- General Election 2015: Campaign Trail Gets Underway Mon, May 4, 2015
One of the most closely-contested general elections for decades is formally getting under way.
Speaking outside 10 Downing Street after returning from Buckingham Palace, Mr Cameron said that the May 7 poll offered voters a "stark choice" between him and Ed Miliband as prime minister, and warned that a Labour victory would deliver "economic chaos" and tax hikes of more than £3,000 for the average… More »
- Pictures Of The Week: Elvis, Elections And Exercise Fri, May 1, 2015
Here is our selection of the best pictures from the past seven days. … More »
- Beautiful Dew Drops Thu, Apr 30, 2015
Ever wondered what life is like in miniature? One Italian photographer has perfected his very own brand of macro photography with these stunning pictures of miniscule drops of dew on flowers. Alberto Ghizzi Panizza, the 40-year-old from Italy, has been a photographer for 18 years and specializes in macro-images. (Caters News)
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- Strong earthquake and aftershocks shake Nepal Sat, Apr 25, 2015
Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing Sunday, a day after a massive Himalayan earthquake killed more than 2,200 people. Aftershocks tormented them, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets.
The cawing of crows mixed with terrified screams as the worst of the aftershocks —… More »
- Baltimore Burns As Protests Turn Violent In Wake Of Freddie Gray Death Wed, Apr 22, 2015
Baltimore erupted in violence on Monday as hundreds of rioters looted stores, burned buildings and injured at least 15 police officers following the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died after he was injured in police custody.
The riots broke out just a few blocks from the funeral of Freddie Gray and then spread through much of West Baltimore in the most violent U.S. demonstrations since… More »
- Keith Harris Dies: Orville Ventriloquist's Life In Pictures Tue, Apr 28, 2015
Ventriloquist Keith Harris, famous for his act with his puppet duck Orville, died today aged 67, his agent said.
Robert C Kelly said Harris, whom he described as a "thoroughly decent man", was first diagnosed with cancer in 2013 and became ill again in January.… More »
- London Marathon: The Best Costumes Of 2015 Mon, Apr 27, 2015
Over 37,000 fundraisers, amateur runners and elite athletes completed the Virgin Money London Marathon today, making it the biggest in the event's 35-year history.… More »
The 2015 London Marathon attracted the usual array of eccentric costumes from a running Mona Lisa to one man who did the entire marathon as a giant testicle.
- Pictures of the Week: Volcanoes, Earth Day & Kim Jong Un Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Here's our selection of the best pictures of the week. … More »
- Hundreds Evacuated As Chile's Calbuco Volcano Erupts For First Time In 43 Years Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Chile's Calbuco volcano has erupted for the first time in 43 years, leading authorities to order 1,500 people to leave the nearby town of Ensenada.
The volcano, which has been inactive since 1972, spilled a huge ash cloud into the skies above southern Chile.… More »
- Hubble Space Telescope: NASA Releases Stunning Images To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Fri, Apr 17, 2015
NASA is celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary with a variety of events highlighting its groundbreaking achievements and scientific contributions with activities running 20-26 April. This stunning gallery shows some of the 25 images chosen by the space agency to highlight Hubble's successful quarter century.
Hubble, the world's first space telescope, was launched on April 24, … More »