23 July 2012
Last updated at 12:26
Jean-Yves Blondeau, inventor of the 31-wheel roller suit, successfully navigated all 99 bends of the Tianmen Mountain in China.
Newly graduated officers take part in a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Algeria's national police day, in Algiers.
An artwork called I can hear it, by artist Ivars Drulle, is shown during the Beaufort 04 art exhibition in Westende, Belgium.
US President Barack Obama has told victims of an attack at a Batman film screening in Aurora, Colorado, the whole country is thinking of them. Thousands of people have been gathering outside Aurora's City Hall for a vigil for those killed.
Forest fires raging in Spain's north-eastern Catalonia region have left three people dead, officials say. Strong winds gusting up to 90km/h (55mph) had rendered one fire "out of control", he said.
Cortina enthusiasts marked the car’s 50th anniversary with a banger race at Swaffham Raceway. Beginning in 1962, production lasted for 20 years, with the last model rolling off the Dagenham assembly line on 22 July 1982.
Santas from across the world take part in the traditional foot bath that marks the start of the annual World Santa Claus Congress at Bellevue Beach, north of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Thousands of people gather in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, to pay their last respects to the writer Humayun Ahmed, who died last week.