14 September 2012
Last updated at 15:49
Andy Murray ended Britain's 76-year wait for a male Grand Slam singles champion with an epic victory over Novak Djokovic in the US Open tennis final.
Nepalese riot police surround a student at a rally in Kathmandu against the Nepal Oil Corporation's decision to raise prices.
Protesters angered by an anti-Islam film made in the US stormed the grounds of the American embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. Police shot in the air in an attempt to hold back the crowds, but failed to prevent them gaining access to the compound and setting fire to vehicles.
Hillsborough victims' families say they are to press for criminal action after a damning report on the disaster. An independent report found that some of the 96 dead might have been saved and said police had changed witness statements and tried to blame Liverpool fans.
The 2012 Paralympic Games ended after a spectacular ceremony in the Olympic Stadium in London. Sebastian Coe, the chairman of the London Olympic and Paralympic games, said sport and disability would never be thought of in the same way again.
About 100 people were killed in fighting in Syria, activists say, most of them in the two main cities, Damascus and Aleppo. Several Aleppo neighbourhoods have been left without drinking water after a water main was damaged in fighting.
A woman stands in front of Prism, an internally illuminated sculpture by Keiichi Matsuda made of Japanese paper, on show at the London Design Festival at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
A bolt of lightning is photographed above the German town of Munich.
Father Brian McKay blessed three goats on Howth Head in Dublin before they were released onto the mountain as part of the Goats for Howth project to help with the grazing of vegetation on the mountainside.
In New York, relatives read aloud the names of those killed when hijacked jets crashed at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Pennsylvania, as they marked the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Protests against the policies of Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner took place in a number of Argentine cities including Buenos Aires.
A marrow weighing 119lb 12oz (54kg) won the Giant Marrow Class in the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show. The marrow was grown by Peter Glazebrook from Newark and seen here in the hands of weightlifter Jonathan Walker.