Fascinating images taken across Great Britain in a single week by thousands of professional and amateur photographers capture the distinctive rituals and intimate moments of Britons at work and at play.
TIME Photographer Anthony Suau tracks the progress of the US effort to build a permanent barrier between the United States and Mexico.
The histories of the brewery and city are closely intertwined
The beleaguered state fears that the worst may still lie ahead
On June 18, 1983 Sally Ride became the first American woman to reach orbit. In the 25 years that came after, 40 other women followed her
TIME photographer Danny Wilcox Frazier photographs his fellow Iowans as they grapple with their flooded state
A look at the U.N. World Food Program's efforts to feed the people of Uganda.
Photographs for TIME by Walter Astrada
Outdoor dining reaches new heights: Three companies bring dining back to the source of the food as chefs prepare gourmet meals in the actual fields where the food is grown.
A team of photojournalists from the famed Magnum photo agency disperses around the globe to document the work of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Eight European nations are left to battle it out for the right to be crowned the champions of the continent. TIME takes a look back at the early highlights
Photographer Kenneth Jarecke and reporter Jeremy Caplan visit with a young rancher from Montana
Photographer Ian Teh meets China's new crop of Olympic Hopefuls
All 16 teams have now shown off their skills in arguably the world's 2nd biggest soccer tournament, taking place in Austria and Switzerland
As the world's best golfers start the U.S. Open, Time.com looks at the sport with the world's worst dressed athletes
Heavy rains strike the heartland, swelling rivers and creating havoc for thousands of residents
Spanish truckers block roads and the French border, sparking similar action in other parts of the world
Claiming he "hated the world", a young man in Tokyo is charged with going on a killing spree, taking seven lives and injuring ten
As she prepares to announce the end of her presidential bid, Joe Klein looks back at what went wrongand right
A gallery of rare and unpublished photographs from the LIFE Magazine archive commemorates the candidate's tragic death
Photographer Erik Meza rides with the Federal Police in the Mexican capital as they battle a seemingly endless wave of lawlessness
TIME photographer Diana Walker tracks the candidate on the the last leg of her quixotic bid for the nomination
TIME photographer Callie Shell follows the candidate on the night of his historic victory
As temperatures and gas prices continue to rise, more commuters are hopping onto bicycles, especially in the U.S., where May is celebrated as National Bike Month.
TIME Fashion Editor Kate Betts on the late couture icon
Seminal American Rock and Roller
London's new mayor Boris Johnson makes an immediate impression by implementing a city-wide ban on alcohol on the Underground. The locals were determined to make the most of a final night's drinking on the tube.
Considered one of the greatest fashion designers of the 20th century, Yves Saint Laurent has died in Paris at the age of 71
The earthquake has threatened the structural stability of numerous dams and caused at least one massive landslide, potentially forcing the evacuation of millions
Photographer Kosuke Okahara locates a world of deep despair among young Japanese women.
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The shoddy construction of many schools in the quake zone contributed to countless deaths, created scores of grieving parents and a political quandary for the Chinese leadership
Afraid of Insects? Get over it. Bugs are
surprisingly nutritious and far better for the environment than traditional sources of protein.
Photographs by Mark Peterson / Redux for TIME
An exhibit at London's Imperial War Museum chronicles how novelist Ian Fleming used his wartime experiences in British naval intelligence to create the spy story to end all spy stories and spawn a global franchise with James Bond.
After a safe landing in the Red Planet's northern polar region, NASA's probe searched for signs of water and the possibility of life
Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and its predecessors owe a lot to the movie serials director Steven Spielberg watched as a boy. Here's a gallery of some of the films that may have inspired him.
A rolling pogrom against migrants reveals the social strain of a post-apartheid 'miracle' that failed to transform the lives of the poor
A photographic history of mobile telecommunications
The decade-long dry that blights parts of southern Australia was recorded by some of the country's best documentary photographers. Their work will be on show in the exhibition Beyond Reasonable Drought in Canberra from July 5 to October 26
In Canada's Alberta Province, Syncrude is mining black gold hand over fist
Photographs for TIME by Todd Korol / Aurora Select
The 2008 Child Soldiers Global Report, released Tuesday, finds thousands of children continue to be drafted into armed conflicts in South America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
The President concludes his nine-day tour of the Middle East, taking in the likes of Israel, Saudi Arabia and Egypt along the way
In the wake of Cyclone Nargis, the junta is blocking the flow of aid. Is there a case for direct action?
Photographs for TIME by Prashant Panjiar / Livewire Images
The 61st Cannes Film Festival graces us with its usual blend of style, sass and good old-fashioned sense of showbiz
Southern bluefin tuna are not easy to net but South Australian fisherman are catching on
Photographs for TIME by Trent Parke / Magnum
A house in the Israeli town of Ramla bridges the divide between a Jewish woman and a Palestinian man
A Paris exhibition shows how young photographers from a Nairobi Slum capture a truth outsiders miss
Already battered by unemployment, the city struggles to weather the housing crisis. Photographs for TIME by Anthony Suau
Poorly-paid and burdened by debt, an underclass of migrant workers gives the Gulf its glitz. They are the linchpin of the boom, and their anger is rising.
Photographs for TIME by Thomas Dworzak / Magnum Photos
After a massive earthquake strikes the southwest, the Chinese mobilize a massive search and rescue operation
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hits China's mountainous southwest
A week after Cyclone Nargis ravaged Burma, the world still waits for the nation's junta to let food and aid workers in
Photographs for TIME by Prashant Panjiar