worlds longest moustache
Ram Singh Chauhan (61) displays his 18ft moustache in Ahmedabad, India. It has been recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's longest moustacheAFP
worlds longest bridal train
A 4.1km-long wedding dress train is pictured in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China. The owner is planning to apply to Guinness World Records for accreditationReuters
batman
A man wearing a Batman mask speaks prior to a vote to increase the minimum wage at City Hall in Los AngelesReuters
art of the brick lego
A Lego sculpture entitled Yellow is displayed at Nathan Sawaya's The Art of the Brick Exhibition at The Old Truman Brewery in LondonGetty
yuk sydney
A woman inspects a giant sign saying "yuk" made from cigarette butts in an effort to get smokers to bin their butts, in the Sydney central business districtAFP
USAF
US Air Force pilots with the Thunderbirds team perform a stunt in F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft prior to the Gunfighter Skies air show at Mountain Home Air Force Base, IdahoReuters
turkana dried fish
A Turkana man smiles at a fishing camp on the western shore of Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, near the border with EthiopiaAFP
menorca waterspout
A huge waterspout is pictured off S'Algar on the southeast coast of the Spanish Balearic island of MenorcaCarlos Sintes
sydney storm
A storm approaches the central business district of Sydney, AustraliaGetty
lightning haiti
Lightning strikes over the sea along the coast of the Haitian capital, Port au PrinceAFP
football rain
Augsburg's Abdul Rahman Baba leaves the pitch during his team's Bundesliga German first league match against Bayer Leverkusen in Leverkusen. The match was interrupted for several minutes due to lightning and heavy rainfallReuters
asian games wushu
Yoo Sanghoon of South Korea (in red) and Zhang Kun of China compete during the men's 70kg wushu final at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South KoreaGetty
sepak takraw
Japan's Masanori Hayashi (L) strikes the ball against South Korea's Im An-Soo in the men's team sepak takraw preliminary match during the 2014 Asian GamesAFP
castellers
Castellers de Barcelona form a human tower during a festival at Sant Jaume square in BarcelonaReuters
india mars
Indian school children celebrate the success of India's Mars Orbiter Mission, at a school in Chennai. The mission has been budgeted at 4.5bn rupees ($74m, £45m), which, by Western standards, is staggeringly cheap. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi quipped that India's Martian adventure cost less than the film GravityAFP
syria catrs
Alaa, a Syrian ambulance driver, feeds stray cats in Aleppo. He buys meat every day to feed about 150 cats in Masaken Hanano, a neighbourhood in Aleppo that has been abandoned because of shelling from forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar Al-AssadReuters