Members of the Serpentine Swim Club braved the cold on Sunday for the traditional Christmas Day plunge into Serpentine Lake, in London’s Hyde Park.
A rundown of the weirdest and most wonderful trees from this year's batch
Pope Francis jokes early birthday greetings may bring him bad luck Pope Francis, responded to thousands of people cheering “Happy Birthday” on Wednesday (December 14) by joking that doing it early may
Russia’s seasonal Snow Village in the northern town of Kirovsk has sprung up again this year, ahead of its official opening on December 25th.
Thousands of people have attended Lyon’s famous Festival of Lights amid high security.
Held on the fourth Thursday of November, Thanksgiving is a celebration stemming from the Harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims at Plymouth According to legend, the holiday is intrinsically linke
President Barack Obama got the holiday mood started at the White House on Wednesday with the traditional pardoning of the national Thanksgiving turkey.
The US President-elect has recorded a conciliatory message for the holiday, while acknowledging that the election campaign had been damaging.
Barack Obama has begun festivities for his final Thanksgiving as the US president with the annual Turkey pardon.
He turned ‘You’re fired’ into his reality show catch-phrase, but it was Donald Trump who went up in flames – or at least an effigy of him did – as part of the UK’s annual Bonfire Night…
Hundreds of women dressed as “Catrina” – Mexico’s elegant skeleton lady – participated at an annual parade in Mexico City.
Hundreds of thousands of Shiite pilgrims converged on the Iraqi city of Karbala to celebrate Ashura.
The Royal family turned out on Wednesday – and so did the rain – as Spaniards celebrated their National Day with a traditional military parade through Madrid.
Millions of Shia Muslims observe the holy day of Ashura amid security concerns and heightened fears of attacks.
Big crowds gathered in New Delhi to celebrate Dussehra, the festival commemorating the defeat of the mythological demon king, Ravana, at the hands of the Hindu god…
Budapest has celebrated its annual National Gallop in the city’s Heroes’ Square which was taken over by horses and jockeys.
Oktoberfest in Munich has opened amid heavy rain and even heavier security.
After spending the night in the massive valley of Mina, Hajj pilgrims headed to Mount Arafat on Sunday (11 September), some 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of Mecca, for the pinnacle of the…
Thousands of Muslim pilgrims have begun the ritual of the stoning of the devil in the Saudi City of Mina.