04/11/2011 15:13 GMT | Updated 04/01/2012 05:12 GMT

Pictures Of The Day: Gunpowder, Tracey Emin And A Russian March

"Remember, remember the 5th of November"... On the eve of Guy Fawkes Night the Gremlins Carnival Club prepare for the world's largest illuminated procession to commemorate the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.

Elsewhere, a father and child enjoy unusual sunny weather in Germany and British artist Tracey Emin shows off her talents with artwork for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic games.

In other parts of the globe, dramatic images emerge of conflict and demonstrations: a soldier receives medical treatment in the Helmand province, activists take part in the so-called 'Russian March' and Palestinians throw stones towards Israeli soldiers during clashes - all in the pictures of the day below: