Beijing , China
Surveillance cameras positioned on a corner of Tiananmen Square. Some Beijing karaoke bars are closing, toy bombs are banned and every delivery package is being scanned as the capital prepares for a military parade to mark communist China’s 70th anniversary
Novo Progresso, Brazil
A herd of cattle stand in smoke from the fires in the Nova Fronteira region. Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has urged citizens to clad themselves in the country’s yellow and green colours and hit the streets as part of a populist push designed to shore up support amid sinking ratings and international vilification over the Amazon.
Great Abaco, Bahamas
An aerial view of the damage from Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour. In the Bahamas the storm left such terrible devastation that the authorities were still struggling to get aid to stricken areas and the death toll of 30 is expected to rise, perhaps steeply.
The leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg, slouches on the front benches during an emergency debate on a no-deal Brexit. The image, released on Twitter by British Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley, was accompanied by the following tweet: ‘The physical embodiment of arrogance, entitlement, disrespect and contempt for our parliament.’