Day in pictures - 3 October
Pictures from the news on 3 October 2013.
This diver is reading an important book in a stunt to promote Book Week in Scotland. There'll be plenty of events across the week to celebrate books. It starts on 25 November.
A orangutan plays with a pair of albino Burmese Python as the Malabon Zoo in the Philippines prepares to celebrate World Animal Day tomorrow.
French Catholic priest Rene-Sebastien Fournie surfs at a beach in southwestern France. Rene-Sebastien has become renowned locally as the "surfing priest of the Basque coast".