30/11/2011 16:16 GMT | Updated 30/01/2012 05:12 GMT

Strikes And Spanish dancer Sara Baras: Pictures Of The Day November 30

The pension strike protests get serious in the UK, but one protestor is keeping her sense of humour, as Eileen Wharam, Women's Officer for the Southampton Labour Party dresses as a fat cat for the union march through central Southampton.

Spanish dancer Sara Baras gets bubbly in Madrid, whilst the Dalai Lama gets colourful with fellow monks in New Delhi. A robot mimics Michelangelo's Hand of God at the Science Museum in London and Brendon McCullum leaps for success during a New Zealand training session - all in the pictures of the day below: