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Pilgrims cheer Pope Francis as he greets the crowd during his general audience at St Peter’s square on Wednesday at the Vatican.
The “Cipotegato”, a hooded character dressed as a harlequin, waits to be pelted with tomatoes after running through the streets of Tarazona, Spain on Tuesday in an event that starts the town’s annual festival that derives from the 18th century tradition of giving a prisoner from the local prison the chance to escape
Festival goers arrive on the first day of Reading Festival in southern England on Friday. The festival runs until Sunday and the main acts include Eminem and Nine Inch Nails.