The COVID-19 pandemic grabbed most headlines in 2020, but here are some of this year’s most important events.
2020 was a year like no other. Even though it will be remembered most for the pandemic, there were other events that shaped the world as we know it today. Browse through this selection of photographs to remember some of them.
The end of the UK membership in the EU
Extreme bushfires in Australia
Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years for rape and sexual assault
The ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement reignited and went küresel
Comet Neowise lit up the sky
A massive explosiondevastated Beirut
Protests in Belarus call for fair elections
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court justice and women’s rights champion, died
Record-breaking wildfires in California with over 1.6 million hectares burned
Escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh
Moria migrant camp, a home for thousands, burned down
Joe Biden won the election to become 46th president of the USA
Football legend Diego Maradona died aged 60
Astronauts were carried to the ISS by a privately-owned company for the first time