giraffe calf
Vets bottle-feed a three-week-old giraffe calf at the Royev Ruchey zoo in the suburbs of Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, after the calf's mother, Princess, refused to nurse himReuters
solar flare
An active region on the sun emitting a mid-level solar flare is seen in an image was captured by Nasa's Solar Dynamics ObservatoryNasa/Reuters
Berlin Fernsehturm
Berlin's television tower (Fernsehturm) is pictured against the backdrop of clouds and the moonReuters
alice wonderland chatsworth
Staff members Ellie Cooper playing Alice in Wonderland and Tim Greaves as the Mad Hatter pose in the painted hall decorated for the annual Christmas event at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire. The stately home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire has been transformed for the festive season into scenes from Alice in Wonderland by Lewis CarrollReuters
kraftwerk concert
People wearing 3D glasses watch a live concert by the German band Kraftwerk at the Louis Vuitton Art Foundation in ParisAFP
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Cheryl Fernandez-Versini switches on the Oxford Street Christmas lightsGetty
oxford Street Christmas lights
Oxford Street in London is illuminated after singer Cheryl Fernandez-Versini switched on the Christmas lightsReuters
christmas paris
A giant Christmas tree installed upside down hangs in the middle of the Galeries Lafayette department store in ParisReuters
condom sydney
A giant condom is seen over an obelisk at Hyde Park in Sydney. The 18-metre (60-foot) bright pink condom raised eyebrows after it was erected over a Sydney landmark as part of a new HIV awareness campaignAFP
terracotta daughters
The Terracotta Daughters by French artist Prune Nourry are seen at the Diego River-Anahuacalli museum in Mexico City. The exhibition, which runs until November 30, was inspired by eight orphaned Chinese girls, and features 108 sculptures of girls based on the ancient Terracotta Army sculptures displayed at the Xi'an archaeological site in ChinaReuters
lewis hamilton
A tattoo of the number 44 is seen behind the right ear of Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, as he attends a media conference in Sao Paulo. Hamilton's car is number 44. The Brazilian Grand Prix will be held on SundayReuters
Everton's Leon Osman celebrates after scoring the opening goal during their Europa League match against Lille at Goodison Park in LiverpoolReuters
obama baseball
US President Barack Obama winks at photographers after he and first lady Michelle Obama had their picture taken with members of the Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League baseball team from Chicago in the Oval Office at the White HouseReuters
queen poppies
The Queen places a wreath of poppies at the new Flanders Field Memorial outside the Guards Chapel in LondonGetty
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Prince Harry lays a cross during a visit to the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in LondonGetty
kobani rocket
A rocket believed to have been launched by Islamic State forces flies from the east to the west side of the Syrian town of KobaniReuters
israel palestine
Masked Palestinian youths use doors as a shield during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Shuafat refugee camp in east JerusalemAFP
syria aleppo
A man holding walkie-talkies runs towards a site damaged by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by warplanes loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Aleppo's al-Shaar neighbourhoodReuters
brussels protests
A demonstrator is restrained by police during clashes in Brussels over austerity measuresReuters