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From the patio of Cafe Diplomatico in Little Italy, Italy fan Dominic Caruso reacts to the Italian team's performance during the first half of the Euro Cup finals, after which Spain led 2-0, July 1, 2012.

Galit Rodan/The Globe and Mail

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Hundreds of people gathered on the BC Legislature Lawn wearing red and white t-shirts to help form the Living Flag, a tradition in Victoria's Canada Day celebrations. Sunday July 1, 2012, Victoria,BC.

Chad Hipolito/Chad Hipolito for The Globe and

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A girl plays with bubbles during a march by pro-democracy demonstrators in downtown Hong Kong July 1, 2012, during the 15th anniversary of the territory's handover to China. New Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying was sworn into office on Sunday by Chinese President Hu Jintao for a five-year term in which he will confront challenges ranging from human rights to democracy after a tumultuous year of transition and protest.


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Lauretta Anzalone, 80, looks at what is left of her home Sunday, July 1, 2012, in the Mountain Shadows subdivision of Colorado Springs, Colo., after the Waldo Canyon fire ravaged the neighborhood. So far, the blaze, now 45 percent contained, has damaged or destroyed nearly 350 homes.

Heather Rousseau/AP

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Protesters set fire to piles of voting lists, ballot papers and other documents after storming the office of the national election commission in Benghazi July 1, 2012. Armed protesters stormed the national election commission in Benghazi on Sunday, burning materials and breaking computer equipment outside, less than a week before the North African country holds an election.


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Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas lifts the trophy after the Euro 2012 soccer championship final between Spain and Italy in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, July 1, 2012. Spain won the match 4-0.

Gregorio Borgia/AP

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Konstadinos Filippidis of Greece competes during the men's pole vault final at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki July 1, 2012.


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Carter Etherington and Breken Elwood (L) toast the crowd with champagne after their official marriage ceremony on a parade float during the Gay Pride parade in Toronto, July 1, 2012.


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Lindsey Cote and her son Dylan Cote stand beside a giant fan during a hot Sunday, July 1, 2012, as temperatures rose over 100 degrees for the third day in a row, inside Fullsteam for the"Fullsteam's Olde Timey Funday", in Durham N.C.

Bernard Thomas/AP

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A view of the "Christ the Redeemer" statue (L) atop Corcovado Mountain and Sugar Loaf mountain (R) in Rio de Janeiro July 1, 2012. Rio de Janeiro's Carioca landscape between the mountain and the sea was named a UNESCO World Heritage site on Sunday.


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Calgary Stampeders quarterback Drew Tate (R) celebrates as his teammate Jon Cornish flies through the air for a touchdown against the Montreal Alouettes during the first half of their CFL football game in Calgary, Alberta, July 1, 2012.


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Reflected in a window, an Italian soccer fan watches Italy's loss to Spain in the final at the Euro 2012 soccer championship, on television at an Italian sports bar in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday, July 1, 2012.


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