25 May 2012
Last updated at 17:21
Chelsea's Didier Drogba waves to supporters after victory in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in Munich. Drogba scored the winning penalty in what proved to be his final game after eight years at the club.
An "annular eclipse" was viewed across a swathe of the Earth stretching across the Pacific from Asia to the western US. The eclipse occurs when the Moon is at its farthest from the Earth and does not block out the Sun completely.
At least 10 people died after gunmen opened fire on a political rally in Pakistan's volatile southern port city of Karachi, police said. The procession was made up of ethnic parties who were denouncing proposals for a new province to be created for the Urdu-speaking urban majority.
Niagara Falls emergency officials rescue a man who plunged over Niagara Falls and survived in an apparent suicide attempt. A waiting helicopter flew him to Hamilton General Hospital, where a spokeswoman says he had critical but non-life-threatening injuries.
The Queen met leading actors, writers and artists, including Joan Collins and Dame Shirley Bassey, at a Diamond Jubilee reception at the royal Academy of Arts, London.
More than 11,000 out of 13,000 polling stations in Egypt have declared results, in the first election since strongman Hosni Mubarak was overthrown last year.
A Lebanese military agent runs during clashes between Lebanese troops and a Syrian gunman who had engaged in an hour-long shootout with the security forces in Beirut, Lebanon.
More than 90 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at a military parade rehearsal in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, defence ministry officials say. The bomber, who was reportedly wearing an army uniform, blew himself up among a group of soldiers at al-Sabin Square, near the presidential palace.
Opposition politicians in Ukraine are demanding an investigation into why a session of parliament descended into a fist-fight. Members of the Rada were debating a bill that would give the Russian language equal status to Ukrainian in some parts of the country when the brawl broke out.