Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage after lawmakers voted on Friday to allow same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including areas in taxes, insurance and child custody.
Volunteers help clean up rubbish around the coastline of the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland. Swimmers, jet skis and small boats all helped to reach bays at the bottom of steep cliffs close to the Unesco World Heritage Site. It was the National Trust's third litter pick at sea in the area which is teeming with wildlife from pods of dolphins to breeding seabirds, porpoises and even the occasional orca.
The 2019 Billboard Music Awards took place in Las Vegas last night.
It's the moment muggles around the world have been waiting for.
Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland is celebrated around the world on St. Patrick’s Day. According to legend Saint Patrick used the three-leaved shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to Irish pagans in the 5th-century after becoming a Christian missionary.
This weekend will see events across Britain to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Concorde's maiden flight.
Firefighters were called out to tackle a large moorland blaze that broke out in West Yorkshire as Britain enjoyed its third day of unseasonable sunshine.
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.
In February 2019, the V&A London will open the biggest exhibition the UK has ever seen on the house of Dior.