A new year, a new set of headline-making events on the horizon. AAP picture researcher Kristen Daly looks ahead to eight local and international events across news, entertainment, royals and sport that will keep her and the image sales team busy over the next twelve months.
To see more, view our curated gallery of stories set to make an impact in 2020.
Brexit: After a drawn-out political battle that left Boris Johnson in the prime minister's seat, a majority of MPs have approved his plan for the UK to leave the European Union (EU) by January 31. Image by Frank Kirsty Wigglesworth for AP. See more images of this story here.
T20 World Cup
T20 World Cup: Tammy Beaumont of England, Lea Tahuhu of New Zealand, Georgia Wareham of Australia, Danni Wyatt of England and Sophie Molineux of Australia pose during a media opportunity in Melbourne on November 13 2019. The ICC Women's T20 World Cup will take place in Australia in February and March, while the men's tournament is also headed down under in October and November. Image by Michael Dodge for AAP. See more images of this story here.
Hollywood award season
Hollywood awards season: Jennifer Lopez steps out at the Golden Globes, the first of many events celebrating the achievements of the film and television industry in 2019. The season culminates with the Academy Awards on February 10. Image by Jordan Strauss for AP. See more images of this story here.
Archie's first birthday
Archie's first birthday: One of the world's most famous babies, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, may make a public appearance with his parents Harry and Meghan when he turns one in May. The world will certainly be watching, perhaps even more than usual after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced this month that they will step back as senior royals. Pool image by Reuters via Cover Images. See more images of this story.
Another royal wedding
Beatrice gets married: Princess Beatrice, 31, is expected to marry Italian property tycoon Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, 37, around June this year. The big event has sparked chatter already after BBC and ITV announced they will not televise it, reportedly to draw attention away from her father Prince Andrew and his ties to sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Image by Christophe Petit Tesson for EPA. See more images of this story.
Glastonbury's 50th birthday
Glastonbury turns 50: Frontman Wayne Coyne from US band The Flaming Lips takes a trip across the heads of a crowd inside a plastic bubble at Glastonbury Festival, in Glastonbury, England, in 2010. Ten years later, the iconic music festival celebrates 50 trips around the sun. Image by Jim Ross for AP. See more images of this story.
Tokyo Olympics: Modern pentathlon competitor Chloe Esposito (left), former Olympic swimmer Dawn Fraser (centre) and Hurdler Sally Pearson pose for a photo during the One Year to Go to Tokyo media event at the Qantas Headquarters in Sydney on July 24 2019. Australia will send its best athletes to Tokyo in a few months for the long awaited summer Olympics. Image by Joel Carrett for AAP. View more images of this story.
US election: Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a town hall meeting on December 15 2019 in Keokuk, Iowa. The race to confirm a Democratic nominee and Trump's fight to retain the presidency have dominated headlines for months now, with Americans finally set to head to the polls on November 3. Image by Charlie Neibergall for AP. View more images of this story.
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