And Now the Shipping Forecast

The Shipping Forecast is a much-loved part of the British cultural landscape with an avid following of listeners, most of whom aren’t affected by the news it provides. This book describes how the forecast came about along with the science behind the gathering of the information and the inside track on the delivery of theContinue reading “And Now the Shipping Forecast”

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: cat show and candlelight protest

A selection of photo highlights from around the world, including Las Fallas in Valencia, Somalia famine and retired circus bears

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