Rarely seen Queen and Freddie Mercury photos go on display

A new exhibition documenting Queen and Freddie Mercury in the 1970s and ’80s has gone on show. The photos were taken by Denis O’Regan, who toured with the original line-up of the band. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-41336394

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Ultra runs in Lochaber

Image copyright @guillemcasanova.com Four endurance running races were held in Lochaber at the weekend. The Salomon Mamores VK took place on Friday followed by Saturday’s Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra and Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace. Image copyright @guillemcasanova.com Image copyright @guillemcasanova.com The Salomon Glen Coe Skyline was held on Sunday. This race was first held [...]

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Living with Alzheimer’s disease

More than 45 million people around the world have dementia, the Alzheimer’s Society says. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It can affect people of all ages, but usually it affects older people. Photographer Leah Beach has travelled around Kenya, investigating the impact it can have. On World Alzheimer’s Day, the Alzheimer’s [...]

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Following the Mississippi’s path

Image copyright Alec Soth / Magnum Photos Photographer Alec Soth has made a series of road trips along the Mississippi River, documenting the people, landscapes and interiors he encountered along the way. During the slow process of setting up his large-format camera, Soth would sometimes ask his subjects to write down their dreams. Peter, whose [...]

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Cassini mission’s greatest shots

As the Cassini spacecraft’s mission comes to an end, we look back on 13 years of stunning images from the Saturn system. Image copyright NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute This majestic panorama was taken while Saturn was blocking the Sun, from the viewpoint of the Cassini spacecraft. On 15 September 2006, the orbiter drifted through Saturn’s shadow [...]

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In pictures: Huge earthquake rocks Mexico

In central Mexico, the army has been deployed to help the rescue effort, which has been continuing through the night Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-41327898

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The waiting game: Life in a north Italy migrant camp

Image copyright Marco Panzetti Image caption Life goes on: Mohamed Fatima from Mali, who is pregnant, is waiting for her case to be processed so she can move on from Fenoglio camp About 100,000 people have arrived on Italian shores this year, after making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean from Libya. They are joining [...]

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In pictures: Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017

The winning images from this year’s competition have now been announced, with Artem Mironov’s vibrant clouds of dust and gas in the Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex scooping first place. Stars and Nebulae Mironov won both the Stars and Nebulae category and the overall award, Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017. This image was taken [...]

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Fashion at the Emmys

We cast an eye over the best-dressed stars at this year’s Emmy TV Awards in Los Angeles. Image copyright Getty Images Reese Witherspoon, one of the stars of Big Little Lies, wore her take on the traditional awards tuxedo, courtesy of Stella McCartney. Big Little Lies was one of the night’s big winners, taking home [...]

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Food in a fragile world

Image copyright Chris de Bode In sub-Saharan Africa, conflict and climate change have had a major impact on food security. Communities in Niger, Burundi and Central African Republic are experiencing dangerous levels of hunger and malnutrition. Chris de Bode visited these places, bringing a backdrop to create photographs that blend studio portraits with documentary. As [...]

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