Snapshots: the world in 24 hours, April 18

Updated: 2011-04-19 15:34


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Snapshots: the world in 24 hours, April 18

A penitent takes part in the procession of "San Gonzalo" brotherhood during Holy Week in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain, April 18, 2011. Hundreds of processions take place around the clock in Spain during Holy Week, drawing thousands of visitors. [Photo/Agencies]


In the swim

Out of every 10 swimsuits in the world, seven are made in China.

Big spenders

Travelers spend more on shopping than food, hotels, other expenses

Rise in super rich

Rising property prices and a fast-growing economy have been the key drivers.

The beauty of body art
Waiting for drivers' seat
Teeing off to a bright future