16 June 2012
Last updated at 02:09
McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates winning the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. It is Hamilton's first win of the year and makes him the seventh different winner in as many races in 2012.
Teenagers fought with pillows during a flash mob at Marsovo Pole square in central St Petersburg, Russia.
The USS Iowa made her way through the main channel of the Port of Los Angeles to her permanent home, Berth 87, in San Pedro, California. The battleship, which served the United States for six decades at sea, will dock at San Pedro to become a floating museum.
Irish defender Richard Dunne vies with Croatian defender Vedran Corluka during the Euro 2012 championships football match between the Republic of Ireland and Croatia at the Municipal Stadium in Poznan. Croatia won the match 3-1.
The Queen continued her Diamond Jubilee tour with a visit to Nottingham, where she watched children at a sports event in Vernon Park. Whatever caught her eye also made the Duchess of Cambridge laugh.
Some 800,000 Rohingya, who are Muslims, live in Burma's northern Rakhine State where President Thein Sein imposed a state of emergency following a spate of violence involving Buddhists and Muslims which left some people dead and hundreds of properties damaged in the area.
Volkswagen announced strong results in June with 2.29 million passenger car deliveries in the first five months of 2012, an increase of 9.4%. Emden is the principal port for all Volkswagen Group exports and handles an average of 5,500 vehicles a day.
The financial crisis continued in Greece where banking officials announced that people are withdrawing money from bank accounts ahead of elections on 17 June, amid fears that the country may leave the euro.
Afghan youths learning how to paint at the Behzad Art Gallery in Herat.
Hundreds of firefighters joined efforts to tackle two of the biggest wildfires ever seen in the US states of Colorado and New Mexico. A woman has died in the blaze, which has burned about 46,720 acres (73 sq miles).