A sightseer does yoga on the edge of a 700 metre-high cliff called Trolltunga – which translates as the Troll’s Tongue – as she takes in the breathtaking views at the popular spot overlooking Lake Ringedalsvatnet in Norway.
Red ceramic poppies that form part of the art installation ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ are seen at the Tower of London. The evolving art installation, which will be completed on November 11, will create a commemoration for the centenary of World War One.
The northern lights, aurora borealis, are displayed over the city of Tromso in northern Norway. Many clear skies this autumn have produced many spectacular displays of this natural phenomena so far this year. The northern lights are actually the result of collisions between gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere with charged particles released from the sun.
A dump truck lies at the bottom of a quarry after an accident in Elfershausen, Germany. While unloading its cargo, a dump truck slid down the 60 meter quarry wall. Even though the truck turned over several times, the driver was able to call the paramedics himself.
As storm force winds batter the Derbyshire Peak District, near Hayfield, the river Kinder stopped in its tracks as it is blown back up onto Kinder Scout Plateau at the point where it would normally cascade 80ft down Kinder Downfall.
French adventurer and researcher Stephane Rousson prepares his Aerosail off the coast of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, southeastern France prior to his planned attempt to cross the Mediterranean from Nice to Calvi, on the French Mediterraean island of Corsica. Aerosail is the result of Rousson and his partners’ ambition to create an innovative, efficient, and silent maritime vehicle, only using the wind as means of propulsion. Rousson is planning his crossing for the end of October 2014.
It may not have happened at a Premier League ground, but the events at El Madrigal, home of Villarreal, this weekend were certainly pertinent. During the match, a plane passed overhead towing a banner which read ‘Come home Ronaldo’ – a plea from a United supporter’s group to their former talisman, who was playing for Real Madrid against Villarreal.