29 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of 2013

Via the UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards at the Museum of London.

1. Shoppers reach over the counter at Selfridges on Boxing Day morning.

Olivia Harris / Reuter

2. An Oxford student downs a bottle of champagne as he finishes his finals.

Stefan Wermuth / Reuters

3. A man watches over Liverpool’s Atlantic Veteran parade.

Trinity Mirror / Colin Lane Pictures

4. Campaigners dressed as George Osborne protest in Parliament Square on behalf of the ‘Enough Food for Everyone IF’ campaign.

Stefan Wermuth / Reuters

5. An EDL supporter is moved by police at a protest in Birmingham.

Stefan Wermuth / Reuters

6. Margaret Thatcher’s coffin arrives at her funeral at St Paul’s Cathedral.

Stefan Wermuth / Reuters

7. Red Arrows fly over Buckingham Palace after the Trooping of the Colour ceremony.

Via Jack Taylor / National News and Pictures

8. Prince George is introduced to the world as he leaves St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington.

John Stillwell / The Press Association

9. Chris Huhne comes into contact with a photographer’s lens as he arrives at Southwark Crown Court.

Justin Tallis / Agence France-Presse

10. Mark Carney walks to a monetary policy committee meeting on his first day inside the bank’s City of London HQ.

Jason Alden / Bloomberg

11. Attendees check their phones during a break at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Jason Alden / Bloomberg

12. David Cameron attends a carol service with soldiers in Afghanistan.

Via Stefan Wermuth / Reuters

13. CO Vaudin hugs his 12-year-old son Nicholas on his return from Afghanistan.

Anthony Chapel-Ross / The Press, York

14. A man walks through the Great Mosque of Aleppo in Syria.

Jack Hill / The Times

15. A rebel commander takes a moment to think in Syria’s Old City.

Jack Hill / The Times

16. A Free Syrian Army fighter is treated at a field hospital in Mah’sareen in the Idlib province.

Jack Hill / The Times

17. A baby African elephant walks in Edinburgh Zoo.

Bjorn Olsson

18. A dog keeps warm in a jacket on a London pavement.

Stefan Wermuth / Reuters

19. Bad weather causes sheep to be moved from Malham moor to the lowlands.

Stephen Garnnett / Craven Herald

20. Madonna plays her first ever Scottish gig at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium.

Wattie Cheung

21. Kate Moss poses during the launch of Kate: The Kate Moss Book.

Dave Benett / The London Evening Standard

22. Cara Delevingne, Ellie Goulding and Rita Ora pose at Glamour’s Women of the Year Awards.

Dave Benett / The Evening Standard

23. Julian MacDonald presents his Autumn / Winter 2013 collection.

Lia Toby / WENN

24. Arsenal celebrate their equalising goal against Manchester City during the English Premier League at Etihad.

Adrian Dennis / Agence France-Presse

25. Alexander Bragg falls at the Bramham International Horse trials.

Anthony Chapel-Ross / The Press, York

26. Andy Murray holds the Wimbledon trophy after beating Novak Djokovic in the men’s singles final.

Adrian Dennis / Agence France-Presse

27. And shows it to the crowd.

Stefan Wermuth / Reuters

28. Dwain Chambers wins the Men’s 60m race during the British Athletics Glasgow International Match at the Emirates Arena.

Ian MacNicol / Agence France-Presse

29. A man jumps across a fire at Glastonbury Festival.

David Hedges / SWNS

Click here for more information about the UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards. All of these pictures, and many more, will be on display at a Museum of London exhibition opening on Wednesday.

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Tabatha Leggett is head of buzz at BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
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