Warning: This article contains images some readers may find distressing.
The ongoing refugee crisis, the shootings of black men by police officers in the US and the death of Fidel Castro. These are just three of the major news stories to have capture headlines over the past year.
There is always a major news story breaking in some part of the world and it takes real talent to capture a story in a single image.
This exhibition celebrates some of the finest in press photography from across the world.
It's always a spectacular collection of images and this year they will be returning to their usual home of Royal Festival Hall.
Here are some of the photographs that will be on display, and there will be over 150 images in total for us to view and recall the major news stories of the previous year.
The 2017 World Press Photo exhibition will be on at Royal Festival Hall from 3-20 November. It's free to visit and open every day, 10am-11pm.