The Airlander 10 airship, the world’s largest aircraft, is unveiled for the first time since being fully assembled at Cardington hanger in Bedfordshire. The 302ft long part plane, part airship was first developed for the US government as a long-endurance surveillance aircraft.
Racegoers watch the 1.30 JCB Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham Festival, England
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Robert Bushell, Captain of the MBNA Thames Clippers which ferries commuters and tourists up and down the river Thames, London. Bushell finds the morning shifts a struggle, especially the earliest which requires waking up at 2.30am to arrive at 4am. But once out of bed, he likes being out on the river so early. “It’s really peaceful he says, aside from the occasional tugboat or engineer surveying and repairing the bridges”. View the full photo story about the people who work on the river.
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Members of the Irish Guards during a visit by the Duke of Cambridge to the regiment’s St Patrick’s Day parade at Cavalry Barracks in Hounslow, west London
Britain’s Finance Minister George Osborne is pictured as he watches pupils during a netball lesson at St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School in Garforth. Britain unleashed more austerity on Wednesday in its latest annual budget and cut its growth outlook, blaming the impact of global market turbulence rooted in China
A 360 view of the Painted Hall at Chatsworth House in Chatsworth, England. Chatsworth House, Garden and Farmyard opens on Saturday for the new season which includes an exhibition of the glittering social circle of Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire through the photos of Cecil Beaton, Dan Pearsons award winning Chelsea Flower Show garden and the celebration of the Grand Tour through the eyes and collection of the Devonshire Family.
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A volunteer covers a F-4 fighter after cleaning, inside the newly refurbished ‘American Hanger’ at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, England. The American Hanger is to re-open to the public in the Spring after major refurbishment work.
A racegoer reads the Racing Post during Ladies Day of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse
British Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne carries the Budget Box outside 11 Downing Street in London, England. Today’s budget will set the expenditure of the public sector for the year beginning on April 1st 2016 against the revenues gathered by HM Treasury
Rich Ricci congratulates winning trainer Nicky Henderson (right) after Altior wins the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle during Champion Day of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse
Prime Minister David Cameron during a visit to Felixstowe Port in Suffolk. Cameron has warned that Britain has “100 days to secure our future” as the mastermind behind his general election victory said the EU referendum is hanging in the balance
Spaniels are judged on day two of Crufts 2016 at the NEC, Birmingham
A Dogue de Bordeaux arrives for the first day of the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham
Queen Elizabeth II visits the Prince’s Trust Centre in Kennington, London, to mark the 40th anniversary of the charity
A member of staff poses next to British World War One soldiers in a recreated trench during a press preview for the “Remembering 1916 – Life on the Western Front” exhibition at Whitgift School in Croydon, England. The exhibition will open on Saturday
The sun rises over the North Sea as a ship heads into the mouth of the river Tyne in Tynemouth, as signs of spring will start to show at the end of this week with climbing temperatures across the UK
The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, shine over the Sycamore Gap at Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland, United Kingdom
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall pose for a photograph outside Spencer House after getting married in London
A woman walks through artwork created by artist Filippo Minelli in his series Silence / Shapes, in Somerset House courtyard, London