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Summer weather Aug 27th 2015...A faint Aurora can be seen over Bamburgh lighthouse in Northumberland the early hours of this morning. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday August 27, 2015

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A faint Aurora can be seen over Bamburgh lighthouse in Northumberland the early hours of this morning

Labour Leadership Candidates Attend BBC Radio 5Live Hustings...STEVENAGE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 25:  Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall, Yvette Cooper and Jeremy Corbyn take part in a radio hustings hosted by presenter Nicky Campbell (C) on August 25, 2015 in Stevenage, England. Candidates are continuing to campaign for Labour party leadership with polls placing left-winger Jeremy Corbyn in the lead. Voting is due to begin on the 14th of August with the result being announced on the 12th of September.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

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Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall, Yvette Cooper and Jeremy Corbyn take part in a radio hustings hosted by presenter Nicky Campbell in Stevenage, England. Candidates are continuing to campaign for Labour party leadership with polls placing left-winger Jeremy Corbyn in the lead 

Julian Assange extradition...WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (right) with Reverend Jesse Jackson outside the Embassy of Ecuador in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday August 21, 2015. See PA story LEGAL Assange. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with Reverend Jesse Jackson outside the Embassy of Ecuador in London 

 England's Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of Australia's Adam Voges

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England’s Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of Australia’s Adam Voges during the fifth Ashes test at the Oval in Kennington, London on Friday

The sun rises over Whitley Bay with the top of St Mary's lighthouse visible, as hot and humid air is expected to be pushed into northern Europe this weekend, including Britain, creating a "Spanish Plume"

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The sun rises over Whitley Bay with the top of St Mary’s lighthouse visible, as hot and humid air is expected to be pushed into northern Europe this weekend, including Britain, creating a “Spanish Plume”

A woman attacked by seagulls piece by Banksy, during the press view for the artist s biggest show to date, entitled 'Dismaland', at Tropicana in Western-super-Mare, Somerset.

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A woman attacked by seagulls piece by Banksy, during the press view for the artist’s biggest show to date, entitled ‘Dismaland’, at Tropicana in Western-super-Mare, Somerset

Members of the public arrive outside St Mary's Catholic Church on Thursday in Liverpool, England. Singer and TV host Cilla Black died at her home in Spain after a head injury caused by a fall

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Members of the public arrive outside St Mary’s Catholic Church on Thursday in Liverpool, England. Singer and TV host Cilla Black died at her home in Spain after a head injury caused by a fall

HMS Artful, the third of the British Royal Navy's new Astute Class attack submarines on arrival at her Scottish base port of HMNB Clyde, Faslane, Scotland, 19 August 2015 from where she will carry out sea trials before entering service later this year. The 7,400-tonne Artful left BAE Systems construction yard at Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria several days ago before sailing to her new home at Her Majesty s Naval Base (HMNB) Clyde. She will provide the Royal Navy with the most technologically advanced submarine Britain has ever sent to sea. HMNB Clyde will become a home for the Royal Navy s submarines and associated support by 2020, creating a submarine centre of specialisation. The base is amongst the largest single-site employers in Scotland, with 6,700 military and civilian personnel, increasing under current UK Government plans to 8,200 by 2022.

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HMS Artful, the third of the British Royal Navy’s new Astute Class attack submarines on arrival at her Scottish base port of HMNB Clyde, Faslane, Scotland, on Wednesday from where she will carry out sea trials before entering service later this year

Summer weather August 19th 2015

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People flock to the beach at Tynemouth in Tyne and Wear as the North East experiences fine summer weather

Tony Pickering, who served as a Hurricane pilot in the World War Two, poses for a photograph next to a Hurricane at Biggin Hill, England.  Aircraft including 18 Spitfires and six Hurricanes flew over southern England to mark 75 years since the Battle of Britain's "Hardest Day" when Biggin Hill and other South East military bases came under attack from the German Luftwaffe

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Tony Pickering, who served as a Hurricane pilot in the World War Two, poses for a photograph next to a Hurricane atBiggin Hill, England. Aircraft including 18 Spitfires and six Hurricanes flew over southern England to mark 75 years since the Battle of Britain’s “Hardest Day” when Biggin Hill and other South East military bases came under attack from the German Luftwaffe.

Extreme gardening at Powis Castle...Undated handout photo issued by the National Trust of a gardener on a cherry-picker clipping the hedging at Powis Castle and Garden, Powis, Wales. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday August 14, 2015. Photo credit should read: Arnhel de Serra/National Trust Images/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

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A gardener clipping the hedges at the National Trust’s Powis Castle and Garden, Powis, Wales 

A Royal Navy helicopter producing a spectacular display with its decoy flares. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 13, 2015. The Lynx helicopter from 815 Squadron, Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, fired its flares as part of an exercise in the Indian Ocean as part of a nine-month deployment to the Gulf with HMS Richmond silhouetted in the background

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A Royal Navy helicopter producing a spectacular display with its decoy flares. The Lynx helicopter from 815 Squadron, Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, fired its flares as part of an exercise in the Indian Ocean as part of a nine-month deployment to the Gulf with HMS Richmond silhouetted in the background

Crossrail plague burial ground...Undated handout photo issued by Crossrail of archeologists at work at a mass burial site suspected of containing 30 victims of The Great Plague of 1665 has been unearthed at Crossrail's Liverpool Street site in the City of London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday August 12, 2015. The discovery was found during excavation of the Bedlam burial ground at CrossrailĂ­s Liverpool Street site, which will allow construction of the eastern entrance of the new station.  See PA story TRANSPORT Pit. Photo credit should read: Croissrail/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

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Archeologists at work at a mass burial site suspected of containing 30 victims of The Great Plague of 1665 has been unearthed at Crossrail’s Liverpool Street site in the City of London. The discovery was found during excavation of the Bedlam burial ground at Crossrail’s Liverpool Street site, which will allow construction of the eastern entrance of the new station. 

Visitors attend the annual Great British Beer Festival organised by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) at Olympia in London

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Great British Beer Festival…Visitors attend the annual Great British Beer Festival organised by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) at Olympia in London today.

Cricket - Fourth Investec Ashes Test - England v Australia - Day Two - Trent Bridge...England's Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of Australia's Mitchell Johnson during day two of the Fourth Investec Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday August 7, 2015. See PA story CRICKET England. Photo credit should read: Mike Egerton/PA Wire. Editorial use only. No commercial use without prior written consent of the ECB. Still image use only no moving images to emulate broadcast. No removing or obscuring of sponsor logos. Call +44 (0)1158 447447 for further information

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England’s Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of Australia’s Mitchell Johnson during day two of the Fourth Investec Ashes Test at Trent Bridge

Balloonists Take To The Skies For The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta...BRISTOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07:  Hot air balloons rise into the morning sky from the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta main arena at the Ashton Court estate on August 7, 2015 in Bristol, England. The early morning flight of over 100 balloons was the first mass ascent of the four-day Bristol International Balloon Fiesta which started yesterday. Now in its 37th year, the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe's largest annual hot air balloon event in the city that is seen by many balloonists as the home of modern ballooning.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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Hot air balloons rise into the morning sky from the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta main arena at the Ashton Court estate onFriday in Bristol, England. The early morning flight of over 100 balloons was the first mass ascent of the four-day Bristol International Balloon Fiesta which started on Thursday. Now in its 37th year, the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe’s largest annual hot air balloon event in the city that is seen by many balloonists as the home of modern ballooning. 

Performers Fleur Tooth, Florence O'Mahony and Rosalind Hoy from the Human Zoo Theatre Company, on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, advertise their act "The Girl Who Fell In love With The Moon" which is on at the  Pleasance Dome, ahead of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

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Performers Fleur Tooth, Florence O’Mahony and Rosalind Hoy from the Human Zoo Theatre Company, on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, advertise their act “The Girl Who Fell In love With The Moon” which is on at the Pleasance Dome, ahead of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Commuters sit in traffic on a bus

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Commuters sit in traffic on a bus as a 24 hour tube strike hits the morning rush hour at Victoria station, central London on Thursday. The strike began at 6:30 pm (1730 GMT) on August 5 and will run until Friday morning, causing disruption for millions of commuters and tourists.

Morph-suited performers David Labanca wearing an orange suit and Gianmarco Pozzoli wearing a green suit from Italian dance company Discoteque Machine perform in a giant  kaleidoscope at Camera Obscura in Edinburgh to promote their show running from August 7 to 31 at Zoo Southside as part of the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

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Morph-suited performers David Labanca wearing an orange suit and Gianmarco Pozzoli wearing a green suit from Italian dance company Discoteque Machine perform in a giant kaleidoscope at Camera Obscura in Edinburgh to promote their show running from August 7th at Zoo Southside as part of the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

The America's Cup...Sailing - The America's Cup - Portsmouth - 24/7/15  Land Rover BAR skippered by Sir Ben Ainslie (L) sail's against Team France (2nd L), Team Oracle USA (2nd R) and Artemis Racing during practice in Portsmouth

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Land Rover BAR skippered by Sir Ben Ainslie sail’s against Team France, Team Oracle USA and Artemis Racing during practice in Portsmouth in Americas cup practice