In Pictures

Day in pictures: 27 October

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world during the past 24 hours.

Image copyright Craig Mitchelldyer/AP Images for Just for Men
Image caption Winners soak up applause at the World Beard and Moustache Championships in Portland, Oregon
Image copyright Evaristo Saevaristo Sa/AFP
Image caption The Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, celebrates her re-election. She defeated the centre-right challenger Aecio Neves in a run-off
Image copyright Mussa Qawasma/Reuters
Image caption A Palestinian man in front of his home, which was demolished by Israeli bulldozers near the Jewish settlement of Karmel
Image copyright Remy Gabalda/AFP
Image caption The name "Remi" is written on the ground at the site of the a contested dam in France. The 21-year-old died in unclear circumstances during clashes between demonstrators and police
Image copyright EPA/Franck Robichon
Image caption A flower, on display in Tokyo, emits an eerie glow when hit by light of a certain wavelength. It was created by implanting the flower with a gene from plankton
Image copyright Wakil Kohsarwakil/AFP
Image caption British soldiers help a comrade with his pack in Kandahar, Afghanistan, after the main British base Camp Bastion was handed to Afghan control
Image copyright Atta Kenare/AFP
Image caption Tourists at a train station in the Iranian capital Tehran. They spent two weeks at different destinations across the country on a trip reportedly costing up to $31,000
Image copyright Nick Folkes/AP
Image caption Three men attempted to enter the Australian parliament wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood, a niqab and a helmet to demand a ban on full-face Islamic veils
Image copyright Biju Boro/AFP
Image caption A crowd of ibis flies past a pair of rhinos at the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in northeast India, which reopens for tourists next month

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