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AFP's Greatest Pictures Of The Year

We're not quite sure how, but we've reached December (no, we don't know where October went either) which means its time to start drafting the New Year's resolutions and look back at the blur that was 2014. 

Putting the year into harsh focus is the AFP's annual photography review - press images that recorded the shocking, brutal and baffling stories that shaped the world. 

Topics included in this year's collection range from the outbreak of Ebola to the protests of Hong Kong, environmental disasters in Pakistan to Luis Suarez's infamous bite. 

Grab a comfy seat and lose yourself to the last 12 months. You can see the full series on the AFP site

(Images: AFP/Getty)

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The Smallest Human Sculpture Ever Made


Behind the lens


Skateboarders Take Over An International Airport


The £25,000 Gold Camera


Intimate Portraits Of Rock Stars Backstage


Ace Serge Gainsbourg Photo Exhibition



The new bike lock that will literally makes thieves sick

The SkunkLock sprays a vomit-inducing chemical when cut

by Tom Fordy
21 Oct 2016

Watch Donald Trump meet Saint & Greavsie to do the Rumbelows Cup draw

Did this really happen?

21 Oct 2016

Baby Jesus statue in Canada criticised after 'shocking' restoration

A holy cock up

by Tom Fordy
21 Oct 2016

This man tried to shoplift a venetian blind stuffed down his trousers

Fair play

20 Oct 2016

Great men tells us about the greatest beer they ever had

Irvine Welsh, Idris Elba, Frank Turner, Ken Loach & more

20 Oct 2016

This letter from George Bush to Bill Clinton shows Trump what class is

From one President to another

by Dave Fawbert
20 Oct 2016

Charlie Brooker on nostalgia, social media and Black Mirror

The Black Mirror creator has his say on the filmmaker's criticism of modern TV

20 Oct 2016

An ode to Kumbuka, the gorilla who escaped and downed 5l of squash

Let's take a moment to savour ZSL London's great primate escape, the hero we all want to be

by Tristan Cross
20 Oct 2016

30 times Gary Lineker said what we were all thinking

Unafraid to speak his mind - and usually right

by Dave Fawbert
20 Oct 2016

Stephen Hawking thinks A.I. could be worst thing to happen to humanity

Run for the hills, the machines are about to take over

by Tom Fordy
20 Oct 2016