Chester Bennington remembered

More recently, though, the singer’s personal problems had seemed to be under control. He said he had not touched alcohol for six years and was pleased with Linkin Park’s latest studio album, One More Light, which was released in May. The band was due to embark on a world tour later this month. Article source: [...]

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Week in pictures: 15

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Cathal McNaughton/REUTERS Image caption A woman day labourer holds her baby beside a construction site in Delhi, India. Image copyright Steve Parsons/PA Image caption Lightning flashes near the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth as thunderstorms swept across England [...]

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Rocker Chester Bennington remembered

More recently, though, the singer’s personal problems had seemed to be under control. He said he had not touched alcohol for six years and was pleased with Linkin Park’s latest studio album, One More Light, which was released in May. The band was due to embark on a world tour later this month. Article source: [...]

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Rainbows

Uwe Holm: “In summertime there is a water fountain on the Binnenalster, a lake, which welcomes train passengers coming to Hamburg. Because of high winds, the fountain often creates curtains of water drops. When I was passing, the combination of wind direction, position of the sun and my location were all fulfilled to see this [...]

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Lightning strikes

Lightning strikes in Canvey Island, Essex, in this photo taken by Michael Lewis. Meanwhile, a yellow weather warning has been issued for large parts of England and Wales. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40653713

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In pictures: 2017 Riba Stirling prize shortlist

Hastings Pier was reopened to the public in April 2016, five-and-a-half years after a devastating fire which caused widespread damage. The judges said: “The new pier is not a lonely pier; rather, it is extremely welcoming in its design, with free, open entry to the public. It offers flexibility, material and functional sustainability, and an [...]

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In pictures: 24 hours in England

Every day some 55 million people go about their lives across England. This is a snapshot of a nation across 24 hours. Photographs were added through the day, telling the everyday stories of the people who make up the nation. ‘I made Sir Alex laugh’ 23:04 Rob Gregory is a train dispatcher at Manchester Piccadilly [...]

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The long recovery from an earthquake

Image copyright Oliver Doyle Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, was hit by an earthquake on 7 December 1988, from which it has struggled to recover. Photographer Oliver Doyle travelled around Gyumri, meeting its inhabitants as well as documenting life in its neighbourhoods full of domiks (Russian for “little houses”). These temporary metal shelters [...]

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In pictures: Women in innovation

For many years photographer Amelia Troubridge has been inspired by the women she has met during her career, now, working with the Innovate UK agency, she has turned her lens on those who she says are “genuine innovators”, those that “play an integral part in shaping a better world for us all”. “I wanted to [...]

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High fives and spirits

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week. Image copyright AFP Image caption In this photo released on Monday, the Messengers of the Ancestors perform spiritual rituals outside the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa… Image copyright AFP Image caption … while the group’s leader [...]

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