6 July 2012
Last updated at 15:58
Spain's players celebrate with their fans and the Uefa Euro 2012 trophy on a double-decker bus parade in Madrid. Spain beat Italy 4-0 in the final in Kiev, Ukraine.
Former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond called the behaviour of those responsible for rate-rigging at the bank "reprehensible". He faced three hours of questioning by MPs on the Treasury Select Committee.
Chinese President Hu Jintao (centre) sang with others during a variety show in Hong Kong as part of celebrations ahead of the 15th anniversary of the territory's handover to Chinese sovereignty from British rule.
New arrivals waited in long lines for hours to register with UNHCR at the Yida refugee camp in South Sudan near the border with North Sudan. The refugees are escaping hunger and conflict across the border in South Kordofan, a bitterly contested region of Sudan better known as the Nuba Mountains.
British hopes of a winner at the Wimbledon tennis championships rested with Andy Murray who celebrated victory over David Ferrer of Spain in the quarter finals.
The inaugural trip of the world's first open-air double-decker cable car system, the newly-built Cabrio, offered amazing views of the area around the Stanserhorn mountain, near Lucerne, Switzerland.
Fans wave French flags as the pack rides in the fifth stage of the 2012 Tour de France cycling race.
The burn scar from the Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado Springs, Colorado, can be seen in this photo from Nasa. Vegetation-covered land is red in this false-colour image, which includes both visible and infrared light. Patches of unburned forest are bright red, in contrast with areas where flecks of light brown indicate some burning. The darkest brown areas are the most severely burned.
Afghan children study in a temporary classroom a day after their school came under fire by unidentified gunmen in Herat.