A Belgian trip, on Instagram in pictures

By David Sillitoe

Guardian photographer David Sillitoe has been documenting his found treasures in Bruges and Antwerp: chips and beer made an appearance, but so did street art signs in seemingly abandoned buildings and, sure enough, the rain

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Photographer Muhammed Muheisen: 'This Afghan boy chasing bubbles lets me dream for the future'

By Lizzie Tucker

Makeshift schools, water pumps, bubble-blowers and balloon sellers the award-winning AP photographer explains what its like to live and work in the worlds largest community of refugees

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Allen Jones: I think of myself as a feminist

By Nicholas Wroe

From his women-as-furniture artworks to Kate Moss in a gold breastplate, Allen Jones has always provoked controversy. Ahead of a major retrospective, he tells Nicholas Wroe about his fascination with fakery and fetish and why hes not a misogynist

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Happy Halloween: the world's scariest artworks in pictures

By Guardian Staff

From bloody severed heads to nightmare visions of hell, via gruesome gargoyles, creepy shrouded lovers and a fresco of death riding a skeleton horse, heres our pick of the most unsettling pieces of art ever produced. Prepare to be spooked

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San Diego's real-life superhero squad in pictures

By Mie Blake

With names like Light Fist, Midnight Highwayman and Fallen Boy, the Xtreme Justice League is a team of volunteers who have patrolled the streets of San Diego since 2006 dressed as superheroes. Reuters photographer Mike Blake has been following them as they patrol street fairs, break up fights and help people with directions. Anyone with a costume and their own transportation can join up

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Heads up: people around the world carry their possessions in pictures

By Floriane De Lassée/Rex

French photographer Floriane de Lassée has travelled across rural landscapes, from east Africa to South America, in search of subjects for her photo series, How Much Can You Carry


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Bronx Boys: life in a tough neighbourhood in pictures

By Guardian Staff

Photographer Stephen Shames followed the lives of a group of young men over two decades for Bronx Boys, capturing their brutality and humanity as they smoke, rob, kiss and sleep

The Bronx has a terrible beauty, stark and harsh, like the desert. At first glance you imagine nothing can survive. Then you notice life going on all around Stephen Shames

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