Best photos of the day: colourful homes and a tired monk

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including vivid colours in Mexico and a lesson from the Dalai Lama

Nick Ut: a career in photography – in pictures

Associated Press photographer Nick Ut took one of the most famous photographs of all time – of a young girl running along a road in Vietnam after a napalm raid. But during his 51 years as a press photographer, Ut worked as a staff photographer, covering many and varied assignments

Best photos of the day: a German tiger and a Tehran funeral

A selection of photo highlights from around the world, including the funeral of the former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, and a four month-old tiger

Fort Lauderdale, Antartica and Istanbul – the 20 photographs of the week

The aftermath from the nightclub attack in Istanbul, a massive rift at an ice shelf in Antarctica, the fragile ceasefire in Syria – the news of the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists

Photos of the week ending February 7th

The ongoing crises in Ukraine and Syria, the plane crash in Taiwan and Super Bowl XLIX – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Photo highlights of the day – February 4th

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including vintage cars in Paris, demonstrations in Brussels, the fight against Boko Haram in Nigeria, and a winter full moon