Best photos of the day: juvenile chimps and snazzy racegoers

Photo highlights from around the world, including Cherry blossom time and balloons over the Channel

Dive into the twilight zone off Easter Island reveals new species

A diving expedition off Easter Island (or Rapa Nui) in the Pacific pushes the boundaries of both technology and the human body to reveal a world of unique species just waiting to be discovered

V&A to open new galleries for photos acquired from Bradford museum

Museum’s expansion was prompted by controversial procurement of famous Royal Photographic Society collection

Best photos of the day: Hindus gather and an angry rhino

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including Ashtami Tithi in Bangladesh and a relocated rhinoceros

Free your mind: the underground comics of Skip Williamson – in pictures

The US comic artist Skip Williamson has died, leaving behind hilarious work that pokes fun at the hypocrisies on both sides of the political spectrum

Sun, surf and solitude: a quiet side of LA

More often associated with jammed freeways and crowded beaches, Darin Tang’s Los Angeles images capture moments of calm away from the masses

Scarlett Hooft Graafland’s far-flung fantasies – in pictures

Photographer Scarlett Hooft Graafland collaborates with people living in remote areas, making vivid tableaux that heighten reality

Brexit heartlands: pro-leave Havering – a photo essay

The London borough saw one of the biggest leave votes in Britain last June and Romford is the biggest town in the borough. Photojournalist Sean Smith and Lisa O’Carroll met some of the people behind the politics

Colourful characters beneath Berlin – in pictures

Berlin is known for its underground scene of artists, DJs and techno, but it was the actual underground that captured the attention of photographer Sebastian Spasic. In his project Berlin Lines,