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Members of the East German Ladies’ swimming team leave the new ‘King’s Cross Pond Club’ outdoor swimming pool on Friday in London, England. The 40 metre pool is purified using submerged plants to filter the water and is surrounded by flowers and plants
A jogger passes by the beach huts at Bournemouth Beach in Dorset, which have been decorated in Cath Kidston prints as part of the brand’s RandomActsofKidston campaign
A visitor shelters under her umbrella as she makes a phone call at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show in London, UK
David Hockney presents his new body of work at the Annely Juda gallery, Mayfair, London on Thursday
Windsurfers and kitesurfers prepare their kites and boards as near perfect conditions are present at Weston-super-Mare beach on a warm and windy day in the Bristol Channel, Somerset
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The Viking Star going through the Thames Barrier in London as part of its maiden voyage on Tuesday
The Queen’s horses Alpine, Mingulay, George, Anson, Dawn and Emma with Grooms Harriet White, Zoe McDonald, Christopher Allen and Sadie Henderson on the private grounds of Windsor Castle ahead of the country’s largest outdoor equestrian show, the Royal Windsor Horse Show
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.
Ed Milliband and his wife Justine Thornton arrive at the Labour party headquarters after his party’s defeat 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
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron walks back onto his Conservative Party campaign bus after a factory visit whilst campaigning in Pendle in northern England
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Conservative Party supporters wear Nicola Sturgeon masks during a photocall in Victoria Tower Gardens on Friday in London, England. The stunt was to warn of the risk of any possible coalition between the Labour Party and the SNP
Leicester Morrismen dance during May Day celebrations at Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford. The May Day Morris celebration is a traditional rite thought to be connected to changing seasons and fertility.