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Photo highlights of the day: from Holi to Holy Week

The Guardian’s picture editors pick a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including Prince Harry and Holi in Nepal, cherry blossom blooms in Japan and Holy Week in Spain

Holy Week

Turkey strikes Kurds in Iraq, detains 11 after deadly bombing in Ankara

Turkey lashed out Monday at Kurdish targets, bombing military positions in northern Iraq and rounding up dozens of militants at home after a suicide car bombing in the heart of the capital drew the country even deeper into the complex Syrian conflict.<p>Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said there were …

29 of the most surreal landscapes on the planet

Some are land formations molded over thousands of years by Mother Nature, while others are man-made creations that have altered the earth in strange ways.<p>From the bubbling lava lakes of Ethiopia, to a lake that has been nestled in the desert for 2,000 years, here are 29 landscapes that are so …

National Parks

100-Year-Old Private Photos Show Two Cool Women Playing With Gender Roles

In a box marked “private”, an amazing collection of glassplates were found 30 years ago, amongst the remnants of the two portrait photographers Marie …

Short Hair

The world's best cities for millennials

From affordable housing and transport to thriving job markets and culture, here’s our pick of the hottest spots for a good life<p>Millennials are a boomerang generation. The number of 20- to 34-year-olds living at home with their parents increased by 25% between 1996 and 2013 in the UK. Last year, 58% …


Photo highlights of the day: dog races and rolling horses

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photos from around the world, including northern lights, Paris fashion week and starlings

Northern Lights

Nancy Reagan, 1921-2016: a life in pictures<p>72280661f09abd44640f103db31b1683ab249be0<p><p>World news + Gallery | The …

Surreal estate: a Georgian mansion with naval connections – in pictures

You get acres of landscaped gardens and a private boating lake – in south London

Fantasy film posters from your snapshots – in pictures

Ever looked at a picture of your cat and imagined it as an uber-villain? Reddit user Your_Post_as_a_Movie turns user’s photographs into fantasy film posters

Film Posters

Inside the Oculus: World Trade Center transportation hub opens – in pictures

New Yorkers and tourists got their first look at the inside of the new $3.9bn transportation hub at the World Trade Center on Thursday

World Trade Center

'Not even my wife knows': secret Donald Trump voters speak out

The Hispanic attorney (29, Florida)<p>‘He has demonstrated that he is, at heart, a caring person’<p>On paper, I probably look like a guaranteed Cruz or Rubio vote. I’m a millennial woman, my parents immigrated from Castro’s Cuba, I work as a trial attorney in Miami and I’m a born-again Christian. But I’m …


Photo highlights of the day: London smoke bombs and a Spanish tenor

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including Placido Domingo at the Vatican and smoke bombs at Somerset House

Bob Dylan and the Rolling Thunder Revue – in pictures

When Bob Dylan took his travelling caravan of musicians – among them Joan Baez, Roger McGuinn and Mick Ronson – out on the road in autumn 1975, the photographer Ken Regan was on hand to document it all. Now his revealing shots are published in Rolling Thunder: Photographs by Ken Regan

Mystical images inspired by Sufi saints – in pictures

Born in Italy as Patrizia Guerresi, artist Maïmouna Guerresi changed her name and converted to Sufi Islam after marrying a Senegalese man. In the series <i>Giants</i>, inspired by the “greatness and spiritual beauty” of African Muslim saints, she photographed everyday subjects and members of her family.


Reinventing Paris: 10 winning urban designs to transform the city

A year ago mayor Anne Hidalgo invited the world’s best architects to ‘reinvent’ the French capital. The competition called for environmentally friendly urban designs to transform sites such as public spaces and unloved tower blocks. Kim Willsher highlights a selection of the 23 winning proposals


Photo highlights of the day: a Catalan film festival and Storm Henry

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including an awards night in Barcelona and bad weather in Britain

Wintry Scenes After a Freezing Week

A record-setting blizzard blanketed much of the American East Coast in snow over the weekend, and parts of China have been experiencing weeks of bone-chilling temperatures, freezing rivers and waterfalls. The weather has caused serious problems, but it also brought many out to play, and others to …


Blizzard Watch: Storm Brings Major Coastal Flooding to East Coast

The mammoth winter storm pounding the East Coast isn't just bringing snow and blizzard conditions with it: Coastal flooding is affecting states from Virginia up to New England, bringing record surges Saturday morning.<p>A full moon this weekend meant high tides were already naturally running higher …

East Coast Begins to Pick Up Pieces After Fierce Winter Storm

Blizzard left more than two dozen people dead, shut down major cities<p>Cities across a broad swath of the East Coast turned their efforts to digging out Sunday after a crippling winter storm that shut down air and road travel and claimed more than two dozen lives.<p>Carriers had canceled more than …


Thaipusam festival in Malaysia - in pictures

Hindus pierce different parts of their body with metal skewers to mark the annual festival in Kuala Lumpur. It commemorates the the goddess of love, Parvati, giving Murugan, the god of war, a divine spear so he could vanquish an evil demon

Incredible frozen lighthouses on Lake Michigan – in pictures

The twin lighthouses of St Joseph on Lake Michigan have been transformed by a winter storm. Ice encases the buildings, giant icicles hang from the piers and the beach is frosted white

You Can Now Explore Buckingham Palace Through Virtual Reality

Fix yourself a proper cup of tea, grab some biscuits, get comfy on the couch, and head to London’s Buckingham Palace via Google. The Queen’s …

Cold weather across the UK – in pictures

A cold snap has gripped Britain with temperatures plunging to a winter low of -12C. Warmer weather is expected from Thursday

Las Luminarias: a Spanish festival of fire and horses – in pictures

In the town of San Bartolome de Pinares, horses are ridden through bonfires the night before the day celebrating Saint Antony the abbot, the patron saint of animals. The tradition, which is reported to be 500 years old, is meant to purify and protect the animal for the year ahead

David Bowie Dies at 69 After Battle With Cancer

Singer released new album ‘Blackstar’ on Friday<p>David Bowie, a shape-shifting giant of the music world who defined the glam-rock era and influenced fashion and other arenas, has died after a struggle with cancer. He was 69 years old.<p>The singer’s death was reported in a statement posted to his …

David Bowie

'I have never felt more beautiful': domestic violence survivors – in pictures

Chantal Barlow’s Unconventional Apology series allows women to share their stories of domestic violence as she photographs them. ‘When their reactions included chills, tears and storytelling, I felt the power of this project,’ she says

Domestic Violence

A tearful Obama takes executive actions on guns

During an emotional speech at the White House, President Obama announced a series of executive actions aimed at reducing gun violence, an issue he's …

Photo highlights of the day, New Year's Day dippers and divers

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including a 12-gun salute and fire in Dubai