In Pictures

Your week in pictures

You have been sending us your photos of news stories across the globe this week. Here is a selection of them:

Image copyright Bhaskar Mallick
Image caption Football fans all over the world get ready for the Fifa 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Here, an artist decorates a wall in Kolkata, India on Wednesday, 11 June 2014.
Image copyright Charlotte Downs
Image caption As the 2014 Fifa World Cup got underway in Brazil, some football fans in London, England, UK posed for photographs in the Centre for Creative Collaboration.
Image copyright Gerry Naughton
Image caption Protests by taxi drivers in London, Paris, Madrid and Berlin at rival service Uber - a mobile phone app - brought streets to a standstill. Gerry Naughton captured the chaos in central London, UK.
Image copyright Glenn Wright
Image caption This dramatic full moon set against a clear night sky above the iconic west pier in the seaside resort of Brighton in the UK was photographed by Glenn Wright.
Image copyright Karl Bowdrey
Image caption Elsewhere in the UK thunderstorms affected parts of southern England through the week. Karl Bowdrey caught this dramatic bolt of lightning at his home in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK.
Image copyright Thomas King
Image caption Thomas King took this incredible image from his home in Basingstoke, England, UK: "At one point there wasn't any delay between the lightning and the thunder."
Image copyright Lee Halford
Image caption Lee Halford took this dramatic image of the UK's RAF Red Arrows flying past Big Ben in London, UK at the end of the Trooping of the Colour ceremony, which annually marks Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday.