The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are on a visit to India. On day eight of their tour they visited a synagogue in the south-west.
Meanwhile Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip were on a slightly less exotic visit to Manchester where they opened the new headquarters of the co-operative group that runs banks and supermarkets.
Street cleaners and rubbish collectors in the Spanish city of Madrid are on strike. There are plans to cut jobs and wages, and the workers aren't happy, leading to piles of rubbish mounting up on the sides of roads.
This amazing image shows a cluster of stars known as Messier 15. The photo was snapped by the Hubble Space Telescope. The cluster is 35, 000 light-years away and is around 12 billion years old.