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Prime Minster, David Cameron, laughs as Boris Johnson, London Mayor, delives his speech at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham this afternoon.

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Prime Minster, David Cameron, laughs as Boris Johnson, London Mayor, delivers his speech at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham this afternoon. Read more

A woman sits by a fountain in the sunshine in Regent's Park on September 30, 2014 in London, England.  The country is set to be the driest September since records began in 1910, with extremely low rainfall for many parts of the country, the Met Office has reported.

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A woman sits by a fountain in the sunshine in Regent’s Park on Tuesday in London, England. England is set for the driest September since records began in 1910

William Hague MP and his wife Ffion take a tour of the stands at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham this morning.

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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. Read more

Autumn weather Sept 29th 2014...A calm and tranquil North Sea as The Couple by artist Sean Henery sits just off the coast at  Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, as the warmer than usual temperatures continue across the UK. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday September 29, 2014. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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A calm and tranquil North Sea as ‘The Couple’ by artist Sean Henry sits just off the coast at Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland. Warmer than usual temperatures continue across the UKRead more

Still life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies Painted on June 16-17, 1890. Itís the most significant painting by Van Gogh to appear on the market in decades.  Photographed at Sotheby"s 25/9/14

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Van Gogh’s ‘Still life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies’ seen here at Sotheby’s in London. It is expected to fetch between $30m – $50m when it goes to auction in New York in November at Sotheby’s Impressionist sale. Read more

Ukip leader Nigel Farage during morning media interviews ahead of the Ukip annual conference at Doncaster racecourse in South Yorkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 26, 2014. See PA story POLITICS Ukip. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

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Ukip leader Nigel Farage during morning media interviews ahead of the Ukip annual conference at Doncaster racecourse in South Yorkshire. Read more

A spectator wearing a hat covered in badges waits for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

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A spectator wearing a hat covered in badges waits for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland

US fans watch players on the 14th tee during a practice round ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014.

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US fans watch players on the 14th tee during a practice round ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland on Wednesday

Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, takes part in a driving game on a stand in the conference hall at the Labour party conference in Manchester

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Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, takes part in a driving game on a stand in the conference hall at the Labour party conference in Manchester

Artist Nathan Sawaya with one of his exhibits at The Art of the Brick, an exhibition of his LEGO sculptures, at the Old Truman Brewery in London.

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Artist Nathan Sawaya with one of his exhibits at ‘The Art of the Brick’, an showcase of his Lego sculptures, at the Old Truman Brewery in London.