A reveller dressed as former Catalan president Charles Puigdemont was pelted with flour and eggs, and then the battered separatist was locked up up in a mock prison cell.
This is one of the world's biggest, most prestigious photography competitions, with a big cash prize on offer, and the chance to show your work in London. And it's free to enter.
Former President Alberto Fujimori has finally apologised to Peruvians for the wrongs committed under his government in the 1990s.
A few desperately sick children have been evacuated to hospitals in Damascus from the besieged rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, but many more remain.
From Rafael Nadal's resurgence in the Australian Open to England losing the Ashes, via the retirements of Mo Farah and Usain Bolt, and (just about) everything in between.
IBTimes UK rounds up the year's best animal photos, from baby elephants and polar bear cubs to cheeky squirrels and pampered pet dogs.
Award-winning wildlife, landscape, travel and news photography from around the world.
IBTimes UK asked 12 Getty Images photojournalists to choose their most memorable photo of the year and tell us the story behind the picture.
From Chinese New Year and Viking ship burnings to Glastonbury, Burning Man and the Rio, Venice and Notting Hill carnivals, the whole world loves a good festival.
A cheeky monkey, a couple of bears getting frisky, a fox urinating into a golf hole – the year's silliest photography contest has a serious side.
From the power handshakes to the two-handed sips, IBTimes UK rounds up 75 photos Donald Trump would probably prefer to forget.
From deadly wildfires in Chile, Portugal and California and landslides in Peru and Sierra Leone to Mexico's earthquakes and Britain's Grenfell Tower fire.
From wintry snowscapes and spring blossoms to summer thunderstorms and autumn colour. And back again...
The Organisation of American States said Honduras should re-run the election, citing "deliberate human intrusions into the computer system, intentional elimination of digital traces" and opened ballot boxes.
Hilda Hernandez, sister of Honduras's President Juan Orlando Hernandez, and five other people were killed when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed.