'If it bleeds, it leads' is an old cliché in journalism that to a large degree still hold today. When looking through photos of 2011 news events, you would be hard pressed to conclude that it was a very news year. But there were, wonderful, touching and uplifting moments that we all can recognize and share.
A girl takes part in a skateboarding competition to mark the third annual Go Skateboarding Day in Kabul on June 21.
Tributes surround a memorial photograph of the late Steve Jobs outside the Apple Store on Regent Street in London on Oct. 6.
NDP leader Jack Layton greets supporters at his election night headquarters in Toronto on May 2.
(Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail)
Turkish rescuers carry Azra Karaduman, a two-week-old baby girl they saved from the debris of a collapsed building in Ercis, Van, eastern Turkey. The baby's mother, Semiha, was still alive, pinned next to a sofa inside the flattened building from where the child was rescued.
William and Catherine, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after their wedding in Westminster Abbey on April 29.