In Pictures

Your week in pictures

You have been sending your photos of news stories around the globe this week. Here is a selection of them:

Image copyright Rachel Gordon

This year, Halloween has been the warmest on record in the UK. Rachel Gordon in Belfast, Northern Ireland, submitted this photo of a pumpkin lantern with the face of ET carved into it.

Image copyright Jeanne Garrett

In celebration of Halloween, the fountain just outside of the Federal Building in Chicago, Illinois, US was coloured orange. Photo: Jeanne Garrett.

Image copyright George Olney

Meanwhile George Olney in San Luis, Mexico, sent in this photo of a selection brightly coloured "Calaveras de Dulce", or sugar sweet skulls. "They are an important part of the tradition of Day of the Dead. Apparently sweets were placed on the alters to the deceased, as a treat after their journey to join the living on Day of the Dead", George said.

Image copyright Jordan Gould

Thousands of people turn out for the Bridgwater carnival in Somerset, England. The celebration dates back to 1605 when Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Jordan Gould sent us this picture from this year's carnival.

Image copyright Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson was also in Bridgwater. He said hundreds of small handheld fireworks called "squibs" were let off simultaneously down the length of the town's high street. Learn out more about England's strange and ancient winter rituals.

Image copyright Matthew Price

Matthew Price was attending a flight safety training course when he captured this dramatic image of people exiting a flight safety facility in Wichita, Kansas, US.

Image copyright Kay Collister

Kay Collister sent in this photo of a cargo ship which ran aground near Öja, Landsort in Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden. The ship ran into trouble on Wednesday. The Swedish Coast Guard said the ship had been towed to safety.

Image copyright GUY SAVIN

Meanwhile, Guy Savin spotted these vintage cars in Merstham, Surrey, UK as they drove past him while taking part in the London to Brighton Veteran car run on Saturday.

Image copyright Luis R Garcia

On Saturday night, a small fire broke out on a family roller coaster ride at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, US. The fire was quickly put out and no-one was hurt. The ride reopened about an hour later. Photo: Luis R Garcia.

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