whitby goth weekend
People dressed in alternative costumes and using customised mobility scooters attend the biannual Whitby Goth Weekend in Whitby, North YorkshireOli Scarff/AFP
london to Brighton
Doug Hill and his passengers in their 1903 Daimler Tonneau look across at a Ferrari sports car overtaking them on Westminster Bridge during the London to Brighton Veteran Car RunJustin Tallis/AFP
madrid sheep
Sheep are herded through Madrid in an annual parade that celebrates shepherds' right to use traditional routes to migrate their livestock from northern Spain to winter grazing pasture land in the south of the countryReuters
bodybuilding
Participants prepare backstage before the 5th Strongo Cup, an open amateur bodybuilding tournament at the State Opera and Ballet Theatre in Russia's Siberian city of KrasnoyarskReuters
Nik Wallenda tightrope
Nik Wallenda walks along a tightrope suspended 500ft high between two skyscrapers in ChicagoReuters
hong kong murders
A policeman checks the apartment in which the bodies of two women were found in Hong Kong's Wan Chai district. A 29-year-old British banker has been arrested in connection with the grisly murder of two womenReuters
Virgin Galactic
Sheriff's deputies inspect the wreckage of the Virgin Galactic SpaceShip 2 in the desert field north of Mojave, California, after it crashed during a test flight, killing one pilot and seriously injuring anotherGetty
chian space
Researchers examine the return capsule of China's test lunar orbiter after it landed in Siziwang Banner, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, making China the third nation in the world able to send a lunar orbiter and have it return to EarthReuters
hong kong signs
Signs asking photographers not to take pictures of protesters' faces are seen at a pro-democracy protesters' encampment in Hong Kong. While some protesters are happy to be interviewed and photographed, others are asking not to be disturbed and for their faces not to be shown, fearing possible reprisal from authoritiesReuters
dachau arbeit macht frei
The main gate of the former concentration camp in Dachau near Munich is seen in November 2008 with the Nazi slogan "Arbeit macht frei" (Work sets you free), and without the gate and the slogan after it was stolenReuters
burkina faso
People walk around a looted house belonging to Francois, younger brother of Burkina Faso's former president Blaise Compaore, in OuagadougouReuters
day of the dead mexico prince charles camilla
Prince Charles and Camilla visit Real del Monte in Hidalgo, Mexico, on the Day of the DeadChris Jackson/Getty Images
ashura
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during an Ashura procession in Kabul. The festival, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Muhammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of KerbalaReuters
Hawaii volcano
The lava flow from the Kilauea volcano pushes aside a fence on private property near the village of Pahoa on Big Island, HawaiiReuters
costa rica volcano
A farmer runs his fingers through volcanic ash on a tent used to protect his crops in San Gerardo de Irazu, northeast of San Jose, Costa Rica, after the Turrialba volcano eruptedAFP