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NHS workers hold placards during a strike, outside St Pancras Hospital in London. Thousands of health workers in Britain went on strike on Monday to protest against a pay freeze, the first walk out over pay in the country’s state-run National Health Service (NHS) for over thirty years.
Ukip leader Nigel Farage looks out of the window of the Ukip campaign headquarters in Clacton on Friday, after the night before’s by-election victory
United Kingdom Independence Party candidate Douglas Carswell stands with party leader Nigel Farage in Clacton-on-Sea, England. Polls have opened in the by-election which is being held after the sitting Conservative party Member of Parliament Douglas Carswell defected to UKIP.
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Three generations on the military, Chelsea Pensioner Albert Willis, Yeoman Warder Paul Cunilffe and Captain of the Grenadier Guard Joe Robinson plant poppies at the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red evolving art installation at the Tower of London on Thursday in London, England
Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg, says farewell to the conference in Glasgow.
Outgoing party president, Tim Farron MP, speaks at the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow.
Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg with Business Secretary, Vince Cable in the audience prior to Vince Cable making his keynote speech at the Liberal Democrat party conference in Glasgow.
Liberal Democrat merchandise on sale at the Lib Dem conference in Glasgow on Monday
British Prime Minster, David Cameron, with his wife Samantha, following his closing speech at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham.
Boris Johnson, London Mayor, delivers his speech at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham.
Prime Minster, David Cameron, laughs as Boris Johnson, London Mayor, delivers his speech at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham this afternoon.
William Hague MP laughs at an illustration of himself as he takes a tour of the stands at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham on Monday.
Ukip leader Nigel Farage during morning media interviews ahead of the Ukip annual conference at Doncaster racecourse in South Yorkshire.
Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, takes part in a driving game on a stand in the conference hall at the Labour party conference in Manchester
Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour party, delivers his keynote speech at the Labour party conference in Manchester.
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A red deer is seen through the morning mist in Richmond Park on Tuesday in London, England
The lighthouse at St Mary’s in North Tyneside, northeast England, built in 1898, as photographed by Owen Humphreys whose focus in the area is on changing weather patterns.
First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond during a press conference at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh after Scotland rejected independence in the Scottish independence referendum
Pro-union supporters celebrate as Scottish independence referendum results are returned at a ‘Better Together’ event in Glasgow, Scotland, on Friday