Workers paint cycle lanes in Hanover, Germany.
Geese on the Landi poultry farm in Veckenstedt, central Germany, are driven to their barn on Monday. The company rears about 8,000 geese per year for the Christmas table.
Luka, an almost two-year-old male polar bear, swims in his new home at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany. Born in the Netherlands, Luka has moved to Germany to be a companion for female polar bear Anori, who is the same age.
Wild geese fly over a farm field in Xanten, Germany. The geese migrated from Siberia to stay in the lower Rhine area over winter.
A man sits on a wooden chair in Hamburg on Monday, surrounded by grey geese.
A road sign with graffiti reading “Angie’s Massage Bunker” faces the Reichstag building, seat of the German lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, in Berlin
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Books are arranged at the Knaur publishing house stand a day before the launch of the 2013 Frankfurt Book in Frankfurt, Germany.
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A sausage stand at the Anuga food expo in Cologne, Germany. Around 6,800 exhibitors from 98 countries will take part in the industry trade fair, from October 5-9.