|Belarussian sportsmen perform during a celebration marking Independence Day in Minsk.
July 4th, 2007
|British explorer and endurance swimmer Lewis Gordon Pugh dives into the waters of the Geographic North Pole. Pugh has braved sub-zero temperatures to become the first person to swim at the North Pole.
|Lightning is seen over the old town skyline of Dresden, eastern Germany. Thunderstorms and rainfalls dominated the end of a day, which caused top temperatures of 38C.|
|After an edge-of-the-seat 16-hour game, Jerry Yang poses with his $8.25m prize money at the 2007 World Series poker championship, in Las Vegas.|
|The Red Arrows display team perform during the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford.
|Dozens of cyclists make a techni-coloured spectacle as the Tour de France reaches its fourth stage.|
|Two monkeys clash in the swimming pool at Rome zoo. The tiny titans kept cool as the city sweltered in 38C temperatures.|
|A langur monkey holds its newborn at the Monkey Park in Ben Shemen near Tel Aviv, Israel.|
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