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Three days of peace: Woodstock at 50 – in pictures

On the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the founder and creator Michael Lang talks through his memories of the three-day festival to celebrate a new edition of a book looking back on the 1969 event Cont...

Three days of peace: Woodstock at 50 – in pictures

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What to wear in August: five looks for five days – in pictures From spaghetti straps to hiking sandals, these outfits will help you keep cool while the warm weather continues – but can be restyled long into next season Continue reading......
22:52 2019-08-02

What to wear in June: five looks for five days – in pictures As we continue towards midsummer’s day, things can become a little sticky. Here’s how to stay stylish – and keep a cool head this month Continue reading......
14:26 2019-06-05

Sam's Club is currently offering a 'Buy 2 Days, Get 3 Days Free' deal on tickets to Universal Orlando Universal Orlando Resort/Facebook You can get three days at Universal Orlando Resort for free when you purchase two days through Sam's Club. The ticket deal is being offered through July 31. You do need to be a Sam's Club member in order to purchase the discounted tickets. Visit INSIDER's homepag...
19:00 2019-06-27

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Days 2 and 3: Tank and The Bangas 'Spaceships' + The Roots 'Act Too (The Love Of My Life)' You’re getting a twofer today; it’s a celebration, bitches! This weekend I made my way up to Philadelphia for the 12th annual Roots Picnic (whole article comin’) to celebrate my 40th birthday (more on this coming soon, too) and because of the amount of drinking and shenanigans I participated in, Day...
19:39 2019-06-03

Wouldn't you like 30 mandated days off? Here are the countries with the most vacation days 24/7 Tempo reviewed data from the Center for Economic Policy and Research among other sources to compile our list.        ...
16:52 2019-07-23

The DeanBeat: A few days without game journalism and a few days without gaming Last week I went on my summer vacation for a few days. It was a rare victory for those of you who would like to see me work less and play fewer games as well. (Yes, I know you’re out there, and you’re tired of hearing me brag that I wrote 10 stories in a day). You might not have noticed ...
18:26 2019-07-12

What’s on TV Tuesday: A Woodstock Doc and ‘Plus One’ A PBS film celebrates the can-do attitude at Woodstock ahead of the festival’s 50th anniversary. And a romantic comedy starring Maya Erskine arrives on Hulu....
07:13 2019-08-06

El Paso, Dayton make 251 mass shootings in the US in 216 days, more shootings than days in the year Dayton, Ohio. El Paso, Texas. These are the latest mass shootings in America, drawing the number of killings to a stark total, just days after Gilroy.        ...
06:00 2019-08-05

Woodstock’s Contradictions, 50 Years Later The 1969 festival was an epiphany and an indulgence. With five decades of hindsight, it still poses questions about the utopian ideals that surrounded it and our relationship to them today....
17:13 2019-08-05

The big picture: the highs of Woodstock Elliott Landy’s photograph of fans scaling the sound towers at the legendary music festival captures the freedom of the 60sThroughout the Woodstock music festival, which celebrates its 50th anniversary later this month, concert-goers scaled 70ft sound towers to get a better look at what was happenin...
09:39 2019-08-04

It is finished: Woodstock 50 goes up in smoke Woodstock 50 is dead. As dead as the flower power of the ‘60s. As dead as nu-metal’s chokehold over 1999. As dead as Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock was at the box office....
21:26 2019-07-31

Woodstock: A legend despite chaos After 50 years, the legendary festival is still considered a milestone of the 1960s peace movement. But it wasn't all flowers and love. DW looks at some of Woodstock's downfalls, both in 1969 and at revival festivals....
20:52 2019-08-13

Woodstock 50 is officially canceled The Woodstock 50 event that was proposed for August is off, organizers confirmed. The move follows a string of logistical and legal problems.        ...
21:26 2019-07-31

5 Woodstock Myths, Debunked Did Jimi Hendrix perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” for thousands, and did Joni Mitchell sing about her experience at the festival? A few key fact checks....
15:39 2019-08-07

The Disastrous Woodstock 50: What Went Wrong? An announcement with no tickets. Four permit requests rejected by one small town. How the event celebrating the anniversary of a landmark rock festival crumbled....
00:52 2019-08-02

The Who’s Roger Daltrey Is Not Nostalgic for Woodstock The singer remembers the endless waiting and how “the worst sides of our nature had come out.” (But also how great Creedence Clearwater Revival was.)...
15:39 2019-08-07

Artists who never got to Woodstock – and why they missed it The Woodstock Music & Art Fair, held from Aug. 15-18, 1969, seemed to encapsulate the zeitgeist of the 1960s and define a generation.        ...
02:26 2019-08-19

The Man Who Photographed Woodstock’s Most Iconic Couple Burk Uzzle thought he’d be at the festival for a day. He wound up trapped on the grounds, and spotted Nick Ercoline and Bobbi Kelly wrapped in a blanket....
13:26 2019-08-08

Woodstock 50 denied permit for new venue With less than six weeks to spare, the likelihood of Woodstock 50 going forward is dwindling, along with the hopes of many of its potential ticket buyers....
23:39 2019-07-10

Watch the 10 Most Memorable Performances at Woodstock This month marks 50 years since the first Woodstock Music and Art Fair at Max Yasgur‘s farm in Bethel, New York — that game-changing, free-for-all of a weekend that came to symbolize hippie culture. The festival was marked by organizational struggles, from issues with weather and accommo...
01:13 2019-08-10

AP Source: Jay-Z pulls out of Woodstock 50 performance Jay-Z’s got 99 problems but Woodstock isn’t one: The rap king has pulled out of the 50th anniversary Woodstock festival just weeks before the troubled event is supposed to take place...
18:26 2019-07-31

Woodstock 50 Was Just Canceled. Here’s Everything to Know About the Ill-Fated Festival Fifty years ago, a festival took place in Bethel, New York, that would live on forever in the American imagination. The Woodstock Music and Arts Festival of 1969 defined the era of hippiedom, often seen as the pinnacle of rock ‘n’ roll and free love, featuring superstars like Jimi Hendri...
18:00 2019-08-01

5 Woodstock Photographers on the Images That Moved Them Most Fifty years ago, nearly half a million people convened at Max Yasgur‘s farm in Bethel, New York, for the first Woodstock Arts & Music Festival in August 1969. Billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: Three Days of Peace and Music,” the event featured now-iconic sets from acts like Jimi H...
23:00 2019-08-14

Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration Woodstock fans are expected to get back to the garden to mark the 50th anniversary of the generation-defining festival.        ...
00:39 2019-08-17

'Creating Woodstock': how festival came together, and almost fell apart Mick Richards was among the 450,000 people at Woodstock in 1969, but he did not think much about his "uneventful" 24 hours there until years later, when his teenage son started asking about the festival....
13:26 2019-08-16

Woodstock 50 anniversary festival canceled Woodstock 50 was scheduled to take place for three days in mid-August. Just days before the event, organizers have called off the festival planned to commemorate the legendary 1969 celebration of peace, love and music....
14:00 2019-08-01

Jay-Z and John Fogerty drop out of Woodstock 50 Woodstock 50, proposed for Aug. 16-18, has faced myriad troubles. The latest of which is losing performers Jay-Z and John Fogerty.        ...
18:39 2019-07-31

'In many ways, it was a miracle': looking back at Woodstock at 50 The influential, star-packed 1969 festival is remembered by those who organised, photographed and performed “Woodstock was a just few hours in my 60-plus-year-long career,” says Leo Lyons, the bassist for blues rock band Ten Years After, who performed on the final day of the festival in the summer o...
13:00 2019-08-17

How to Listen to Every Minute of the Original Woodstock Festival The 50th anniversary Woodstock concert may not have panned out as originally planned, but if you can’t make it to the Maryland event, here’s something you can still do to celebrate: listen to the original 1969 festival in its entirety....
15:26 2019-08-16

Woodstock 50 denied permit in upstate New York An upstate New York town has denied a permit to stage the Woodstock 50 festival at a local horse track, saying the application is too late and incomplete....
14:00 2019-07-10

This record company wants $800 for their Woodstock 50th anniversary box set Spread across 38 compact discs and 36 hours, "Woodstock - Back to the Garden: The Definitive 50th Anniversary Archive" features almost every note of music performed at the iconic 1969 festival....
17:39 2019-07-21

Woodstock’s first performer spent decades in this Village pad Benjamin Scheuer, a playwright, singer and songwriter best known for his off-Broadway show, “The Lion,” is about to list his home at 106 Waverly Place for $3.65 million — or as a $10,000-a-month rental. The (now) two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo has some musical history: Brooklyn native Richie Havens...
22:39 2019-06-27

Woodstock 50 organizers still hopeful despite second venue setback The organizers of the beleaguered Woodstock 50 festival said on Tuesday they still hoped to get a permit for the event due to take place next month despite being turned down at a second site....
07:13 2019-07-10

Remembering Woodstock: Naked men, bounced checks and LSD Jason Stone played hooky from summer camp and tripped on LSD-spiked watermelon, Graham Nash was so high his memories of performing are hazy, and Robin Naylor, at 15, saw her first naked man....
08:39 2019-08-14

Melanie recalls Woodstock concert and not being paid for it Melanie, known as the First Lady of Woodstock, remembers having a supernatural experience as she walked on the rainy stage in 1969 to perform at the iconic event, though iconic isn’t how anyone would have described the day back then....
21:00 2019-08-16

A 38-disc set lets you hear Woodstock’s stage A 38-disc box sets lets you hear virtually everything that was onstage at Woodstock 50 years ago -- from transcendent musical performances to warnings about bad acid...
21:00 2019-08-16

Woodstock iconic photo couple still together, 50 years later Nick and Bobbi are still together and still living near the farm at Bethel Woods, in New York’s Catskills mountains, where the festival was held in 1969, on Aug. 15-18....
17:13 2019-08-13

Woodstock 50: Santana, Lumineers, Raconteurs drop out Woodstock 50 organizers are scrambling to stage their golden anniversary festival next month in Maryland.        ...
18:39 2019-07-31

'We knew we had something extraordinary': looking back on Woodstock, 50 years on In new documentary Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation, the defining festival gets a closer look with never-before-heard insightEarly in the planning of Woodstock, 50 years ago this year, co-founder Joel Rosenmann had a hunch that he and his team were on to what would soon become a cultu...
08:26 2019-05-25

Judge: Woodstock music festival can license its name to pot A judge says the owners of the Woodstock music festival name can license it to create a marijuana brand marking the 50th anniversary of the famed gathering....
18:26 2019-07-31

People Were Born and Died at Woodstock. Here Are Their Stories Today, planning a days-long event for an expected 50,000 people would likely involve meticulous medical oversight and strict attendance caps. Fifty years ago, when more than eight times as many people than predicted showed up for Woodstock, organizers pulled off the event without either. The result...
01:13 2019-08-10

John Fogerty looks back on Woodstock: ‘I think we surprised ourselves’ When John Fogerty walked on stage with Creedence Clearwater Revival after midnight on Aug. 16, 1969, on Max Yasgur’s dairy farm in Bethel, he didn’t realize he was experiencing a pivotal pop culture moment in real-time. He just wanted to wake up the crowd. “My band was slated to follow the Grateful ...
18:52 2019-08-09

Woodstock 50 denied yet another permit in upstate New York It looks like there will be no Woodstock 50 concert at Vernon Downs this year — or possibly anywhere at all — after the town voted unanimously on Tuesday night to uphold its application denial....
17:00 2019-07-17

Woodstock 50 in doubt, organizers say they're still in talks with new venue The fate of the Woodstock 50 festival was unclear Monday when the host of the event pulled out, but organizers said they were in talks with another venue....
14:26 2019-06-11

The Latest: Woodstock 50 in talks with alternate venue WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the Woodstock 50 festival (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A principal organizer of the Woodstock 50 festival says he and others are in discussions with another venue to host the event after Watkins Glen International pulled out. Gregory Peck said organizers ̶...
03:26 2019-06-11

Woodstock 50 in doubt but organizers say in talks with venue The fate of the Woodstock 50 festival was unclear Monday when the host of the event pulled out, but organizers said they were in talks with another venue...
03:26 2019-06-11

Woodstock 50 loses NY site for anniversary music festival The troubled Woodstock 50 music festival on Monday lost the site of a planned anniversary event in August, the latest setback for the weekend marking the famed 1969 "peace and music" festival....
00:39 2019-06-11

How a funky Harlem music fest became the ‘Black Woodstock’ When Freddie Stone, Sly’s brother, played the Harlem Cultural Festival as guitarist and co-founder of Sly and the Family Stone in the summer of 1969, it was not yet known as the “Black Woodstock,” as it would be christened in later years. “We didn’t know that it was going to turn out to be the......
12:39 2019-08-16

How 'Woodstock' movie shaped festival's place in counterculture Michael Wadleigh never played a note and is not a household name, but he may be the person most responsible for securing Woodstock's place in history as the epitome of Sixties counterculture....
19:26 2019-08-13

Woodstock 50 loses site for anniversary music festival The owners of a site hosting a festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival have pulled out, in the latest setback for the three-day event....
03:39 2019-06-11

50th anniversary of Woodstock music festival celebrated Ringo Starr, Arlo Guthrie and the Edgar Winter Brand performed this week at a concert in upstate New York, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival....
23:52 2019-08-17

Jay-Z, John Fogerty pull out of Woodstock 50 music festival Rap superstar Jay-Z has pulled out of the troubled Woodstock 50 music festival that is supposed to take place next month, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
17:39 2019-07-31

Miley Cyrus latest star to abandon Woodstock 50 Miley Cyrus was reported on Tuesday to have pulled out of the troubled Woodstock 50 festival, joining a string of other big names who say they will no longer take part in the official event meant to mark the anniversary of the landmark 1969 music festival....
17:39 2019-07-31

Woodstock 50 music festival called off due to 'unforeseen setbacks' The troubled Woodstock 50 anniversary music festival planned for August was officially canceled on Wednesday, with organizers blaming a series of "unforeseen setbacks."...
22:26 2019-07-31

With glut of festivals, hard to match Woodstock magic Fifty years at Woodstock, the mystical and messy event that became the father of all musical festivals, the entertainment industry is diluted with festivals and events like it...
21:00 2019-08-16

Max Yasgur Rented Out His Farm for Woodstock. His Neighbors Sued Him He may not have been as hip as Jimi Hendrix, but Max Yasgur played as important a role in the original Woodstock, which took place 50 years ago, beginning Aug. 15, 1969. Woodstock’s organizers were four men in their 20s — Artie Kornfeld, Michael Lang, John Roberts and Joel Rosenman &mdas...
23:00 2019-08-14

How Music Festivals Became a Massive Business in the 50 Years Since Woodstock Sleeping in a tent for days to catch a glimpse of Beyoncé making history at Coachella. Crowding into a park for a surprise performance that turns out to be Dolly Parton at the Newport Folk Festival. As music festivals have taken off in popularity, these kids of experiences have become a key f...
23:00 2019-08-14

Woodstock 50 canceled after Miley Cyrus, The Raconteurs drop out Organizers canceled the beleaguered Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair on Wednesday after months of setbacks and about a dozen musical acts dropped out....
02:52 2019-08-01

Woodstock 50 loses its venue and event producer within an hour The writing has been on the wall since April when the Woodstock 50 lost its investors, Densu Aegus Network’s Amplifi Live. The event’s organizers were determined to move forward with the festival despite the major hiccup, promising an iconic event worthy of the legendary Woodstock name. Now, Woodsto...
20:39 2019-06-11

Sex, skinny-dipping and acid trips: Behind the scenes at Woodstock Michael Lang calls hosting 600,000 strangers “the best time of my life, outside of family [events] . . . We made the dream happen — showing that people could live compassionately together — and we made it all up as we went along.”...
04:13 2019-06-30

A mecca for baby boomers: Woodstock museum keeps memory of '69 alive At the spot where the legendary festival took place 50 years ago, there's now a museum and music conference center chronicling and celebrating the history of Woodstock. But does it do justice to the historic events?...
05:00 2019-08-15

'You can still sense the love': Baby boomers revel at Woodstock 50 years on Baby boomers dressed in tie-dye, rolling wheelchairs and chasing a memory of peace and love flocked to Bethel, New York, for the weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the music festival that defined 1960s counterculture....
19:52 2019-08-17

Troubled Woodstock 50 festival bids for 'great American comeback' The organizers of the troubled Woodstock 50 festival are making a last ditch attempt to save the event next month, pledging jobs and donations to community projects in a bid to win support from residents in a small town in upstate New York....
22:26 2019-07-15

Woodstock: How a farmer, four promoters and one couple embody the spirit of the festival To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, we take a look back at the farmer, promoters and people who embodied the iconic festival.        ...
14:13 2019-08-16

The Couple in This Famous Woodstock Album Cover Photo Is Still Together 50 Years Later For the couple seen embracing under a blanket on the cover of the Woodstock soundtrack, milestone anniversaries of the music festival in Bethel, N.Y., are usually happy occasions. Ever since LIFE magazine’s 20th anniversary commemorative edition revealed that they were the people on the cover ...
23:13 2019-08-12

Organizers of Woodstock Anniversary Concert Win Partial Victory in Court A judge said that a company that was to finance Woodstock 50 could not unilaterally cancel the festival, but the firm does not have to return the $18 million it had taken back....
15:00 2019-05-21

‘They Cleaned Up Pretty Well.’ What Archeologists Found at the Farm Where Woodstock Was Held Most people were pleased in the summer of 1969 at how quickly the debris was cleared away following that summer’s Woodstock Music and Arts Festival in upstate New York. When half a million people descend on a single, 600-acre farm in the midst of a hot, rainy, muddy August, you can expect a me...
13:00 2019-08-01

Woodstock 50 festival says show back on after winning court ruling Organizers of a three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival said on Wednesday the show was back on after winning a court ruling against a lead investor....
15:13 2019-05-21

Court battles and cash hassles: Woodstock 50 loses its stardust Organisers are still upbeat but the future of festival to mark event’s anniversary is increasingly uncertainIt was billed as the musical event of the summer, a chance to remember a defining moment of the counterculture movement that took place in a field in upstate New York half a century ago.But ju...
17:52 2019-06-02

Woodstock festival ‘pilgrims’ return to concert site 50 years later Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is hosting a series of events Thursday through Sunday at the bucolic 1969 concert site, 130 kilometres northwest of New York City....
22:39 2019-08-16

Woodstock 50 festival: Watkins Glen terminates site license WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The fate of the Woodstock 50 festival is further in doubt after Watkins Glen International announced it’s not hosting the anniversary event. Watkins Glen issued a two-sentence statement Monday saying it had terminated the site license for the festival “pursuant ...
00:39 2019-06-11

Woodstock 50 music festival officially cancelled weeks before event The troubled 50th anniversary event planned for August in Maryland has been officially called offThe troubled Woodstock 50th anniversary music festival planned for August has been officially called off, entertainment publication Variety reported on Wednesday, citing multiple sources.Variety said tha...
21:39 2019-07-31

Is Woodstock 50 the Next Fyre Festival? Music Event Is Officially Canceled UPDATE: Woodstock 50 has been canceled, co-founder Michael Lang announced on Wednesday. "We are saddened that a series of unforeseen setbacks has made it impossible to put on the......
22:52 2019-07-31

Zelfa Barrett and Lyon Woodstock show the sport of boxing how it should be done Zelfa Barrett and Lyon Woodstock tell John Evans why the're willing to face their demons inside the ring in tonight's showdown The post Zelfa Barrett and Lyon Woodstock show the sport of boxing how it should be done appeared first on Boxing News....
19:13 2019-06-15

In photos: Woodstock turns 50: A look back at the legendary music festival Ringo Starr, Arlo Guthrie and the Edgar Winter Brand performed August 16 to 19, 2019, at a concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, in upstate New York, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival....
20:26 2019-08-19

No Location, Tickets TBD and 1 Act Down: All the Problems Plaguing Woodstock 50 After the Fyre Fest Debacle Peace, love and strife. On January 9, 2019, it was officially announced that Woodstock 50 would be happening, a 50th anniversary three-day concert event that would commemorate the......
12:13 2019-06-16

Woodstock photos forgotten in filing cabinet are displayed for first time, 50 years later Mark Goff, a photographer for an underground paper, took hundreds of pictures at Woodstock. The negatives were filed away and barely mentioned.        ...
04:00 2019-08-09

Woodstock Had Some of the Most Legendary Performances in History. But Many Attendees Never Heard a Single Note The musical lineup at Woodstock was unparalleled: Jimi Hendrix, the Who, Janis Joplin, Sly & the Family Stone and many more showed up to play at Max Yasgur’s farm in Bethel, New York, 50 years ago in August, 1969. Many of the performances that took place there are now considered legendary, tha...
18:00 2019-08-01

Area 51 raid now a festival called AlienStock that's bound to become this generation's Woodstock If you thought that plan to “storm” Area 51 was a load of crap that stemmed from a shitposting event on Facebook, you’re...sort of correct? There will be no storming, but there will be a festival in its stead. It’s a sign of the times, really, that the 50th anniversary of the most iconic festival of...
16:39 2019-08-16

A New Woodstock Doc Offers a Hippie Nostalgia Trip. But It’s Time to Think More Critically About the Festival What was it like to be at Woodstock? It’s a question that attendees have been fielding since Graham Nash regaled then-girlfriend Joni Mitchell (who’d been stuck in New York City that weekend preparing for an appearance on The Dick Cavett Show) with recollections of the incandescent exper...
23:00 2019-08-07

Woodstock producer 'pretty bummed' at missed bid to recreate 1969 activism The man behind the failed Woodstock 50 anniversary festival said on Friday he was "pretty bummed" at losing out on a chance to encourage people to take action on global warming....
10:39 2019-08-10

Lovey dovey: Woodstock LP’s iconic couple still has a groovy thing goin’ As 20-year-old sweethearts, Nick Ercoline and Bobbi Kelly were immortalized as the poster (flower) children of Woodstock. A photograph of the couple — wrapped in a tender embrace and a pink blanket — became the cover of 1970’s “Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More.” But at the time...
04:52 2019-08-09

Sha Na Na’s Jocko Marcellino recalls opening for Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock: ‘We bathed in the pond’ It was 50 years ago when Sha Na Na opened for Jimi Hendrix at a music festival called Woodstock during the summer of 1969 — you might have heard of it....
13:00 2019-08-20

Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration canceled after lineup issues, financial problems "We are saddened that a series of unforeseen setbacks has made it impossible to put on the Festival we imagined," said organizer Michael Lang, a co-founder of the original Woodstock festival....
23:39 2019-07-31

Break Stuff explores the riots, mosh pits, and misplaced nostalgia of Woodstock ’99 In 1990, a groundbreaking exhibit by artist Robert Mapplethorpe arrived at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center and practically turned the city upside down. “The Perfect Moment” was a collection of 175 black-and-white photographs shot in Mapplethorpe’s signature style, including explicit depictio...
19:39 2019-07-15

Woodstock 2019: Generations soak in the spirit on 50th anniversary of legendary festival A focal point for generational divide in 1969, the Woodstock site is now bringing folks of different ages together.        ...
06:13 2019-08-17

Famous Woodstock 'couple' will return for 50th anniversary event Subjects of famed 'Woodstock' photo will return to Bethel Woods for 50th anniversary of celebration        ...
18:13 2019-05-21

Seeing science – in pictures Photography and science have long been intertwined, helping to shape the way we look at the world, as Marvin Heiferman shows in Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe, published by Aperture Continue reading......
18:13 2019-07-15

D-day veterans: now and then – in pictures As the 75th anniversary of D-day approaches, some of Britain’s handful of surviving Normandy veterans are making their way to France to commemorate the landings, in which 156,000 allied troops launched an audacious attack on the Normandy beachesRon Minton, 94, poses for a portrait at his home in Der...
15:13 2019-05-31

The best dresses for all ages – in pictures The perfect summer dress is not a one-size-fits-all affair. Long sleeves, maxi lengths, classic black, bold prints – we all have our go-to favourites. Accessorise with graphic sunglasses in an ice-cream shade, chunky sliders or a fun sun hat Continue reading......
09:39 2019-06-14

The best jumpsuits for all ages – in pictures Layer a silk top under a light chambray, belted style, for a daytime look, or opt for a wide-leg version in a bold colour for the evening. A boiler suit in leopard will look edgy with white pumps or trainers Continue reading......
16:26 2019-08-09

What children around the world eat – in pictures Photographer Gregg Segal travelled the world to document children and the food they eat in a week. Partly inspired by the increasing problems of childhood obesity, he tracked traditional regional diets as yet unaffected by globalisation, and ironically, found that the healthiest diets were often eat...
12:00 2019-07-02

Lupus pictures and symptoms Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes a wide variety of symptoms. In this article, see pictures of lupus symptoms and learn more about the different types of this condition....
20:52 2019-06-17

The best men's shorts for all ages – in pictures Bring a dressed-up air to your summer shorts look with block colours. Choose linen or cord for a style statement and experiment with tailored designs. Mix in a subtle print with utility shapes, or wear with loose shirts or sporty stripes for a fresh look Continue reading......
08:52 2019-07-19

Are these the first pictures of the “Switch Mini”? Hey, look at how I'm playing this obviously real system with my obviously real hands. In 2019, we've seen rumor after rumor after rumor after rumor that Nintendo is planning to release a new, smaller version of the Switch in the near future, possibly without ...
23:13 2019-06-19

A feast for the photographer's eye – in pictures Colour has been a lifelong obsession for New York-based photographer Lucia Fainzilber, and her latest project, The Cookbook, explores nine different shades. “Each of these dishes,” she says, “presents a different combination of ingredients, all of which coexist in an attempt to create a harmonic fea...
23:26 2019-07-13

Dogs in focus - in pictures A selection of works at the exhibition Photographic Dog Show includes images from some of the world’s finest photographers, including Elliott Erwitt, Bruce Weber, Martin Usborne among others, who all happen to have a love of caninesChrist Church & St Stephen, Battersea Park Road, London, from 20-23 ...
09:26 2019-06-20

Trump’s U.K. Trip in Pictures Lunch with the queen, and a wreath at Westminster Abbey: The president’s three-day state visit to Britain began with an agenda that was heavy on the pomp....
19:52 2019-06-03

Messing about on the Seine – in pictures An accidental photograph taken on a bridge began Adrian Skenderovic’s fascination with the boats on the Seine. Over four years, the Paris-based photographer has returned to the same spot more than 50 times to capture scenes on passing boats for his series Down the River. “Seeing human life from on t...
03:00 2019-07-21

The best suits for all ages – in pictures A summer suit is the perfect all-day outfit, so embrace this spring’s tobacco browns, muted greys and dusky pinks by introducing a lightweight two-piece into your wardrobe Continue reading......
14:26 2019-05-31

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside: Britons on the beach – in pictures From Victorian days out to 21st-century staycations, our coastal resorts are an enduring attraction. These images are from the exhibition Seaside: Photographed, which is at Turner Contemporary, Margate, until 8 September and tours to three other venues in 2020: John Hansard gallery, Southampton, Gru...
13:39 2019-07-22

Suzuki Gixxer 250 Pictures Leaked After the launch of the Suzuki Gixxer SF 250, it was only a matter of time before Suzuki India launched the Gixxer 250. And the first pictures of the new motorcycle have already been leaked....
13:39 2019-06-14

The horror! Apocalypse Now unseen – in pictures Francis Ford Coppola’s wildly ambitious take on Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness premiered at the Cannes film festival 40 years ago – and won the Palme d’Or. Next month, recently discovered on-set photographs by Chas Gerretsen will be shown for the first time at KINO Rotterdam Continue reading......
14:52 2019-05-30

The Great Yorkshire Show – in pictures Guardian photographer Christopher Thomond went to the opening events at the 161st Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate, a three-day showcase of British farming and the countryside Continue reading......
09:13 2019-07-10

Prominent refugees and their contribution to the UK – in pictures Ahead of Refugee Week, Jillian Edelstein portraits celebrate the contribution of people from diverse refugee backgrounds. You, Me and Those That Came Before, commissioned by Counterpoints Arts, will preview at the Tate Exchange in London as part of its Who Are We? programme, before transferring to t...
15:00 2019-05-21

Celebrating rave culture – in pictures Sweet Harmony: Rave | Today is an immersive exhibition showing at the Saatchi Gallery in London, featuring multimedia room installations and audiovisual works. It aims to recapture the world that emerged from the acid house scene and present rave culture through the voices and lenses of those who ex...
11:39 2019-07-12

The best linen pieces for all ages – in pictures Linen has had a modern overhaul. Dresses and skirts are fitted, a jumpsuit is cool and relaxed, and a cropped bandeau top looks stylish paired with a blazer Continue reading......
09:52 2019-07-12

Flashbulb! Party pictures from around town Summer holidays start now: Cressida Bonas, Davina Harbord and Henry Holland jetted off to the Turkish Riviera for the season opening of The Bodrum Edition....
15:13 2019-05-30

After the tornado: storm damage in the US – in pictures There has been a spate of tornadoes in the US over the last two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the south-east and persistent cold from the Rocky Mountains clashes over the midwest Continue reading......
14:52 2019-05-30

Super worm moon – in pictures Wednesday night’s rare occurrence of a super worm moon coincided with the equinox. The name is a nod to the emergence of worms from the soil around the time of the March full moon Continue reading......
22:26 2019-05-21

Grasski World Championships – in pictures For those who have always fancied giving skiing a go but live in a place where it never snows, grass skiing might be the answer and the Grasski World Championship might be the inspiration you need Continue reading......
15:00 2019-08-16

Partial lunar eclipse – in pictures Stargazers have been treated to a cosmic spectacle as a partial lunar eclipse was visible across parts of the UK. The event on Tuesday evening coincided with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its moon mission. Clear skies across much of the country gave people a stunning view of the phenom...
10:26 2019-07-17

Living off-grid for 77 years – in pictures A wind-up radio, a smattering of colour photos and a stack of glossy books: these are the only signs that Margaret Gallagher lives in the modern world. For all of her 77 years, she has lived in a 200-year-old thatched cottage in Northern Ireland without running water, electricity or an indoor toilet...
15:00 2019-08-16

Meditating in Manchester: Tao of Glass – in pictures This world premiere at Manchester international festival combines Philip Glass’s mesmerising music and performer-director Phelim McDermott’s theatricality Continue reading......
02:39 2019-07-13

Tony awards 2019 – in pictures Some of the best photographs from the 73rd annual Tonys at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The night’s big winner was Hadestown, a folk opera musical based on the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, which won eight awards, including best musical, score and featured actor in a musical...
13:13 2019-06-10

Why do Hubble pictures have missing pieces? Ever wondered why some Hubble Space Telescope images have that strange, staircase appearance? Here's your answer.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

The best white pieces for all ages – in pictures From classic jeans paired with a swimsuit or body, to a simple blazer thrown over a loose dress – white will lift all your outfits when the sun is out Continue reading......
09:13 2019-08-02

Leaves become intricate crochet art – in pictures Artist Susanna Bauer describes the delicate leaf and crochet sculptures she’s been making for the past 10 years as “a tribute to nature”. The German-born artist, who now lives in Cornwall, gathers fallen leaves from several favourite trees and on her travels. “I am in awe of the intricate details, t...
21:26 2019-06-22

Colombia's last rebel army – in pictures The National Liberation Army (ELN) is Colombia’s last rebel army and one of the oldest guerrilla groups in Latin America. It has been involved in the continuing Colombian armed conflict since 1964 and is classified as a terrorist organisation by several governments, including the EU Continue reading...
11:26 2019-06-21

The best tank tops for all ages – in pictures This summer, the tank top is the building block of your wardrobe. More dressed up than a T-shirt, it is the perfect partner for jazzy separates Continue reading......
10:13 2019-06-21

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative president Jair Bolsonaro’s cuts to education, including moves to dramatically reduce funding for federal universitiesStudents protest across Brazil over ...
07:26 2019-05-31

Stephen Shore's Los Angeles – in pictures Photo London has named Stephen Shore as its master of photography for 2019. New work will be shown at Somerset House alongside this classic series Los Angeles, which features 60 photographs taken in one day in 1969 Continue reading......
15:00 2019-05-21

The Louth outback races – in pictures A drought-hit village with a population of just 30 on the Darling River in outback New South Wales is flooded with racegoers for its annual race meet. Twenty-six-year-old Wendy Peel won the Louth Cup easily on stallion Austin. ‘She was 10 lengths ahead, she rode it beautifully,’ said Jim Strachan, t...
14:39 2019-08-12

Lifting the lid on Japan's poo museum – in pictures Japan’s culture of cute has embraced poo, which gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Visitors can play a poo-themed video game and pose on a variety of WCs. All the twisty ice-cream and cupcake shapes on display are artificial, and come in a variety of colours and sizes Conti...
12:26 2019-07-04

Franco Zeffirelli – a life in pictures He threw flamboyant parties and created equally dazzling films and operas. A look back on the career of the director of the films Romeo and Juliet and The Taming of the Shrew and the opera ToscaFranco Zeffirelli dies aged 96 Continue reading......
00:52 2019-06-16

Switzerland's wine festival – in pictures The Swiss town of Vevey has staged a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century. The three-week Fête des Vignerons, which began in 1797, is held roughly every 20 years and on Thursday...
10:52 2019-07-19

In pictures: D-day 75th anniversary commemorations Veterans, military service members, world leaders and dignitaries, including Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and President Donald Trump, take part in events marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day in Portsmouth, England....
14:26 2019-06-05

Brittany, France's 'Little Britain'– in pictures Mark Neville’s Breton project began in June 2016, the day the UK voted to leave Europe. The images in his book Parade explore the region of north-west France where pigs outnumber people two to one Continue reading......
15:26 2019-06-04

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage dancing at the 2018 Tory conference Continue reading......
20:52 2019-05-24

Meltdown: the climate crisis – in pictures MELTDOWN – a visualisation of climate change has opened at Natural History Museum of Vienna. Created by the climate crisis charity Project Pressure, the exhibition on vanishing glaciers uses art to inspire action and behavioural change. Unlike wildfires, flooding and other weather events, the retrea...
19:13 2019-06-19

Remembering the Berlin Wall – in pictures The order for work to start on building the Berlin Wall was issued on 13 August 1961. East German guards sealed the border, preventing an exodus to the west. Barbed wire was gradually replaced with the concrete barrier, which remained until 9 November 1989 Continue reading......
11:39 2019-08-13

Judith Kerr – a life in pictures Judith Kerr, the author and illustrator whose debut picture book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, introduced generations of preschool children to the joyful chaos of uncontrolled appetites, has died at the age of 95 Continue reading......
18:00 2019-05-23

Canal boat painting – in pictures Phil Speight is one of the most experienced and influential canal boat painters in the country. He has earned an enviable reputation not only as a painter but as a teacher of the traditional skills he cares about so passionately Continue reading......
09:52 2019-08-12

Eid al-Fitr 2019 around the world – in pictures Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the three-day festival marking the end of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan Continue reading......
20:13 2019-06-05

Etiquette classes in Shanghai – in pictures Against a soundtrack of classical music, children learn social skills, dining manners and deportment – hence the books on their heads to teach them how to walk gracefully. Other exercises include how to introduce themselves and greet people, with practice in ‘air kissing’, and what topics are approp...
10:52 2019-07-01

The best British press photography – in pictures The Assignments exhibition is an annual chance to see the top images by UK photojournalists, as chosen by the British Press Photographers’ Association. Warning: readers may find some of the images upsetting Assignments runs from 17–19 May at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London SE1 9PH. Entry is free...
15:00 2019-05-21

Art installation lights up Sydney's zoo – in pictures As part of this year’s Vivid Sydney festival, Taronga zoo will feature an array of dazzling animal projections, illuminated trails and giant multimedia light sculptures telling a story about wildlife conservation • Vivid Sydney at Taronga zoo runs from 24 May-15 June Continue reading......
15:26 2019-05-21

Where the heart is: the British at home – in pictures The passionate attachment we have to our homes is part of our cultural identity. Britain’s homes are places where individual, social and cultural identities are exposed, and where submission to – or opposition of – the norm is revealed• Home Sweet Home exhibition is at Rencontres d’Arles, France, 1 ...
10:13 2019-07-02

In the frame: summer's best sunglasses – in pictures Whether you want to look sophisticated in tortoiseshell or add a pop of colour courtesy of pink heart-shaped frames, here’s our selection to help you put other sun-seekers in the shade Continue reading......
12:39 2019-07-13

Masters of street photography – in pictures The evolving landscape of street photography is showcased in a book that explores the creative secrets and technical aspects of the genre. Masters of Street Photography published by Ammonite Press offers a snapshot of modern photography with work by the leading lights of the practice Continue readin...
10:52 2019-07-01

Sheryl Crow recalls Woodstock '99 was the 'single worst gig,' 20 years later On the 20th anniversary of Woodstock '99, Sheryl Crow is remembering it as the 'single worst gig' of her career.        ...
04:39 2019-07-25

Peace talks between US and the Taliban end without agreement Talks between the US and the Taliban ended Monday without an agreement that would end America’s longest war as both sides said they would have to consult with leadership on the next steps. The negotiations, held since last year in Qatar, sought a deal in which the US would withdraw its troops ...
21:26 2019-08-12

Peace might be breaking out in America's longest ever war It may feel like the closed-door talks about peace in Afghanistan have been going on almost as long as the Afghan war itself, but now they are actually going somewhere....
22:00 2019-07-09

Paris nudists can't be naked in peace They just want to get naked in Paris in peace, but some French naturists say the city's clothes-free zone in the Bois de Vincennes park is the target of unwelcome voyeurs....
21:00 2019-07-24

First men on the moon ‘came in peace’ to UN Headquarters ‘for all mankind’ As the world remembers Saturday’s 50th anniversary of the “giant leap for mankind” made by all those involved in the pioneering Apollo 11 space programme, we take a look back at the visit made by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins, to UN Headquarters in New York, just a few ...
23:26 2019-07-19

"Keep the peace": the appeal of a German veteran on eve of D-Day German veteran Paul Golz remembers the first Allied soldier he encountered shortly after the Normandy beach landings 75 years ago. The paratrooper was thirsty, scared - and ready to surrender....
22:13 2019-06-05

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
04:39 2019-06-28

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
13:52 2019-06-12

Documenting migrant deaths in the Mediterranean – in pictures Six people a day die crossing the Mediterranean. The work of Italian photojournalist Max Hirzel in his series Migrant Bodies speaks to the human stories behind this statistic and underlines how efforts to identify the dead are helping bereaved families. It will be on show at Sink Without Trace, an e...
22:00 2019-06-08

Romeo and Juliet, from Ashcroft to Zeffirelli – in pictures Franco Zeffirelli, who died this month, directed beloved versions of Shakespeare’s tragedy on stage and screen. We look back at productions starring, among others, Peggy Ashcroft, David Tennant and Paapa Essiedu Continue reading......
19:00 2019-06-27

Trump’s U.K. Visit in Pictures: Honoring D-Day Sacrifice On Day 3 of President Trump’s state visit to Britain, he and other world leaders traveled to southern England for a commemoration of the Allied invasion of Normandy....
14:39 2019-06-05

Through Our Eyes – pictures taken by young migrants in Greece Through Our Eyes is a photographic project by teenage asylum seekers living in a camp on Samos island, Greece. They were each given a disposable camera and asked to document their daily lifeThis collection of photographs taken by teenage asylum seekers in Samos offers an intimate and powerful portra...
14:39 2019-08-12

Vladimir Putin: 20 years in power - in pictures Twenty years ago the Russian president Boris Yeltsin appointed his fourth prime minister in less than 18 months: Vladimir Putin, then a relatively unknown security services chief with scant experience of politics. Few could have predicted that two decades later Putin would still be ruling Russia, ha...
22:26 2019-08-09

Small is beautiful in Tokyo's Golden Gai – in pictures Nearly 300 bars and restaurants are squeezed into an area about the size of half a football pitch in the Golden Gai area of Tokyo. Everything is smaller and narrower in this warren of shacks, a sliver of old Tokyo in a modern metropolis Continue reading......
14:39 2019-08-12

Octopus bites woman’s face after she tries to take pictures with it NBC — An Oregon woman attending a fishing derby on Friday made an unfortunate choice that involved an octopus. Jamie Bisceglia, who has been fishing since age 6 and now owns a company that encourages women to fish, noticed that someone had caught a young octopus. She asked if she could have it...
12:39 2019-08-08

The Moon: a Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour – in pictures Marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ and published to coincide with Royal Museums Greenwich’s exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, a new book, The Moon: a Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour explores people’s fascination with Earth’s only natural satellite Continu...
07:26 2019-08-04

Shutter speeds: the cars of El Mirage – in pictures El Mirage is a racetrack on a dry lake bed a few hours outside Los Angeles in the California desert. Raced on since 1937, the 1.3-mile track attracts drivers from all over the US, some of whom reach speeds of up to 200mph.London-based photographer Wilson Hennessy joined them for a weekend for his la...
19:39 2019-06-15

The 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans in Pictures, The Start The 24 Hours of Le Mans is well underway, and pro photographer Jay Liu is there to capture all of the action. Jay has given us access to his full portfolio of images throughout the Le Mans weekend, freezing everything from the big speed of the hybrid Toyotas to the incredible liveries of the GTE Am ...
23:00 2019-06-15

Let's get smart casual: 10 of the best men's polo shirts – in pictures Whether you’re dressing it up with a suit or dressing it down with shorts, the polo shirt is the perfect versatile piece for any wardrobe. Continue reading......
11:52 2019-06-03

Walk the line: 10 of the best smart sandals for men – in pictures Elevated footwear is the key to a smart casual summer look. Neutral shades and simple lines will work with most things already in your wardrobe – and they won’t have gone out of style by the time the next heatwave hits Continue reading......
19:00 2019-07-23

Olivia Newton-John: Her life in pictures In 1978, Olivia Newton-John co-starred with John Travolta in “Grease” which catapulted her into super-stardom. She turns 71 on Sept. 26, 2019.        ...
16:00 2019-08-07

Karl the Fog: San Francisco's mysterious resident – in pictures Most instagram accounts rely on blue skies and sunshine, but Karl the Fog has amassed more than 200,000 followers with selfies depicting the grey mist that descends over the Bay city. Karl’s first book is published 11 June by Chronicle Books Continue reading......
11:00 2019-06-10

Summer solstice 2019 celebrations – in pictures People across the UK have welcomed the summer solstice, the first day of summer. Stonehenge and Avebury stone circles were among the venues for celebrations marking the northern hemisphere’s longest day of the year Continue reading......
11:26 2019-06-21

Walter Chandoha's purrfect cats – in pictures In 1949, Walter Chandoha adopted a stray kitten in New York. When he began taking pictures of his new pet, Loco, he was so inspired by the results that he started photographing kittens from a local shelter, thereby kickstarting an extraordinary career that would span seven decadesWalter Chandoha. Ca...
10:39 2019-08-14

Revolution! Latin American photography – in pictures From the photos by Alberto Korda that helped canonise Che Guevara to snatched street images of resistance, new show Urban Impulses embraces a turbulent half-century of revolvers and rebellion Continue reading......
09:26 2019-06-13

Board game blowout: Gen Con 2019 in pictures Welcome to Gen Con. INDIANAPOLIS—Gen Con, America's biggest and longest-running board game extravaganza, held its 52nd annual convention in downtown Indianapolis this past weekend, and we were there once again to take it all in. The convention is kind of like...
20:39 2019-08-06

Abandoned pianos in derelict buildings – in pictures Ever since Romain Thiery stumbled upon an abandoned piano in a castle in 2009, the French photographer – a pianist himself – has travelled all over Europe in search of forgotten pianos, giving them a new lease of life through his images. So far, he has captured 124 pianos in countries including Spai...
21:52 2019-08-10

PhotoEspaña: where glamour meets grit – in pictures More than 80 exhibitions featuring work of nearly 300 photographers and visual artists comprise this year’s PhotoEspaña. The work is displayed in venues across Madrid, and in a further six cities, until 1 September Ijewo by Cristina de Middel, from the This is what hatred did series, 2015. Exhibited...
10:13 2019-06-17

Your pictures: share your photos on the theme of ‘plastic' Wherever you are in the world, this week we’d like to see your pictures on the theme ‘plastic’The next theme for our weekly photography assignment, published in print in the Observer New Review is ‘plastic’.Share your photos of what plastic means to you – and tell us about your image in the descript...
14:39 2019-06-16

D-day landings remembered on 75th anniversary – in pictures Veterans and world leaders have attended ceremonies to mark 75 years since allied troops landed in France during the second world war Continue reading......
05:13 2019-06-07

Whodunnit! The secret artists' auction – in pictures Pictures on a Postcard auctions anonymous signed works by big-name photographers from Larry Clark to Roger Ballen, Todd Hido and Karen Knorr. Here are our favourites … Continue reading......
15:00 2019-05-21

Trump's Independence Day parade in Washington DC – in pictures Donald Trump is overseeing Fourth of July celebrations with a speech about patriotism and a show of military might that critics say is politicising an important holiday and wasting taxpayers’ money. The president has dismissed concerns about the event, which will take place in front of the Lincoln M...
02:13 2019-07-05

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to effect change’. At a time when few women pursued a career in the industry, she worked on photo essays and film sets and was a regular contributor to Lif...
22:13 2019-07-19

100 years on: the pictures that changed our view of the universe Arthur Eddington’s photographs of the 1919 solar eclipse proved Einstein right and ushered in a century where gravity was kingA hundred years ago this month, the British astronomer Arthur Eddington arrived at the remote west African island of Príncipe. He was there to witness and record one of the m...
22:26 2019-05-21

Pelicans VP pictures future with Davis, Williamson For a team with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, vice president of basketball operations David Griffin confesses the New Orleans Pelicans are still living in the past....
23:39 2019-05-21

Urban haul: the best city dresses – in pictures Dresses need to be versatile to stand up to a day out on the town. Our pick of the best will see you from public transport to office to park Continue reading......
20:00 2019-07-10

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope, during their huge anti-government rallies. Walls adorned with messages targeting city leaders, clever wordplays and Cantonese cursing have sprung up a...
09:52 2019-07-11

World leaders gather at G20 summit - in pictures Leaders from G20 countries gather in Osaka, Japan, to discuss economic and geopolitical issues and the climate crisisG20 leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach trade deal Continue reading......
11:26 2019-06-28

Fear and defiance among Pakistan’s Hazaras - in pictures High walls around the neighbourhoods of the country’s embattled Hazara community in the south-western city of Quetta are designed to protect them from extremist militants. However, they also serve as a constant reminder of the threat they face from groups such as Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Islamic State ...
18:00 2019-07-31

The rise and fall of Las Vegas motels – in pictures Photographer Fred Sigman’s latest book, Motel Vegas, documents the vernacular roadside architecture that at once dominated the Nevada city’s skyline Continue reading......
10:13 2019-05-27

Best in show: artists' portraits of their pooches – in pictures Lucian Freud’s whippet, Pluto, Joan Jonas’s dog, Zina, and William Wegman’s elegant weimaraners are just some of the artists’ pooches that will appear in a new exhibition called Dog Show that marks the 35th anniversary of Southwark Park Galleries (formerly CGP), based in the south London park. “I wa...
20:52 2019-06-29

Memory Lane: Wimbledon through the years – in pictures For over three decades, renowned sports photographer Gerry Cranham visited SW19 to photograph the sport stars and spectators, we’ve had a rummage through his archives to check out some of the action from yesteryear Continue reading......
16:39 2019-07-10

San Fermín running of the bulls festival – in pictures Hundreds of thousands of visitors attend the fiesta in Pamplona, Spain, many participating in the highlight event – the running of the bulls, or encierro Continue reading......
00:39 2019-07-08

How many likes for Da Vinci? Why it's fine to take pictures in an art gallery Photographs used to be banned in exhibitions – now they’re encouraged. So why do some people get so snobby about them? While I was studying art history, my tutor once advised the class that when you want to take photos in a gallery, it’s better to ask for forgiveness than permission. Later, when I s...
23:26 2019-08-16

Dogs, a horse and a goat go to the polls – in pictures Pets accompany their owners across the UK as the nation votes in the European elections• This article was amended on 23 May 2019 to remove an image taken at the local elections in the UK in May Continue reading......
01:52 2019-05-24

South of the river: London before gentrification – in pictures From denture repair shops to raunchy laundrettes, Niall McDiarmid’s portraits of the overlooked parts of deepest south London are a wonderful throwback to a time before the developers descended• McDiarmid’s book Southwestern is published by Setanta Continue reading......
18:00 2019-07-31

New Set Pictures Reveal the Radical Return of Bill & Ted Hear a snippet of the new Lion King’s take on “Hakuna Matata”. The first mysterious teases for Scream: Resurrection are here. Shaun the Sheep has a close encounter of the third kind in his new movie. Take a bite out of the BBC’s new Dracula. Plus what’s to come on Legion, and behind-the-scenes on St...
15:26 2019-07-04

Psycho to The 39 Steps: on set with Alfred Hitchcock – in pictures The innovative director made a string of suspense-filled classics. Here, we see him telling actors how to faint, wear handcuffs – and play an icy blonde Continue reading......
10:01 2019-05-28

The Moon: A Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour - in pictures Marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ and published to coincide with Royal Museums Greenwich’s exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, The Moon: a Celebration of our Celestial Neighbour explores people’s fascination with the Earth’s only natural satellite Continue reading...
17:39 2019-07-18

Out of this world: the best space-inspired fashion – in pictures To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, boldy go where no one has gone before with our selection of the best garments featuring the sun, moon and stars Continue reading......
20:52 2019-07-17

Rutger Hauer's life in pictures Rutger Hauer, the Dutch actor well known for his notable role in "Blade Runner" alongside Harrison Ford, died at age 75 on July 19, 2019.        ...
22:39 2019-07-24

The First Intriguing Game of Thrones Prequel Set Pictures Are Here Zack Snyder’s upcoming Netflix zombie film sets its cast. Guillermo del Toro debunks a wild Disney rumor. Quentin Tarantino ponders if his R-Rated Star Trek film should really be his final project. Plus, a new look at the Batman: Hush animated adaptation, and the return of Rocko’s Modern Life. To me...
20:26 2019-07-17

| PICTURES: JP Pietersen all smiles at Sharks training Former Springbok wing JP Pietersen attended a Sharks Currie Cup training session, all but confirming he'll feature for the coastal franchise in this year's tournament....
09:01 2019-07-05

'The Clara Jug': Shane Lowry's homecoming – in pictures After his victory in the Open on Sunday and celebrations in Dublin, Shane Lowry headed back to his hometown of Clara in Co Offaly, where he was given a hero’s welcome by thousands of fans Continue reading......
13:39 2019-07-24

What the nanny saw: Vivian Maier's street photography – in pictures Maier spent her working life caring for the children of families in New York and Chicago. What none of them knew is that she also took thousands of photographs that were discovered by chance and published after her death Continue reading......
10:13 2019-07-24

Inside the surreal mind of Brian Griffin – in pictures Griffin is known for his striking shots of everyone from Kate Bush and Elvis Costello to Iggy Pop. These early black and white images show why the smartest pop stars sought him out Continue reading......
09:13 2019-06-06

The powerful undersea images of Roger Grace – in pictures The marine biologist, conservationist and specialist underwater photographer Roger Grace died at his New Zealand home in June. We celebrate his incredible legacy All photographs: Roger Grace/Greenpeace Continue reading......
10:00 2019-07-23

How Liz Johnson Artur chronicled black culture – in pictures The photography of Russian-Ghanian Liz Johnson Artur is being showcased in her first solo exhibition, now on at the Brooklyn Museum in New York until 18 August. It spans three decades of work and offers up an intimate look at individuals and communities across the African diaspora. Continue reading....
08:52 2019-07-17

Big hitters: the most noteworthy Wimbledon court style – in pictures From Lili de Alvarez’s groundbreaking culottes to Arthur Ashe’s short-shorts and Serena Williams’ Swarovski ‘broosh’, the grass courts of south-west London have seen their fair share of fashion moments Continue reading......
19:52 2019-07-04

Reap what you sow: Mario Del Curto's world of vegetation – in pictures The Swiss photographer took a 10-year journey around the globe to consider the relationship between the human and plant worlds – from the manicured gardens of France to the motorway bridge gardens of Dubai• Mario Del Curto’s Vegetal Humanity, As Gardens Unfurl exhibition is at the Rencontres D’Arles...
10:00 2019-07-23

Build it and they will bike: the second Bicycle Architecture Biennale – in pictures 15 projects from nine countries have been selected for the second Bicycle Architecture Biennale, which launches on Monday in Amsterdam Continue reading......
10:39 2019-06-17

Manchester's mythical makeover: Invisible Cities – in pictures In a production that fuses theatre, dance, design and visual art, a cavernous old railway depot has been turned into a series of fantastical worlds. Invisible Cities unpicks ideas of identity, imagination and empire and is at Manchester international festival this monthInvisible Cities runs until 14...
23:13 2019-07-04

They call it acid: a graphic history of the first LSD trip – in pictures Brian Blomerth’s graphic novel Bicycle Day tells the story of the psychedelic ride made in 1943 by Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann as he researched the drug LSD Continue reading......
09:00 2019-08-06

2019 Audubon photography awards winners – in pictures The National Audubon Society is an American non-profit environmental organisation dedicated to conservation. It protects birds and their habitats throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education and on-the-ground conservation. Every year, Audubon promotes a bird photography contest, with c...
19:52 2019-07-15

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, is published by Penguin Random House Continue reading......
14:26 2019-07-17

Goal lines: sketches of the Women's World Cup – in pictures Inspired by her 12 years playing football, Ruby Boddington from website It’s Nice That commissioned 11 illustrators to capture the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup. “This tournament was so anticipated, on a level that the Women’s World Cup hadn’t been before,” says Boddington. So, in collaboration with M...
18:26 2019-07-06

String theory: how to make an acoustic guitar – in pictures Rosie Heydenrych, an artisan luthier, has been making acoustic guitars by hand for about a decade. She shows Christopher Thomond around her workshop in Newchapel, Surrey, and explains the guitar-making process Continue reading......
08:52 2019-08-19

Bare necessities: the best one-shoulder tops and dresses – in pictures The one-shoulder top has been given the cold shoulder for a long time. But now they’re back, with luxury houses Givenchy and Saint Laurent leading the charge Continue reading......
19:13 2019-06-06

Happy 50th birthday, Ice Cube: His life in pictures O'Shea Jackson Sr., better known as Ice Cube, first made a name for himself in the group N.W.A. The rapper and actor turns 50 on June 15, 2019.        ...
16:26 2019-06-15

We love… Fashion fixes for the week ahead – in pictures For our London fashion week men’s special, here’s our pick of brands for you, including sportswear-meets-tailoring at Paria Farzaneh, Martine Rose collaborates with Napapijri, and Oliver Spencer gets eco-friendly Continue reading......
08:13 2019-06-09

Sweet reward: Yunnan honey hunters – in pictures Gathering wild cliff honey in China’s Yunnan province is not for the faint-hearted – honey hunters face swarms of bees and are stung repeatedly while suspended from rope ladders. Photographer Kevin Frayer joined them on their daredevil expedition Continue reading......
09:52 2019-06-11

Rob Ball's Funland: British seaside towns – in pictures “To me, the seaside is heady and joyous all year round,” says photographer Rob Ball. “We have memories of family holidays or time spent by the coast, so we all have a connection to it.” Ball has published three books of coast-based photos since moving to Whitstable on the north coast of Kent more th...
15:00 2019-05-21

UFO religions, microscopic ants and lunar landscapes – in pictures Foam Talent are presenting 20 emerging artists who are lighting up the world of contemporary photography – here are some of the highlights Continue reading......
15:00 2019-05-21

Before And After Pictures Show Greenland's Rapid Ice Melt From Space An extraordinary heatwave in Europe is turning Greenland's ice sheets to water last week. Satellite imagery from European satellite network Sentinel has revealed the true extent of the thaw....
23:52 2019-08-08

Dramatic pictures of the storm damage from Florence and Mangkhut Extreme storms Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut have caused destruction and taken lives across the globe this week, forcing millions to evacuate their homes...
15:00 2019-05-21

NBC’s Universal Pictures plans to release ‘The Hunt’ despite backlash NBC Universal still plans to release the controversial movie “The Hunt” as scheduled on September 27 despite significant backlash over the film that depicts privileged vacationers hunting “deplorables” for sport....
23:52 2019-08-08

Nexar’s Live Map is like Street View with pictures from 5 minutes ago We all rely on maps to get where we’re going or investigate a neighborhood for potential brunch places, but the data we’re looking at is often old, vague, or both. Nexar, maker of dashcam apps and cameras, aims to put fresh and specific data on your map with images from the street taken...
16:52 2019-07-17

Shooting stars: the Field Day photography masterclass – in pictures Guardian photographer David Levene gets students to test their skills at a music festival. Each of the Guardian photography masterclass students had the chance to take portraits backstage, as well as documenting the festival experience and atmosphere Continue reading......
14:52 2019-06-10

Chelsea flower show 2019 up close – in pictures Guardian photographer David Levene gives a slightly different treatment to the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual show this year by photographing at macro level. He used a specialist Zörk lens with tube extensions to get really close up and a tripod with an arm extension to reach blooms set deeper...
16:26 2019-05-21

A daily take on life in north-west England – in pictures In June 2013, artist John Hewitt started making daily drawings inspired by his dog-walking encounters, and posting them on Instagram. Six years later, he has 2,400 sketches, not missing a single day. “I set up a system and I can’t escape,” he says. His drawings show a variety of subjects observed in...
21:52 2019-06-08

Award-winning Latin American photography – in pictures In the second annual Latin American Foto festival, on view at the Bronx Documentary Center in New York, a range of photographers from throughout the Caribbean and Latin America will exhibit their varied and vibrant work until 21 July Continue reading......
09:52 2019-07-11

New Wonder Woman 1984 Set Pictures Give Us a Look at Updated Amazons Martin Freeman assumes he’ll be back for Black Panther 2, whenever it happens. Get a look at Studio Trigger’s new anime film Promare ahead of its western release. Kane Hodder wants to play Jason again whenever Friday the 13th’s rights situation gets resolved. Plus, what’s to come on Preacher and Fea...
20:26 2019-08-19

| PICTURES: Sporting greats spotted in Wimbledon's Royal Box Wimbledon 2019 is well underway and the Royal Box on Centre Court has been packed with famous faces from the tennis world - and other sporting codes....
11:52 2019-07-10

Balenciaga: 'the master' of couture's sculptural garments – in pictures The work of Cristóbal Balenciaga, one of the 20th century’s most revered fashion designers, is on display at Bendigo Art Gallery. The Shaping Fashion exhibition, curated by London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, explores the legacy of the Spanish couturier and his pioneering use of fabrics which revolut...
22:52 2019-08-19

[Sur]passing visual politics of race and gender – in pictures Touring her latest exhibition, artist and activist Lola Flash talks through her exploration of the visual politics and preconceptions of gender, sexuality and raceLola Flash’s [sur]passing is at Autograph, London until 17 August Continue reading......
08:52 2019-07-22

Vapes, snakes and fireworks: hanging out at the Cracker – in pictures The Cracker is scrubland in Tipton, West Midlands, that has become a sort of youth club without walls – or rules. Laura Pannack’s series documents the young people she met there Continue reading......
11:26 2019-06-12

Eating and drinking in Africa's largest slum – in pictures Despite poverty, lack of refrigeration and a constant battle for cleanliness, the residents of Kibera are resourceful with the food they eat and sell. Fried fish, samosas, and bean dishes are all on the menu, reflecting the cultural mix of those who call the area home Continue reading......
12:13 2019-08-10

In pictures – Manny Pacquiao outpoints Keith Thurman 40-year-old Manny Pacquiao edges Keith Thurman in Las Vegas The post In pictures – Manny Pacquiao outpoints Keith Thurman appeared first on Boxing News....
01:26 2019-07-22

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
14:13 2019-06-12

Boom to bust: faded smalltown America – in pictures Niko J Kallianiotis travelled through the main streets of Pennsylvania to photograph ‘the silhouette of what once was’ now the coal industry has gone Continue reading......
10:00 2019-05-22

Harry and Meghan share behind-the-scenes pictures of wedding The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared behind-the-scenes images from their big day at Windsor Castle as they celebrate their first wedding anniversary....
14:39 2019-05-21

Americans mourn victims of mass shootings – in pictures Thousands of El Paso residents went to a baseball diamond in Ponder Park to pay tribute to the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting in Texas. And less than 24 hours after a masked gunman opened fire in Dayton, Ohio, hundreds of people gathered to pay their respects to the nine people who were killed ...
01:13 2019-08-06

New Black Widow Set Pictures Give Us Our First Glimpse of the Movie Another familiar face is confirmed to return for The Suicide Squad. Charlize Theron boards another comic book adaptation. James Cameron drops some hints about another returning character in Terminator: Dark Fate. David Harbour teases some heavy times ahead on Stranger Things. Plus, new Agents of SHI...
18:13 2019-05-30

Skoda Mountiaq: New pictures show pick-up concept One-off Kodiaq-based lifestyle vehicle is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme New images show the Mountiaq pick-up concept that Skoda will showcase in June as part of a student training programme. The two-door Kodiaq-based off-roader has been developed by 35 studen...
17:52 2019-06-03

Rob Gronkowski’s latest pictures show dramatically different physique When ex-New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski is in fighting shape, he stands at 6’6 and weighs about 265 pounds of muscle. But a recent appearance on Showtime’s “100 Percent,” the ex-NFL great appeared noticeably slimmer....
09:52 2019-07-01

Drawn to nature: insect art of the 16th century – in pictures In the late 16th century, Flemish artist, scholar, poet and miniaturist Joris Hoefnagel (1542-1600) created the first illustrated book devoted to the study of insects. Documenting his observations with the naked eye, he meticulously painted hundreds of insects with watercolour and gouache. Marisa An...
19:52 2019-08-03

Beyond the canvas: the personal style of legendary artists – in pictures From the pared back aesthetic of Georgia O’Keefe to the maximalist hedonism of Keith Haring’s style, a new book by author Terry Newman explores the sartorial statements of more than 40 artistsLegendary Artists and the Clothes They Wore is available from 27 June Continue reading......
07:26 2019-06-24

Werner Bischof: 1950s America in colour – in pictures The acclaimed Magnum photographer Werner Bischof’s images of 1950s America are shown for the first time in an exhibition devoted to his USA series. His early use of colour shaped the development of photojournalism, and they can be seen at the David Hill Gallery in London from 7 June Continue reading...
12:13 2019-06-03

Quirky eye: Jack Davison's sensual experiments – in pictures The British artist has been playing with the techniques of image-making since 2007 – producing intriguing works that are now collected in a photobook Continue reading......
13:52 2019-05-29

Nigeria's cattle-raising Fulani people – in pictures With over 200 million people and an emerging middle class, Nigeria is witnessing a boom in demand for meat. Most of the demand is met by pastoralists from the ethnic Fulani group, who follow time-honoured techniques of raising cattle, driving them south to pastures and taking them to market Continue...
09:26 2019-06-28

Czech Republic's historic stud farm - in pictures The national stud farm, which was established in the 16th century to breed and train ceremonial horses for the Habsburg court, has become a Unesco world heritage site. Located 56 miles east of Prague in the town of Kladruby nad Labem, it is the first stud farm in the world to be be listed by UN agen...
15:26 2019-08-16

Even More Black Widow Set Pictures Tease a Mysterious Villain The casting rumors for The Eternals just keeps getting more intriguing. Legends of Tomorrow’s next season is bringing in some tots. Noah Hawley says his Doctor Doom movie is still on the table. Plus, what’s to come on Krypton, a viral new teaser for Stranger Things’ return, and new teases from Spide...
19:26 2019-06-27

North Korea rolls out red carpet for Xi Jinping – in pictures Xi Jinping is greeted warmly in North Korea on his first state visit there as China’s president. He has backed North Korea’s new focus on economic development, saying in a speech in the capital that the nation under leader Kim Jong-un had ‘initiated a new strategic line of economic development and i...
11:26 2019-06-21

Martin Parr's Soviet space dog collection – in pictures “From the first moment I saw a piece of space dog ephemera I was hooked,” says the photographer and avid collector Martin Parr in the foreword to a new book featuring his canine-themed Soviet memorabilia. In the 1950s, before man was sent into space, the USSR dispatched dogs up there (first a stray ...
13:39 2019-06-02

Minutes Before Oath, PM Changes Twitter, Facebook Display Pictures As Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a fresh term in office after a grand oath ceremony in Delhi today, his official social media accounts also saw a change. His Twitter and Facebook handles were......
00:00 2019-05-31

Fighting for their futures: boxing under a bridge in Mexico – in pictures Former professional football player and amateur boxer Miguel Angel Ramirez has set up a small gym under a vehicular bridge in Ecatepec, in the State of Mexico, in order to keep children away from drugs, teach them a sport and prevent them enlisting in the ranks of organised crime Continue reading......
08:26 2019-08-02

Great and small: summer evening bags – in pictures From cute clutches to slinky satin pouches, occasion bags are ideal for carrying the essentials while adding the finishing touch to any look Continue reading......
10:52 2019-05-30

Humans v the city: the staggering scale of Chongqing – in pictures Chongqing’s population is estimated at just below 10 million but that rises to more than 31 million if the built-up surroundings are included. Belgian photographer Kris Provoost finds that in a city so large, individuals can get lost Continue reading......
19:00 2019-06-27

‘I think therefore I cycle’: 50 years of Dutch anti-car posters – in pictures We rounded up half a century of protest posters and stickers from campaigns which helped Amsterdam become the ‘cycle capital of the world’Bike City Amsterdam by Fred Feddes and Marjolein de Lange is published by Bas Lubberhuizen Continue reading......
19:00 2019-06-27

'I search for chaos': street photography's new stars – in pictures From the stray cats of Istanbul to Belgium’s cross-dressing carnival, the LensCulture street photography awards celebrate a bold new wave of street-life chroniclers. Here’s our pick of the best entriesView more award-winners on LensCulture’s website Continue reading......
19:00 2019-06-27

Farewell to jeepneys: Philippine transport changes gear – in pictures Jeepneys are being phased to help ease city congestion, but the move will also cause unemployment for experienced drivers – and higher fares for commuters Continue reading......
16:26 2019-05-28

We love... Fashion fixes for the week ahead – in pictures Champion and Clothsurgeon team up to create a collegiate collection; Marysia branch into leopard print swimwear; and Ferragamo releases the perfect hybrid of trainers and a classic Derby Continue reading......
07:52 2019-08-04

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 shortlist – in pictures The Milky Way over a Bavarian mountain, a colourful explosion of the Southern Lights in Tasmania, and the Horsehead and Flame nebulas, all featured in the Royal Observatory’s Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 shortlist.The competition, now in its 11th year, has broken the re...
08:26 2019-06-19

Ruby slippers and Retrotopia: LensCulture winners – in pictures The LensCulture art photography awards recognise visionary photographers who are pushing the boundaries of the medium through experimentation. Here’s our pick of the winners’ work Continue reading......
11:39 2019-08-13

Business and the blimp: Trump's state visit, day two – in pictures Donald Trump is joined by his wife, Melania, members of his family and US officials a state visit to the UK. Day two was a day of planned protest around London, and for the president it was time to sit down with Theresa May and members of the UK government to talk trade before a banquet at Winfield ...
16:39 2019-06-04

On the edge: life in Europe's easternmost city - in pictures Since 1996, John Peter Askew has been heading 1,500km from Moscow to photograph the Russian city of Perm. His intimate shots capture family meals, frozen merry go-rounds and men in their trunks Continue reading......
16:39 2019-06-18

A load of hot air: ballooning world record attempt – in pictures More than 400 hot air balloons attempt to break the simultaneous takeoff world record in the Grand Est Mondial Air Ballons festival at Chambley-Bussières airbase in eastern France Continue reading......
18:52 2019-07-31

Pride sale celebrates 50 years since Stonewall – in pictures To mark WorldPride and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, Swann Galleries in New York is holding a Pride sale, which explores and celebrates the art, influence and history of the LGBTQ+ community. Books, manuscripts, photographs, archives, art and objects from the last two centuries wil...
10:00 2019-06-19

Punks, beatniks, vagabonds: Ed van der Elsken's world – in pictures The Dutch photographer’s joyful and intimate images of young bohemians captured the lives, loves and struggles of those immersed a global counterculture Continue reading......
08:39 2019-06-05

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery includes people walking through the dappled light of the Medi...
11:01 2019-05-25

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire. Acting U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Cohen said 17 months after negotiations were launched to form a committ...
22:39 2019-06-27

In Bahrain, U.S. Tries to Promote Mideast Peace Through Prosperity A conference organized by the White House was meant to show the economic benefits of its peace plan to Palestinians and Israelis. But major players were absent....
19:00 2019-06-27

China's Xi says Gulf stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' The Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation and is "standing at a crossroads of war and peace", Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday, calling for calm and restraint and talks to resolve the issue....
05:26 2019-06-28

Baghdad’s Green Zone, a barometer of war and peace BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad’s Green Zone has been a barometer for tension and conflict in Iraq for nearly two decades. The 4-square mile (10-square kilometer) heavily guarded strip on the banks of the Tigris River was known as “Little America” following the 2003 U.S. invasion that toppl...
08:52 2019-05-31

How the sheer hell of ultrarunning led me to a strange peace He was often on the verge of giving up such gruelling challenges, but eventually Adharanand Finn found that ultrarunning led him to a meditative stateI never wanted to run an ultra marathon. I’ve always loved running, the freedom of it, the childish abandon, but I was a 10K and half-marathon runner,...
10:13 2019-06-02

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over the next two weeks as part of an effort to help end the long-running war. In Kabul, the State Department says Zalmay Khalilzad will consult with t...
20:00 2019-06-01

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spends nearly every day engaging with his constituents...
08:39 2019-06-05

Metta World Peace Is Ready for His Closeup. Again. World Peace, known as Ron Artest for much of his N.B.A. career, has become a strong voice on mental health and the subject of a documentary. But he knows many remember him for one thing: the brawl....
04:39 2019-05-29

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
13:39 2019-06-09

| UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition....
22:26 2019-06-27

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority will boycott a two-day peace conference in Bahrain next week....
03:13 2019-06-23

Egypt says it will participate in Trump’s peace workshop CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s government says it will take part in the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain. The state-run news agency quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez as saying Saturday that the Egyptian delegation will be led by a deputy finance mi...
03:26 2019-06-23

CHEAP: [inner peace] > this can be yours with $100 off Sony’s WH1000XM3 headphones Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Honestly, noise-canceling headphones are a must today. Noisy plane-rides become yesterday’s problems and awfully loud co-working spaces turn into your own private zen garden. Don’t have a pair already? Then you’r...
19:39 2019-07-03

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters over cups of tea in plush hotels in Doha, Qatar. On one side of the re-purposed ballroom tables, U.S. e...
22:39 2019-08-08

France vows to help Ukraine peace efforts PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to help Ukraine’s new president in his efforts to bring peace in the east of the country and in talking to Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said during a visit to Paris on Monday that the only way to solve the conflict is the d...
20:26 2019-06-17

Why is the Afghan peace process not moving beyond talks? Washington and the Taliban are set to hold a new round of peace talks in Doha. The group has so far held several meetings with the US, and a number of other countries, but there has been too much talking without results....
14:39 2019-06-28

Singapore and India Share a Peace Pipe The agreement to set up a stock connect with GIFT City ends an 18-month dispute. It also highlights how China has done a better job of developing its financial markets....
13:52 2019-08-07

Marianne Williamson says she wants a 'Department of Peace' as POTUS Spiritual guru and 2020 presidential candidate Marianne Williamson called for a "Department of Peace" during her Monday night appearance on "The Late Show."...
09:26 2019-07-23

Taliban-US peace talks reopen in Doha The US and the Taliban have agreed on the broad strokes of what could become a peace deal to end the nearly 18-year-old war. Talks in Qatar are now focused on hashing out the difficult details....
03:13 2019-06-30

Serena finds 'peace' after apologizing to Osaka Serena Williams says in a magazine article that after seeing a therapist, she was able to "find peace" after realizing that she needed to apologize to Naomi Osaka for her behavior at the US Open....
22:26 2019-07-09

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult work lies ahead to achieve permanent peace, experts say....
20:00 2019-07-09

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
10:00 2019-07-15

Big cats and exotic birds: Colombia's rescued animals – in pictures Most of the animals at the Santa Cruz Foundation in San Antonio, Colombia, have been rescued from traffickers and circuses. The multimillion-dollar illegal wildlife trade is the fourth-largest in the country after drugs, guns and human trafficking Continue reading......
01:13 2019-08-06

From Rio to Siberia: Evangelia Kranioti's world of lost souls – in pictures Ship fumigators crossing the Bering Sea, Asian maids trapped in Lebanon – Evangelia Kranioti puts marginalised figures from all over the world at the centre of her powerful work• Evangelia Kranioti’s The Living, the Dead and Those at Sea is at Arles photography festival until 22 September Continue r...
10:26 2019-07-18

'People are very scared': fighting dengue fever in Brazil – in pictures Dengue fever is one of the most deadly mosquito-borne diseases – half the world’s population is at risk from it. Adrienne Surprenant’s photos from the World Mosquito Program in Brazil capture the fight against it Continue reading......
19:00 2019-06-27

Summer and smoke: rock'n'roll in the warmer months – in pictures Musicians from Debbie Harry to Joey Ramone have been captured and collated enjoying the summer in a new exhibition at 72 Gallery in New York showing until 22 August. In Summer and Smoke, the photographs on show are designed to ‘snap you out of your summer doldrums’ Continue reading......
09:00 2019-08-07

Crew seen in first pictures from inside UK-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran The crew of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf have been pictured inside the vessel for the first time since armed soldiers took control....
17:39 2019-07-22

Jessica Simpson's Family of Five Is Too Cute for Words, But Not for Pictures! See Her Best Snaps Now Happy birthday, Jessica Simpson! The singer, designer and overall boss babe turns 39 years old today and that's definitely reason to rejoice and celebrate. Back in the late......
19:39 2019-07-10

Sex, style, sharp suits: Terence Donovan's swinging 60s – in pictures From Julie Christie to Terence Stamp, Donovan photographed the most glamorous faces of the 60s, creating images that would define the era’s pop cultureTerence Donovan: The 1960s Vintage Prints from the Archives is at Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London, from 3 to 27 July Continue reading......
10:00 2019-07-09

Explanation surfaces for Antonio Brown’s gross feet pictures This would’ve been one cold burn. Antonio Brown has been hampered during his first training camp with the Raiders because of what appears to be blistered feet. According to NFL analyst Chris Simms, Brown burned his feet in a cryotherapy machine and they became frostbitten from not using the co...
03:52 2019-08-07

Caber tossing and wrestling: the Inveraray Highland Games – in pictures The games celebrate Scottish culture and heritage with field and track events, piping, highland dancing competitions and heavy events including the world championships for tossing the caber Continue reading......
10:13 2019-07-17

Showtime: capturing life over four years at a Brooklyn arena – in pictures On the day in 2012 that Barclays Center in Brooklyn opened, street photographer Jeff Mermelstein decided to position himself there for the next four years, capturing the many people and situations around him. In his new book Arena, 71 vivid images provide us with a look at what happens outside of th...
10:13 2019-08-08

New Ghostbusters Set Pictures Offer a Sneaky Easter Egg and a Battered Ecto-1 David Leith thinks Deadpool will be in good hands as he gets a change of ownership. Keanu Reeves has a wild new look in the latest Bill & Ted 3 set picture. Could a birthday cake hold an intriguing secret of The Suicide Squad’s King Shark? Plus Guillermo Del Toro teases Scary Stories’ desaturate...
15:39 2019-08-07

Pictures of dead migrants inspire our sympathy. But what use is that to them? | Gary Younge The photograph of a drowned Salvadoran migrant and his daughter provoked a global outcry. That’s not enoughOn the morning of 17 January 2018 a humanitarian group, No More Deaths, released a report showing how, over four years, US border patrol agents destroyed 3,856 gallons of water that had been le...
15:26 2019-06-28

Peru celebrates Inca sun festival: Inti Raymi – in pictures In Cusco, a re-enactment of the Inca festival of the sun attracts thousands of tourists at the end of June, closing a month of religious and cultural festivities Continue reading......
09:26 2019-06-28

Universal Pictures Halts Marketing of 'The Hunt' After Mass Shootings Comcast’s Universal Pictures is postponing marketing of a coming thriller about Americans hunting fellow Americans out of concern the violent film’s ad campaign is too reminiscent of mass shootings in the past week....
07:26 2019-08-08

Fired NYC Ballet dancer claims ex knew about nude pictures A former principal dancer at the New York City Ballet claims his ex-girlfriend — who sued him for allegedly sharing secretly recorded naked photos and videos of her and other ballerinas — agreed to the racy pics and even asked for similar photos from him. Chase Finlay — who along with three other ma...
04:26 2019-06-13

Westeros to West End: Game of Thrones stars on stage – in pictures Actors from TV’s biggest show are invading UK stages this summer, from Gwendoline Christie at London’s Bridge to Daniel Portman at the Edinburgh fringeIndira Varma interview: ‘You have to deliver!’ Continue reading......
18:39 2019-06-19

Robot babies teach Colombian teenagers about parenthood – in pictures Schoolchildren in Caldas take part in a voluntary project using a rubber doll with built-in software programmed to act like a newborn Continue reading......
11:39 2019-07-03

Femme fatale: Maxine Peake in The Nico Project – in pictures Maxine Peake and director Sarah Frankcom explore the life and art of German actor-singer Nico in a bold new production at Manchester international festival inspired by her 1968 album The Marble Index Continue reading......
17:26 2019-07-11

The South African teenagers using radio to fight gun crime - in pictures Every week a group of South African teenagers crowd into a studio to play hip-hop and discuss neighbourhood gun crime for their community radio show, Bigger Than Life, on Alex FM. They are determined to help stem the violence that blights their densely populated township of Alexandra in Johannesburg...
11:39 2019-08-05

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott share new pictures of Stormi It was a happy Father's Day for Kylie Jenner, her partner Travis Scott and their daughter, Stormi. One of social media's most famous couples shared new photos of their one-year-old daughter, Stormi, in celebration of Father's Day, and millions of fans joined in the love....
16:52 2019-06-17

North West Is a Budding Photographer and Kim Kardashian Has the Pictures to Prove It Move over, Annie Leibovitz--North West is picking up her camera. Kim Kardashian's famous 6-year-old firstborn is tackling a new hobby: photography. The reality star shared new snaps......
01:13 2019-07-03

This couple took engagement pictures at Target and their romantic photos are going viral Courtesy of Erica Whiting Photography Aaron Anthony Damron and Tony DiPasqua took engagement photos at Target. Damron's Facebook post is going viral and has been shared over 4,600 times. Photographer Erica Whiting told INSIDER there's no such thing as an unconventional setting for engagement photos...
01:00 2019-08-03

Love and Resistance review: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneers Fifty years after Stonewall, photographs Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies pin the zeitgeist to the pageThe riot that changed America’s gay rights movement foreverForty-nine years ago, on the first anniversary of the riots outside the Stonewall Inn, thousands of “young men and women homosexuals” fr...
15:52 2019-06-30

From #MeToo to missing baboons: the World illustration awards – in pictures Illustrators showcase their designs for books, magazines and advertising – featuring futuristic cities, plasticine circuit boards and the life story of a doomed dancer Continue reading......
11:52 2019-07-10

Hong Kong handover anniversary: march and protests – in pictures Frustration among opposition protesters in Hong Kong boiled over on Monday, with one group laying siege to the legislative council building and tens of thousands of others marching through the city to demand expanded democracy on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China. C...
15:13 2019-07-01

Behind the makeup: women defy the stigma of ‘imperfect’ skin – in pictures Sophie Harris-Taylor has photographed women across the UK with common skin conditions. ‘We are led to believe all women have perfect flawless skin – they don’t’Epidermis by Sophie Harris-Taylor is presented by Francesca Maffeo Gallery at theprintspace gallery, London, from 6-13 September 2019 Contin...
11:39 2019-08-09

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at the Special Edition of The London Photograph Fair Continue reading......
15:00 2019-05-21

Manhunts, musicals and a sizzling stir-fry: the Edinburgh fringe – in pictures Our photographer snaps this year’s performances, from an Oedipal election-night drama to Rose McGowan’s sci-fi-inflected fringe debut Continue reading......
01:13 2019-08-19

Couple Takes Baby Pictures with Supercharger After Mom Pressures Them for Grandchildren This week, car fans Brayden Tomicic and his wife Payton welcomed into the world little baby “Eaton,” who, an astute scientist could argue, is anatomically less of a human and more of a supercharger....
23:26 2019-05-22

'We've made a shrine at home' – Liverpool and Tottenham fans, in pictures Fans show their colours before today’s Champions League final in Madrid• John Crace (Spurs) and Hannah Jane Parkinson (Reds) look back on a lifetime of hope, pain and glory Continue reading......
15:39 2019-06-01

In pictures: Anthony Joshua upset by Andy Ruiz Jr in New York The 29-year-old Anthony Joshua was stopped in the seventh round The post In pictures: Anthony Joshua upset by Andy Ruiz Jr in New York appeared first on Boxing News....
16:26 2019-06-03

No place like home: eastern Europeans in the West Midlands – in pictures Jon Tonks’ Stories of Home is a study of central and eastern European communities living in the Sandwell district of the West Midlands, home to the UK’s biggest Polish population. Taken in the two years after the 2016 referendum, the series explores questions around home and identity Continue readin...
09:52 2019-05-24

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The competition attracted 169 entries from EPSRC-funded rese...
16:39 2019-06-03

Protest and pageantry: Donald Trump's state visit, day one – in pictures The red carpet has been rolled out for the US president’s three-day state visit. He landed at Stansted airport and headed to Buckingham Palace for an official welcome and a day of engagements culminating in a state banquet Continue reading......
04:52 2019-06-04

Trump says U.K. protests were ‘small’ and ‘fake news,’ but pictures tell a different story U.S. President Donald Trump severely downplayed the size of the crowds protesting his state visit to the U.K., calling them "small" despite pictures showing thousands of demonstrators. ...
21:52 2019-06-04

Follow the Bird Lady! Cinderella costume parade – in pictures Christopher Wheeldon is bringing his in-the-round Cinderella ballet to the Royal Albert Hall in London, complete with 370 costumes. We went behind the scenes for English National Ballet’s final preparations Continue reading......
16:01 2019-05-25

Kind Hearts and Coronets: on the set of the brilliant Ealing comedy – in pictures Released in 1949, Kind Hearts and Coronets remains one of the all time classics of British cinema. As a 4k restoration is released for its 70th anniversary, we see actors Dennis Price, Alec Guinness and Joan Greenwood and director Robert Hamer at work•Kind Hearts & Coronets is in UK cinemas on 7 Jun...
13:52 2019-06-06

Stationary stationery: street furniture as office supplies – in pictures During National Stationery Week earlier this month, Neal Whittington, the founder of the cult London stationery shop Present & Correct, went on an online quest to find images of oversized art related to pens, pencils and erasers in the style of the artist Claes Oldenburg. Rather than just finding im...
20:26 2019-05-25

Row Over Devendra Fadnavis' Pictures On Maharashtra Flood Relief Material A day after a minister's selfies in a flood-ravaged region of Maharashtra triggered a controversy, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' pictures on the packets of flood relief material have sparked an......
16:00 2019-08-10

D-Day's ingenious tactics in pictures: From inflatable tanks to 'ghost' soldiers Deception played a big part in the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. From dummy tanks and landing craft to the creation of a “ghost army,” these are some of the remarkable tactics that fooled the enemy on D-Day....
19:13 2019-06-06

Space hoppers and superstars: Edinburgh festival 2019 – in pictures Our photographer Murdo Macleod has been seeking out the wildest, weirdest and best shows during the second week of the Edinburgh fringe festival Continue reading......
17:00 2019-08-11

Happy 75th birthday Gladys Knight: Her life in pictures Gladys Knight was born May 28, 1944. The “Empress of Soul,” who has won seven Grammy Awards, rose to prominence with The Pips. Her life in pictures.        ...
07:39 2019-05-28

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2019 – in pictures A beached fin whale being circled by sharks and eastern grey kangaroos in a snowstorm are among the standout images in the 2019 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year awards • The Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2019 is on at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney until...
17:00 2019-08-20

YouTube is hiring someone to make peace with its disaffected stars YouTube needs a heart, and is on the lookout for someone to "develop empathy" with creators – many of whom find that the pressure of planning, recording, editing and uploading videos several times a week leaves them feeling burned out and miserable.According to a job ad spotted on LinkedIn, t...
14:52 2019-06-14

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum fosters hope The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is where Japanese and people from all over the world come to reflect on the horror of nuclear weapons and the healing that has taken place since the August 6, 1945, bombing....
17:26 2019-08-06

After Kashmir, Nagaland Next? Governor Says No, Focus Is On Peace Talks A day after the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished, newly-appointed Nagaland governor and centre's interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, RN Ravi, on Tuesday issued a statement......
17:52 2019-08-06

Pakistan says it wants peace with India, conducts missile test Pakistan has signaled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power in New Delhi after an election fought in the shadow of renewed confrontation between the nuclear-armed enemies....
10:26 2019-05-23

China's Xi says the Gulf region stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation following increased tensions between Iran and the United States....
05:39 2019-06-28

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to an economic workshop in Bahrain next month meant to be the first phase of President Donald Trump's peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians....
16:26 2019-05-22

Pact is reached in Mozambique but prospects for peace still uncertain With a handshake and a hug, Mozambique's leaders hoped on Tuesday to close the book on a decades-long conflict. But an election in October and new causes of violence mean lasting peace is far from assured....
19:52 2019-08-06

Ukraine calls for more peace talks after four die in eastern Donbass Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged the leaders of Russia, Germany and France to resume talks on a peaceful solution to the separatist conflict in Ukraine's eastern Donbass region after four soldiers were killed in shelling on Tuesday....
19:52 2019-08-06

Mozambique political leaders sign peace pact A long-term peace pledge has been signed by Mozambique's president and the leader of the opposition Renamo party. The deal foresees disarmament and ex-rebels taking part in elections in October....
21:52 2019-08-01

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks. Moscow says it will consider the request....
01:13 2019-07-09

US uses images of canceled aid programs to promote peace plan The Trump administration was using a picture of a program it had financially crippled just months earlier, in order to promote its own controversial economic plan for the Palestinians....
19:13 2019-06-27

US, Taliban hold peace talks with September deadline A fresh round of talks between the US and the Taliban began in Qatar on Saturday, days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept. 1. As in previous talks between Khalilzad and the Taliban, the focus is on the withdrawal of US troops a...
03:52 2019-06-30

Israel welcomes Mideast peace workshop although not invited JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is welcoming next week’s Mideast peace conference, even though government officials are not invited. Speaking at a government ceremony Tuesday, Netanyahu praised the U.S. conference in Bahrain as “an attempt by the United States ...
18:26 2019-06-18

Libya's UN-recognised government launches peace initiative Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on LibyaLibya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break the deadlock in the country’s civil war by launching a peace initiative which will include a national peace forum followed by simultaneous parliamentary ...
10:13 2019-06-17

Peace deal in Afghanistan closer than ever before, says NATO chief NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that there was a real chance for peace in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue in Qatar....
08:13 2019-08-06

Kushner Calls on Palestinians to Reengage With U.S. Peace Plan President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner called on the Palestinians to reengage with the administration’s peace efforts, saying they would get economic assistance only after agreeing to its political demands....
14:13 2019-07-04

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s loyal support for the current president....
22:13 2019-07-09

Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace: finance minister Palestinians don't need this week's U.S.-led Bahrain meeting to develop their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday....
15:13 2019-06-23

Rot in peace: Sites lacking for whale corpses amid die-off PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is running out of places to put them while they decompose. NOAA Fisheries is asking those with private, isolated beachfront property to “host” a r...
10:13 2019-06-21

Marianne Williamson to create ‘Department of Peace’ if elected Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson said Monday that she will create a “Department of Peace” if she’s elected to the highest office in the country. Williamson, a self-help guru turned 2020 presidential contender, said in press release that the peace department will ...
04:00 2019-08-20

Kushner in Mideast to drum up support for peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is in the Middle East to drum up support for his as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. A White House official says Kushner, along with Trump’s special envoy for international negotiations Jas...
16:39 2019-05-28

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within the Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, key lawmakers say....
06:00 2019-05-23

Israeli PM calls US economic peace plan ‘brilliant’ JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the $50 billion U.S. economic investment plan for the Palestinians, which has been castigated by the Palestinian leadership, is “a brilliant idea.” Speaking late Thursday at a conference in Jerusalem, Netanyahu said the Trum...
22:39 2019-06-27

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan dialogue. The three-day conference comes ahead of President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Pakistan next week. Ghani, his political opponents and a b...
12:52 2019-06-22

Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia The International Committee of the Red Cross says conflicts are ongoing and the humanitarian situation in Colombia has worsened as the U.N. Security Council heads to the South American nation to assess progress toward peace...
21:26 2019-07-11

All-Afghan peace summit agreed upon, but on Taliban terms An all-Afghan peace summit will be held July 7 and 8 in the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar, but it would seem on Taliban terms as there will be no official government representation...
07:13 2019-07-02

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions North Korea’s U.N. Mission is accusing the Trump administration of deliberately trying to undermine peace efforts by pressuring all countries to implement U.N. sanctions...
22:52 2019-07-03

Taliban: Afghan peace talks with U.S. '80-90 percent finished' Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban militant group have made "spectacular progress" during negotiations to finish nearly two decades of fighting in Afghanistan, representatives said Wednesday....
19:00 2019-07-03

Peace with whom? After blast, enraged Afghans question talks Outraged Afghans questioned on Sunday the point of negotiations with the Taliban aimed at getting U.S. troops to leave and ending the war, after 63 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in the capital, Kabul....
10:39 2019-08-18

US To Cut Thousands Of Troops From Afghanistan In Taliban "Peace" Deal The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in exchange for concessions from the Taliban, including a cease-fire and a renunciation of al-Qaida, as part of......
07:26 2019-08-02

Make Your Peace With These Canceled and Concluded Netflix Shows Netflix giveth, like a new production deal to Janet Mock, and Netflix taketh away, like canceling Chambers. The teen psychological drama starring Uma Thurman and Tony Goldwyn won't......
22:26 2019-06-19

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations between the government and the Taliban....
00:52 2019-06-20

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations are proceeding," the White House said in a statement....
04:39 2019-08-17

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President Donald Trump and top advisors went "very well."...
01:52 2019-08-17

Trump meeting advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump was to meet top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides, a senior administration official said....
20:39 2019-08-16

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator leading the discussions with the hardline Islamists group to end the Afghan war....
02:26 2019-07-07

Iraq, Lebanon to stay away from Mideast peace conference BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi foreign ministry spokesman says his government will stay away from a Mideast peace conference expected to take place in late June in the tiny Gulf Arab state of Bahrain. The White House says it will unveil the first phase of its long-awaited peace plan at the conference, sayi...
18:26 2019-06-12

Afghan Peace Negotiations Show Signs of Progress Afghan officials, who are part of a larger delegation, are expected to meet with Taliban representatives for the first time since peace negotiations started last year....
23:13 2019-07-06

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semetic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
15:26 2019-05-23

Ivanka Trump Wants More Women Involved in Peace Processes In major peace talks from 1990 to 2017, women made up just 2% of mediators, 8% of negotiators and 5% of witnesses and signatories, according to the United Nations. Ivanka Trump wants to change that. In a roundtable discussion with lawmakers from both parties this week, the White House senior adviser...
15:00 2019-06-13

Eritrea's military service still 'repressive' despite peace deal: HRW Eritrea is forcing thousands of students and teachers into indefinite national service, driving many into exile and frustrating hopes that a peace deal with Ethiopia might end conscription, Human Rights Watch said on Friday....
10:26 2019-08-09

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violent acts....
22:13 2019-05-22

International music festival sends message of peace at DMZ The DMZ Peace Train Music Festival brought international and local musicians to Cheorwon, South Korea for three days of music and entertainment in the shadow of the demilitarized zone border area with North Korea....
22:00 2019-06-10

Pakistan says wants peace with India, conducts missile test Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated India's Narendra Modi on Thursday for a triumphant victory that returned him to power in New Delhi after an election fought in the shadow of renewed confrontation between the nuclear-armed enemies....
15:26 2019-05-23

| Mozambique's Renamo says members attacked after peace deal Mozambique's former rebel group-turned-opposition party Renamo on Friday said its members came under attack just days after the signing of a historic peace deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
11:52 2019-08-18

The Latest: Survivor of executed serial killer at peace now The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984....
03:26 2019-05-24

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a three-year conflict. This is welcome news, says Nkongho Felix Agbor Balla....
17:26 2019-07-17

Trump Peace Effort Traps Jordan Between U.S. and Palestinians As the Trump administration lays the groundwork for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, neighboring Jordan has been thrust into the awkward position of opposing many of Washington’s policies while depending on its support....
05:13 2019-07-06

Peace Pact Signed With Tripura Insurgent Group The NLFT-SD has agreed to abjure the path of violence, join the mainstream and abide by the Constitution of India, it said. The group has agreed to the surrender of its 88 cadres with their weapons....
13:39 2019-08-10

Iran's Supreme Leader Rails Against U.S. Peace Plan Iran’s supreme leader accused Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries of betraying the Palestinians by cooperating with the U.S. and Israel, in an attempt to rally regional supporters and raise the stakes for the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for peace in the Middle East....
20:13 2019-06-05

Christchurch survivors find peace as Hajj pilgrims When 31-year-old Maryam Gul laid eyes on the Kaaba this week, it was a moment of complete peace. The cube-shaped structure, and most sacred shrine of Islam, felt a world away from the Linwood mosque at Christchurch, New Zealand where her mother, father and brother were fatally gunned down earlier th...
11:52 2019-08-10

Swiss government to mediate Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between Cameroonian authorities and separatists in a bid to end escalating violence in the country's Anglophone regions, the Swiss government said on Thursday....
19:13 2019-06-27

US says Egypt, Jordan and Morocco to attend peace workshop A White House official says that Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have confirmed their attendance at a U.S. conference this month in Bahrain, where the administration will unveil the economic portion of its plan for Mideast peace....
20:13 2019-06-11

Woodstock co-founder on failed 50th: 'It's not been surprising that we weren't able to pull this off' After Woodstock organizers called off the 50th anniversary concerts, co-founder Michael Lang summed up the drama: “It’s been a really bizarre trip.”        ...
21:26 2019-08-05

From Ginger Meggs to fighter jets: vintage Australian toys – in pictures Luke Jones has been collecting Australian toys since his first purchase at a 1983 auction – when he was just nine years old. The collection of vintage Australian toys he’s amassed since then, featured in his new hardcover book, is peerless. ‘While I strive to find the toys in the best original condi...
18:13 2019-07-16

My wife has banished my brother for posting pictures of our baby | Dear Mariella Mariella Frostrup recalls her own battle to protect her children’s privacy – and says this couple must find a better way of communicatingThe Dilemma I’m 36, have been married for six months and have a two-month-old daughter. From the day she was born we asked everyone not to post social media pictur...
08:13 2019-06-09

Snapshot of hope: child refugees share their dreams through Polaroids – in pictures To mark World Refugee Day, Save the Children invited children living in settlements in Jordan, Bangladesh and Uganda to draw their hopes and memories on a portrait of themselves Continue reading......
23:39 2019-06-20

Glorious Goodwood 2019: rain, racing and Jammie Dodgers - in pictures We bring you some of our favourite pictures from five days of thrilling action at one of the highlights of the flat-racing season, set against the magnificent backdrop of the rolling Sussex countryside Continue reading......
17:13 2019-08-03

I used to sneer at pictures of cats on social media but I’ve moved on | Coco Khan I waste hours looking at pets online and thought I’d learned to be tolerant of other people’s posting foiblesIt has been a while since my Auntie B has taken an interest in me – a pleasant consequence of exhausting the full spectrum of her disappointment. I have survived her pressure about my lack of...
19:26 2019-07-12

Remembering Kate Spade: Look Back at Her Life in Pictures 1 Year After Death It's been one year since Kate Spade's death. The fashion designer was found unconscious and unresponsive in her New York apartment on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. She was 55 years old.......
17:13 2019-06-05

Vivid 2019 brings three weeks of glorious colour to Sydney – in pictures The annual festival opened on Friday and will run until 15 June, bringing together art and technology in brilliant hues, as various installations and sculptures transform the city centre Continue reading......
07:00 2019-05-25

Thousands watch total solar eclipse from Chile and Argentina – in pictures Thousands gathered across Chile and Argentina to witness the only total solar eclipse for 2019. Northern Chile is known for clear skies and is being turned into a global astronomy hub‘Something supreme’: thousands in Chile and Argentina marvel at total solar eclipse Continue reading......
11:00 2019-07-03

Universal Pictures cancels release of movie ‘The Hunt’ after mass shootings Universal Pictures has canceled the release of its upcoming thriller “The Hunt.” The film was previously set to hit theaters Sept. 27. “While Universal Pictures had already paused the marketing campaign for The Hunt, after thoughtful consideration, the studio has decided to cancel our plans to relea...
20:39 2019-08-12

Labour of luxury: the migrant workers who build high-end Shanghai – in pictures Photographer Jonathan Browning pictures Chinese migrant workers in front of advertising billboards for the projects they are helping to construct – office complexes and luxury apartments for the wealthy of Shanghai Continue reading......
16:39 2019-06-18

Gabriel Martinelli in pictures: Arsenal unveil summer signing in new adidas kit Gabriel Martinelli is the first Arsenal signing to be unveiled in the Gunners' new adidas kit, with the young Brazilian forward intent on making it big in north London....
18:52 2019-07-02

Seas rise, hope sinks: Tuvalu's vanishing islands – in pictures One of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries is already suffering floods, droughts and coral bleachingAll photographs by Sean Gallagher Continue reading......
10:13 2019-05-27

Remembering Anthony Bourdain: Look Back at His Life in Pictures 1 Year After Death It's been one year since Anthony Bourdain's tragic death. On June 8, 2018, the world learned the culinary celebrity had died by suicide at the age of 61. Bourdain hanged himself......
19:26 2019-06-08

Fifty shades of grey: great towers of the eastern bloc – in pictures David Navarro and Martyna Sobecka photographed postwar estates across central and eastern Europe, finding strange, stark beauty in these concrete giantsEastern Blocks: Concrete Landscapes of the Former Eastern Bloc is published by Zupagrafika Continue reading......
08:13 2019-07-03

Millennials posting pet pictures on Instagram could be at risk of fraud and financial scams Spanish bank Santander, in a survey, criticized celebrities for setting a bad example by oversharing online, claiming they were putting "impressionable young followers" at risk....
17:00 2019-07-22

Noted not-therapist Amy Poehler analyzes Desus and Mero with dirty pictures Before she was America’s weirdo-patriotic TV sweetheart on Parks And Recreation, or America’s just plain weirdo on Saturday Night Live, Amy Poehler was (and remains) one of the world’s best improvisers. (Now is a good time to revisit the Upright Citizens Brigade sketch show for just a little taste o...
16:52 2019-05-21

Terrifying trapeze and homeless histories: Edinburgh festival 2019 – in pictures Our photographer hits the ground running to capture highlights, from a journey through Kate Grenville’s The Secret River to a fierce look at power by comedian Lucy McCormick Continue reading......
18:39 2019-08-04

Beauty, beasts and Olympic sprints: David Bintley's ballets – in pictures David Bintley, the choreographer and director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, is standing down after 25 years. We look back at some of his most compelling work with the companyBirmingham Royal Ballet: (Un)leashed is on tour Continue reading......
17:26 2019-06-10

The Treacherous Tales Of The Red Dead Online Player Who Takes Pictures Of Strangers More than half a year after release, Red Dead Online is still mostly what you make of it. As players await fresh content, it’s hard for some not to seethe in envy when they catch a glimpse of, say, Grand Theft Auto Online’s glitzy new casino. One Red Dead player, however, is making his own fun by tu...
02:00 2019-07-24

Real life film noir: crime scenes from the LAPD – in pictures Crime scene photographs shot by Los Angeles police officers in the line of duty between 1925 and the 1970s are on show at the city’s Lucie Foundation. More than 80 images are on display, drawn from the thousands discovered in a warehouse in 2000 by the fototeka Gallery. Photographs from the Los Ange...
12:00 2019-07-16

Thy name is woman: female Hamlets from Sarah Bernhardt to Cush Jumbo - in pictures Ophelia and Gertrude are the chief female characters in Hamlet but many female actors have taken on the lead role itself including Asta Nielsen, Frances de la Tour and Maxine Peake Continue reading......
14:13 2019-05-29

Just Some Pictures, Please: Inside Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's Different Approaches to Privacy Though they came a decade apart, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle's introductions to what it really means to join the royal family from the outside have striking similarities. In......
15:26 2019-07-19

Goldfinger: Prince Charles points at things on the James Bond set – in pictures The heir to the throne called in at Pinewood Studios to meet stars and crew on the 25th 007 film. We rate HRH’s top 10 gesticulations Continue reading......
13:39 2019-06-21

Violence, strikes and chaos as protests sweep Hong Kong – in pictures For the ninth consecutive weekend pro-democracy protesters rallied on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill. As clashes between protestors and police became more violent, Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, apologised for introducing the extradition bill and declared...
11:39 2019-08-05

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – Disney's new theme park in pictures Disneyland has offered a first glimpse of its newest attraction, the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park. Visitors can build their own droids and lightsabers, interact with aliens and step into the cockpit of an exact copy of the Millennium Falcon. The interactive experience allows a team of six peo...
14:52 2019-05-30

Remembering Cameron Boyce: Look Back at the Disney Star's Life in Pictures Cameron Boyce was one of the most beloved and prolific Disney TV stars. The 20-year-old actor died unexpectedly at age 20 in his sleep on Saturday at his Los Angeles home after suffering......
05:52 2019-07-08

Delirious Cities: capturing metropolitan life in the 21st century – in pictures In the sixth annual Delirious Cities Summer Open, 23 artists from 14 countries have tried to showcase how the city can be an ever-changing landscape. Inspired by Rem Koolhaas’ 1978 manifesto Delirious New York, the show captures life from America to Angola. Delirious Cities is on view until 29 Augus...
18:00 2019-07-31

UN honours fallen colleagues and friends who ‘risk all to promote peace’ The lives of 115 colleagues who lost their lives between the beginning of last year and the end of March, serving the United Nations, were honoured on Monday at the annual Memorial Service for Fallen Staff, in New York....
22:13 2019-05-21

Man breaks into sheriff’s office, brings donuts as ‘peace offering’ A Washington sheriff’s office reported the strange case of a burglar who was arrested after offering responding deputies a box of donuts as a “peace offering.” “People say cops love donuts but we don’t recommend this method of delivery,” the King County Sheriff’s Office poste...
03:26 2019-06-29

"Centre Making Efforts To Ensure Peace In J&K": President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making all efforts to ensure a safe and peaceful environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir....
14:13 2019-06-20

Palestinian leaders say U.S. plans for ‘Peace to Prosperity’ summit slights them Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said Palestinians were not interested in improving life under Israeli occupation but in ending it altogether....
15:26 2019-05-21

Baghdad protesters take down Bahrain flag over Trump peace conference More than 200 demonstrators broke into the courtyard of Bahrain's Embassy in Baghdad and took down the kingdom's flag on Thursday night to protest a U.S.-led meeting in Bahrain on Israeli-Palestinian peace....
01:52 2019-06-28

Guinea-Bissau president names new prime minister 'in name of peace' Aristides Gomes has been named as Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister, ending a long political deadlock. President Jose Mario Vaz had refused to name his estranged deputy to the post....
03:13 2019-06-23

Palestinians reject Kushner 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administration's long-awaited Middle East peace plan....
19:13 2019-06-22

Inside Trump's $50 billion economic plan for Mideast peace The Trump administration's Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza....
18:39 2019-06-22

South Koreans rally outside U.S. Embassy, demand peace declaration Hundreds of South Koreans protested outside the U.S. Embassy in Seoul on Saturday, carrying peace signs, banging on drums and demanding the promised peace declaration that would end the Korean War....
17:39 2019-06-01

Afghanistan envoy briefs skeptical lawmakers on peace talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL’-may kah-LEEL’-zahd) has been met with skepticism on Capitol Hill as he briefed lawmakers on peace talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 17-year war. Lawmakers were tight-lipped as they left the classified meeting...
00:39 2019-05-23

India promotes Hindu pilgrimage as sign of peace in Kashmir India is pitching a Hindu pilgrimage to a snowy cave shrine in disputed, Muslim-majority Kashmir as evidence of peace in a state marred by decades of armed conflict fueled by resistance to Indian rule...
03:52 2019-08-01

Ty Montgomery shed Packers hell to find peace with Jets Sometimes you have to be patient before you see the hole in your life and can run to daylight. Ty Montgomery has recovered the fumble that rocked his world, changed his life, changed his NFL destiny and his destination. Because the victory over yourself can be the greatest victory of all. And now it...
05:52 2019-08-03

Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Germany are brokering the talks, but expectations are low....
17:52 2019-07-05

UAE welcomes 'Peace to Prosperity' economic workshop hosted in Bahrain along with U.S. The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday said it welcomed a June 25-26 "Peace to Prosperity" economic workshop hosted in Bahrain in cooperation with the United States....
00:00 2019-05-22