Thank goodness for celebrities, politicians and performing dogs - for without them, this week's slideshow simply wouldn't exist. Yes, from Barack to Bond, from Hollande to Halloween, take a look at our round-up of silly snaps from the past seven days...

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  • We're loving the new-look Kraftwerk.

  • Mitt Romney tries to win over yet another undecided voter.

  • It's Halloween! The dead have risen! Surprisingly, they're Chelsea fans.

  • Ed waited anxiously for Mr & Mrs Miliband to return home from parent-teachers evening.

  • The world's most powerful pizza delivery man.

  • Something tells us Uggie's heart isn't in it anymore :(.

  • Jennifer Lopez performs her new single 'I'm Just A Mime, Stuck In A Box'.

  • Finally, Boris feels the embarrassment the rest of us have been feeling for four years.

  • "Don't even THINK about it, sonny."

  • Halloween revellers hang out in America...

  • ...and in Edinburgh zoo.

  • Bond still couldn't get over his new camera-phone gadget from Q.

  • A frightening likeness, we think you'll agree.

  • Once again, Nick Clegg finds himself on 'greeting foreigners' duty.

  • There's always one.

  • Joe Biden makes an entrance...

  • ...but Barack Obama remains unimpressed.

  • Francois Hollande does little to dispel those affair rumours.

  • Who let that old man near a firework?!

  • Ed Miliband, man of the people. The people who play football in suits, that is.

  • One footman remains unimpressed by the Queen's toast "To one".

  • Sue Pollard's valiant efforts to be named Spectacle Wearer Of The Year didn't go unnoticed by the judges.

  • Prince Charles, still endlessly fascinated by normal people.

  • Mitt Romney's aide is convinced that if he pulls this tie, one of the windows will open.

  • No one is more surprised by Obama's laidback attitude than the woman in the background.

  • Londoners were a little disappointed by the new James Bond.