Gallery Back Save Best of the Canberra Times recent photos facebook SHARE twitter TWEET email google-plus linkedin reddit More The best news and sport photos taken by Canberra Times photographers over the past two weeks. Previous slide Next slide Veronica Talbot from the Bantam Club of NSW. Photo: Stuart Walmsley Australian swimmers Sally Foster, Alicia Coutts, Angie Bainbridge and Belinda Hocking. Photo: Stuart Walmsley Bywong residents Tracey and Robbie Wallace celebrate winter solstice with a bonfire. Photo: Stuart Walmsley World refugee day soccer tournament particpants Hong Tlanon, Soekamor Kyipay, Kamal Ahmed and Deng Aleer. Photo: Melissa Adams Canberra Mail Centre shift manager Neal Smith. Photo: Melissa Adams Hundreds of people attend Bishop Pat Brown's final Canberra service including former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. Photo: Melissa Adams Gymnast Lauren Mitchell trains at the AIS prior to the London Olympicsthis morning Photo: Colleen Petch Track athlete Melissa Breen sprints out of the blocks. Photo: Colleen Petch Canberra's Anna Flanagan has been included in the Australian women's hockey team and is off to the London Olympic's. Photo: Colleen Petch COP Karen Guthrie and her identical boy triplets Kobi, Liam and Nash. Photo: Colleen Petch Bee keepers on the NSW south coast lost about 750 hives to someone poisoning the bees. Owner of Australian Rainforest Honey, Steve Roberts, with employee, Adlei Baldo. Photo: Graham Tidy year old Bryce Rattray from Shell Harbour keeps an eye on his mother's two English Toy Terriers, "Buzz" and "Poppy" . Photo: Graham Tidy A snowboarder gets some air over a jump on Front Valley. Photo: Graham Tidy "Bowie" bred and owned by Heather McCormack gets ready for judging. Photo: Graham Tidy Lama Choedak Rinpoche of the Buddhist Society of Canberra. Photo: Rohan Thomson Southcare Helicopter Flight Paramedic, Ben Lynch, after a busy weekend. Photo: Rohan Thomson Callum Mouncey has been selected for the Australian Handball Team. rt120612Handball-5081_RAZ5081.jpg Photo: Rohan Thomson Pianist Marcelo Fiorillo. Photo: Richard Briggs Tidbinbilla Station owners Michael and Kay Shanahan and daughter Tess, with city family visitors Selina and Andrew Cann, with daughters Amalia and Imogen. Photo: Richard Briggs of More Galleries Previous Next ACT Olympians and Paralympians officially welcomed back to Canberra. Cartoons of the week: September 25, 2016 Government House Open Day Clubs ACT public rally held at the Raiders Belconnen oval War Memorial exhibition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait military stories. Canberra Times Spring photo competition 2016 (gallery 1) Cartoons of the week: September 19, 2016 Canberra students learn about farm life at EPIC.