Day in pictures - 7 November
- 7 November 2013
Pictures from the news on 7 November 2013.
International Space Station (ISS) crew members, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata (top) and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin, board the Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft with the torch of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. They're getting ready for blast off at the Baikonur cosmodrome and taking the torch with them.
Russia's Soyuz TMA-11M spacecraft has blasted off into space carrying not only the space crew but the Olympic torch for the Winter Games. Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin and US astronaut Rick Mastracchio blasted off from the Russian leased Kazakh Baikonur cosmodrome. Two Russian astronauts will take the unlit torch on a space walk on November 9 before it returns back to Earth on November 11.
Andy Murray supporters hold up a banner at the ATP World Tour Finals in London, as Roger Federer takes on Richard Gasquet. Murray couldn't take part in the end-of-season event as he's recovering from a back injury.
A soldier places a cross in the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey ahead of a visit by Princes Philip and Harry in London. The field commemorates Britain's war dead with crosses and poppies ahead of Remembrance Sunday.