A 34.76-metre high tower of Lego bricks is seen in front of the St Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, Hungary. The tower was constructed by more than 5,000 school children and consists of about 500,000 bricks
A 34.76-metre high tower of Lego bricks is seen in front of the St Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, Hungary. The tower was constructed by more than 5,000 school children and consists of about 500,000 bricksAFP
Climbers walk along the arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge behind the Sydney Opera House as they attempt to break the record for the most people on the arch of the bridge at the same time
Climbers walk along the arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge behind the Sydney Opera House as they attempt to break the record for the most people on the arch of the bridge at the same timeReuters
People dressed as pirates gather in Penzance to attempt to reclaim the Guinness World Record for the most pirates in one place. However, the total was 14,155 pirates, 77 shy of the current world record set in Hastings
People dressed as pirates gather in Penzance to attempt to reclaim the Guinness World Record for the most pirates in one place. However, the total was 14,155 pirates, 77 shy of the current world record set in HastingsGetty
A parrot sits on the shoulder of a participant dressed as a pirate in Penzance, during an attempt to reclaim the Guinness World Record for the most pirates in one place
A parrot sits on the shoulder of a participant dressed as a pirate in Penzance, during an attempt to reclaim the Guinness World Record for the most pirates in one placeGetty
Gao Bingguo is covered with bees during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for being covered by the largest number of bees, in Taian, Shandong province. Gao set a new record after having had 326,000 bees on his body at one time, according to local media
Gao Bingguo is covered with bees during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for being covered by the largest number of bees, in Taian, Shandong province. Gao set a new record after having had 326,000 bees on his body at one time, according to local mediaReuters
A seven-week-old white lion cub plays at a private zoo in Abony, east of Budapest, Hungary
A seven-week-old white lion cub plays at a private zoo in Abony, east of Budapest, HungaryReuters
A white peacock opens its plumage at the Nogeyama zoo in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo
A white peacock opens its plumage at the Nogeyama zoo in Yokohama, suburban TokyoAFP
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson wears a traditional headdress during a visit to the Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, a major new Hindu temple being built in Kingsbury, London
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson wears a traditional headdress during a visit to the Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, a major new Hindu temple being built in Kingsbury, LondonGetty
Nigel Farage, leader of Ukip, has a celebratory drink at the Westminster Arms pub in London before giving a press conference
Nigel Farage, leader of Ukip, has a celebratory drink at the Westminster Arms pub in London before giving a press conferenceGetty
Workers pose with a replica of the World Cup trophy, made from sweets, in a bakery workshop in Calcutta
Workers pose with a replica of the World Cup trophy, made from sweets, in a bakery workshop in CalcuttaReuters
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his team's Champions League title with fans at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his team's Champions League title with fans at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in MadridAFP
Rafael Nadal stretches to hit a return to Dominic Thiem during their men's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament
Rafael Nadal stretches to hit a return to Dominic Thiem during their men's singles match at the French Open tennis tournamentReuters
An indigenous Brazilian man heads a football during a protest against the policies of President Dilma Rousseff's government and the costs of the 2014 World Cup in front of the Brazilian congress in Brasilia
An indigenous Brazilian man heads a football during a protest against the policies of President Dilma Rousseff's government and the costs of the 2014 World Cup in front of the Brazilian congress in BrasiliaReuters
An indigenous Brazilian aims an arrow at riot police who fired tear gas at protesters
An indigenous Brazilian aims an arrow at riot police who fired tear gas at protestersReuters
Women take part in the Marcha das Vadias (Slutwalk) protesting against violence and discrimination against women, in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Women take part in the Marcha das Vadias (Slutwalk) protesting against violence and discrimination against women, in Sao Paulo, BrazilAFP
Russia's Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station crew of German astronaut Alexander Gerst, Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev and US astronaut Gregory Wiseman blasts off from the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan
Russia's Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station crew of German astronaut Alexander Gerst, Russian cosmonaut Maxim Suraev and US astronaut Gregory Wiseman blasts off from the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome in KazakhstanAFP
Underclassmen listen as US President Barack Obama [unseen] speaks at a commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York
Underclassmen listen as US President Barack Obama [unseen] speaks at a commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New YorkReuters
Soldiers and policemen guard the Victory Monument in Bangkok, to prevent anti-coup protests
Soldiers and policemen guard the Victory Monument in Bangkok, to prevent anti-coup protestsReuters
Thai soldiers remove an anti-coup protester from the site of a gathering in Bangkok
Thai soldiers remove an anti-coup protester from the site of a gathering in BangkokAFP
A boy poses for a photograph with Thai soldiers at the Victory Monument, the site of recent anti-coup protests in Bangkok
A boy poses for a photograph with Thai soldiers at the Victory Monument, the site of recent anti-coup protests in BangkokAFP
Indian police baton charge Kashmiri state government employees after spraying them with a water cannon filled with purple dye during a protest march in Srinagar
Indian police baton charge Kashmiri state government employees after spraying them with a water cannon filled with purple dye during a protest march in SrinagarAFP
People angered by an attack on a church in Bangui near a barricade of burning tyres in Bangui, Central African Republic
People angered by an attack on a church in Bangui near a barricade of burning tyres in Bangui, Central African RepublicAFP
Firefighters hose down burning rubbish bins on the third night of clashes between demonstrators and police following the evictions of squatters from the Can Vies building in Barcelona
Firefighters hose down burning rubbish bins on the third night of clashes between demonstrators and police following the evictions of squatters from the Can Vies building in BarcelonaAFP
A man gestures to the police during clashes in the Sants neighbourhood
A man gestures to the police during clashes in the Sants neighbourhoodReuters
A pro-Russian fighter displays a club in Donetsk's regional state building
A pro-Russian fighter displays a club in Donetsk's regional state buildingAFP
A man attempts to revive another, wounded as a result of fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian troops in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slovyansk
A man attempts to revive another, wounded as a result of fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian troops in the eastern Ukrainian city of SlovyanskAFP
An Orthodox priest baptises a baby at a church inside the Doctor Voino-Yasenetsky Saint Luka train, which serves as a free medical centre, at a railway station in Divnogorsk, outside Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk
An Orthodox priest baptises a baby at a church inside the Doctor Voino-Yasenetsky Saint Luka train, which serves as a free medical centre, at a railway station in Divnogorsk, outside Russia's Siberian city of KrasnoyarskReuters
The father of a three-month old girl whose body was pulled out of the rubble weeps as he approaches the rescuer to carry her following a barrel bomb strike in Aleppo
The father of a three-month old girl whose body was pulled out of the rubble weeps as he approaches the rescuer to carry her following a barrel bomb strike in AleppoAFP