Edition:
India
Pictures | Fri Sep 16, 2011 | 9:45pm IST

Giant vegetable contest

<p>Grower Pete Glazebrook poses for photographers with his onion weighing 17lb 15.5oz (8.150kg), that now holds the world record holder for being the heaviest onion, at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. The show marking its 100th year, has introduced a giant vegetable class for the first time. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis </p>

Grower Pete Glazebrook poses for photographers with his onion weighing 17lb 15.5oz (8.150kg), that now holds the world record holder for being the heaviest onion, at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011....more

Grower Pete Glazebrook poses for photographers with his onion weighing 17lb 15.5oz (8.150kg), that now holds the world record holder for being the heaviest onion, at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. The show marking its 100th year, has introduced a giant vegetable class for the first time. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Close
1 / 8
<p>A grower poses for photographers with an award winning marrow at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011.  REUTERS/Nigel Roddis </p>

A grower poses for photographers with an award winning marrow at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

A grower poses for photographers with an award winning marrow at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Close
2 / 8
<p>A woman poses with an award winning giant tomato at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis </p>

A woman poses with an award winning giant tomato at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

A woman poses with an award winning giant tomato at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Close
3 / 8
<p>Grower Joe Atherton poses for photographers with his award winning giant cucumber measuring 32.5 inches (83 cm) at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis </p>

Grower Joe Atherton poses for photographers with his award winning giant cucumber measuring 32.5 inches (83 cm) at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Grower Joe Atherton poses for photographers with his award winning giant cucumber measuring 32.5 inches (83 cm) at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Close
4 / 8
<p>Growers Pete Glazebrook (R), Joe Atherton (C) and Derek Neumann pose with their award winning giant vegetables at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis </p>

Growers Pete Glazebrook (R), Joe Atherton (C) and Derek Neumann pose with their award winning giant vegetables at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Growers Pete Glazebrook (R), Joe Atherton (C) and Derek Neumann pose with their award winning giant vegetables at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Close
5 / 8
<p>Grower Derek Neumann arrives with his award winning giant cabbage at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis </p>

Grower Derek Neumann arrives with his award winning giant cabbage at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Grower Derek Neumann arrives with his award winning giant cabbage at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Close
6 / 8
<p>Grower Pete Glazebrook poses for photographers with his award winning marrow weighing 97lb 8oz (45 kg) at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis </p>

Grower Pete Glazebrook poses for photographers with his award winning marrow weighing 97lb 8oz (45 kg) at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Grower Pete Glazebrook poses for photographers with his award winning marrow weighing 97lb 8oz (45 kg) at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Close
7 / 8
<p>Grower Pete Glazebrook poses for photographers with his onion weighing 17lb 15.5oz (8.150kg), that now holds the world record holder for being the heaviest onion, at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis </p>

Grower Pete Glazebrook poses for photographers with his onion weighing 17lb 15.5oz (8.150kg), that now holds the world record holder for being the heaviest onion, at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011....more

Grower Pete Glazebrook poses for photographers with his onion weighing 17lb 15.5oz (8.150kg), that now holds the world record holder for being the heaviest onion, at the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate, northern England September 16, 2011. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Close
8 / 8

Next Slideshows

Bollywood Posters

A look at Hindi film posters

16 Sep 2011

Havana's retro rides

The streets of Havana are still filled with cars that predate the 1959 communist revolution.

16 Sep 2011

Travels in the Amazon

Scenes from the Amazon basin.

16 Sep 2011

Rise of the machines

Robot technology from around the world.

15 Sep 2011

MORE IN PICTURES

Inside the Trump impeachment hearings

Inside the Trump impeachment hearings

The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump goes public with two diplomats making their appearance before the House Intelligence committee, both of whom have expressed alarm in closed-door testimony about Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

Hong Kong protesters stockpile makeshift weapons

Hong Kong protesters stockpile makeshift weapons

Protesters - many of them young students - stockpile makeshift weapons and fortify barricades in Hong Kong as they stand off with police on university campuses across the city.

Morales exit rocks Bolivia, splits region

Morales exit rocks Bolivia, splits region

The head of Bolivia's Senate, Jeanine Anez, took office as interim president as former leader Evo Morales pledged to keep up his political fight from exile in Mexico after resigning in what he has alleged was a coup.

Protesters and police battle at Hong Kong university campuses

Protesters and police battle at Hong Kong university campuses

Protesters and police battled through the night at university campuses after a senior police officer said the Chinese-ruled city had been pushed to the "brink of a total breakdown."

Venice under water

Venice under water

The second highest tide ever recorded swept through Venice overnight, flooding its historic basilica and leaving many squares and alleyways deep under water.

Fires rage across Australia's east coast

Fires rage across Australia's east coast

Fires raged across a swath of Australia's east coast on Tuesday, destroying more homes and shrouding Sydney in smoke from a blaze authorities fear they will be unable to control until next week.

Delhi trapped in a toxic smog

Delhi trapped in a toxic smog

Farm fires raging in neighboring states have sent clouds of smoke floating over the Indian city, posing a health risk to its 20 million residents.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

India's capital breathes toxic air

Pictures from India's capital city of New Delhi as pollution levels slip yet again to severe category after a brief respite.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast