Articles by Alex Wheeler
These portraits will inspire people to give to the abbey's first public appeal in 30 years to raise funds for The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries.
Iraqi forces are facing increasingly stiff resistance from Islamic State militants, who are using suicide car bombs and snipers to defend their last major stronghold in Iraq.
First held in 1891, Crufts is said to be the largest show of its kind in the world, with thousands of dogs taking part each year.
The Hindu festival of Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours, begins on 12 March this year.
Event takes places a few days before the main Hindu festival of Holi; known as the festival of colour, it begins on 12 March this year and ends the following night.
Situated in the village of Fangane, Aajibaichi Shaala teaches elderly women – six days a week, for two hours in just one room – to read during afternoon classes.
Miliants barricaded both ends of the tunnel, ripped up the tracks and built an assault course inside, on which to train their recruits.
This was the second time the ancient Syrian city, a Unesco heritage site, had been recaptured from the militants in the course of Syria's six-year war.
The competition is held in conjunction with World Wildlife Day on 3 March of which the theme is 'Listen to the Young Voices'.
A selection of photographs, covering a variety of topics from current events to animals, festivals and sport.
30 women in different jobs around the world share their experiences for International Women's Day.
Over 10,000 civilians have fled Isis-held districts since government forces breached the city's southern defences on 23 February.
Nearly 110 homes in Perryville, Missouri, were damaged or destroyed, as the twister battered the city.
St David – also known as Dewi Sant in Welsh – is the patron saint of Wales.
Coming to the Derby Museum and Art Gallery, a range of photos from the W W Winter archive offers an important record of the city.
Mardi Gras – or Fat Tuesday – sees devotion to frivolity and partying in the final hours before Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of Lent.
Documents, found by Reuters, include some of the first first-hand accounts from Isis suicide bombers to be made public, offering an insight into the mindset of young recruits.
'Ash Monday' or 'Clean Monday' celebrations are a way of using up leftover flour before the fasting period begins.
Here are some of the best pictures of political floats during carnival parades across Germany:
From Viola Davis to Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and Mahershala Ali – here are the best photos from behind the scenes of the Oscars 2017