robot hitchhiker
An anthropomorphic robot named hitchBOT sits on the shoulder of Highway 102 outside Halifax, Nova Scotia to begin its 6000-kilometre cross-country journey. The hitchhiking robot is part of a social experiment to see if drivers will pick up and drop off the robot in one piece to an art gallery in Victoria, British ColumbiaReuters
giants liverpool
The Giant Grandmother walks through Liverpool during French street theatre company Royal de Luxe's World War I centenary show 'Memories of August 1914'Getty
lightning beach
A man is treated by a paramedics after a lightning strike in the water in Venice, California. A 20-year-old man died after lightning struck the popular Los Angeles beach and a golf course. Nine people were taken to hospital, including one who remains in a critical conditionReuters
floods china
A mother holds her daughter as they wade across a flooded street during heavy rains in Hefei, Anhui province, ChinaReuters
cliff diving
David Colturi of the USA dives from the 27 metre platform on Islet Vila Franca do Campo in the Azores, Portugal, during the fifth stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World SeriesGetty
bog snorkeling
Stephen McDonagh takes part in the Irish Bog Snorkelling championship at Peatlands Park in Dungannon, Northern IrelandGetty
commonwealth Games boxing
Kenya's Denis Okoth lands a punch on England's Samuel Maxwell during their men's Light Welterweight boxing fight at the Commonwealth Games in GlasgowReuters
commonwealth games rhythmic gymnastics
Patricia Bezzoubenko of Canada performs during her ribbon routine as she competes in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around final at the Commonwealth GamesReuters
commonwealth games weightlifter
Marie-Julie Malboeuf of Canada lifts during the women's 58kg weightlifting competition at the Commonwealth GamesReuters
eid indonesia
Indonesian Muslims perform a payer to mark Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, at Parangkusumo beach in Yogyakarta, JavaGetty
eid travel
Muslims make their way home on a packed train, ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival at Karachi's Cantonment railway stationReuters
gaza protest London
Orthodox Jewish pro-Palestinian demonstrators march through central London to call for an end to Israeli military action in GazaGetty
israel gaza protests
Pro-Palestine demonstrators wave flares during a protest against Israel's military action in Gaza, at Avenue Habib Bourguiba in TunisReuters
gaza tunnel
An Israeli army officer shows journalists a tunnel said to be used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacksReuters
syria rubble
Residents help an injured man who survived what activists said were two barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in AleppoReuters
thailand car bomb
Security forces and experts gather at the site of a bomb attack in the town of Betong in southern Thailand, which is popular with tourists from nearby MalaysiaReuters