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Tonga volcano: first pictures after eruption show islands blanketed in ash, as two deaths confirmed

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Some of the first images have emerged from Tonga’s volcano and tsunami-hit islands, after a New Zealand defence force surveillance flight returned from the cut-off country, as two deaths from the disaster have been co...

A year of extreme weather in the American west – in pictures

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Even before summer heatwaves sent temperatures soaring across the west, lakebeds had already begun ceding ground to the cracked, dried earth. Rings showed around reservoirs where water levels fell to historic lows, ve...

Dog days: Dimpy Bhalotia’s best phone pictures

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Street photographer Dimpy Bhalotia works out where she will spend the next month shooting by walking in the direction of the sun. “I land at my location and set off on foot,” she says, reflecting on her time in countr...

‘We want people to freak out’: inside Hollywood’s Museum of Motion Pictures

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In 1939, the Academy of Motion Pictures published its first “players directory”, which grouped actors into categories such as “leading women” and “comediennes”, but set aside separate sections for “coloured” and “orie...

Before and after Hurricane Ida – in pictures

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Shattered and scarred: Beirut’s devastation then and now – in pictures

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At least 200 people were killed, and more than 6,000 injured in the Beirut blast that devastated the port area on 4 August 2020. The explosion is believed to have been caused by an estimated 2,750 tons of ammonium nit...

‘Pictures left me feeling overwhelmed’: Rashford speaks of support as new mural unveiled

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Marcus Rashford has spoken of how a Manchester mural and its “outpouring of support really lifted” him at one of his “lowest points”, as a new tribute was painted on the wall of a community football clubhouse reading:...

Back up pictures – and don’t forget prints: nine ways to organise your photographs

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If you’re anything like me, then your phone is full to bursting with unsorted photographs. If I were to die tomorrow, and my loved ones used my photo roll to better understand me, they’d be confronted by several shots...

Before and after: pictures reveal extent of flood damage across NSW as residents start returning

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The number of New South Wales residents forced from their homes by flooding is “trickling down” with fewer than 9,000 still unable to return, as rivers across the state recede and the sun comes out. The SES has starte...

First pictures released of Boris Johnson’s new £2.6m briefing room

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After £2.6m and a seven-month wait, the curtains have finally opened on a studio based inside Downing Street where the prime minister’s press secretary will address the nation in new White House-style TV briefings. Th...

Japan’s 2011 tsunami, then and now – in pictures

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Three Alabama professors on leave over racially insensitive Halloween pictures

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Three professors at the University of South Alabama have been placed on leave over racially insensitive Halloween photos, the university said. Tony Waldrop, the USA president, made the announcement on Friday. An inde...