- The Weird And Wacky Entries In The Annual Beard And Moustache Competition Mon, Aug 17, 2015
Hairy contestants descended on Hollywood this weekend to take part in the 3rd annual Beard and Moustache Competition.
There were 12 categories for the event hosted by the Los Angeles Facial Hair Society, including 'business beard' and 'the whiskerinas' for female participants.
Contestants travelled from all over the USA to showcase their extraordinary beards and 'taches.
We've rounded up nine of the … More »
- In Pictures: The Perseid Meteor Shower Around The UK Thu, Aug 13, 2015
Star-gazers have caught sight of hundreds of shooting stars in the night skies above the UK as the annual Perseids meteor shower peaked.
Onlookers in the Midlands and the North had the best view of the meteors as cloud cover meant visibility was limited across southern England and Scotland.
The Perseids were keenly anticipated this year as they coincided with a new moon, creating the ideal dark… More »
- Father And Son's Heartwarming Project Sees Them Take Same Picture Every Year For Three Decades Thu, Aug 13, 2015
Tian Li, now 29, has posed for a black and white photograph with his father, Tian Jun, 56, ever since his first birthday. Now working as a director in Chinese capital Beijing, Tian Li has only missed one photo with his dad, in 2014 when he gave birth to his own son, Timothy, in the United States. Tian Li said the idea came from his artist father, and that most of the pictures were taken against a … More »
- Pictures Of The Week: Tube Strike, Tahrir Square And Taking Wickets Fri, Aug 7, 2015
Here's our round-up of the best images from the last seven days … More »
- Pictures Of The Week: Winners, Wildfires And 'Winged Clouds' Fri, Jul 31, 2015
Here's our round-up of the best, most powerful images from around the world in the last seven days. … More »
- Reuters most popular instagram images Fri, Jul 17, 2015… More »
Nearly a quarter of a million people follow the Reuters Instagram account - and it's still growing fast. To mark the mid-point of 2015, Reuters has compiled the twenty most-liked pictures so far. The Reuters Instagram account aims to reflect the beauty and diversity around the world – from the colors of Holi to cats crowding a Japanese harbor via a selfie in Sudan – spotted and captured by about
- Greece's debt crisis Tue, Jun 30, 2015
After months of acrimony, Greece finally clinched a bailout agreement with its European creditors that will, if implemented, secure the country's place in the euro and avoid financial collapse.
The terms of the deal, however, will be painful both for Greeks and their radical left-led government, which since its election in January had vowed to stand up to the creditors and reject the budget… More »
- The United States and Cuba restore full diplomatic relations Mon, Jul 20, 2015
The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations Monday after more than five decades of frosty relations rooted in the Cold War.
The new era began with little fanfare when an agreement between the two nations to resume normal ties on July 20 came into force just after midnight Sunday and the diplomatic missions of each country were upgraded from interests sections to embassies. When… More »
- Deadly suicide car bombing in Suruc, Turkey Mon, Jul 20, 2015
At least 28 people were killed Monday in a suicide attack in a Turkish town on the Syrian border, with officials pointing the finger of blame at the Islamic State group.
The blast ripped through a cultural centre in Suruc, a town opposite the Syrian flashpoint of Kobane -- which was hit shortly afterwards by a suicide car bombing.The force of the explosion in Suruc smashed the windows of the … More »
- Surfer Mick Fanning escapes shark attack at JBay Open Mon, Jul 20, 2015
Australian surf champion Mick Fanning's shocked mother feared she had lost another son after he was attacked by a huge shark in South Africa, with the sport's top names also left shaken Monday by the terrifying close call.
The 34-year-old was competing in the final heat of a world tour event at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa's Eastern Cape province on Sunday when a looming black fin appeared behind… More »