hungry hippo halloween
Hungry hippo, the Halloween edition: A hippopotamus catches a pumpkin at the Schoenbrunn zoo in Vienna, AustriaReuters
hippo calf
A hippopotamus named Mara cares for her newborn calf at the zoo in Los Angeles, California. Mara went into labour on 31 October and gave birth to the healthy calf two and a half hours laterAFP
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
fish in net
A fish catch is seen inside a net during harvesting at one of Europe's biggest freshwater fishing firms in Hortobagy, HungaryReuters
ottery st mary
A burning barrel soaked in tar is carried through the crowds at the annual Ottery St Mary Tar Barrel festival, in DevonReuters
Bonfire night Lewes
A giant effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin is paraded through the streets of Lewes before being burned on a bonfireLuke MacGregor/Reuters
Bonfire night Lewes
Costumed revellers take part in the annual Bonfire festival in Lewes, East SussexLuke MacGregor/Reuters
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
million mask march new york
Vapour streams out of a Guy Fawkes mask as a man smokes an E-cigarette during a Million Mask March protest in Union Square, New YorkReuters
zombie walk
People take part in a Zombie Walk in the northern French city of LilleAFP
halloween glinda white house
An actress dressed as Glinda, the Good Witch of the North from the film The Wizard of Oz, performs in a plastic bubble on the South Lawn of of the White House in Washington, DCAFP
A Halloween reveller sleeps on the uptown 6 subway train early in the morning in the Manhattan borough of New YorkReuters
Nik Wallenda tightrope
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda starts out on his walk from Marina City's west tower to the top of the 671ft-tall Leo Burnett building in Chicago, Illinois, spanning 454ftGetty
Berlin Fernsehturm
Berlin's television tower (Fernsehturm) is pictured against the backdrop of clouds and the moonReuters
berlin wall ego
The fall of the Berlin Wall is presented as part of the permanent exhibition in the Legoland Discovery Centre in the German capitalReuters
berlin wall balloons
People look at balloons placed along the former Berlin Wall at Mauerpark (Wall Park). The Lichtgrenze (Border of Light) installation features 8,000 luminous white balloons dividing the city to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin WallReuters
trabant sculpture
Sculptor Carlo Wloch works on a life-sized sculpture of a Trabant 601 car in his workshop in Berlin. It took him 6,000 hours of work over 17 years to create the car sculpture out of a huge block of sandstoneReuters
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 30 November, 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
condom sydney
A giant condom is seen over an obelisk at Hyde Park in Sydney. The 18m (60ft) bright pink condom raised eyebrows after it was erected over a Sydney landmark as part of a new HIV awareness campaignAFP
kraftwerk concert
People wearing 3D glasses watch a live concert by the German band Kraftwerk at the Louis Vuitton Art Foundation in ParisAFP
coal miner
A labourer takes a break at a coal dump site outside Mazar-i-Sharif, AfghanistanReuters
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
ronaldo golden boot
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo kisses his Golden Boot trophy during a ceremony in Madrid. Ronaldo shares the trophy with Barcelona's Luis Suarez, with a goal tally of 31 goals in Europe's domestic leagues last seasonReuters
Manchester City Man United Aguero
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring a goal as Manchester United's Angel Di Maria reacts during their derby at the Etihad StadiumAFP
Arsenal's Danny Welbeck challenges Anderlecht's Cyriac as Arsenal's goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny catches the ball during their Champions League match at the Emirates stadium in LondonReuters
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
prince charles mexico dancing
Prince Charles takes part in traditional Mexican clog dancing in Zocalo Square, Campeche, Mexico. Camilla was scheduled to visit the town as well, but had to pull out due to health reasonsChris Jackson/Getty Images
boris johnson bear
Boris Johnson stands with his 'Bear of London' Paddington Bear statue during the launch of The Paddington Trail at City HallIan Gavan/Getty Images
obama sad face
US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the East Room of the White House after his Democratic party was defeated in midterm electionsAFP
US midterms empire state building
The Empire State Building is illuminated in red representing a Republican party victory in the midterm US Senate electionsAFP
kobani spectators
A Turkish soldier places a carpet next to a military vehicle, as he watches fighting between Kurdish fighters and Islamic State militants, from atop a hill overlooking the Syrian town of KobaniReuters
gaza blast
Smoke rises as a house is blown up during a military operation by Egyptian security forces in the Egyptian city of Rafah, near the border with the southern Gaza StripReuters
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