A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.
‘Child with a Hand Grenade, Central Park’, 1962
Barney at one of my birthday parties in the 90s.
Scarecrows playing football, 1976
Dripping Dolls Heads in a Factory, Photographed by Merlyn Severn, 1947
Taking Tea with Mummy: the Mummies of Venzone, Italy, Photographed in 1950
Alice and the Dormouse, Photographed by Ernest Barraud, 1887
Halloween Masks, New York, 1960s, Photographed by Arthur Tress
In 1970, a teenage stowaway named Keith Sapsford fell to his death from an airplane.
On February 22, 1970, an Australian teen named Keith Sapsford snuck onto the tarmac at Sydney Airport and hid inside a Tokyo-bound plane. It was the last decision he ever made. [disaster]
The Snake Woman Saite Layton, Cole Bros. Circus, 1947
The Kamloops Indian Residential School ran by the Catholic Church (1937)
Three French circus performers from around 1900-1930
The Catholic Church with the Nazi Third Reich
New Year in a psychiatric hospital, Moscow, 1988. Photographer: Pavel Krivtsov
Not sure what was going on here
We asked our readers to send in their best pictures on the theme “on the water”. Here is a selection of the photographs we received from around the world.
The original Michelin man could have left a person with very bad nightmares.
Unloading potatoes in Minnesota
Coiling Dragon Cliff Walk in China
Great view when taking a leak, location unknown.
Giant sinkhole in Fukuoka, Japan. Completely repaired in 2 weeks.
Sunset over a volcano
San Diego, the city with perpetual perfect weather.