The Huffington Post UK is famous for its 'splashes', the wide image at the top of the front page carrying a bold headline and the day's leading story.
huffpostuk splashes 2012

From serious statements to pithy puns, our splashes allow us to combine punchy text with powerful pictures.

Many of these pictures communicate a depth of emotional expression not possible with mere verbal description.

The HuffPostUK Picture Desk have searched their archives to bring you a huge selection of our splashes from 2012 - over 300 of them!

Join us in a celebration of online news and opinion - flick through some of HuffPost UK's splashes from the last 12 months:

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  • Screen Shot 2012-03-14 at 11

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  • Screen Shot 2012-03-19 at 11

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  • Screen Shot 2012-11-19 at 13

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Do you have any favourite splashes from our slideshow? Let us know in the comments below.

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