solar flare
A solar flare bursts off the left limb of the sun in this image captured by Nasa's Solar Dynamics Observatory
weather india
A man cools himself in a pond on a hot summer day on the outskirts of Jammu,Kashmir. North India has endured a heat wave in the last week, with temperatures in some parts of Delhi reaching a 62-year high of 45.2. The minimum temperature was above 31 degrees
weather india
Indian motorcyclists cover their heads as they travel in the heat in Amritsar, with temperatures hovering around 45-47 degrees Celsius
weather india
An auto rickshaw drives through a heavy pre-monsoon rain shower on the outskirts of Agartala, capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura
weather china
Rescue workers push a vehicle on a flooded street in Qinzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
weather philippines
Motorists drive past a parked vehicle damaged by a landslide due to monsoon rains brought by Typhoon Ester in Baguio, the northern Philippines
weather new zealand
A man past an uprooted tree in Grey Lynn Park in Auckland, New Zealand. Cyclonic winds and heavy rainfall have caused power outages and property damage across a swathe of the country
detroit GM
A boarded-up vacant home is seen in front of the General Motors headquarters in Detroit
la traviata dead sea
The production crew prepares for a dress rehearsal of La Traviata at the Dead Sea in Masada, Israel
antony gormley
Anthony Gormley poses in front of a new work entitled ROOM, a crouching figure on the facade of the new Beaumont Hotel in Mayfair, the interior of which is a hotel suite
exam cheating
A hidden coil in a shirt, two batteries, a mobile phone and a receiver are displayed after being found on a student about to take an exam, in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China
world cup peru
Peruvian shamans perform a ritual while holding the official ball for 2014 World Cup and a poster of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo at the National Stadium in Lima, to wish Peru good fortune
mountie funeral
Pallbearers carry the coffin of one of three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers killed last week in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
E3 hood
Gaming enthusiasts watch a Nintendo Super Smash Bros tournament at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles
oregon shooting
Supporters attend a candlelight vigil after a shooting at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Oregon, US
bcn protest
Firemen remove fences outside Catalunya's Parliament in Barcelona during a protest against budget cuts
prince harry fan
Prince Harry is hugged by a fan as he arrives to attend the 50th anniversary screening of Zulu at the Odeon, Leicester Square in London
prince harry goat
Prince Harry greets Shenkin, the regimental mascot of the 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh, at the 50th anniversary screening of Zulu at Odeon Leicester Square, London
prince philip gun salute
Gunners from The Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery fire a 41-gun salute in Hyde Park, London, to mark the 93rd birthday of Prince Philip
syria truck
A Free Syrian Army fighter fires an anti-aircraft gun from the back of a pick-up truck in southern Idlib countryside, Syria
Mosul car
Children stand next to a burnt-out vehicle during clashes between Iraqi security forces and al Qaida-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) in the northern Iraq city of Mosul
CAR seleka
A Seleka fighter wearing a black scarf patrols the town of Kuango, close to the border between the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo
keith richards
Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones performs during their show at Waldbuehne in Berlin