A Derbyshire town’s annual Shrovetide event, which sees hundreds taking part in an unruly football-like game, has ended with a win for the Up’ards. The game, which takes place in Ashbourne, dates back hundreds of years although records only begin in 1890.
The chairman of financial services group Sahara India, Pariwar Subrata Roy, his face smeared with ink thrown by a lawyer, walks into the Supreme Court in New Delhi, India. The court ordered he be detained and asked his firm to come up with a plan to repay its investors. He was arrested after he failed to appear before the judges in connection with a fraud case.
Residents of Jalandhar in India attempt to rescue a horse that had fallen into a hole in the town. Reports said the horse was freed after a two-hour operation.