News In Photos: Kate Middleton Catches Fire In Hampshire
NEWS In Photos – stories you will not have seen in the mainstream news:
Visitor Sam Shnaps jumps into a skip that has been converted into a swimming pool by designer Oliver Bishop-Young at the V&A in London.
Kyle Macdonald holds a cap worn by John Lennon and 7-inch copy of the Please Please Me album, signed on both sides by the Fab Four and expected to fetch thousands of pounds at the Liverpool Beatles Auction, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts School.
The marriage of Prince William to Kate Middleton, now Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, is recreated in a field at the Bisterne Scarecrow Festival near Ringwood, Hampshire.
A freed Afghan woman prisoner along with her son leave the Nangarhar prison in the city of Jalalabad, the provincial capital of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Around 38 Afghan prisoners were released from captivity based on the decree of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, honoring the 92th Afghan independence day.
Indonesian police officers escort a suspected hijacker at Senen train station in Jakarta, Indonesia. Police said they arrested two men after they allegedly tried to hijack a passenger train at gunpoint in central Indonesia Saturday. A third suspect remains at large. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
Boris Johnson pictured with members of the Genesis Mas band, who will be performing at the Notting Hill Carnival this weekend, at Potters Fields in central London.
Two boys enjoy the surf due to Typhoon Nanmadol in Manila, Philippines. Forecasters said the typhoon hit the northeastern tip of the country with 121 miles (195 kilometers) per hour winds and gusts of 143 mph (230 kph) and causing landslides in some area.
A view of an empty San Siro stadium in Milan, Friday, Aug.26, 2011. The start of the Serie A soccer season on Saturday will be delayed by a players’ strike, Italian players association president Damiano Tommasi announced on Friday. All 20 Serie A captains signed a document this month threatening a strike if a new collective contract was not signed before the season, and weeks of negotiations produced no resolution. The main conflicts are over two clauses the clubs want, one that would allow them to force unwanted players to train away from the first team and another that would make players pay a new government solidarity tax that applies to high-wage earners.
Yoandri Hernandez Garrido, 37, known as “Twenty-Four” shows his 12 fingers in Baracoa, Guantanamo province, Cuba. Hernandez is proud of his extra digits and calls them a blessing, saying they set him apart and enable him to make a living by scrambling up palm trees to cut coconuts and posing for photographs in this eastern Cuban city popular with tourists. Known as polydactyly, Hernandez’s condition is relatively common, but it’s rare for the extra digits to be so perfect.
Target IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, host a reading event for the students at Cesar Chavez Elementary School on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, in San Francisco. As part of the event, Scott Dixon read to the children and presented a book donation to the school on behalf of Target and First Book. This event is part of Target’s commitment to education in San Francisco and in local communities across the country. Through programs such as this one, the company is on track to reach a total of $1 billion in giving to education, with a focus on reading, by the end of 2015.