The Spanish Marc Marquez, has made the best time in the qualifying session in Valencia, Spain, ahead of Jorge Lorenzo (1’30.577) and Dani Pedrosa (1’30.663).
Butlers at Walthamstow Tube station and on the underground have took part in a stiff upper lipped promotional event for the Christmas release of Downtown Abbey Series 4.
Marc Marquez, 20, became the youngest MotoGP World Champion in the history of the competition. Marquez finished 3rd in the ValenciaGP, enough to secure him the 2013 World Title. Dani Pedrosa was second and Jorge Lorenzo first.
Scarlett Johansson and the cast of the film "Her" walked the red carpet at the 8th edition of the International Film Festival of Rome, Italy.
Tacloban City lies devastated after Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, ripped through the city causing a swathe of destruction. So far authorities say 2,357 people have been confirmed dead in the disaster.
Thousands of protesters march through various parts of central Bangkok in support of the Anti Amnesty Bill Rally.
Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson and the director Francis Lawrence at 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' premiere during the International Rome Film Festival 2013.
The 23rd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) is being held in Colombo, Sri Lanka amid protests by the Tamil Tigers and activists asking Prime Minister David Cameron to boycott the meeting and acknowledge the reported genocide in 2008/9.
The body of former South African president Nelson Mandela, draped in a South African flag, arrived at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. It will lay in State for 3 days and then be transported to Qunu, Mandela's village in the Eastern Cape for burial.
A blizzard hit the northern city of Jilin in China bringing traffic chaos and snow and ice to the roads making driving hazardous. In Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces the snow grew as thick as 10cm.