Hot air balloons fly over Dubai during the World Air Games 2015, as part of the International Balloon Fiesta event.
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"Smile please." These two endangered 10cm (4in) baby undulate rays pose for photographer Jonathan Brady at the Sea Life London Aquarium.
British F1 driver Lewis Hamilton steers his car during the Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi. In 2015 he became the second British driver ever to win a third world championship title.
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Prince George kisses his new baby sister Princess Charlotte. The picture was taken by their mum, the Duchess of Cambridge, at their Norfolk home in June.
The Soyuz rocket carrying British astronaut Tim Peake blasts off from its launch site in Kazakhstan. Tim will spend 173 days on board the International Space Station carrying out experiments.
Hold on tight! Amateur photographer Martin Le-May captures a weasel riding on the back of a green woodpecker as it flies through the air.
A lunar eclipse coincides with a 'supermoon'. This amazing picture was taken in Newcastle-under-Lyme in England in September.
Smoke and ash rise from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile. The country has the second largest chain of volcanoes in the world after Indonesia, with about 500 that are potentially active.
A girl sits on her father's leg at the kite festival on Redondo Beach in California in March.
Surf's up! This brave pooch rides the waves at the Surf City Surf Dog contest which takes place every year on Huntington Beach in the US.