US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a children's Halloween party on the lawn of the White House in Washington.
During the party the couple distributed treats to children dressed up in an array of spooky costumes.
Models Heidi Klum and Jodie Kidd were among the celebrities who put serious effort into their Halloween costumes this year.
Hundreds of ghostly sightings have been reported on the A75 in Dumfries and Galloway
Owners of the ancient Ram Inn at Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire say that virtually every room in the house has its own ghost.