It was the week when Obama and Putin went head to head over Syria at the G20 summit in St Petersburg, Diana Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida, thick fog caused a 100-vehicle pile-up on a bridge in Kent, and a new transfer fee record was set as the football transfer window shut.

Elsewhere, celebrations began for the Jewish New Year of Rosh Hashanah, models strutted their stuff at the start of the highly anticipated New York Fashion Week and the red carpet was awash with glamour at the Venice Film Festival.

IBTimes UK looks back at some of the stories of the week, in pictures...