In Pictures

An image provided by Britain`s Government Communications Headquarters GCHQ shows 1400 GCHQ staff, civilian and military, creating a giant poppy in the centre of the GCHQ building in Cheltenham to mark the launch of Royal British Poppy Appeal.

Ukrainian artist Volodymyr Padun, one of authors of the giant pink glasses, hangs on his artwork in Kiev. The sculpture named `World Through Pink Glasses` was built from 800 pairs of glasses. It is 2,9 m tall and weighs 250 kg.

A Sikh man who belongs to the armed Sikh order Nihang takes part in the Mohalla religious procession in Amritsar, India.

`Darth Vader` (C) with some storm troopers stands on the roof of a campaigning van during an election campaign event of the Ukrainian Internet Party, in Kiev, Ukraine.

The Penny Black, owned by an anonymous Bulgarian collector, exhibited in Plovdiv's fifth international Bulcolecto exhibiton. The Penny Black was the world's first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. It was issued in Britain in 1840.

Queen ELizabeth II sending the first royal tweet under her own name to declare a new Science Museum gallery open: “It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R.”

Activists in Sofia release 1200 pink balloons in memory of the Bulgarian women who passed away of breast cancer.

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Rally de Espana Kicks Off

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Sebastien Ogier of France and co-driver Julien Ingrassia (Volkswagen Motorsport) in action during shakedown of Rally de Espana 2014, Costa Daurada, Salou, Barcelona, Spain, 23 October 2014.

Rally de Espana is the only event on the calendar of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) featuring gravel and asphalt stages. This year’s rally, taking place from 23 to 26 October, is the penaultimate round in WRC 2014 and the event’s 50th edition. The curtain-raising took place in Barcelona on 23 October....

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