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In Pictures: Love is in the air as world marks Valentine’s Day

Take a look at how the day is being celebrated around the globe.

Heart-shaped balloons, red roses and even tattoos were in high demand on Wednesday as people – and animals – around the world celebrated Valentine’s Day.

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Philippines Valentine’s Day
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Philippines Valentine’s Day
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Philippines One Billion Rising Dance
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Afghanistan Valentine’s Day
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Afghanistan Valentine’s Day
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Brides and grooms wait for rituals to begin during a community mass wedding ceremony in Kolkata, India (Bikas Das/AP)
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Valentine’s Day 2018
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Same-sex marriage campaigners delivered Valentine’s Day cards to Stormont as talks to restore powersharing rumble on (David Young/PA)
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A man kneels in front of a girl on the Bridge of Love in Kiev, Ukraine (Efrem Lukatsky/AP)
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Pyeongchang Olympics Figure Skating Pairs
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The Norwegian Men’s Curling team sport Valentine's Day-themed trousers during the Men’s Round Robin Session 2 match against Japan at the Gangneung Curling Centre during day five of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea (David Davies/PA)
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San Francisco Penguins Valentine
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Leaf cutting ants deliver red love hearts to their queen in their nest at Blair Drummond Safari Park (Andrew Milligan/PA)

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