November 28, 2016: Edgy pictures of the day

World news in pictures, for your daily dose of quirk

Calum Scott performs on stage during Free Radio Live 2016 at the Genting Arena in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Calum Scott performs on stage during Free Radio Live 2016 at the Genting Arena in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Musicians and dancers perform during the 2016 Honk! Rio Festival, a celebration of brass bands in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Musicians and dancers perform during the 2016 Honk! Rio Festival, a celebration of brass bands in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The four-day festival includes free performances for citizens across the city in an effort to bring revellers together in public spaces through music, art and dance.

Annual Christmas Market in Schlitz, Germany which gets decorated every year keeping with a tradition that dates back centuries

The effigy of a giant candle stands at the annual Christmas Market in Schlitz, Germany. Christmas markets are opening across Germany this week in a tradition that dates back centuries. For the next four weeks the Christmas markets, which are usually located on the main square of the hosting town or village, will provide holiday cheer.

The annual 'darkness to light' advent procession in Salisbury, England

The annual 'darkness to light' advent procession in Salisbury, England. One of the most popular services of the liturgical year, the service begins with the medieval cathedral in total darkness and silence before the Advent Candle is lit at the West End.

Starlings put on a display as they gather in murmurations in Gretna, Scotland

Starlings put on a display as they gather in murmurations in Gretna, Scotland. It is thought that starlings flock together in large groups for various reasons such as flocking together makes it difficult for predators to target a single bird, it also keeps them warm. They gather over their autumn roosting site just before dusk and perform their acrobatic whirling motions before setting down for the evening.

The 2016 official White House Christmas tree sits on a horse drawn wagon at the North Portico of the White House during its arrival in Washington, DC

The 2016 official White House Christmas tree sits on a horse drawn wagon at the North Portico of the White House during its arrival in Washington, DC. The tree, a 19 feet tall Balsam fir, arrived at the White House on Friday and will be on display in the Blue Room during the holiday season.

Women in cosplay outfits share a joke as they visit the Hyper Japan Christmas Market in London, England

Women in cosplay outfits share a joke as they visit the Hyper Japan Christmas Market in London, England. The market showcases Japanese popular culture and runs from 25 to 27 November.

Sheep graze in the snow at the highest village in Wanlockhead,Scotland

Sheep graze in the snow at the highest village in Wanlockhead,Scotland. Widespread hard frost and patchy fog continues across many parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland

Traditional Nuernberger Rostbratwuerste sausages lie on a grill prior to the opening of the 2016 Nuremberg Christmas Market in Nuremberg, Germany

Traditional Nuernberger Rostbratwuerste sausages lie on a grill prior to the opening of the 2016 Nuremberg Christmas Market in Nuremberg, Germany.