THE DAY IN PHOTOS: May 27, 2022


Posted at May 27 2022 11:48 PM

Here are the day's top stories in photos.

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'Gun control saves lives'

Activists rally demanding action on gun safety laws outside the US Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. The people are demanding actions on gun safety laws or legislation in the wake of the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas that claimed the lives of at least 19 children and two adults by an 18-year-old gunman wielding an automatic rifle. Shawn Thew, EPA-EFE

Horror, heartbreak after Uvalde school shooting

Gabriella Uriegas, a soccer teammate of Tess Mata who died in the Robb Elementary School mass shooting, cries while her mother Geneva Uriegas holds her as they visit a makeshift memorial outside the Uvalde County Courthouse in Texas on Thursday. Texas police faced angry questions May 26, 2022 over why it took an hour to neutralize the gunman who murdered 19 small children and two teachers in Uvalde, as video emerged of desperate parents begging officers to storm the school Chandan Khanna, AFP

Growing vegetables in Mandaluyong

Night watchman Ariel Guillarte tends to an urban farm along a walkway by the Pasig River in Mandaluyong City on Friday. The urban farm, a personal project by the night watchmen, yields a fair amount of vegetables such as squash, bitter gourd, calabash gourd, and others which they use as part of their daily meals Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Laboring up high

Workers are seen on top of a construction site in Pasig City on Friday. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor and incoming finance secretary Benjamin Diokno said he he would bring back the "golden age of infrastructure" and continue the "Build, Build, Build" program to keep the nation’s economy growing. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

'Vampires' take a bite out of Guinness world record

Vampires gather in the grounds of Whitby Abbey following a successful Guinness world record attempt to gather the largest number of vampires together in one place, in Whitby, north-east England on Friday. The world record attempt took place on the 125th anniversary of the first publication of Bram Stoker's novel 'Dracula'. Stoker visited Whitby in 1890 and it's understood that the town and 13th century Gothic ruins of the Abbey provided inspiration for Dracula. Oli Scarff, AFP