Four mayors – from left, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz of Warsaw, Boris Johnson of London, Michael Bloomberg of New York and Matteo Renzi of Florence – at the launch of the Mayors Challenge in Europe at London’s City Hall. The competition invites European cities to compete for €9m in prizes for ideas to improve urban life. Read more
Iain Dale, political blogger and publisher, scuffles with protester Stuart Holmes, left, close to where former Labour spin doctor Damian McBride was giving a television interview at the Labour party annual conference in Brighton Read more
Ed Miliband, Labour leader, congratulates Chuka Umunna, the shadow business secretary, after his speech at the Labour party autumn conference in Brighton Read more
Delegates walk past an anti-nuclear campaigner and his dog as they arrive for the second day of the Labour party annual conference in Brighton Read more
The peleton approaches the top of Pen-Y-Pass with the Snowdon Massif in the background during stage four of the 2013 Tour of Britain from Stoke to Llanberis Read more
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Dylan Hogg, aged 6 (left), Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, take part in a ‘Healthy Eating’ class at Lairdsland Primary School in Glasgow, Scotland.
Nick Clegg, Britain’s deputy prime minister, speaks during a question and answer session at the Liberal Democrat party conference in Glasgow, Scotland on Monday. Mr Clegg has denied any suggestions of a rift between him and Vince Cable, the business secretary, over the Liberal Democrats future economic policy. Read more
Local resident Kip Parker protests against “fracking” from the comfort of an armchair in the village of Balcombe in southern England. Demonstrators have set up camp in the village in opposition to exploratory drilling by Cuadrilla Resources. Read more
A police officer stands guard as Larry, the cat, waits to be let in to Number 10 Downing Street in London. Prime Minister David Cameron‘s plans to join a potential military strike on Syria were thwarted on Thursday night when Britain’s parliament narrowly voted against a government motion to authorise such action Read more
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Anti-war protesters gather on College Green outside the Houses of Parliament on Thursday in London. Prime Minister David Cameron has recalled Parliament to debate the UK’s response to a suspected chemical weapon attack in Syria.