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In pictures: Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley

Pete Shelley, lead singer of influential 70s punk band Buzzcocks, has died aged 63 of a suspected heart attack. The band are best known for their hit, Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve). Image copyright Getty Images Born Peter Campbell McNeish in Leigh, near Wigan, Shelley formed Buzzcocks with Howard Devoto while studying in Bolton. Impressed by the ...

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Week in pictures: 27 Oct – 2 Nov 2018

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Daniel Becerril / REUTERS Image caption A parade to mark the start of the annual Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations is held in Saltillo, the capital of the state of Coahuila, northern Mexico. Image copyright Hannah McKay / REUTERS ...

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Halloween in pictures: Fun and frights from the night

There is a spooky feeling in the air as the nights turn colder, the streets seem darker and the annual celebrations for Halloween are upon us. But some of our favourite photos from this year’s festivities are a treat…. Image copyright PA One of the hottest Halloween tickets in town is for TV presenter Jonathan Ross’ party and Jimmy Carr ...

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Angela Merkel: A career in pictures

Angela Merkel has announced she is stepping down as German chancellor in 2021, bringing an end to a political career which, by that point, will have spanned more than three decades. It is a career documented in pictures at every turn: from visiting fishermen during her earliest campaigns, to talks at the White House, and everything in between. Here, we ...

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Week in pictures: 20 – 26 October 2018

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via REUTERS Image caption Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (right) meets Salah bin Jamal Khashoggi (left), son of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Image copyright Sergei Gapon / AFP Image caption Belarus interior ...

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Week in pictures: 13 – 19 October 2018

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Mohamad Torokman / Reuters Image caption A Palestinian man and an Israeli soldier argue during clashes over an Israeli order to shut down a Palestinian school near Nablus in the occupied West Bank. Image copyright Chris McGrath / Getty Image caption A ...

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In pictures: Army Photographic Competition 2018

Image copyright Cpl Tom Evans / MOD A stunning photo of a helicopter hovering above a soldier has been named best overall image in the Army Photographic Competition 2018. Guardian Angel was captured by army photographer Cpl Tom Evans, who was also named photographer of the year for his professional portfolio of images portraying military life during the past 12 ...

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Celebrating 60 years of Blue Peter in pictures

Blue Peter, the world’s longest running children’s television show, turns 60 on Tuesday. In six decades, Blue Peter has seen 37 presenters – along with cats, dogs and tortoises – entertain and educate children over more than 5,000 episodes. The show first aired on 16 October 1958, in an episode that lasted just 15 minutes. It was intended to fill ...

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