Curator Anna Reynolds adds the finishing touches to a rocking horse presented to Prince George of Cambridge by President of the United States Barak Obama and Michelle Obama. The Royal Childhood exhibition is part of the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace which runs from July 26 to September 28.
The Museum of London’s Project Manager Elpie Psalti with the new exhibition of the Olympic cauldron. Read more
Visitors look at a giant puppet of a grandmother sleeping on a bed inside St George’s Hall in Liverpool, on Wednesday. The grandmother is one of two giant models as part of the “Memories of August 1914″ World War One commemorative event happening over the weekend in Liverpool.
Prime Minister David Cameron is the first prime minister to visit the Shetland Islands in 34 years, following the visit of Margaret Thatcher in 1980. He rode on the fishing boat ‘Radiant Star’ in the Scalloway area of the islands.
Players of Malawi practice netball one day before the opening of the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday.
Oli Scarff/Getty Images
Members of the Serpentine Swimming Club enjoy an early morning swim in Serpentine lake in Hyde Park on Monday.
Tower of London’s longest serving Yeoman Warder plants the first poppy in major centenary commemoration of the First World War.
John Stillwell/PA Wire
Gilbert and George (left) sit in front of ‘City Lights’, which will feature in the Gilbert and George: Scapegoating Pictures for London exhibition at the White Cube gallery in Bermondsey
Dawn beaks over fishing boats on the beach in Dungeness, Kent Read more
The Queen’s Swan Marker David Barber (R) and other swan uppers inspect a swan during the annual Swan Upping ceremony on the River Thames between Shepperton and Windsor in southern England on Monday. Young cygnets are counted and swans and cygnets are assessed for signs of injury or disease during the ceremony