6 June 2012
Last updated at 12:19
A man prepares to fly a kite depicting the Chinese national flag in Shanghai, China.
Four days of Diamond Jubilee events culminated in an appearance by the Queen on the Buckingham Palace balcony in front of huge crowds. There was also a flypast by World War II aircraft and the Red Arrows.
Novak Djokovic saved four match points to secure a thrilling five-set victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the French Open last eight.
Planet Venus has put on a show for skywatchers by moving across the face of the Sun as viewed from Earth. The transit was a very rare astronomical event that would not be seen again for another 105 years.
A woman is soaked by a wave at Bronte Beach as Sydney, Australia, is lashed by wild weather caused by the arrival of a low pressure system.
A priest, Mauro Vallejo, closes the doors to a chapel in Los Descalzos, Lima. The 400-year-old convent, established during Spanish rule, holds many valuable pieces of art, books and documents, which are on display at its museum.
Azeri President Ilham Aliyev chats with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the presidential residence in Baku, Azerbaijan. Mrs Clinton has embarked on a tour of the South Caucasus in the hope of mediating progress in territorial disputes in the region.
Anori, a polar bear cub, swims in her enclosure at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany.
A music group performs on a path amid fields to greet the farmers at Hwanggumpyong Island, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju and the Chinese border city of Dandong.