The annual 'Fastern’s E'en Hand Ba' event on Jedburgh's High Street in the Scottish Borders. The annual event, which started in the 1700's, traditionally the first ever game was played with an Englishman's head, involves two teams, the Uppies (residents from the higher part of Jedburgh) and the Doonies (residents from the lower part of Jedburgh) getting the ball to either the top or bottom of the town. The ball, which is made of leather, stuffed with straw and decorated with ribbons representing hair, is thrown into the crowd to begin the game.
Fields of purple opium poppy stretch across the pastures and peaks of mountainous eastern Myanmar. Many farmers are reluctant to give up the profitable cash crop in spite of incentives offered. Myanmar is the second biggest source of opium in the world after Afghanistan, with Shan state its main production hub.
A collection of portraits showcasing some of the most iconic and celebrated musical acts throughout the 1960s by photographer Cyrus Andrews.
In February 2019, the V&A London will open the biggest exhibition the UK has ever seen on the house of Dior.
Kumbh Mela: A view of the world’s largest gathering of people
Crowds flocked to the River Tay this weekend for a dazzling lights show in honour of Robert Burns.
The 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards honouring the best achievements in film and television performances of 2018 were presented on Sunday evening (January 27).
Royal Air Force pall bearers from RAF Cosford carried the coffins of World War II veterans Victor Barnett and his wife Edna during their funeral service at Telford Crematorium in Telford, England this morning.
This weekend saw thousands gather across the globe to call for equality and protect women’s rights in the third annual women’s march event.
The best news and pictures from Scotland this week.