The annual Mexican festival Dia de los Muertos during which deceased family and friends are remembered and celebrated.
The sambadrome of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil hosts the largest and greatest carnival of them all.
The annual travellers' event at the Cumbrian town of Appleby-in-Westmorland with an array of traditional caravans on display and the washing of horses in the river Eden.
The second Investec test match in a series of three between England and Sri Lanka. England won the match by 9 wickets and England captain Alastair Cook passed the 10,000 run landmark making him the first Englishman to do so and the youngest of those who had previously achieved it.
Ten years of football involving league teams from the North East including Darlington, Hartlepool United, Middlesbrough, Newcastle United and Sunderland.
Arguably the biggest and best Carnival outside of Latin America with parades and festivities large and small taking place across the Canarian island over a period of 2 weeks.
Images from the groups stages of the tournament including England v Wales at Twickenham, Scotland v South africa, New Zealand v Tonga and Scotland v Samoa all at St James' Park in Newcastle.
Army recruits endure 26 weeks of basic training at the Infantry Training Centre in Catterick Garrison in order to become fully fledged soldiers in the British Army. Drill, marches, assault courses and weapon firing and maintanance encompass a handful of the skills needed to successfully complete the course.
The most historic rivalry in cricket came to the Durham International Cricket Ground at Chester-le-Street for the first time. England eventually triumphed over Australia in 4 days and in the process won the test match series 3-1.
The annual Spanish festival which takes place in the Valencian town of Buñol and involves participants throwing tomatoes at each other.
A selection of photos from the Olympic Games including athletes from the North East of England and superstars from across the globe who competed at the 30th Olympiad held in London for the third time.
Lyndon Longhorne of Crook in Co Durham lost both his legs, his right arm and the fingers on his left hand as a baby after suffering from meningitis. Attending a specialist clinic near Southampton, he was fitted with two prosthetic legs enabling him to walk for the first time.
A magazine feature on the daily operation of the family-run smokehouse which has been in operation since 1872. Brothers Derek and Barry Brown carry out the whole process from gutting the herring to preparing the fires for the smoking process and finally selling the kippers in their shop.