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Day in pictures - 6 November
6 November 2013
Last updated at 11:43
Pictures from the news on 6 November 2013.
These three gentlemen will be carrying the torch for the Sochi Winter Olympics with them to the International Space Station when they blast off tomorrow. It won't be lit on board the ISS, but it will be going on a spacewalk!
One down, hundreds to go! Peter Andre has kicked off what he hopes is going to be the UK's largest car wash as part of fundraising efforts for Children in Need.
This is humanoid robot Kirobo in the International Space Station (ISS). He's the world's first robot astronaut, he's waiting for Japanese spaceman Koichi Wakata to join him on board. He's the first talking robot in space and his first words in orbit were similar to moonwalking astronaut Neil Armstrong's "one small step" line, but this time for all robot-kind!
Pope Francis greets religious dignitaries during his general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican.
This is an ATV (Automated Transfer Vehicle) from the International Space Station (ISS) which has been nicknamed Albert Einstein. ATVs are used to deliver supplies to the ISS. Usually the ATVs are released and then they burn up in the atmosphere, but this time the ATV team wanted to see what would happen if they guided an ATV back to Earth. This image captures it on its journey. It eventually burnt up in the atmosphere above the Pacific Ocean.
Thang Long Traditional Water Puppet Theatre perform a show in Hanoi, Vietnam. The water puppet show is a unique take on the ancient Asian puppet tradition. It is a tradition that began in 11th century in the villages surrounding the Red River Delta region of northern Vietnam. The shows are performed in a waist deep pool with lacquered wooden puppets.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are given water to pour into the river Ganges during their visit to the Hindu holy city of Rishikesh. They are set to attend the Aarti at sunset on the banks of the river Ganges, in northern India. They are on a tour of India and Sri Lanka.
According to the Toy Retailers Association, these are the top 11 toys for Christmas 2013. The organisation is made up of toy makers and experts from all over Europe. They revealed their list of the top 11 toys at an event in London.