British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife, Samantha, return to 10 Downing St. in London on Friday, May 8. With almost all the results in, Cameron and his Conservative Party have claimed an outright majority in Parliament, with 326 seats out of 650. He met with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on Friday -- a formal step toward forming a new government.
An 8-week-old cat from Bolton, Greater Manchester, in northwest England, looks out from a drawer on Friday, May 1. His pictures went viral after his owners named him "Confused Kitten."
A passenger stands on a platform at the main train station in Hamburg, Germany, on Tuesday, May 5. A weeklong strike by German train drivers began early May 5, with no sign of a breakthrough in negotiations between the drivers' union and their bosses.
Boys play soccer in Balbala, Djibouti, on Monday, May 4.
This X-ray image, provided by Spain's Civil Guard, shows an 8-year-old boy from sub-Saharan Africa hidden in a suitcase on Thursday, May 7. A 19-year-old woman carried the suitcase as she entered the Spanish enclave of Ceuta near Morocco.
An Afghan security official inspects the scene of a suicide attack on a bus that was transporting employees of the attorney general's office in Kabul on Monday, May 4. A Taliban suicide bomber struck the bus, killing one civilian and wounding 15 others, officials said. Insurgent representatives are holding talks with an Afghan delegation aimed at ending the country's 13-year war.
A bull reacts after a bullﬁghter nailed a "banderilla" on his back during a bullﬁght in Madrid, Spain, on Friday, May 1. Bullﬁghting is a traditional spectacle in Spain, and the season runs from March to October.
Attendees compete in a vape cloud competition at Vape Summit 3 in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 2. The event is a trade show for the e-cigarette industry.
An injured Nepalese villager cries as she sits inside an Indian army helicopter after she was rescued from Baluwa on Friday, May 1. The earthquake's death toll has climbed above 7,800.
A large wave breaks onto a surfer in Cardiff, California, on Monday, May 4.
Soldiers leave the Nova Holanda shantytown in Rio de Janeiro early Friday, May 1. The Brazilian Army departed from four additional areas of the Mare slum complex during the second phase of an operation to hand over control of the violent slums to Rio's military police.
A 6-year-old acrobat balances with his mouth gripping a tripod during the opening ceremony of a tourism festival in Bozhou, China, on Sunday, May 3.
Russian soldiers rehearse for the Victory Day military parade in Moscow's Red Square on Thursday, May 7. Russia will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1945 victory over Nazi Germany on May 9.
Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti sips espresso from a cup designed for use in zero gravity on the International Space Station on Sunday, May 3.
Kashmiri men dump out the water that had been used to douse flames during a blaze on Friday, May 1, in Srinagar, the summer capital of the Indian state of Kashmir. At least three residential houses were damaged in the fire but no casualties were reported.
A man touches a beached humpback whale in Paciﬁca, California, on Tuesday, May 5. It was the second dead whale to wash ashore in recent weeks.
Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon, center, celebrates as elections results come in for her party in Glasgow, Scotland, on May 8. The surprisingly strong showing by Sturgeon's party could fuel a fresh push for Scottish independence.
A Malaysian Hindu woman walks on hot coals during a ﬁrewalking festival at a temple in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, May 3.