Magnum photographers’ historic shots of New York – in pictures

As part of its 70th anniversary program, Magnum Photos is holding an exhibition of photographs taken in New York City during the early years of the agency, from 1947 to 1960. The show includes classic images from their archive, as well as pictures from their New York office.

Sun, surf and solitude: a quiet side of LA

More often associated with jammed freeways and crowded beaches, Darin Tang’s Los Angeles images capture moments of calm away from the masses

Scarlett Hooft Graafland’s far-flung fantasies – in pictures

Photographer Scarlett Hooft Graafland collaborates with people living in remote areas, making vivid tableaux that heighten reality

Fetish for facades: the symmetry of Helsinki’s architecture – in pictures

Helsinki photographer Kristo Vedenoja captures the colourful mix of architectural styles in Finland’s capital on Instagram, one square at a time

Brexit heartlands: pro-leave Havering – a photo essay

The London borough saw one of the biggest leave votes in Britain last June and Romford is the biggest town in the borough. Photojournalist Sean Smith and Lisa O’Carroll met some of the people behind the politics

Best photographs of the day: Turkish cowboys and Australian cyclones

A selection of photo highlights from around the world, including a human hen and Brexit protests

Colourful characters beneath Berlin – in pictures

Berlin is known for its underground scene of artists, DJs and techno, but it was the actual underground that captured the attention of photographer Sebastian Spasic. In his project Berlin Lines,

Hyperreal visions of the world’s most northerly town – in pictures

In her series This Is Not Real Life, photographer Dominika Gesicka celebrates the stark beauty of the Svalbard archipelago