3 September 2013
Last updated at 07:02 ET
A procession of vintage cars crosses the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge in San Francisco following 12 years of construction. The bridge will be the world's tallest self-anchored suspension tower once completed.
Airport staff take pictures of former NBA star Dennis Rodman in the departure hall of Beijing Capital International Airport. Rodman is heading to North Korea for the second time this year for what he says is a friendly visit to his friend, leader Kim Jong-un.
Joey Ellison, chairman of Dingle 2000, the trustee organisation for the Toxteth Reservoir, poses inside the covered reservoir which supplied fresh water to the people of Toxteth and is one of the earliest examples of public health engineering in the world. It will be open to the public for viewing on 6 September as part of Heritage Open Month.
Workmen install a painting by Francis Bacon, entitled Study for a Portrait of Pope Innocent X from 1965, in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, ahead of a major exhibition of works by Francis Bacon and Henry Moore.
A giant portrait of Pope Francis by Dario Gambarin, who draws freehand with his tractor, is seen on the surface of the fields near Verona, northern Italy.
Diana Nyad emerges from the Atlantic Ocean after completing a 111-mile (178km) swim from Cuba to Key West, Florida. Nyad is the first swimmer to cross the Florida Straits without the security of a shark cage, taking 52 hours and 54 minutes to complete the crossing according to a support team member.
Following in the footsteps of Rwanda and Mauritania, authorities in the Ivory Coast have decided to ban the production, use and commercialisation of plastic bags by the end of this year.
During the summer season, the Polish village of Zywkowo counts more storks than inhabitants.