singapore lights
People pose for pictures under Wayne Garrett and Caitlind Brown's light installation CLOUD during a light art festival in Singapore
giant snowman
People look at a 50ft snowman named 'Granddaddy' in Gilman, Minnesota
spring mushrooms
A couple take photographs of giant willow mushroom sculptures at The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew
spring crocuses
Crocuses bloom in Battersea Park in London, as spring arrives after one of the wettest winters on record
spring on Mars
Sand dunes on Mars begin to emerge from their winter cover of seasonal carbon dioxide (dry) ice in this image acquired by the HiRISE camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The steep lee sides of the dunes are also ice-free along the crest, allowing sand to slide down the dune. Dark splotches are places where ice cracked earlier in spring, releasing sand
crufts agility
A small dog jumps over a fence in the Rescue Dog Agility show in the main arena on the first day of Crufts dog show at the NEC in Birmingham
Youths reach for the leather ball during the annual Fastern Eve Handba event in Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders. The annual event, which started in the 1700s, involves two teams, the Uppies (residents from the higher part of Jedburgh) and the Doonies (residents from the lower part) getting the ball to either the top or bottom of the town
hot tub stripper
A male stripper performs while women watch a film at the Hot Tub Movie Club in Amsterdam
darryn lyons
Darryn Lyons, former paparazzi agency boss and newly elected Mayor of Geelong, poses for a photograph in his mayoral robes in the living room of his home, south of Melbourne
crimea woman
A topless activist from the Ukrainian feminist group Femen is covered up during an anti-war protest near the Crimean parliament building in Simferopol
Algeria woman
Police detain a protester during a demonstration against Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision to run for a fourth term, in Algiers
venezuela woman
An anti-government protester is detained by officers during clashes with police at Altamira square in Caracas
oscar pistorius
Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius arrives at court in Pretoria for the fifth day of his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
syria blast
A survivor sits on the rubble of collapsed buildings at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's al-Sakhour district