3 July 2012
Last updated at 12:33
Team Sanya, skippered by Mike Sanderson from New Zealand, rounds Fastnet Rock, on leg nine of the Volvo Ocean Race from Lorient, France, to Galway in Ireland.
A model on the runway during Giambattista Valli's haute couture show, part of Paris Fashion Week.
Andrew, Alan and Caithlin Tillman spent the night at a cooling centre in Roanoke, Virginia after high temperatures forced them to leave their house, which has been without power since Friday. A severe summer storm lashed the east coast of America and utility companies warned that many neighbourhoods could remain in the dark for much of the week, if not beyond.
The 54-hectare south section of the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore was officially opened with a free light and sound display. The energy-efficient green space features more than 220,000 plants.
The Olympic flame was carried into the sky by Jet Pack Man on day 46 of the torch relay, as it started its journey from Leicester to Peterborough. At the National Space Centre, stuntman Nick Macomber lifted off using a jet pack before handing the flame to the day's first torchbearer, Kevin Davies.
A girl swings on the ragged net of a football goal post as she plays with her friends in Kathmandu.
A Caribbean flamingo splashes in the pond on a hot day at the Stone Zoo in Stoneham, Massachusetts.
A visitor looks at pictures by South African photographer Zanele Muholi during the 43rd annual Rencontres d'Arles photography festival in southern France.