19/10/2011 14:21 BST | Updated 19/12/2011 05:12 GMT

Pictures Of The Day: 19 October

These are the pictures of the day from October 19, 2011.

On the day that the Dale Farm evictions began there has been no shortage of dramatic imagery.

But there was also time for Mayor of London Boris Johnson to pose with a collection of crushed cars, and for a giant snake to make its own bid for photographic fame.

Take a look in the gallery below.

Pictures Of The Day: 19 October