A selection of images from around the world, taken over the past 24 hours.
Up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares would be offered to the general public if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron is to announce.
Why did an East German writer move to an English coastal town?
How the first selfie stick was mocked as a 'useless invention'
Breathing poison in the world's most polluted city
Tibetan couple's wedding snaps captivate China
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week
The week's big numbers, visualised
Why it's better to look to artists than politicians for life's answers
And other trends of the week in 60 seconds
African artists give their take on the Divine Comedy