1962-63 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta
A 1962-63 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta is parked at the Bonhams Quail Lodge car auction in Carmel, California. The car, reportedly one of only 39 made, sold for $38,115,000 (£22,844,830), making it the most expensive car ever sold at auctionReuters
US Navy Blue Angels chicago
Sean Tucker pilots his plane along with two members of the US Navy Blue Angels in preparation for the 56th Annual Chicago Air and Water ShowReuters
Red Bull Air Race
Pilots Paul Bonhomme and Nigel Lamb of Great Britain and Matthias Dolderer of Germany fly over the white cliffs of Dover in preparation for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, to be held this Saturday and Sunday at Ascot RacecourseJoerg Mitter, Balazs Gardi
sinkhole lorry
Workers stand next to a lorry that fell into a large pit caused by a cave-in on a street in Wuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, ChinaReuters
brussels grand place flower carpet 2014
A giant flower carpet, made from around 750,000 begonias, is seen on Brussels' Grand PlaceReuters
painted turtle sydney
A five-metre-tall and 15 metre-long sea turtle sculpture named 'Alpha Turtle' floats past the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge to promote an undersea art exhibition at the Sea Life Sydney AquariumGetty
Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad 2014 shirt
Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad of France jumps the final barrier with his vest in his mouth to win the men's 3,000m steeplechase at Stadium Letzigrund in Zurich, Switzerland. He was later stripped of his gold medal for his shirtless grandstanding on the home straightGetty
Edinburgh Festival Fringe entertainers perform on the Royal Mile
Edinburgh Festival Fringe entertainers perform on the Royal MileGetty
fracking protest Blackpool
A 'Frack Free Lancashire' protester waits for the arrival of supporters from across the country at an anti-fracking camp near the site of a proposed drilling rig at Westby near BlackpoolGetty
Times Square Kiss photo Alfred Eisenstaedt
Sydnor Thompson, aged 90, kisses his 91-year-old wife, Harriette, as they re-enact the famous Times Square Kiss photo, taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt, to mark the 69th anniversary of the end of World War Two and victory over JapanGetty
Yasukuni shrine 2014
Men clad in Japanese Imperial Army and Navy uniforms mark the 69th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War Two at the controversial Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo. Two Japanese cabinet ministers visited the war shrine in a move likely to aggravate already tense relations with China and South Korea, which see it as a symbol of Tokyo's militarist pastAFP
ferguson mike brown hands up dont shoot
Men wearing T-shirts reading 'Hands up' and 'Don't shoot' hold candles during a peaceful demonstration over the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriReuters
ferguson mike brown candles
A woman lights a candle at a vigil held in New York to honour Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a police officer last Saturday in Ferguson, MissouriReuters
Chhatrapati Shivaji station mumbai
Traffic moves in front of the Chhatrapati Shivaji terminus railway station in Mumbai, illuminated ahead of India's Independence Day celebrationsReuters
Hajj training Afghanistan
Afghan Hajj pilgrims take part in a training workshop with a replica of the Kaaba in a courtyard of the Hazrat-e-Ali shrine, or Blue Mosque in Mazar-i-SharifAFP
gaza tunnel exposed
Part of a tunnel exposed by the Israeli military is seen on the Israeli side of the border with GazaReuters