4 Sep 2021
The front page may have gone digital these days, but photography has lost none of its power in telling the larger story when it comes to headline news. The Visa pour l'Image festival in Perpignan celebrates the very best of international photojournalism and, in doing so, shines a light on the human struggles and environmental challenges of our time.
23 Aug 2021
Colombians attend the Silleteros parade in the Atanasio Girardot Stadium in Medellin after a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. The parade, in which people march with flower arrangements on their backs, is part of the Festival of Flowers held every August.
18 Jul 2021
She was discovered playing a Shakespearean Cleopatra and won an Academy Award for her portrayal of the current British monarch. But Helen Mirren's range extends far beyond regal roles: as the breakout star of Northern Ireland drama "Cal" and the spellbinding heroine of "The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover".
6 Jul 2021
People in costume gather during the UFO Festival and AlienFest in Roswell, New Mexico, a week after US Congress released a highly-awaited report on UFO sightings.
16 Apr 2021
India is recording huge jumps in daily coronavirus infections while facing vaccine and hospital bed shortages. Loosely enforced restrictions are being blamed for fueling the soaring infection rate.
23 Jan 2021
Taiwan has called off its largest Lunar New Year lantern festival for the first time, as authorities rush to stem a Covid-19 cluster in one of the few places to survive the pandemic largely unscathed.
24 Dec 2020
"We Wish You a Merry Christmas" is a traditional English Christmas carol of unknown origin that is believed to date from the 16th century. It was sung by children in Victorian times as they went about performing carols door to door on Christmas Eve, hoping for sweet rewards.
23 Dec 2020
Fish lovers and visitors from Lagos and other parts of Nigeria came down to have a good time and enjoy the best of fishes gotten by Lagos Fishermen at the Lagos Seafood Festival which took place recently. The festival marks the end of a fruitful year and ushers in a new one and GuardianTV was on the ground to cover one of the most anticipated events in the city of Lagos.
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3 Dec 2020
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27 Nov 2020
An ancient courtship ritual in which Wodaabe tribesmen dress up and wear makeup to attract a wife or a lover, the Gerewol festival in Chad is an extraordinary spectacle.
22 Nov 2020
Dozens of exuberant villagers scoop up handfuls of cow dung this week for the Gorehabba festival, a local conclusion to India's most important festival, Diwali. The festival is unique to a village where locals believe their god -- Beereshwara Swamy -- was born in cow excrement. Some Hindus believe cows and everything they produce is sacred and purifying.
15 Nov 2020
Delivery workers rush to sort out packages and deliver to Chinese households ahead of the annual “Single's Day” online shopping festival. The event occurs on November 11, and is considered the world's biggest shopping day and a bellwether of consumer sentiment in the world's second-largest economy.