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In prison, for hours a day, Valentino Dixon liked to draw detailed landscapes in coloured pencil. Photograph: YouTube

There were dozens of witnesses when a gunfight broke out on a street corner in Buffalo, New York, on August 10th, 1991. At least three people were in(...)

A woman wearing a mask walks in front of her burnt house in Neos Voutzas, near Athens, on Thursday following this week’s devastating wildfires. Photograph: Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP/Getty Images

The first fire alarm sounded in Kineta, a town an hour west of Athens, the capital, at 12.30pm on Monday. Then, at 4.57pm, authorities received calls (...)

People stand by the shore as a wildfire burns in Mati, Greece on Monday. Photograph:  Kalogerikos Nikos/via Reuters

They nearly reached the water. As wind-fuelled wildfires that killed at least 76 people in holiday areas outside Athens bore down on their seaside res(...)

World’s best restaurant, Osteria Francescana. Photograph: Osteria Francescana

Italian chef Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana has been named the best restaurant in the world, at the annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards. (...)

Northern Irish chef Clare Smyth in San Sebastian, Spain, before the announcement of the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2018. Photograph: EPA/Gorka Estrada

Northern Irish chef Clare Smyth has been named “best female chef" in the world at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards. At a ceremony in Bilbao(...)

Women and children perform a play in the Schisto refugee camp near Athens describing their journey and experiences. Photograph: ActionAid

Eight months have passed since the European Union signed an agreement with Turkey to address the flow of refugees and migrants travelling across the A(...)

Al “Blue” Lewis at full stretch on the canvas after taking a thunderous left to the jaw from Muhammad Ali in the fifth round of their fight at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Collins/The Irish Times

Muhammad Ali caused a stir in Dublin in July 1972. He was due to fight Al ‘Blue’ Lewis in Croke Park and his arrival briefly drew the nation’s attenti(...)

Danish chef Rene Redzepi, the co-owner of Noma restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark Photograph: EPA/Will Oliver

The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards were announced last night in London. Here is the full list of this year’s winners. You can read Catherine(...)