30/12/2012 04:06 GMT | Updated 31/12/2012 05:31 GMT

Year In Review 2012: HuffPost UK's Front Page Splashes

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:

HuffPost UK 2012 Splash Stories

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

We have even more splashes on our Pinterest account - take a look.