D-Day piper
A piper plays a lament on Gold Beach as landing craft from the Royal Marines arrive at Arromanche, Normandy, at dawnGetty
D-Day flags
WW2 veteran Fred Holborn, from the Fleet Air Arm, salutes as he looks at British Legion Union flags carrying thank you messages planted in the sand on Gold Beach, NormandyGetty
D-Day Veterans Parachute in Again for 70th Anniversary
D-Day crutches
Relatives watch as D-Day veteran, Gordon Smith, 90, from Wiltshire, walks on Sword Beach at Hermanville-sur-Mer on the Normandy coastReuters
D-Day camilla
Raymond Shuck, who was a paratrooper on D-Day, kisses the hand of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall as she meets veterans near Pegasus Bridge in Ranville, near Caen in NormandyGetty
D-Day heart
The Red Arrows display team perform over Southsea Common in Portsmouth at the end of a D-Day commemoration serviceGetty
D-Day reenactment
History enthusiasts wearing World War Two US military uniforms re-enact a D-Day landing on Omaha Beach in Vierville sur Mer, on the coast of NormandyReuters
Israeli soldiers and border police detain a Palestinian during a protest in solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike, at Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of RamallahReuters
syria mosque
A mosque is damaged after being hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Qadi Askar district in AleppoReuters
fire wood
A man carries timber away from burning warehouses in Benghazi. Local media reports said they were targeted by Grad rockets fired by irregular forces loyal to former Libyan army general Khalifa HaftarReuters
the shard
Fire engines are parked near The Shard in London after reports of a fireReuters
tree hugging
A boy hugs a tree in Kathmandu during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most people hugging trees for two minutesReuters
everest mattress
A porter carries mattresses back from Everest base camp, approximately 5,300 metres above sea levelReuters
world cup raoni
Indigenous rights activist and chief of the Amazonian Kayapo tribe Raoni Metuktire takes part in a press conference at the Quai Branly museum in ParisAFP
world cup sepp blatter
Fifa President Sepp Blatter gestures next to the World Cup trophy after a media conference in Sao PauloReuters
world cup wedding
Couples pose for photos in front of the Christ the Redeemer statue, after their group wedding at the Corcovado mountain in Rio de JaneiroReuters
Nancy Reagan
Nancy Reagan visits the grave site of her husband, former United States President Ronald Wilson Reagan, on the 10th anniversary of his passing, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, CaliforniaReuters