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Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at The Tower of London. An installation by Paul Cummins to mark the centenary of the start of World War I. Yeoman Warder John Donald walks throught the ceramic poppy field. Photograph: Rosie HallamBlood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at The Tower of London. An installation by Paul Cummins to mark the centenary of the start of World War I.

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Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at The Tower of London. An installation by Paul Cummins to mark the centenary of the start of World War One

The Prince of Wales during a wreath-laying ceremony at the cenotaph in Glasgow to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.

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The Prince of Wales during a wreath-laying ceremony at the cenotaph in Glasgow to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival acts play to the crowds during the first day of the festival on the Royal Mile.

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival acts play to the crowds during the first day of the festival on the Royal Mile on Friday

A bemedalled Chelsea Pensioner walks amongst red poppies in the moat at the Tower of London in London, Britain, 01 August 2014. The Tower of London moat is slowly turning red as some 888,246 ceramic poppies are planted in memory of the British and Commonwealth dead from World War I. The year 2014 sees the 100th anniversary of the beginning of WWI, or the Great War, which according to official statistics cost more than 37 million military and civilian casualties between 1914 and 1918.

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A Chelsea Pensioner walks among poppies in the moat at the Tower of London on Friday. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the first world war, which cost more than 37 million military and civilian casualties between 1914 and 1918.

England's Jack Laugher (L) and Chris Mears compete in the men's Synchronised 3m Springboard final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, August 1, 2014.

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England’s Jack Laugher and Chris Mears compete in the men’s Synchronised 3m Springboard final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland

Restored WW1 Altar Frontal...LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01:  Canon Michael Hampel holds a chalice above an historic embroidered alter frontal at St Paul's Cathedral on August 1, 2014 in London, England. The altar frontal which was made for St Pauls Cathedral by severely injured World War One servicemen is being displayed in for the first time in 70 years to mark the Centenary of the War. A special service will be held on Sunday August 3, 2014  at which the altar frontal will be used for the first time since the 1940s. Relatives of some of the men will be present, including two surviving children from the UK, and numerous members of one family from Canada.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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Canon Michael Hampel holds a chalice above an embroidered altar frontal at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday in London, England. The frontal, which was made for the cathedral by injured first world war servicemen, is being displayed for the first time in 70 years to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the war.

Nwoye of Nigeria is carried away by her coach after she lost her women's freestyle 55kg wrestling semi-final to Laverdure of Canada at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland

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Ifeoma Nwoye of Nigeria is carried away by her coach after she lost her women’s freestyle 55kg wrestling semi-final to Brittanee Laverdure of Canada at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland

Horses complete the Qatar Bloodstock Richmond Stakes race on Ladies Day at Goodwood Races on July 31, 2014 in Chichester, England. Today is Ladies Day at the prestigious Goodwood Races.

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Horses finish the Qatar Bloodstock Richmond Stakes race on Ladies Day at Goodwood in Chichester, England

A couple sit in deckchairs on the beach next to the burnt remains of a section of Eastbourne pier, in Eastbourne, southern England July 31, 2014. A Victorian-era seaside pier at Eastbourne on Britain's south coast was badly damaged when fire broke out in an amusement arcade on Wednesday. Flames could be seen leaping from the roof of the two-storey structure as a large plume of smoke rose above the town. No injuries were reported.

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A couple sit on deckchairs on the beach next to the burnt remains of a section of the pier in Eastbourne, England. The Victorian pier was damaged when fire broke out in an amusement arcade on Wednesday

Sealife London Aquarium's Annual Health Check...Wednesday 30th July 2014 - The Sealife London Aquarium have conducted their week long annual health check of all 6,600 animals in their care.  This picture: Aquarists measure the 1.2m long shell of Phoenix, one of the enormous 130kg rare green sea turtles For further information or a full release please contact Amy Williams at freerange communications on amy@freerange.eu or 020 7402 9966 PR Handout - free to use in conjunction with this story only Copyright: Mikael Buck / Sealife London Aquarium 07828201042 / mikaelbuck@gmail.com

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The Sealife London Aquarium have conducted their week long annual health check of all 6,600 animals in their care. Aquarists at The Sealife London Aquarium measure the 1.2m long shell of Phoenix, one of the enormous 130kg rare green sea turtles. Read more