Robert Forstemann of Germany (c) stands alongside Nicholas Njisane of Trinidad (l) and Shane Perkins after winning the men's sprint final at the Track Cycling World Cup in Manchester
A plane lands at Los Angeles International Airport at dusk hours after a gunman opened fire with an assault rifle
Nine-year-old Harry Collett plays with a Lego Coast Guard Patrol set at a media event in the UK as the top Christmas presents for 2013 are revealed
A Palestinian boy plays with a cat in the grounds of an abandoned house close to his home in Gaza City
Tony McCoy created history when Mountain Tunes provided the jockey with his 4000th career win over jumps
People participate in a march to the US Capitol during the 'Million Mask March' organised by members of Anonymous and WikiLeaks
A Kuwaiti man makes the outline of a heart with his fingers to encompass a partial solar eclipse at Souq Sharq Marina in Kuwait City
A pigeon lands on a boy's head in the flooded Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy
Waves break on a jetty holding wind turbines in the port of Boulogne-sur-mer, France
A woman takes a photo of her dog along a road in Beijing, China as Autumn brings the peak tourist season
People stand at a bus stop to protect themselves from the rain in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens
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