October 21, 2012
Destination Star Trek London at the ExCeL - picture gallery
Fans of the sci-fi franchise descended on the exhibition centre in the capital for a three-day celebration (via guardian.co.uk)

Destination Star Trek London at the ExCeL - picture gallery

Fans of the sci-fi franchise descended on the exhibition centre in the capital for a three-day celebration (via guardian.co.uk)

April 21, 2012
UK: Giant puppets roam the streets of Liverpool - picture gallery
Over the next three days, French street theatre company Royal De Luxe will be performing Sea Odyssey, with two giants coming to life and telling a story inspired by The Titanic. The two puppets, a man and his niece, will roam through the city’s streets looking for each other during the three-day production (via guardian.co.uk)

UK: Giant puppets roam the streets of Liverpool - picture gallery

Over the next three days, French street theatre company Royal De Luxe will be performing Sea Odyssey, with two giants coming to life and telling a story inspired by The Titanic. The two puppets, a man and his niece, will roam through the city’s streets looking for each other during the three-day production (via guardian.co.uk)

March 16, 2012
Beautiful blue icebergs and glacier lakes in Iceland - picture gallery
Beautiful images of Iceland largest ice cap reveal the ancient forces of nature at work above and below the massive glacier covering eight percent of the country (via Telegraph)

Beautiful blue icebergs and glacier lakes in Iceland - picture gallery

Beautiful images of Iceland largest ice cap reveal the ancient forces of nature at work above and below the massive glacier covering eight percent of the country (via Telegraph)

March 15, 2012
The Battle for Moscow: Russian Opposition at Odds over Path for Future - picture gallery
In the wake of the recent elections in Russia, opponents of newly elected President Vladimir Putin are struggling to find a common approach and viable new slogans. Some suggest that the best way to challenge Putin would be winning control of the Moscow city parliament and mayor’s office. (via SPIEGEL ONLINE)

The Battle for Moscow: Russian Opposition at Odds over Path for Future - picture gallery

In the wake of the recent elections in Russia, opponents of newly elected President Vladimir Putin are struggling to find a common approach and viable new slogans. Some suggest that the best way to challenge Putin would be winning control of the Moscow city parliament and mayor’s office. (via SPIEGEL ONLINE)

March 13, 2012
Russia: the Beautiful Moscow Of The 30s - picture gallery
See what Moscow looked like back in the 30s. (via English Russia)

Russia: the Beautiful Moscow Of The 30s - picture gallery

See what Moscow looked like back in the 30s. (via English Russia)

March 10, 2012
Ukraine: photographs of Chernobyl and the ghost town of Pripyat by Michael Day 
Haunting images of a once-busy city now abandoned and preserved in time look like a scene from a post-apocalyptic horror film. Pripyat city in the Ukraine once housed the families of thousands of men and women working at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. But on 26 April 1986 disaster struck when an explosion at the plant caused radiation to leak from its nuclear rector. (via Telegraph)

Ukraine: photographs of Chernobyl and the ghost town of Pripyat by Michael Day

Haunting images of a once-busy city now abandoned and preserved in time look like a scene from a post-apocalyptic horror film. Pripyat city in the Ukraine once housed the families of thousands of men and women working at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. But on 26 April 1986 disaster struck when an explosion at the plant caused radiation to leak from its nuclear rector. (via Telegraph)

March 6, 2012
German stock exchange celebrates carnival – in pictures
Traders in Frankfurt follow a long tradition by turning up to work in costume to celebrate carnival (via guardian.co.uk)

German stock exchange celebrates carnival – in pictures

Traders in Frankfurt follow a long tradition by turning up to work in costume to celebrate carnival (via guardian.co.uk)

March 5, 2012
The Living Wall: Russian street artist Nikita Nomerz turns derelict buildings into faces - picture gallery
A street artist makes derelict structures come alive by adding eyes and facial features. Nikita Nomerz’s work ranges from water towers painted to look like they’re laughing to dilapidated buildings with broken window frames for eyes. Nomerz, from the western Russian city of Nizhniy Novgorod, travels around various cities in his homeland to carry out his art. (via Telegraph)

The Living Wall: Russian street artist Nikita Nomerz turns derelict buildings into faces - picture gallery

A street artist makes derelict structures come alive by adding eyes and facial features. Nikita Nomerz’s work ranges from water towers painted to look like they’re laughing to dilapidated buildings with broken window frames for eyes. Nomerz, from the western Russian city of Nizhniy Novgorod, travels around various cities in his homeland to carry out his art. (via Telegraph)

February 8, 2012
Carnival in Europe: Venice, Viareggio, Las Palmas and Czech Republic -picture gallery
Festivities in Venice, Viareggio, Las Palmas and Czech Republic. (via Telegraph)

Carnival in Europe: Venice, Viareggio, Las Palmas and Czech Republic -picture gallery

Festivities in Venice, Viareggio, Las Palmas and Czech Republic. (via Telegraph)

February 5, 2012
Russians protest against Putin - picture gallery
Protesters march through Moscow and St Petersburg to demonstrate against Vladimir Putin’s efforts to return to the Kremlin (via guardian.co.uk)

Russians protest against Putin - picture gallery

Protesters march through Moscow and St Petersburg to demonstrate against Vladimir Putin’s efforts to return to the Kremlin (via guardian.co.uk)

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