balloon lisa
A security guard stands next to a version of the Mona Lisa at a balloon-themed carnival in Hefei, Anhui province, China.
festival kiss
Cody Buijnink gives his girlfriend Kristen Dillon a kiss under the ferris wheel on the first day of the Stagecoach country music festival in Indio, California.
Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey performs the Lungi dance from the film Chennai Express with the movie's actress Deepika Padukone and Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor during the 15th International Indian Film Academy Awards in Tampa, Florida
eurovision drag
Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst gestures during an interview. Wurst will take to the European stage as Austria's contender for Eurovision, the song contest that launched the global careers of ABBA and Celine Dion, Wurst's idols.
World heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine celebrates after defeating Australian challenger Alex Leapai during their WBO heavyweight title fight in Oberhausen. Klitschko won after a knock out in round six.
tornado cloud
A thunderstorm supercell passes over the area of Hampton, Arkansas, part of a series of strong storms that threatened to produce tornadoes.
tornado damage
A damaged vehicle is seen amid debris after a tornado hit the town of Mayflower, Arkansas. Tornadoes ripped through the south-central United States on Sunday, killing at least 12 people in Arkansas and Oklahoma, and wiping out entire neighbourhoods.
pope bishops
Bishops attend a canonisation mass in St Peter's Square at the Vatican where John XXIII and John Paul II were proclaimed saints in front of hundreds of thousands of pilgrims.
pope benedict
Former Pope Benedict XVI leaves at the end of a canonisation mass in St Peter's Square.
pope mugabe
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace attend the canonisations of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII at the Vatican.
pope kids
Children wearing Pope's cassocks ride a Popemobile that was used by Pope John Paul II in his 1995 visit to Manila, during a parade in Quezon city, the Philippines.
pop poland
Catholic priests hold a mass during the canonisation of Pope John Paul II in the ski resort Kasprowy Wierch in the Tatra mountains of Poland.
sheep horms
Racka sheep are herded together during celebrations of the start of the new grazing season in the Great Hungarian Plain in Hortobagy, east of Budapest.
open carry
Chris and Marty Welch of Cadillac, Michigan, carry decorated Olympic Arms .223 pistols at a rally for supporters of the Open Carry law in Romulus, Michigan.
Amy Smith from Cheshire poses for a picture during the Whitby Goth weekend.
A couple sit outside a cafe as they attend the Goth weekend in Whitby, North Yorkshire, the setting for part of Bram Stoker's Dracula.
syria weapon
Rebel fighters launch a locally-made weapon towards forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Tower 45 area, Latakia countryside.
ukrainr football
Fans of Ukrainian football clubs Metalist and Football Club Dnipro, in normal times fierce enemies, march to support a united Ukraine in Kharkiv. Several men were injured as a result of clashing with pro-Russia supporters who attacked the march.