The day in pictures around the world, including the World Bodypainting Festival, the first stage of the Tour de France, the women’s final at Wimbledon and more in the Daily Brief.
Tony Benn, who was born into the aristocracy but became a champion of the left died on March 14 aged 88, members of Myanmar’s military march in formation during a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of Armed Forces Day, Pope Francis meets Barack Obama and more in today’s Day in Photos.
Two boys play with a broken bicycle near the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, a man plays with his dog on a sunny spring day in the ‘Englischer Garten’ in Munich on the first day of Spring and more in today’s photo brief.
Artist Yoko Ono’s Half A Wind Show: A Retrospective, at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao 200 objects, drawings, installations, films and performance documentation from the Japanese conceptual artist’s 60-year career, flights have been cancelled at London City airport and Heathrow, The Woolwich ferry cancelled and low visibility has caused slow traffic on motorways and more in today’s daily brief.
A man somersaults off a sculpture on the beach in front of the old West Pier in Brighton, driving a self-made aircraft, Pope Francis blesses a baby dressed as the Pope and more in today’s daily brief.
Children in grades 1-8 read to the cats as a way to improve their reading skills and gain confidence, A flock of migrating starlings is seen as they perform their traditional dance fly before landing to sleep, and two albino alligators, the result of a captive breeding program which protect endangered species.
Piccadilly Circus, electric bicycles in a haze, Mount Sinabung erupts and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan. 24 Daily Brief: Chinese New Year decorations, preparing for the Olympics, Morning Glory in London
Decorations for the Chinese New Year, preparing for the Olympics , one-day nightclub in London and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan. 22 Daily Brief: World Economic Forum, snow covered mountains, traveling to school in a cycle rickshaw
Capturing a bead of sweat, a cross is covered by icicle, protests in Ukraine and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan. 11 Daily Brief: Releasing pigeons, remembering Costa Concordia 2 years later, Denver mini bull riding competition
A villager rides his motorcycle through mud and ash spewed from Mount Sinabung, an 8-year-old practices holding on before competing in the mini bull riding competition at the 108th National Western Stock Show in Denver, polar vortex and more in today’s daily brief.