Online vote to decide Saatchi show finalists

June 12, 2009

The Saatchi Gallery in London, known for its role in launching conceptual Britart in the 1990s, is collaborating with Google to exhibit the work of winners of an international online photography prize competition.

Eye-to-eye with Simon de Glanville’s pigeons

June 12, 2009

Pigeons create controversy among city dwellers whether they are being pilloried as “rats with wings” or celebrated as endlessly feedable feathered friends.

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A day at the front line in Sri Lanka

April 27, 2009

Access for foreign journalists to Asia's longest running civil war between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and government troops, is very tightly controlled by the Sri Lankan government. Getting near the front line area known as the 'No Fire Zone' is only possible with an officially sanctioned trip organized by the Ministry of Defence. Last Friday, April 24, I went on one.

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Snowed under

February 3, 2009

So what do you do when the TV and radio news are all telling you not to travel, and then you receive a group SMS from your company saying stay at home?

Best of Britain – the week in pictures

January 30, 2009

A weekly selection of some of the best pictures taken by our photographers in Britain, selected by our visuals editors.

The week in pictures

January 9, 2009

A selection of the week’s best images from Britain.  Click here if you would like to see it as a slideshow.

In Britain – The week in 7 pictures

January 2, 2009

Saturday: A worker changes a sign in the window of the Woolworths store in Ashby de la Zouch in central England on December 27, 2008. Woolworths collapsed into administration in November and its administrators said earlier in December that all its stores would close by Jan. 5, with the loss of 27,000 jobs, unless a last-minute buyer could be found. REUTERS/Darren Staples

In Britain – 7 days in 7 pictures

December 24, 2008

Wednesday: A homeless man sits outside the entrance to Green Park Tube Station in central London on Christmas Eve, while a man and a woman kiss goodbye after a shopping trip. There was yet more evidence this week that the world’s economies are limping into the new year,  with Britain contracting more sharply than first thought and further signs that the U.S. economy is in a sharp decline. REUTERS/Andrew Parson