Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Italian former professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racing World Champion Massimiliano Biaggi drives an electric Voxan motorcycle as he tries to beat the world speed record over 330 km/h, on the track at the Chateauroux-Deols "Marcel-Dassault" Airport, Deols, Center France. AFP / GUILLAUME SOUVANT

  • Bathers swim in the Serpentine Lido in Hyde Park as a swan passes by in London. AFP / Glyn KIRK

  • A woman reacts as she looks at damages caused by the passage of Hurricane Eta in Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua. AFP / Inti OCON

  • A woman lights up candles outside Vienna's main synagogue near the site of the terrorist attack in Vienna, Austria. AFP / JOE KLAMAR

  • An artisan picks up a statue of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi to paint in a workshop ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Hyderabad. AFP / Noah SEELAM

  • Minneapolis State Patrol arrest journalists and people protesting against racism and issues with the presidential election after they blocked interstate 94 in Minneapolis. AFP / Kerem Yucel

  • Tourists take photographs of the figure of an elephant made of rice straw in an amusement park on the shores of Huay Tueng Thao lake outside Chiang Mai. AFP / Mladen ANTONOV

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