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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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Princess Eugenie wedding in pictures: Splendid hats and gusts of wind

The wedding of Princess Eugenie, the Queen’s granddaughter, and Jack Brooksbank took place at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. We take a look at some of the most striking pictures from the day. Image copyright Reuters Image copyright PA Image copyright EPA The ceremony was attended by 850 guests, with 1,200 members of the public selected by ballot listening ...

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Week in pictures: 25 – 31 August 2018

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Kim Hong-Ji/ Reuters Image caption A bride and groom check their phones during their mass wedding ceremony organised by the Unification Church in Gapyeong, South Korea. Some 1,000 couples were married on Monday, while another 3,000 couples renewed their vows. Image copyright ...

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Sir Lenny Henry at 60: A career in pictures

British comedian, actor and television presenter Sir Lenny Henry turns 60 on Wednesday 29 August. To mark the occasion, we’re taking a look back over his career and life in pictures. Image copyright Getty Images Sir Lenny has been entertaining people for more than 40 years. Born in 1958 in Dudley, West Midlands, Sir Lenny said of his childhood: “My ...

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Week in pictures: 18 – 24 August 2018

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Clodagh Kilcoyne/ Reuters Image caption An Archbishop’s hat is left on a chair during Mass at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland. The event will culminate with a Mass led by Pope Francis. Image copyright Leah Millis/ Reuters Image caption ...

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In pictures: ‘This is the Sudan I want to show’

Image copyright Ola Alsheikh Image caption Twelve-year-old Alaa writes in English on the blackboard at her school in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum. “People here aren’t used to seeing a woman holding a camera in the streets,” says Sudanese photographer Ola Alsheikh, “but I just decide to get the photo whatever it takes”. Being mocked, rejected or verbal harassed by strangers are ...

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