Patrick Lichfield: His work, his life, his legacy
Although Patrick Lichfield didn’t think too much of his own abilities, his photographs tell another story. They are pristine, crystal clear moments that echo pages and people out of history, and no matter what he thought of himself, it is impossible to argue with his immense legacy and the vast body of work that he leaves behind.
Photos: Pro-Democracy activists hold primaries ahead of Hong Kong's legislative election
Prominent pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have announced that they are in the running in the opposition camp's primaries in the lead-up to Hong Kong’s Legislative Council elections.
Photos: Online dance lessons for NYC dancers during the pandemic
Online education, particularly remote teaching and learning, has spiked considerably due to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), and for professional dancers, it includes dance.
Photos: Pamplona on the day the 2020 Sanfermines would have begun
The festival of San Fermín is a week long, historically rooted celebration held annually in the city of Pamplona, Navarra, in northern Spain. A firework starts off the celebrations and the popular song Pobre de mí is sung at the end. The most famous event is the running of the bulls, but the festival involves many other traditional and folkloric events. It is known locally as Sanfermines and is held in honour of Saint Fermin, the co-patron of Navarre. In 2020, the festival has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photos: Community running event Parkrun returns to New Zealand
Parkrun events across New Zealand have resumed following their temporary suspension due to COVID-19. New Zealand is the only country in the world where the event is running at present due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Parkrun is a free weekly 5km morning run or walk for people of all ages and abilities, with events held all over the world.
Photos: Assam floods
At least 33 people are dead in the heavy rainfall and flooding in Assam; 4200 people are stranded in the rising flood waters, and wild animals have been affected in Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve.
Edible History: The Macaroon Story
Who invented the macaroon? Good question. The truth is, although macaroons are wildly different from the macarons of today, their origins are bound together and they share the same culinary history.
Photos: Bakery queues as Lebanon announces measures to stabilise food prices
Lebanese officials announced more measures to stabilise the nations plunging local currency and rein in soaring food prices that have triggered nationwide protests.
Photos: Let's have a picnic
With the temperature coming down from scorching, and as the northern hemisphere embraces summer, it's time for picnics. This photo essay is a reminder that we humans have been picnicking from time immemorial, and that there is nothing quite as fun as packing a picnic basket and heading to the beach or the country or a beautiful garden.