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