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World Solar Car Challenge in Australia’s Outback: Pictures

Travel (Australia)

Photos of California's Destructive Wildfires

Powerful winds drove more than a dozen wildfires across several counties in California on Monday, burning more than 100,000 acres, destroying 1,500 homes, and reportedly killing 11 people. In Sonoma County, the sheriff’s office stated that roughly 150 people have been reported missing due to the …


Despite its prominent public profile, North Korea remains one of the world’s most enigmatic countries. A new publication from North Korea specialist Nicholas Bonner offers new insight into this isolated, fiercely ideological society by showcasing its visual culture. “Graphic design in North Korea …

North Korea

This Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese Sandwich Is the Ultimate Father’s Day Recipe

Father’s Day is just around the corner, but you needn’t worry if you haven’t planned a big party or picked the perfect gift. After all, they say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, and this epic pulled pork grilled cheese sandwich is sure to wow him. The pork is slowly cooked in your …


Prince Harry wades through wet Sydney to launch Invictus Games – in pictures

Prince Harry, who is patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, is on a two-day visit to Sydney for the launch of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018. The fourth Invictus Games will be held in Sydney from 20-27 October 2018 and will include more than 500 competitors from 17 nations competing in 10 …

Prince Harry

Photographer Benny Lam has documented the suffocating living conditions in Hong Kong’s subdivided flats, recording the lives of these hidden communities

Hong Kong

Off the Wall: New Mural Pays Tribute to Prince, Ali and Obamas

Barack and Michelle Obama, Muhammad Ali, Harriet Tubman and Prince are some of the people being featured in a new mural at a landmark restaurant in Washington.<p>Artist Aniekan Udofia began the mural Thursday evening at Ben’s Chili Bowl. The mural, named “The Torch,” pays tribute to African American …

The week in 29 photos

Take a look at 29 photos of the week from November 18 through November 24.

The Art of Becoming Santa (Photos)

BEHIND THE BEARD<p>At a special school in Michigan, potential Kris Kringles come from all over the world to learn how to pull off the real deal.<p>11.25.16 …


Meet and Greet with Trump: Pictures

Estonian Documents: Portrait of A Nation

The human face is the best record of time. As a native Estonian, I explore Estonian faces with the aim to illustrate my little Eastern European nation. Estonia's existence hasn't always been a given—only 20 years have passed since the Soviet Army left the country. In that time, Estonians have …

We take a look back over the year that Andy Murray became world No1, from losing the Australian Open final to Novak Djokovic in January to defeating him in the year’s final match to end the year on top, via Wimbledon glory and another Olympic gold

Andy Murray

Over the past two centuries Sydney’s architectural landscape has been continually transformed and many buildings have been consigned to dust. A new exhibition at the Museum of Sydney, Demolished Sydney, which opens on 19 November, remembers the city’s lost buildings from the Garden Palace to the …


Stunning “Pink Mosque” Bathes Early Morning Visitors in a Brilliant Kaleidoscopic Light

You wouldn’t realize it from the outside, but the Nasir al-Mulk Mosque in Shiraz, Iran is bursting at the seams with vibrant interior hues. Known as the <i>Pink Mosque</i>, its design earns the nickname with its overwhelming amount of rose-colored tiles, punctuated by many patterned stained glass windows. …

Careful: Soul Inside… My Journey Throughout The West Coast’s Homeless Souls

In June 2015, I started a personal ongoing series of photographic essays casing lives of real people throughout several cities of the West coast of …

Civilian Paramilitary Group Working the US-Mexico Border: Pictures

Royal Ballet Switches on Christmas Lights in Covent Garden: Pictures


Obama’s Farewell Tour Begins in Greece: Pictures


Bay Area locals flood social media with images of the extraordinary supermoon

Mother Nature put on an extraordinary show and many Bay Area locals stepped outside and gazed at the sky to appreciate and capture her work.<p>On Monday, Nov. 14, the moon was the closest to earth it has been since January 1948 and our only permanent natural satellite appeared big, beautiful and …

2016 November 17 - Soyuz vs Supermoon

<b>Soyuz vs Supermoon</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, Bill Ingalls<p><b>Explanation:</b> Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall …

Deer Grazing in Scotland: Pictures

Trump claims astounding victory as America's 45th president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and …

Trump Wins Presidency in Stunning Fashion: Pictures

U.S. Elections

From the soul: readers' photos on the theme of spirit

For last week’s photography assignment in the Observer New Review we asked you to share your photos on the theme of spirit via GuardianWitness. Here’s a selection of our favourites<p>Share your photos on this week’s theme ‘dance’ by clicking the button below


The Dozen: the weekend's best Premier League photos

At last the Premier League is back and so too is The Dozen, your weekend round up of the best photography from the top-flight matches

English Premier League

Twelve of the most harrowing accounts from the Nauru files – in pictures

The Nauru files document in chilling detail what day-to-day life is like inside the Australian-run detention centre on the remote Pacific island. From traumatised children drawing dark pictures to a woman suffering the indignity of pleading for basic medical supplies – from the harrowing to the …


Best photographs of the day: dancing robots and a snowy owl chick

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including opera and lord mayors in Yorkshire

Snowy Owl