D-Day veteran
US World War II veteran Jack W Schlegel, 91, who served with the 508 PIR, 82nd Airborne, speaks to history enthusiasts in Sainte-Marie-du- Mont, France. Schlegel parachuted onto the Normandy coast in the early hours of June 6, 1944Reuters
D-Day American cemetery aerial
An aerial view of the American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, near Omaha beach ahead of D-Day commemoration events on June 6AFP
floods street china
Vehicles come to a standstill at a flooded crossroad in Pingba, Guizhou province, ChinaReuters
world cup preparations brazil
An aerial view of a neighbourhood decorated for the 2014 World Cup in Manaus, BrazilReuters
world cup rubbish dump
Cardboard cut outs of Argentinian player Lionel Messi are seen at a rubbish recycling centre in Managua, NicaraguaReuters
world cup ball protests
A man walks between giant inflatable footballs marked with red crosses in front of the National Congress in Brasilia during a protest calling for the Brazilian government to spend as much on education, health and public services as on World Cup stadiumsReuters
tiananmen square tank man
Activists push a replica of a Chinese tank across a street in Hong Kong to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square military crackdown in BeijingAFP
syria election protests
Performers take part in a protest action symbolising a forced and repressive election, organised by Syrian-born artist Rami Hassoun, in Lyon, FranceAFP
egypt elections
Egyptians celebrate in Cairo's Tahrir Square after ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won 96.9 percent of the vote in Egypt's presidential electionAFP
King Juan Carlos I of Spain felipe
Spain's Crown Prince Felipe listens to his father King Juan Carlos as they attend a ceremony marking the bicentennial of the creation of the order of Saint Hermenegildo at the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, outside MadridReuters
spain protests
People gather in Sol Square in Madrid during the second day of protests calling for a referendum on whether Spain should return to a RepublicAFP
high wire
Bello Nock attempts to set a world record for the "longest continuous interview on a wire" three storeys above Broadway in Times Square, New York City. Nock intends to sit for eight hours on a high wire while taking live interview questions from around the worldGetty
new york piano
A woman poses for a photo on a grand piano that has been left beside the East River, during a fashion shoot underneath the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. The piano has been there for about a week, puzzling locals as to how it got thereReuters
new york weather
Two people walk on painted rocks, as a large storm looms over the skyline of New YorkReuters
floods russia
Local residents wait on the roof of houses surrounded by flood water in Ust-Charish in Russia's Altai regionReuters
nick clegg beer pub
Deputy Prime Minster Nick Clegg pulls a pint with Business Secretary Vince Cable, at the Queens Head Pub in Soho, LondonGetty