Artist Virgile Ittah’s wax sculpture ‘Regarding the pain of the other’ is displayed with ‘Analogical change #5′ by Martine Poppe at the New Order II: British Art Today exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery on Thursday in London. The exhibition features a collection of new work from the cream of Britain’s emerging artists. Read more
An Andy Warhol, Chairman Mao and a Red Gerhard Richter are unpacked in the Sotheby’s warehouse, West London.
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Preventive conservation co-ordinator at Historic Royal Palaces Jonathan Bridal inspects the Rubens ceiling paintings for damage during a conditioning survey at Banqueting House in London, England. Flemish artist Sir Peter Paul Rubens painted the nine oil canvases for Charles I, and they were installed in the hall in 1636.
Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour party, at the Senate House, London, on Friday morning, where he set out his view on the UK economy Read more
David Cameron, UK prime minister, and mayor of London Boris Johnson visit a Crossrail construction site underneath Tottenham Court Road in central London. Crossrail, which is expected to start running in 2018, will link Berkshire, west of London, with Essex, east of London. Mr Cameron is pictured fourth from left, Mr Johnson third from the right Read more
Actors dressed as zombies exit Bank Station in London as peer-to-peer lender RateSetter highlights the issue of “zombie” savings accounts with lifeless returns. The independent study commissioned by RateSetter found that 79 per cent of Britons did not check their savings returns against inflation, with some falling as low as 0.1 per cent, earning just £1 a year on savings of £1,000.
Fire tugs spray jets of water into the air as HMS Illustrious returns to Portsmouth Royal Navy base almost a month later than planned after being diverted to the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan
Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island in Northumberland, the morning after a disappointing night for stargazers who had expected to see the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, from this location
Christine Baker wades through flood water, pulling her dog Archie in a boat, at the Abbey Fields caravan park after the river Thames flooded on Wednesday in Chertsey, England. Parts of the UK are entering a third week of flooding and stormy conditions. Read more
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The Thames Barrier aims to prevent London, UK from being flooded by exceptionally high tides and storm surges moving up from the North Sea. After a period of recent storms and heavy rain, forecasters are warning that there is still more bad weather to come over the next few days.