Snowmen, carol singers and ice skating are among the traditional scenes featured on this year's Royal Mail Christmas stamps.
He is a clergyman with a difference, he is heavily tattooed with a bushy beard and he comes to work on a skateboard or motorbike.
See a selection of our pictures from Europe's biggest carnival that takes place in in the West in Bridgwater, Somerset
Life of Acker Bilk, the famous clarinettist and vocalist, from Somerset, who was best known for instrumental hit Stranger on the Shore.
Bridgwater Carnival. Pictures by Clayton Jane Photography
Bristol Zombie Walk 2014: Halloween zombies take over the streets of city. Pictures by Simon Galloway
Sam Burgess during his first training session at the rec
Bristol Post Sports Awards 2014, Photos by Michael Lloyd
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have received an official welcome by President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria at the Presidential...
Stars arrive for the Mercury Music Prize 2014 ceremony at the Roundhouse in Camden, north London.