Souvenir shops turned out an array of mementos to mark Pope Benedict XVI's visit the United States.
Joe Calzaghe recovered from a first-round knockdown to claim a contentious split decision light-heavyweight victory over Bernard Hopkins in Las Vegas.
Opposition supporters in Paraguay have been celebrating victory in the country's presidential election.
Comedian Harry Hill was a double winner at the Bafta TV Awards in London on Sunday. His zany TV Burp show earned him best entertainment performance and best entertainment programme.
Hillary Clinton told supporters she was no quitter as she celebrated her expected victory over Democratic rival Barack Obama in the state of Pennsylvania.
People threw stones towards police during clashes at a protest in northern Colombia by coca farmers, angry at government plans to eradicate illegal crops.
Musicians travelled on a floating theatre on the River Thames to the Globe Theatre to celebrate William Shakespeare's 444th birthday, which coincides with St George's Day.
Spain's Rafael Nadal hits a return to his countryman, Juan Carlos Ferrero, during a match at the Monte Carlo ATP Masters Series tennis tournament in Monaco.
South Korean farmers held up banners saying "Nullify the beef deal" during a protest against the importation of US beef. Seoul agreed to relax on Friday the restrictions in place since 2003.
Across the world, crowds have gathered to commemorate the 93rd Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) Day.