The fall of the Berlin Wall in late 1989 had a profound effect on me and was the impetus that drove me down the path of a career in photojournalism. In that defining historical moment, I realised that the world as I had always known it was radically ...


In 2021, Ben Roberts revisited an Amazon fulfillment center in Rugeley, Staffordshire, which he and writer Sarah O'Connor had previously documented in 2012. Interested in how Amazon had colonised this former mining town, they focused on the relationship ...


The modern office is evolving. Following a wholesale exodus of workers precipitated by the Covid 19 pandemic and a sea-change in thinking about how businesses operate, many companies are adapting their workspaces, giving more thought to what makes for a ...


When Ukraine became independent in 1991 it sealed the final collapse of the Soviet Union. Tim Smith's images, taken both sides of this pivotal moment, illustrate how Ukraine's history frames the current conflict. At independence the uncovering of a ...


Since Kabul fell to the Taliban in August 2015 the country has been rapidly sinking into one of the worst crises in its history. Deprived of foreign reserves which have been frozen by western banks and ostracised by foreign governments, the new rulers in...


I first travelled to Donetsk, Ukraine in December 1991, three months after the former Soviet republic had declared independence. My original ideas was to focus on the coal mining industry and document the changes that were about to potentially turn ...


Transnistria, a slither of land wedged between the Dniester River and the Ukrainian border, has been suspended in a state of quasi-independence from Moldova, a small former Soviet republic, since 1990. For almost three decades the largely Russian ...


In the second quarter of 2021, Iceland experienced a Covid baby boom, with births up by 16.5 percent on the previous year. One theory to explain this phenomenon is the Nordic countries' generous parental leave and child benefits which take the financial ...


700 square kilometres of desert east of Cairo have been transformed into a huge construction site. Egypt's New Administrative Capital (NAC) has been under construction here since 2016. President Al-Sisi's megalomaniac vanity project envisages the ...


The chaotic withdrawal of US and allied forces from Afghanistan in August 2021 spelled the end of a hugely expensive, ultimately futile 20 year-long attempt at nation building following the terrorist attacks of 9/11. The Taliban forces, having sustained ...


Once a month Gothenburg's Capitol, a plush art house cinema, opens its doors not just to humans but to their canine friends as well. The cinema provides blankets and dog treats and the dogs go in free with their paying owners. On a rainy afternoon ...


Lagos Vibrations offers a snapshot of daily life for ordinary people in Africa's most populous city. From its notorious traffic jams to its bustling markets and crowded housing for working-class people, to navigate this city you need energy, dexterity ...


In Romania, Moldova, Ukraine and other parts of Eastern Europe, on the day before New Year, variously celebrated on 31st December or 13th January, people dress up in home-made masks and costumes to celebrate Malanka, a ritual of pagan origin that is ...


This essay takes us on a journey through my working world as it turns inside out, caught up in the CHF 836 million renovation project of the United Nations Office in Geneva. At the centre of this mammoth undertaking is the historic Palais des Nations ...


This is the story of a curious legacy of the communist era in Romania and neighbouring Moldova: the garage. Built next to socialist housing blocs and in light-industrial zones in the cities, the garages - in clusters of dozens, hundreds and occasionally ...


As Covid-19 drastically altered our personal lives and our wider world, our temperature became a sign of potential infection - a danger to ourselves and to others. All these images were taken in Istanbul, Bradley's adopted home. They highlight how ...