10 photos here: http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2013/dec/28/flour-fight-festival-spain-in-pictures

1. Flour fight festival in Spain – in pictures

Each year the Els Enfarinats festival takes place in the town of Ibi in eastern Spain. One group of men take over the town pronouncing a whole host of ridiculous laws and fining the citizens that infringe them. Another group do battle with flour and eggs to regain control. All the fines raised go to charity

2. NEW YEAR CUSTOMS FROM DIFFERENT COUNTRIES: http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2013/12/28/joburg-furniture-throwing-is-popular-poll-choice-for-new-year

3. SOUTH AFRICA’S most embarrassing story of 2013: http://www.timeslive.co.za/politics/2013/12/27/even-if-they-call-me-a-fake-but-i-am-the-great-fake-mandela-memorial-mimer

4. Cute stocking fillers Southern California: http://www.ryot.org/cuteness-alert-hospital-wraps-newborn-christmas-babies-stockings/510857