Heygate Estate, near Elephant and Castle was completed in 1974 and once housed up to 3,000 residents. In February 2004, the masterplan for regenerating the estate including the demolition was adopted by Southwark Council.
Cherry orchards from Bulgaria are exporting cherries to Moscow and other major cities and towns across Russia for the first time in over a quarter of a century, said the Bulgarian National Horticultural Union.
A group of Hindu families that came to India from Pakistan two years ago lives at a temporary shelter in a makeshift camp at Majnu Ka Tilla in North Delhi. There is a shortage of basic amenities including food, clean drinking water and education.
At the northern tip of the Philippines are the islands of Batan, Sabtang and Itbayat comprising the province of Batanes. The unique culture of the Ivatans, the breathtaking scenes of nature and daily life make one's visit truly unforgettable.
Hundreds of people protested at groundbreaking ceremony for the statue of St. Nuno de Santa Maria, in Barcelos, a city in northern Portugal. People demand better living conditions and protest against the Government and "troika".
The Liquid Courage party with former Vermont Governor and 2004 Presidential candidate Howard Dean at the Tech Museum opened the Netroots Nation conference in San Jose. The party was sponsored by the Courage Campaign which worked against Prop 8.
Out of a selection of 12 films in Sydney Film Festival’s official competition, the winner was announced as ‘Only God Forgives’, directed by Nicolas Winding at an event held at Wildfire restaurant in Circular Quay.
The Australian red carpet premiere of Twenty Feet From Stardom took place at the State Theatre in Sydney and was the Sydney Film Festival closing night film, before which the competition winners were announced.
Karachi residents spend time at the coast to beat the heat of the scorching summer season at Sea View Beach on June 20, 2013. Near record temperatures during a number of heatwaves this year have devastated crops and claimed hundreds of lives.
Protesters stage a demonstration outside Mansion House as British Chancellor George Osborne delivers his annual speech to the City amidst mounting speculation that a partial sell-off of the state's stake Lloyds could happen within months.
The Real Madrid basketball team secured their 31st ACB League title after beating Barcelona Regal in the fifth game of the final series 79-71 at the Bernabeu in Madrid. With the victory Real Madrid secured the league and cup double.
Egypt's streets are abuzz as what is perceived as the country's unfinished revolution is slated by some to reignite on June 30th, 2013. Downtown Cairo is a living graffiti mural with political messages that are often white-washed, only to be redrawn.
The current President of the Chamber of Deputies, Miroslava Nemcova, was proposed as the Civic Democratic Party prime minister. If she becomes prime minister, she vill be the first woman in the history of the Czech Republic to hold the post.