In Pictures

Day in pictures: 14 August 2014

A selection of images from around the world, taken over the past 24 hours.

Bishop of the Diocese of Monterey Richard Garcia blesses a 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB during the Carmel Mission Classic car show in California, USA. The event, which includes a blessing of the automobiles, is held during the Pebble Beach Automotive Week which culminates with the Concours d'Elegance.
Argentina's San Lorenzo footballers celebrate after beating Paraguay's Nacional in the Copa Libertadores to become champions.
The Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, 49, has died in a plane crash, party members and local officials say. The plane carrying Mr Campos came down in bad weather in a residential area of the port city of Santos, in Sao Paulo state. Four other passengers and the two pilots were also killed.
People get up after being hit by waves caused by a tidal bore surging past a barrier on the banks of Qiantang River, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.
One of two as yet unnamed 10-week-old Carpathian Lynx kittens explores their enclosure with mother, Klementyna, at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park near Ashford, Kent, England.
Police in the US state of Missouri have clashed with protesters for a fourth night amid growing anger at the fatal shooting of a black teenager by police. Heavily armed riot police fired tear gas as they moved in on demonstrators in Ferguson, St Louis, who had ignored an order to disperse. The tension was sparked by the death of Michael Brown, 18, on Saturday.
Two World War Two Lancasters have flown together for the first time in 50 years. The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's aircraft was joined by the only other airworthy example, which had crossed the Atlantic to Lincolnshire.
Naval cadets are seen on parade as they march at the mausoleum of Pakistan's founding father Muhammad Ali Jinnah during a ceremony to mark the country's Independence Day in Karachi.
Renaud Lavillenie of France competes in the men's pole vault qualification round during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich, Switzerland.
Students at St Pauls High School, Bessbrook in Northern Ireland, pose for a photograph as they celebrate their A-level results. Students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland received their results and there has been a slight fall in A* and A grades and the pass rate is down for the first time in over 30 years.