Spanning the human cost of air strikes in Syria and the refugee crisis, child jockeys, forest fires and Boris Johnson taking a tumble, here are the most incredible images that agency photographers sent to our picture desk this year
London already has over 8,000 chicken shops. Now outlets such as Mother Clucker are offering upmarket versions. Seven young fans told us what they thought of it, rapped in praise of poultry – and did the ‘greasy dance’
Buried diggers and knighted meat: Stubborn urban legends
As romance beckons for lovers on 14 February, there is the rare chance to see the part of St Valentine himself which may have blessed couples centuries ago. A relic - purported to be a fragment of bone from the holy man's finger - is on display at St John's Church in Coventry. Why?
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