The Beast from the East hit B&Q’s sales in the three months to 30 April Owner Kingfisher announced like-for-like sales at the chain 9% in the UK and Ireland. More news pictures
Maisie the labrador is Alena Hughes’ best friend – and life-saver. The six-year-old has type 1 diabetes and relies on Maisie to tell her if she is in danger of falling into a life-threatening diabetic coma. Our story and pictures appeared in The Times, Daily Mirror, Mail Online, Metro and magazines across Europe. Next: in the lap of luxury
Rio Ferdinand at Rosso restaurant, Manchester. Commissioned by the Sunday Times. Lorne Campbell
Rugby league player Ryan Hall poses with body paint at the Carnegie Stadium, Leeds, home of Leeds Rhinos. The “artwork” was created by a make-up artist to reveal the most common injuries sustained by rugby players. The use of the picture in the Daily Express (among others) delighted Umph PR who had commissioned Guzelian on behalf of Engage Mutual, sponsors of the Super League.
Lightning pierces through spewing lava in Kaghoshima, southern Japan. We used our national and foreign contacts to syndicate this stunning picture to a host of newspapers and magazines on behalf of photographer Martin Rietze. Next: fighting squirrels