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In Photos: World Hypertension Day

World Hypertension Day is on 17 May, and this year’s theme is Know Your Numbers. Global health physician-photographer Alexander Kumar shares images featuring an innovative social enterprise initiative, which uses a “guerrilla warfare”…

In Photos: The Amazing Life of Tom Wolfe

Picturing the amazing life of the writer Tom Wolfe, who has died aged 88. He was a great dandy, both in his elaborate dress and his neon-lit prose. Although he was in his late 50s when he became a bestselling novelist, with The Bonfire of…

In Photos: The Festival of Snake-Catchers

The festival of snake-catchers (festa dei serpari) in Cocullo, Italy, is an annual religious procession in which the St Dominic’s statue is carried in procession, covered with living snakes. From a panoramic view of Cocullo village during…