News in pictures: Friday April 1, 2022 | News


Troopers of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment struggle to restrain their horses during the major general’s annual inspection. It is a test that the unit has endured for centuries, and one they must pass in order to participate in state ceremonial duties, as well as this year’s celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

TIMES PHOTOGRAPHER RICHARD POHLE

Rebecca Smith plays the Stroh violin with Alex Mendham and his Orchestra at the Savoy in London to raise funds for Ukraine.  In the 1920s and 1930s the Savoy Orpheans band was a household name and for this collaboration the orchestra is calling itself the New Savoy Orpheans

Rebecca Smith plays the Stroh violin with Alex Mendham and his Orchestra at the Savoy in London to raise funds for Ukraine. In the 1920s and 1930s the Savoy Orpheans band was a household name and for this collaboration the orchestra is calling itself the New Savoy Orpheans

GUY BELL/ALAMY

A giraffe does the splits at a watering hole in the Zimanga private game reserve, South Africa

A giraffe does the splits at a watering hole in the Zimanga private game reserve, South Africa

HENDRI VENTER/ANIMAL NEWS AGENCY

A damselfly larva hitches a ride in the Suranadi forest in Lombok, Indonesia.  It is a rare sight because the creatures usually maintain their perch for only a few seconds

A damselfly larva hitches a ride in the Suranadi forest in Lombok, Indonesia. It is a rare sight because the creatures usually maintain their perch for only a few seconds

ADHI PRAYOGA/SOLENT NEWS

Crates of anchovies are laid out to dry at a market in Quang Nam province, Vietnam

Crates of anchovies are laid out to dry at a market in Quang Nam province, Vietnam

NGUYEN MINH TU/SOLENT NEWS

Gianni Infantino, the president of Fifa, presents Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Qatar's prime minister, with a football shirt during a meeting of football's governing body in Doha

Gianni Infantino, the president of Fifa, presents Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Qatar’s prime minister, with a football shirt during a meeting of football’s governing body in Doha

NICK POTTS/PRESS ASSOCIATION

Chandeliers in the Waterloo Chamber at Windsor Castle are given a final check before the room reopens to visitors after renovation

Chandeliers in the Waterloo Chamber at Windsor Castle are given a final check before the room reopens to visitors after renovation

BEN FITZPATRICK/ROYAL COLLECTION TRUST/PRESS ASSOCIATION

Madame Tussauds London unveils a new figure of David Bowie, part of its line-up in its revamped music festival zone.  Stormzy, Freddie Mercury and Amy Winehouse have also been immortalized in wax

Madame Tussauds London unveils a new figure of David Bowie, part of its line-up in its revamped music festival zone. Stormzy, Freddie Mercury and Amy Winehouse have also been immortalized in wax

JONATHAN SHORT

Chris Brown, the town mayor's serjant and crier of Wimborne Minster, looks over a “model of a model” of the town, which has been created at Wimborne Model Town in Dorset to celebrate the attraction's 70th anniversary

Chris Brown, the town mayor’s serjant and crier of Wimborne Minster, looks over a “model of a model” of the town, which has been created at Wimborne Model Town in Dorset to celebrate the attraction’s 70th anniversary

ANDREW MATTHEWS/PA

Children play among traditional bamboo rice mills in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh.  After being boiled, the rice is swept into piles by workers and dried for up to eight hours

Children play among traditional bamboo rice mills in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh. After being boiled, the rice is swept into piles by workers and dried for up to eight hours

MUSTASINUR RAHMAN ALVI/REX FEATURES

A torch parade welcomes Ramadan in the city of Medan, Indonesia.  The country recently lifted Covid restrictions to allow the resumption of traditional practices for the holy month

A torch parade welcomes Ramadan in the city of Medan, Indonesia. The country recently lifted Covid restrictions to allow the resumption of traditional practices for the holy month

MUHAMMAD ZULFAN DALIMUNTHE/GETTY IMAGES

Mist clings to the Jinshanling section of the Great Wall of China in Hebei province after rainfall

Mist clings to the Jinshanling section of the Great Wall of China in Hebei province after rainfall

ZHOU WANPING/GETTY IMAGES

Crescent, a 25-year-old hornbill with skin cancer, is treated at Zoo Tampa in Florida.  Vets, dermatologists and biomedical engineers teamed up to create a replacement beak for the bird in the first operation of its kind in the United States.  Crescent is now in recovery

Crescent, a 25-year-old hornbill with skin cancer, is treated at Zoo Tampa in Florida. Vets, dermatologists and biomedical engineers teamed up to create a replacement beak for the bird in the first operation of its kind in the United States. Crescent is now in recovery

Skateboarder Tony Hawk attends the premiere of the documentary Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off at The Bungalow in Santa Monica, California

Skateboarder Tony Hawk attends the premiere of the documentary Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off at The Bungalow in Santa Monica, California

JEFF KRAVITZ/GETTY IMAGES

For more pictures from The Times follow us on Instagram.




www.thetimes.co.uk

Related Posts

George Holan

George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *