A photograph of a lightning bolt striking within the ash cloud of an erupting volcano has won the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest.
His role as Queen's consort obliged him to spend his public life literally one step behind his wife, but he was impossible to ignore.
A new book tells the story of Passchendaele through the words and photographs of soldiers in the trenches.
Venezuela's new constituent assembly allows President Maduro to silence his enemies. But the opposition won't just go away.
A selection of photographs, covering topics from champion swimmers and fires in Europe to animals cooling off and Santa Claus on holiday.
Snake charmers sit outside temples as devotees queue up to offer milk to the serpent gods and seek their blessings.
There are conflicting reports about the exact death toll since protests began in April – but it is over 100.
The judges of the 2017 EyeEm Photography Awards have chosen 100 finalists from more than 590,000 entries.
Yemen is suffering the worst cholera outbreak ever recorded in any country in the space of a single a year, but it has put off a vaccination campaign until 2018.
Hidden away within the walls of Tower of London is a private drinking hole for the 37 Beefeaters who live with their families in the fortified complex.
Fires have ravaged tinder-dry vegetation in France, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Croatia and Montenegro and across southern Europe.
Some of the most spectacular pictures entered into the 2017 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.
More than ten villages in central Portugal have been evacuated as forest fires rage in the provinces of Castelo Branco and Santarem.
The Battle of Passchendaele, one of the longest, bloodiest and most controversial battles of World War One, began 100 years ago.
Four firefighters have been injured as wildfires rage along the French Riviera and on the Mediterranean island of Corsica.
Brightly coloured murals allow potential customers to see what is on offer inside shops that don't have large display windows.
A new documentary is being released to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales.
Thousands of suspects have died during the anti-drug campaign he launched after being sworn into office in June 2016, sparking widespread criticism.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says he is prepared to wait for a year for the end of the siege which has killed more than 500 people.
Three Palestinians have died in violent clashes between Israeli police and Muslim worshippers in Jerusalem.