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A shopfitter hoovers the floor of a Selfridge’s Christmas window display at the flagship store on Oxford Street. The 2016 Selfridges Christmas window displays are were unveiled for the first time today and are often the first to do so in London. The 2016 theme is titled ‘Shine on’ and features Father Christmas in many of the windows. Photo Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty
Migrants are rescued during an operation in the Mediterranean Sea. A team of the Italian Red Cross and the Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) saved 434 people in three different operations on Thursday
Snapper party is the winner of the underwater category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Natural History Museum. For several days each month, thousands of two spot red snappers gather to spawn around Palau in the western Pacific Ocean. The action is intense as the fish fill the water with sperm and eggs, and predators arrive to take advantage of the bounty.
A man carries his baby on a trail in the middle of the river that passes near the village of Randelle, in the commune of Chardonniere, in the south west of Haiti. The road leading to Randelle and other villages on the mountains was cut off after the passage of Hurricane Matthew. Photo Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters fire a multiple rocket launcher from a position in Sheikh Ali village near the town of Bashiqa, some 25 kilometres north east of Mosul, Iraq during an operation against Islamic State group jihadists to retake the main hub city. Photo Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty
A man wears a shirt with photographs of Hillary Clinton, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, while watching the third U.S. presidential debate at a viewing party in San Francisco, California, U.S. Photo David Paul Morris/Bloomberg
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump is shown on TV monitors in the media filing room on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas, during the last 2016 U.S. presidential debate in Las Vegas, U.S. Jim Urquhart/Reuters
Displaced people, who are fleeing from clashes in Al-hud village, south of Mosul, head to Qayyarah, during an operation to attack Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq. Photo Reuters
A member of the public hangs from a sculpture that is part of the annual outdoor exhibition known as “Sculpture by the Sea” near Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia. Photo David Gray/Reuters
Azalea, whose Korean name is “Dallae”, a 19-year-old female chimpanzee, smokes a cigarette at the Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea. According to officials at the newly renovated zoo, which has become a favourite leisure spot in the North Korean capital since it was re-opened in July, the chimpanzee smokes about a pack a day. They insist, however, that she does not inhale. Photo Wong Maye-E/AP.
The Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft carrying the crew of Shane Kimbrough of the U.S., Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. Photo Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters
Smoke rises from burning oil wells near the town of Qayyarah, south of Mosul, Iraq during the operation to recapture the city from the Islamic State group. PhotoBulent Kilic/AFP/Getty
Protesters gather in front of a campaign office for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Philadelphia. Photo Matt Rourke/AP.
A peshmerga fighter looks out of the entrance of an underground tunnel built by Islamic State fighters. The Kurdish forces found the tunnel in the town of Badana in Iraq which was liberated from the Islamic State group on Monday. The fighters built tunnels under residential areas so they could move without being seen from above to avoid airstrikes. Photo Bram Janssen/AP.