Monday 27 February 2017

Emma Stone wins Oscar for best actress

A handout photo made available by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science (AMPAS) shows Emma Stone accepting the Oscar for Performance by an actress in a leading role, for work on 'La La Land' during the 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Calif


Matter of life

Residents look at an installation (reading 'LIFE') made by used smartphones placed at a main roundabout in Jakarta, Indonesia on February 26. Dozens of Greenpeace activist Indonesia staged a campaign to highlight the environmental impact of electronic devices and to mark the increase of


High-tech passport

Samples of the new, electronic German Passport are shown in Ultraviolet light during the presentation of the new passport in Berlin on February 23. The new document has upgraded security features including holographic images which according to experts makes it almost impossible to counterfeit.&


New formula

Britain's Lewis Hamilton (L) and Finland's Valtteri Bottas (R) unveil the new Mercedes W08 Formula One car and Mercedes-AMG Petronas driving team for the 2017 F1 Season at Silverstone, Northamptonshire, Britain on February 23.  EPA/Will Oliver  


Oscar makeover

Oscar statues wait to be placed on the red carpet and in the Kodak Theatre during preparations for the 89th annual Academy Awards on Sunday in Hollywood, Los Angeles on February 22. The Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 7 pm ET/4 pm


Messi promotes Egypt’s medical tourism drive

FC Barcelona's Argentinian striker Lionel Messi at the Mena House Hotel near the Pyramids of Giza to attend a press conference in Giza, Egypt on February 21. Messi arrived in Egypt on an one-day visit to promote the country's Tour n'Cure medical tourism campaign, which promotes tour


No to Trump

Protesters demonstrate against the proposed State visit to the UK of US President Donald J. Trump, in London, Britain on February 20. The British Parliament is debating the proposed visit of President Trump to Britain. Nearly two million Britons have signed a petition against his visit.  E


Tour of Oman

Participants cross the finish line of the Tour of Oman 2017 on the Corniche in Muttrah in the center of the capital Muscat on February 19.  EPA/Hamid Al-Qasmi  


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