tyres nose
Nie Yongbing inflates tyres using his nose as people stand on them in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China. He inflated four tyres bearing the weight of eight adults in 21 minutesReuters
piercing festival
A devotee has his tongue pierced during Thaipusam festival in Singapore. Thaipusam is a festival celebrated in honour of the Hindu god Lord MuruganReuters
water pots
Students pour water on each other on the occasion of Magh Purnima in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad EQReuters
escape artist
Dutch illusionist Hans Klok performs during the 38th Monte-Carlo International Circus FestivalReuters
horse fire spain
A man rides his horse through the flames during the annual "Luminarias" festival in the village of San Bartolome de los Pinares, SpainReuters
california fires houses
The Colby fire burns in the hills above homes in Glendora, CaliforniaReuters
california fires plane
A "super scooper" firefighting plane drops water onto a fast-moving California wildfire in the hills of Glendora, above Los AngelesReuters
philippines flood raft
School children ride on a makeshift raft on a flooded road in Colorado on the island of Mindanao, the PhilippinesReuters
philippines floods
A man paddles a boat on floodwaters in front of a partially submerged schoolhouse in Colorado, Agusan del Norte on the southern Philippine island of MindanaoReuters
bangkok blast
Anti-government protesters help a man injured in a grenade attack during a rally in BangkokReuters
dakar bike sun
Spain's Marc Coma rides his KTM motorcycle during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally 2014 from Antofagasta to El Salvador in ChileReuters
crossrail tunnel
Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson visit a Crossrail construction site beneath Tottenham Court Road in London. The largest infrastructure project in Europe has reached the half-way stageReuters