The day in pictures - 31st January 2013

Tripoli, Libya

David Cameron looks out over Tripoli before meeting the Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan
David Cameron looks out over Tripoli before meeting the Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan Credit: PA Wire

Tyre, Lebanon

A Syrian child looks through clothing hanging on a line at a refugee camp
A Syrian child looks through clothing hanging on a line at a refugee camp Credit: Reuters

Paris

David Beckham surrounded by bodyguards at the Pitie-Salpetriere hospital
David Beckham surrounded by bodyguards at the Pitie-Salpetriere hospital Credit: Reuters

Chennai, India

School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi mark his anniversary
School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi mark his anniversary Credit: Reuters

Central London

A worker in central London gets caught in strong wind and rain
A worker in central London gets caught in strong wind and rain Credit: PA Wire

Almaty, Kazakhstan

A controlled explosion in the Tien Shan mountains outside Almaty
A controlled explosion triggers an avalanche in the Tien Shan mountains outside Almaty Credit: Reuters

Edinburgh

Kirsty Smith puts a cricket in her mouth during the launch of the 2013 Edinburgh International Science Festival
Kirsty Smith puts a cricket in her mouth during the launch of the 2013 Edinburgh International Science Festival Credit: PA Wire

Central London

A woman looks into an Amish Kapoor's Untitled sculpture
A woman looks into Amish Kapoor's Untitled sculpture at Sotheby's Credit: PA Wire