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Coalman Simon Bee walks through the mud as he delivers bags of coal to showman’s steam engines being prepared for display at the Great Dorset Steam Fair in Tarrant Hinton near Blandford on Thursday in Dorset, England
HMS Illustrious Company members prepare to lower the ships White Ensign for the last time during her decommissioning ceremony on Thursday in Portsmouth, England. The HMS Illustrious was the last of the Royal Navy’s Invincible class aircraft carriers, and is to be replaced by HMS Ocean after serving for 32 years
Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez of Spain poses on the Millennium Bridge with St Paul’s Cathedral seen behind, in London on Wednesday, ahead of the British Moto Grand Prix at Silverstone
A double Fordson tractor at the Great Dorset Steam Fair, where hundreds of period steam traction engines and heavy mechanical equipment are being set up for the annual Dorset gathering of steam enthusiasts.
Police Scotland Fife pipe band take part in 2014 World Pipe Band Championships grade one qualifiers at Glasgow Green on Friday in Glasgow, Scotland
Edinburgh Festival Fringe entertainers perform on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland
Hot air balloons lift off during a mass ascent at the 36th International Balloon Fiesta at the Ashton Court Estate near Bristol, which is Europe’s largest ballooning event which officially begins on Friday
Winning bulls are led from the judging ring at the North Devon Show, near Barnstaple on Wednesday. The show is North Devon’s premier agricultural spectacle and a celebration of North Devon’s farming roots
The Above and Beyond charity balloon is inflated in Queen Square ahead of the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta on Tuesday in Bristol, England. Now in its 36th year, the fiesta is Europe’s largest annual hot-air balloon event in the city that is seen by many as the home of modern ballooning. Read more