Labor of love French chateau for sale
A vast 18th-century chateau on the banks of France's River Loire is likely to be sold for a fraction of the amount its owner has spent restoring it.Open this photogallery >
London life laid bare in rubbish along the Thames
Bones, a mouldy hot water bottle, a pair of rusty pliers and a pristine pair of women’s pants are among the eclectic cast-offs Reuters photographer Stefan Wermuth has found along the River Thames.Open this photogallery >
Life after death for the “Love Bug” in Ethiopia
In Addis Ababa, cranky, 50-year-old Volkswagen Beetles enjoy a kind of life after death; their parts are never discarded but re-used to keep the city's remaining Beetles on the road.Open this photogallery >
Planet Earth 13
It's been a while since we did one of these, but I feel we need to start this up again as we live in a too beautiful a place not to share it.Open this photogallery >
Storm Ophelia turns London sky red
The sky turns red as dust from the Sahara carried by storm Ophelia filters sunlight over London.
No filters needed.
The Photos Of 2017 Week 35
Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.Open this photogallery >
Burning Man 2017 in 112 awesome photos
The Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada is the world's most creative festival.
You need to be creative to get there and you need to be creative to survive there. Being of open mind also helps to soak it all that you will see, feel and experience.
Bucketlist event for sure.
Total Solar Eclipse Over America
You'd have to go back almost 100 years to witness the last total solar eclipse over America and boy did they take advantage of this one. Just about everyone in the country had gotten themselves a pair of special eclipse glasses and stared at the sun (and moon) until it went dark. And light again.
Splash! Life as a mermaid
In Brazil, the mythical creature of the sea is quite real: women turn to mermaiding for an emotional lift and for fitness, incorporating free diving and underwater dancing skills.Open this photogallery >
Perseid meteor shower provides night time entertainment
The Perseid meteor shower lights up the night sky with annual event at its peak.Open this photogallery >
Carving out Michelangelo’s marble dream
In 1517, Michelangelo climbed Mount Altissimo in Tuscany and found the marble of his dreams.
It was, the Renaissance master wrote, "of compact grain, homogeneous, crystalline, reminiscent of sugar". He deemed it perhaps even more precious than that from nearby Carrara, where he had obtained marble for some of his most famous statues.
Testing the USS Gerald R. Ford
The newly commissioned USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier carries out tests of the launch and landing systems in the Atlantic Ocean.Open this photogallery >