The lighthouse at St Mary’s in North Tyneside, northeast England, built in 1898, as photographed by Owen Humphreys whose focus in the area is on changing weather patterns. Read more
A polling station at the Walpole hall, St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh Scotland as the nation votes in the referendum. Read more
First minister Alex Salmond gives the thumbs up after voting in the Scottish referendum in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Almost 4.3m people have registered to vote across 32 different localities, making it the largest-ever recorded electorate in Scotland. Turnout is expected to be high. Read more
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Qatar’s Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani listen to their national anthems before talks at the Chancellery in Berlin Germany. Read more
A man who left his burned flat stands in front of a building destroyed by shelling this morning in the Kievsky district near the international airport on Wednesday in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine
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King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrives with Queen Maxima in the golden carriage at the seat of the Dutch government in The Hague, Netherlands. The Dutch King officially opened the parliamentary year by reading a speech outlining the government plans for the year ahead. Read more
The silhouette of a cat walking on top of a fence stands out against the sky during sunrise near Sehnde, Germany on Tuesday
An aerial picture shows lava flowing out of the Bardarbunga volcano in southeast Iceland. The Bardarbunga volcano system has been rocked by hundreds of tremors daily since mid-August, prompting fears the volcano could erupt. Bardarbunga, at 2,000 metres (6,500 feet), is Iceland’s second-highest peak and is located under Europe’s largest glacier, Vatnajoekull. Read more
Attilane Forgacs wades in water flooding her house in Siofok, 102 kms southwest of Budapest, Hungary on Monday, after three months worth of rain fell on the town on Sunday.
Smoke shrouds members of the Dutch cavalry as 80 riders rehearsed on a beach on Monday at Scheveningen, Netherlands, outside The Hague, for ceremonies to mark the opening of parliament on Tuesday.