Posts Tagged ‘pictures’

Mount Etna’s show, a Victorian house relocated in San Francisco, new photos from Mars | In pictures

This week Europe’s most active volcano Mount Etna put on spectacular show, a 139-year-old Victorian house was relocated on the streets of San Francisco, and NASA released new photos and videos taken by their Perseverance rover on Mars. These and other stories from the week were captured by photographers around the world. A fiery river […]

NASA’s historic landing on Mars, clashes in Spain, the Texas freeze | In pictures

This week, the NASA Mars rover made its historic landing on the Red Planet, protesters in Madrid and Barcelona clashed with police amid rallies in support of rap artist Pablo Hasél after his controversial arrest, and in the US, Texas was hit by the unusually cold weather, seriously disrupting power and water supplies to thousands […]

‘Iconic!’: NASA’s Perseverance sends first pictures after Mars landing

NASA’s Mars landing team was on “cloud nine” Friday after getting the first close-up pictures of a rover descending to the dusty red surface. The best photo was released less than 24 hours after the Perseverance rover successfully touched down near an ancient river delta. Perseverance can be seen in stunning detail just 6 1/2 […]

Snow blankets New York City bringing delays and disruption | In pictures

These were the scenes in New York City after the region was hit by a major snowstorm. It caused huge disruption: halting public transport, cancelling flights and closing schools and COVID-19 vaccination sites. But it wasn’t all bad: cross-country skiers were spotted enjoying themselves in Central Park, while these two, pictured above, made “snow angels” […]

In Pictures: Ten Arrested During Toronto Lockdown Protests

TORONTO, Canada: Ten people were arrested on Saturday during protests in Toronto against the strict Wuhan coronavirus lockdown measures implemented by the Ontario government. The ten people were all arrested at Toronto’s Yonge and Dundas Square on Saturday, which saw a large crowd first gather at around noon before eventually walking toward the Ontario legislature […]

This week in pictures: Trump’s impeachment, extreme weather in the Balkans, earthquake in Indonesia

This week the House of Representatives voted to impeach US president President Trump once again, as security was tightened in Washington DC after last week’s riots in the Capitol. Extreme weather battered the Balkans with snow, floods and ice. An earthquake struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, leaving buildings collapsed and rescue teams searching for survivors. Here’s […]

This week in pictures: Trump supporters in Capitol, snow record in Spain, waste islands in Bosnia

This week five people died after a mob broke into the US Capitol building while Congress met to certify Joe Biden’s win. While in Europe, Spain recorded its coldest ever temperature ever at -35.8°C, floating waste was shown clogging a river in Bosnia, and the EU admitted a sharp rise in illegal sea crossings (with […]

In pictures: Guns drawn as lawmakers scramble amid US Capitol breach

Pictures from inside the US Capitol revealed unprecedented scenes of guns drawn in the House of Representatives and hand-to-hand combat with police after protesters stormed the building. The nation’s elected representatives scrambled to crouch under desks and donned gas marks, while police tried to barricade the building in one of the most jarring scenes ever […]

Jewish life in 2020: A year in pictures

For the Jewish community, 2020 has been historic, turbulent and revelatory. The year began with 25,000 people, Jews and non-Jews, marching across the Brooklyn Bridge to take a stand against antisemitism, and it seemed this could be a year of growing awareness of the fight against Jew hatred — a year of possibility during which […]

In pictures: Major 2020 events that were not about COVID-19

2020 was a year like no other. Even though it will be remembered most for the pandemic, there were other events that shaped the world as we know it today. Browse through this selection of photographs to remember some of them. MEPs sing and hold hands after approving the UK’s withdrawal from the EU during […]

Thomas Kennington’s Pictures of Poverty and Hope

‘Portrait of Red Bearded Man’ (1875) by Thomas Kennington. Not a single image of the artist to be found online, was this a self-portrait though? Thomas Kennington was an artist who, in spite of being a very high profile painter (judging by the outstanding portraits he created), dedicated many of his works to serious social […]

This week in pictures: floods in Venice, negotiations in Brussels, unrest in Albania

This week, high tides flooded St. Mark’s Square in Venice after a new system of inflatable barriers to prevent water from inundating the city wasn’t activated. On Friday, EU leaders agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions at least 55% by 2030 after negotiations at the summit in Brussels lasted all night. Meanwhile, Albania’s interior minister […]

Pictures of the week: Europe pandemic pressure, Mediterranean tragedy, Crete floods

Health systems across Europe are straining under the pressure of the pandemic. Italy is one of the countries hit hardest by the second wave, logging one million total cases of coronavirus infections on Wednesday. Heavy flooding on the Greek island of Crete has damaged roads, flooded hundreds of homes and swept cars into the sea. […]

Pictures Of Archie Beston’s Stabber Released

MyLondon: The thug who got out of a van and stabbed teenager Archie Beston to death and knifed another young man has been pictured for the first time. Archie, 19, was out with friends in Kingston when he saw a van being deliberately driven towards a 19-year-old man on Clarence Street at 3.40am on Saturday, […]

Nigger Caught Licking Peoples Feet And Taking Pictures Of It In Public

Fox: It was an unusual arrest out of Covington after police said a man took pictures and licked several women’s feet outside stores in the area. Police said Barry Brewer, 22, told the women he was working on a project. […] Investigators said three women have come forward with claims Brewer approached them asking to […]

Prayers in a pandemic: Yom Kippur in pictures

Some were in synagogues, others in the street, in yards, at drive-in services or on Zoom, but for all, this year’s Yom Kippur was different from any seen before as the second wave of the coronavirus surged around the world. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Israelis not to attend indoor synagogue services during the fast, but […]

In pictures: Migrants attempt to cross from France to England

The number of migrants attempting to cross to England from northern France has spiralled during the summer. It’s part of a general upward trend: authorities say 6,200 migrants attempted the crossing in the first eight months of this year, compared with 2,294 for the whole of 2019. On Tuesday, 88 migrants were rescued during five […]

Popular Children’s App Allegedly Requests Minor To Take Naked Pictures

A shocking claim, made by one parent in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, alleges a popular smartphone app designed for children asked a  5-year-old user to take naked pictures of themselves and siblings while in the bathroom and threatened to strangle the child if they didn’t comply, reported WBAL Baltimore. Anne Arundel County police learned about the incident on Wednesday (Sept. […]

This week in pictures: The most striking images from this week’s top stories

This week Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny posted a photo of himself from hospital and said that he was breathing on his own in his first statement since his suspected poisoning. The EU parliament passed a non-binding resolution to impose sanctions on Belarus’ leader Alexander Lukashenko over his disputed re-election and violence perpetrated against protesters. […]

In pictures: The most striking images from Belarus protest

Tens of thousands of protesters again hit the streets of Minsk to demand the resignation of Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko. More than 125 people were arrested at Sunday’s demonstration, according to police sources, but Ales Bilyatsky, of the Viasna human rights organisation, said in excess of 200 protesters were detained. The protests were sparked after […]

In pictures: The most striking images from Belarus protest

Tens of thousands of protesters again hit the streets of Minsk to demand the resignation of Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko. More than 125 people were arrested at Sunday’s demonstration, according to police sources, but Ales Bilyatsky, of the Viasna human rights organisation, said in excess of 200 protesters were detained. The protests were sparked after […]

In pictures: The most striking images from Belarus protest

Tens of thousands of protesters again hit the streets of Minsk to demand the resignation of Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko. More than 125 people were arrested at Sunday’s demonstration, according to police sources, but Ales Bilyatsky, of the Viasna human rights organisation, said in excess of 200 protesters were detained. The protests were sparked after […]

In pictures: The most striking images from Belarus protest

Tens of thousands of protesters again hit the streets of Minsk to demand the resignation of Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko. More than 125 people were arrested at Sunday’s demonstration, according to police sources, but Ales Bilyatsky, of the Viasna human rights organisation, said in excess of 200 protesters were detained. The protests were sparked after […]

In pictures: The most striking images from Belarus protest

Tens of thousands of protesters again hit the streets of Minsk to demand the resignation of Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko. More than 125 people were arrested at Sunday’s demonstration, according to police sources, but Ales Bilyatsky, of the Viasna human rights organisation, said in excess of 200 protesters were detained. The protests were sparked after […]

In pictures: The most striking images from Belarus protest

Tens of thousands of protesters again hit the streets of Minsk to demand the resignation of Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko. More than 125 people were arrested at Sunday’s demonstration, according to police sources, but Ales Bilyatsky, of the Viasna human rights organisation, said in excess of 200 protesters were detained. The protests were sparked after […]

In pictures: The most striking images from Belarus protest

Tens of thousands of protesters again hit the streets of Minsk to demand the resignation of Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko. More than 125 people were arrested at Sunday’s demonstration, according to police sources, but Ales Bilyatsky, of the Viasna human rights organisation, said in excess of 200 protesters were detained. The protests were sparked after […]

In pictures: The most striking images from Belarus protest

Tens of thousands of protesters again hit the streets of Minsk to demand the resignation of Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko. More than 125 people were arrested at Sunday’s demonstration, according to police sources, but Ales Bilyatsky, of the Viasna human rights organisation, said in excess of 200 protesters were detained. The protests were sparked after […]

In pictures: The most striking images from Belarus protest

Tens of thousands of protesters again hit the streets of Minsk to demand the resignation of Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko. More than 125 people were arrested at Sunday’s demonstration, according to police sources, but Ales Bilyatsky, of the Viasna human rights organisation, said in excess of 200 protesters were detained. The protests were sparked after […]

In pictures: The most striking images from Belarus protest

Tens of thousands of protesters again hit the streets of Minsk to demand the resignation of Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko. More than 125 people were arrested at Sunday’s demonstration, according to police sources, but Ales Bilyatsky, of the Viasna human rights organisation, said in excess of 200 protesters were detained. The protests were sparked after […]

In pictures: The most striking images from Belarus protest

Tens of thousands of protesters again hit the streets of Minsk to demand the resignation of Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko. More than 125 people were arrested at Sunday’s demonstration, according to police sources, but Ales Bilyatsky, of the Viasna human rights organisation, said in excess of 200 protesters were detained. The protests were sparked after […]

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