Eye in the sky: Scott Mead’s photographs from plane windows – in pictures

American photographer Scott Mead captures the wonders of the world above the clouds while travelling on planes.

Unicorns and selfies at Stonehenge winter solstice – in pictures

Hundreds of people and a unicorn gathered at the Wiltshire stone circle for the winter solstice, the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere

The 2017 comedy wildlife photography awards

Out of 3,500 entries from across the world, this year’s funny winners include a laughing dormouse, a shocked seal, and bears caught in the act

Winter palace: Sweden’s Icehotel opens its doors – in pictures

Founded in 1989, the Icehotel in Swedish Lapland is built from the snow up each year, using ice from the local river. The rooms are designed by international artists and this year feature spacemen and an ice queen

Ho ho ho: photos on the theme of merry

Here they are

Guardian readers’ travel photography competition: November – the winners

Travel photographs from Guardian readers