WADEBRIDGE, ENGLAND - JUNE 09: A man reacts to the Eden Project's life-size juvenile Tyrannosaurus rex that has been brought as a preview to the nearby attraction's 'Dinosaur Uprising' opening this summer on the first day of the Royal Cornwall Show on June 9, 2016 near Wadebridge, England. More than 100,000 visitors are expected at this year's show, which runs until Saturday, and is claimed to be Cornwall's biggest event and an important fixture on the region's agricultural calendar that has been held every year since 1960. The result of the EU referendum is likely to be closely watched by members of the farming community as the UK's membership of the European Union has long been a contentious issue for the farming industry. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 7: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives onstage during a primary night rally at the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, June 7, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Clinton has secured enough delegates and commitments from superdelegates to become the Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee. She will become the first woman in U.S. history to secure the presidential nomination of one of the country's two major political parties. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 06: A man watches a wave hit a rock pool at Curl Curl beach as large swell hits the East Coast of Australia on June 6, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. Torrential rain over the weekend saw streets and homes flooded while wind gusts up to 120km per hour brought down trees and powerlines. A king tide has also seen beachside homes evacuated on Sydney's northern beaches as large waves erode the coast. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 09: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) (L) walks with President Barack Obama (R) through the Colonnade as he arrives at the White House for an Oval Office meeting June 9, 2016 in Washington, DC. Sanders met with President Obama after Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic nomination for president. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
DEVONPORT, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 07: Boat wreckages and debris is washed ashore along the beaches on June 7, 2016 in Devonport, Australia. Four people remain missing and three people have been confirmed dead after record flooding in Tasmania. The Tasmanian Government is providing emergency aid to people who have lost homes and property in the floods. (Photo by Heath Holden/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - The destruction caused by a mortar bomb which hit a home at Salawa on the edge of the Sri Lankan capital Colombo on June 6, 2016, hours after an explosion of an ammunition depot at the neighbouring military complex.
Flying shrapnel triggered by explosions at an ammunition depot on the edge of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo sent thousands of residents scrambling for cover as the blaze turned the skies orange Monday. The explosions went on for over 12 hours following the worst fire at a Sri Lankan military armoury. / AFP / ISHARA S.KODIKARA (Photo credit should read ISHARA S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)
An orangutan holds her baby who was born on May 11, at the Ouwhands zoo in Rhenen, the Netherlands, on June 8, 2016. / AFP / ANP / Koen van Weel / Netherlands OUT (Photo credit should read KOEN VAN WEEL/AFP/Getty Images)
HERMALLE-SOUS-HUY, BELGIUM - JUNE 6: An aerial view of a derailed passenger train which collided with a goods train just outside the city of Liege on June 6, 2016 in Hermalle-sous-Huy, Belgium. At least 3 people were killed and nine others injured after a passenger train crashed into the back of a goods train at the local time of 11:00 pm last night. (Photo by Wim Robberecht/Photonews via Getty Images)
HOKUEI, JAPAN - JUNE 03: An employee checks freshly harvest Daiei brand watermelons at the shipment belt of Senka Jo, fruits shorting center on June 3, 2016 in Hokuei, Tottori, Japan. It is the first day of watermelon shipment of the year today in the Hokuei area, and these watermelons will be distributed nationwide. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
A dog named Winky sits in a trailer attached to a motorcycle owned by Sandy MacDonald, a crane operator who works in the oilsands, not pictured, in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on Friday, June 3, 2016. Residents began returning home this week and companies are resuming operations after Alberta wildfires forced the evacuation of more than 80,000 people from Fort McMurray and knocked more than 1 million barrels of production a day offline this month. Photographer: Darryl Dyck/Bloomberg via Getty Images
TAIZ, YEMEN - MARCH 31 : Soldiers of People's Resistance Forces, loyal to President of Yemen Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, patrol after they recapture Kureyis region from Houthi forces in Taiz, Yemen on June 05, 2016. (Photo by Abdulnasser Alseddik/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 08: Damage is seen to the famous Bondi to Bronte Walk on June 8, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. Clean up efforts are underway across Sydney following storms across NSW which brought torrential rain, flooding and king tides over the weekend, with three people confirmed dead. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
AYR, SCOTLAND - JUNE 08: Lance Corporal Martin Buchanan, 28, from Ayr, holds up his nephew, four-month-old Kade Dunlop, following The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland's parade through the town on June 8, 2016 in Ayr, Scotland. The four hundred strong parade marked the safe return of the soldiers from their recent operational duties as part of the UKs commitment to NATO's mission in Kabul. The deployment was part of the current commitment to the Government of Afghanistan to provide the training of its police force. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 07: People wearing animal onesies warm up before taking part in a Yoga class at Hyde Park on June 7, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The yoga class was held to raise awareness and funds for endangered species and their habitats. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - June 5: Double rainbows appear at sunset over Lower Manhattan following a rain storm on June 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images)
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History was made this week, with Hillary Clinton becoming the first woman in U.S. history to secure the presidential nomination of one of the two major political parties. We also saw the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and having sex from dawn until dusk.
Severe weather producing flooding in France, rainbows in New York and stunning waves in Australia also made headlines this week.
Click through the slideshow above for photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the coming days.