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Former chancellor Nigel Lawson (left) and former business secretary Lord Peter Mandelson at the Institute of Directors convention at the Royal Albert Hall, London, to debate the future of the European Union.
British Prime Minister, David Cameron, listens as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his keynote speech at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.
Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivers his keynote speech at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.
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A woman rests as she waits for the conference to start ahead of the UK Independence Party annual conference in Doncaster, England. After increasing their vote share following the May General Election campaign the UKIP conference this year focussed primarily on the campaign to leave the European Union ahead of the upcoming referendum on EU membership.
Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall, Yvette Cooper and Jeremy Corbyn take part in a radio hustings hosted by presenter Nicky Campbell in Stevenage, England. Candidates are continuing to campaign for Labour party leadership with polls placing left-winger Jeremy Corbyn in the lead
Anti-foxhunting protesters let off flares outside the Houses of Parliament, London, as a vote to relax the fox-hunting ban in England and Wales has been postponed after the Scottish National Party’s decision to take part in the division made defeat almost certain on Tuesday
Chancellor, George Osborne, leaves Downing street to deliver the Budget on Wednesday. The first Budget after the Conservative party won the General Election in May
Luisa Avietti puts the finishing touches to a mural of Ed Sheeran made out of 13,000 ticket stubs, which has been created by StubHub to celebrate the British singer being revealed as the hottest act appearing in the UK this summer, in London’s Russell Square
UKIP’s leader Nigel Farage, in a pub in Westminster as UKIP launched their Euro referendum campaign
Campaigners calling for the introduction of a Robin Hood Tax dressed as Chancellor George Osborne and city bankers take part in a demonstration outside Mansion House, in the City of London, ahead of Lord Mayor of the City of London’s annual Bankers and Merchants Dinner, attended by Chancellor George Osborne and Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney on Wednesday
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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sits with students while visiting a school in New York City. Since taking over from Alex Salmond as the first minister from Scotland, this is the first time Sturgeon has represented Scotland in the United States.
Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Prime Minister David Cameron prepare to place a wreath during a tribute at the Cenotaph to begin three days of national commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day in London, England. Leaders of the United Kingdom are gathering together after the country went to the polls yesterday and voted to keep Conservative party leader David Cameron as Prime Minister. Great Britain now starts three days of national commemorations of street parties, concerts and other events across the country to remember the end of World War II in Europe.
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Opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband speaks during a press conference at which he announced his resignation as head of the party.
A supporter holds a card for Ed Miliband, who has resigned as leader of the Labour party after an unexpectedly heavy defeat in the UK general election
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Leader of the Scottish National party, Nicola Sturgeon reacts to results at the Glasgow election count at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow after the polls closed in the UK general election.
David Cameron and his wife Samantha return to 10 Downing Street in London after the Conservative party surged to a commanding lead in Britain’s parliamentary election.
Larry the cat waits outside 10 Downing Street, London
Nuns leave a polling station after voting in London as Britain holds a general election. Polls opened today in Britain’s closest general election for decades with voters deciding between the Conservative party, headed by prime minister David Cameron; the Labour party, headed by Ed Miliband and a host of smaller parties.
Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne drinks a mug of tea during a visit to the DPD parcels depot in Raunds, Britain. Britain will go to the polls in a national election on Thursday.
Pizza Express has created pizzas showing portraits of the leaders of the main political parties (left to right David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg) to celebrate this year’s General Election campaign. The prime minister’s portrait uses 89 olives to illustrate his customary dark suit and three stems of asparagus for his tie, while the deputy PM’s image uses a variety of peppers in his party colours. The leader of the opposition’s pizza portrait features Labour’s party colour using chillies, red peppers, cherry tomatoes and pepperoni