Swiss-French artist Saype draws attention to the work of the sea rescue organization SOS Méditerranée, for which he himself worked. The image was presented on May 16, 2024.

Keystone/Michael Buholzer

Tiger cub climbs tree.

Legend:

No, this is not a picture from the wild. This Sumatran tiger cub was born in February at the Berlin Zoo and has now been shown to the public for the first time. The occasion is a naming ceremony on May 14, 2024.

Reuters/Liesa Johannssen

Bridge in a forested valley is blown up, blue crane and clouds of dust.
White rose on table in front of Swiss flag and microphone.
Children in surgical caps attend a teddy bear operation with doctor.

Legend:

Open plush heart operation: Medical students at the university hospital in Halle, Germany, treat a teddy bear with children in a real operating room. The aim of the cuddly toy operation is to playfully relieve the little ones of their fear of going to the doctor. (May 14, 2024)

Keystone/Hendrik Schmidt

Pope blesses pregnant woman in white dress.

Legend:

Pope Francis blesses an expectant mother and her unborn child during the weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican. (May 15, 2024)

Reuters/Cirio De Luca

Two guitarists on stage play electric guitar.


Switzerland Current, May 13, 2024, 7 p.m.;


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