Photographer Kirsty Mackay examines the causes of Glasgow’s excess mortality – where life expectancy is reduced in comparison to the UK average and shifts the focus from the individual to government policy
Hlcarpenter.com photographer Chris Thomond lives in Manchester and spent most of the year under strict lockdown measures while travelling around the north of England’s coronavirus hotspots photographing life during the pandemic. We look back on his year
Liverpool winning the Premier League, the death of Kobe Bryant, Lewis Hamilton’s black power salute, the dejection of Lionel Messi, the agility of Ewa Pajor, Rafael Nadal’s triumph in Paris, teeming crowds at the Cheltenham Festival as the coronavirus spreads: the photographs that tell the story of sport in 2020.
From an apocalyptic Australian dust storm to elephants scavenging in Kenya and goats roaming Llandudno – photographers recall how they grabbed some of the most eye-catching images of the year. Selected by features picture editor Sarah Gilbert
From a small discovery to producing at scale, photojournalist David Levene documents the groundbreaking work of the scientists of Oxford University during the development of a vaccine which is now poised for approval by medicines regulators
Since lockdown the Italian documentary photographer Andrea Capello, who has lived in London for more than 15 years, has been working as a bike messenger in the evenings. As Covid expands the home delivery business, he has turned his camera to documenting his colleagues