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Collection of best news photos in 2014

most complete selection ever on the web

Hungarion version

Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

I couldn’t skip publishing this tsunami like list of photo collections from the best photos of the last year. At the end of the year picture editors at every most publications have an urge to make galleries that look back on the events of the year passing by. This year is no different in this regard so I too created my collection of these selections made by others – just like I did in 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009, etc…

‘Spaghetti bridge’ crack of 2013

570 kg breaks the world record

Hungarion version

Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

It is hard to imagine how strong structures can be made from the everyday strings of pasta we eat for dinner. Yet Hungarian students every year spend long hours but rather days building spaghetti bridges only to have them broken (or blown) into pieces for the sake of the Reccs (meaning ‘crack’ in Hungarian) competition – no wonder some of them can’t bear to watch it.

Saint George day leads livestock to the fields in Hortobagy

Hungarion version

Photo by Attila Volgy / blog.volgyiattila.com

Following traditions the Day of Saint George is not only to honour policemen, that in Hungary for a whlie has been tied togehter with honouring firemen as well. This is also the day when the traditional agricultural gazing season starts. This is the day herdsmen lead their livestock to the fields to keep them outside for the rest of the time until the gazing season ends.