1. ITV Report

The day in pictures - 29th January 2013

Toronto, Canada

Moody's cut the ratings of six Canadian financial institutions, including the previously "Aaa" rated Toronto-Dominion Bank.

Buildings are seen in the financial district in Toronto, Canada. Credit: Reuters

Guangzhou, China

Buildings collapsed after an area of land subsided near a construction site of a new underground train line in Guangzhou, China.

No casualties were reported from the incident. Credit: Reuters

Bangkok, Thailand

Police officers confiscated a python from a restaurant on the outskirts of Bangkok.

The snake was shown off at a press conference. Credit: Reuters

Shetland Islands, Scotland

The annual Up Helly Aa Viking fire festival began on Lerwick on the Shetland Islands.

Guizer Jarl Stephen Grant raises his axe as he gestures to the the other Jarl Squad vikings to start their march. Credit: Reuters


A NASA composite image released today shows the superbubble DEM L50 (a.k.a. N186) located in the Large Magellanic Cloud about 160,000 light years from Earth.

Such massive stars produce intense radiation. Credit: NASA

Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia

Anfisa, a eight-year-old female chimpanzee, smiles in her enclosure where she lives with a male chimpanzee named Tikhon.

Anfisa pictured at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia. Credit: Reuters

Douentza, Mali

An armoured vehicle hit by a French air strike lies in the sand in Douentza, Mali.

The vehicle was used by radical Islamist group MUJAO. Credit: Reuters