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News Police officers take part in the annual Pride in London Parade on June 27, 2015

Rainbow flags flew high above the London crowds as the annual Pride parade was energised by two recent landmark decisions advancing LGBT legal rights

Two tourists pay respects to victims of IS attack on beach in Sousse, Tunisia

At least 37 people, including British tourists, have been shot dead by a gunman who stormed a beach resort in Tunisia

Special forces of France's Research and Intervention Brigades (BRI) escort an unidentified woman and a child as they leave the building housing the apartment of a man suspected of carrying out an attack in Saint-Priest near Lyon

An Islamist terrorist tied his boss’s severed head to a fence before making a failed ram raid on a chemical factory near Lyon

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A volcanic eruption, a powerful tornado and a traditional camel race through the desert are some of the incredible images caught on camera by travellers

‘Worse than it has ever been’: migrants climbing into the back of a lorry on the A16 highway in northern France leading to the Channel Tunnel on Tuesday

British holidaymakers and lorry-drivers trying to cross the channel are being confronted with chaos thanks to a strike that had closed the port of Calais and the Channel Tunnel

A reported 250,000 protesters marched in London

Cries to end austerity echoed through the streets of central London as a reported 250,000 people campaigned against a new wave of government spending cuts

A decommissioned Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile sits in an underground silo at the Titan Missile Museum in Sahuarita, Arizona

From the end of World War Two, the US government developed and stockpiled its atomic arsenal in the backroads of the US in case the Cold War suddenly became heated

Worshippers embrace following a group prayer across the street from the scene of a shooting

Nine people,  including state senator Celementa Pinckne, have been killed by white gunman who opened fire inside a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina


The veterinary charity PDSA has unveiled the contenders for its annual animal slimming competition, Pet Fit Club


Thousands of desperate refugees are seen clambering through broken fences in a bid to enter Turkey as they flee from Isis forces in Syria in a harrowing set of images

Christopher Lee as Count Dooku

Sir Christopher Lee passed away in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, on 7 June after being treated for respiratory problems. He was 93

It wasn't the first daredevil stunt for Mr Kingston, whose videos attract millions of fans on YouTube

A British adventurer has become the first person to stand on top of Wembley stadium's famous arch – and live-streamed his breathtaking view to the world

A slaughterhouse butcher transfers a cat to a cage, to be handed off to Peter Li. Shortly after, Li rescued the cat from the slaughterhouse

Animal welfare campaigners have restarted a petition against the slaughter of thousands of cats and dogs marking the summer solstice in Yulin

Women take part in the 'Ni una menos' demonstration in Buenos Aires

Thousands of people have taken to the streets as part of mass demonstrations to protest against violence to women in Argentina – as startling statistics suggest a woman dies in the country every 31 hours

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Hoang Long Ly, Fishing net checking, Vietnam 2014

One hundred images shortlisted for the Environmental Photographer of the Year award dealing with issues from sustainable development to poverty, climate change and human rights are to go on show in London

Rescuers work on the overturned passenger ship, which capsizes on Yangtze River, Hubei Province

Rescuers have said they could hear people calling for help through the hull of a four-floor ferry that has capsized in the Yangtze river


Courtesans, geisha, samurai warriors, women playing instruments and traditional games are among the subjects portrayed in the most unique photography series of Edo-era Japan displayed at the London Photograph Fair

An Afghan migrant girl holds the hand of a woman as they arrive on a beach on the Greek island of Kos, after crossing a part of the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece

Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays

Road markings appear distorted as the asphalt starts to melt due to the high temperature in New Delhi, India

More than 1,400 people have died in a continuing heatwave in India that has seen extreme temperatures melt roads, dry wells and crack parched land

A man walks along the Blanco River where sweeping flood waters overturned vehicles and knocked down trees, in Wimberley

At least 19 people were confirmed dead and hundreds left homeless after floods described as the worst Texas and Oklahoma region had ever seen, took grip of parts of the southern US

A migrant who arrived by boat, part of a group of Rohingya and Bangladeshis, receives medical assistance at an aid station in Kuala Langsa in Indonesia's Aceh Province

More than 1,000 desperate men, women and children fleeing persecution and poverty reached Indonesia as the United Nations warned of “floating coffins”

Emergency personnel work the scene of a deadly train wreck

Five people have died and another 140 were injured


Violence has erupted in the capital of the African state of Burundi amid growing concern over the president’s re-election and claims of a coup

Police and firefighters respond in front of a building that caught fire as protests of the death of Freddie Gray continue in Baltimore

A week after Freddie Gray’s death, protests in his name turned into chaos in the centre of Baltimore

An injured woman and her daughter receive medical treatment after arriving at Dhading hospital, in the aftermath of the earthquake, in Dhading Besi

A massive earthquake in Nepal measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale has killed almost 4,000 people across four countries and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest


It's been two years since the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where over 1100 people died and more than 2500 were injured

Smoke and ash rise from the Calbuco volcano as seen from the city of Puerto Montt

Thousands of people have been evacuated after a volcano in Chile erupted for the first time in 42 years spewing ash across the surrounding area


Sindoor Jatra Festival is celebrated each year in Thimi, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, to welcome the Nepali New Year and celebrate the coming of spring


Brazil's 24/7 crack heartland, where the markets are open around-the-clock, pulling in young mothers, truck drivers, the homeless, anyone looking to get high

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Alecsandra Raluca Dragoi, a Romanian photographer based in London, toured cities asking passers-by of all ages what their biggest regret in life was


The Atlas of Beauty is a project which aims to challenge the ideals of beauty dictated by the women’s fashion magazine industry

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Seifeddine Rezgui: What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?

Making of a killer

What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?
UK Heatwave: Temperatures on the tube are going to exceed the legal limit for transporting cattle

Just when you thought your commute couldn't get any worse...

Heatwave will see temperatures on the Tube exceed legal limit for transporting cattle
Exclusive - The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Swapping Bucharest for London

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Meet the man who swapped Romania for the UK in a bid to provide for his family, only to discover that the home he left behind wasn't quite what it seemed
Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Solar power will help bring down electricity prices over the next five years, according to a new report. But it’s cheap imports of ‘dirty power’ that will lower them the most
Katy Perry prevented from buying California convent for $14.5m after nuns sell to local businesswoman instead

No grace of God for Katy Perry as sisters act to stop her buying convent

Archdiocese sues nuns who turned down star’s $14.5m because they don’t approve of her
Ajmer: The ancient Indian metropolis chosen to be a 'smart city' where residents would just be happy to have power and running water

Residents just want water and power in a city chosen to be a ‘smart’ metropolis

The Indian Government has launched an ambitious plan to transform 100 of its crumbling cities
Michael Fassbender in 'Macbeth': The Scottish play on film, from Welles to Cheggers

Something wicked?

Films of Macbeth don’t always end well - just ask Orson Welles... and Keith Chegwin
10 best sun creams for body

10 best sun creams for body

Make sure you’re protected from head to toe in the heatwave
Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - Milos Raonic has ability to get to the top but he must learn to handle pressure in big games

Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon files

Milos Raonic has ability to get to the top but he must learn to handle pressure in big games
Women's World Cup 2015: How England's semi-final success could do wonders for both sexes

There is more than a shiny trophy to be won by England’s World Cup women

The success of the decidedly non-famous females wearing the Three Lions could do wonders for a ‘man’s game’ riddled with cynicism and greed
How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth: Would people co-operate to face down a global peril?

How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth

Would people cooperate to face a global peril?
Just one day to find €1.6bn: Greece edges nearer euro exit

One day to find €1.6bn

Greece is edging inexorably towards an exit from the euro
New 'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could help surgeons and firefighters, say scientists

'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could become reality

Holographic projections would provide extra information on objects in a person's visual field in real time
Sugary drinks 'are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year'

Sugary drinks are killing 184,000 adults around the world every year

The drinks that should be eliminated from people's diets
Pride of Place: Historians map out untold LGBT histories of locations throughout UK

Historians map out untold LGBT histories

Public are being asked to help improve the map