2 November 2012
Last updated at 11:30
Prison officer David Black was shot dead on the M1 in Northern Ireland. Mr Black, 52, was attacked on the motorway between Portadown and Lurgan as he drove to work at Maghaberry Prison, County Antrim.
Men dressed in traditional regional costumes await the annual horse race to commemorate the Day of the Dead on All Saints Day at the village of Todos Los Santos Cuchumatan, to the west of Guatemala City.
Lilly Slater, aged eight, sits in a 1940s Talbot CT2K Tonneau child's car which is part of a veteran car sale at Bonhams in London and is valued at about £4,000.
Argentina's Independiente fans cheer during a Copa Sudamericana football match against Chile's Universidad Catolica in Buenos Aires.
The mayor of Amsterdam says he will not ban foreign tourists from using the city's famous cannabis cafes, after months of argument over new drug laws. Mayor Eberhard van der Laan said banning the sale of the drug to foreigners could lead to more crime.
San Diego Chargers' Antonio Gates and teammate Darrell Stuckey stand in the tunnel before entering the field during their NFL football game in California.
Five dancers from four countries are taking part in the the Tsai Jui-yueh Dance Festival in Taipei.
US and Afghan soldiers rest during an operation on a cold morning near the town of Walli Was in Paktika province, Afghanistan.
An exhibition at Bogota's Gold Museum shows the history of how gold and other metals were used by the pre-Hispanic societies who lived in the region before contact was made with Europe.
Sebastian Vettel of Germany (left) and his team mate Mark Webber of Australia sign autographs ahead of practice for the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit.
Little Big Town perform their song Pontoon at the 46th Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee.