Yearender 2014 – The Year in Pictures
To illustrate the most important developments in 2014 epa offers you a selection of its professionally edited service. Just click on the images below to find the collection for the respective month.
This year's coverage included these topics:
- News: e.g. Ukraine crisis: Crimea joins Russia, Viktor Yanukovych evicted, Yulia Tymoshenko freed, Petro Poroshenko new president; Malaysia Airlines: flight MH370 dissapears and flight MH17 crashes; Mideast conflict; Ebola outbreak; Refugees Flee Islamic State Terror; Hong Kong pro-democracy protests; Mass Murder of 43 Students in Mexico; Taliban School Massacre; Egypt: new constitution, 663 Muslim Brotherhood members sentenced to death; centenary of the outbreak of World War I; 70th anniversary of the Allied landings on D-Day; Michael Brown shooting; Afghanistan presidential election; Turkey: Gezi Park protests and mine explosion; Oscar Pistorius trial; shooting at Jewish Museum in Brussels; Canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII; Mount Sinabung eruption; Costa Concordia salvage.
- Sports: e.g. Alpine Skiing World Cup, NFL Super Bowl XLVIII, Formula One Grand Prix, Moto GP, UEFA Champions League final, Tour de France, Asian Games, Athletics European Championships, European Swimming Championships, MLB Baseball, NBA basketball, NFL American Football, World Equestrian Games, Ice Hockey World Championships, Winter Sport World Cups, Tennis Grand Slams: Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, US Open, Golf Majors, Ryder Cup.
- Arts, Culture and Entertainment: e.g. Abdication of King Juan Carlos I and King Felipe VI Proclamation, Glastonbury Festival, 'Gravity' and '12 Years as a Slave' win at the Oscars, Diao Yinan wins Golden Bear at Berlinale, British Royal Visit to Australia and New Zealand, Conchita Wurst wins Eurovision Song Contest, carnival, triumph of Breaking Bad at SAG awards, 'Grace of Monaco' premiere, 'Winter Sleep' wins Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival, George Clooney wedding, Nobel Prize, Fashion Weeks, Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, deaths of Lauren Bacall, Peaches Geldof, and Robin Williams, 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death and the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.