Land Rover BAR skippered by Sir Ben Ainslie sail’s against Team France, Team Oracle USA and Artemis Racing during practice in Portsmouth in Americas cup practice
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Father Giles Conacher lights a candle in the lady chapel at Pluscarden Abbey on in Elgin, Scotland. Monks at Abbey which owes its foundation to King Alexander II of Scotland in the year 1230, are warning their peaceful way of life will be threatened if a possible route for a new dual carriageway linking the A96 road between Forres and Fochabers will run close to their retreat near Elgin.
A Queen’s Swan Upper holds a swan during the annual count of the Queen’s swans on the river Thames in Middlesex in Staines on Thames, England, Monday
A course worker shelters under an umbrella in the stands as play is suspended during day two of The Open Championship 2015 at St Andrews, Fife.
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City workers walk past Damien Hirst’s sculpture ‘Charity’ opposite the Gherkin building on Thursday in London, England. ‘Charity’ is a 22-foot bronze sculpture based on 1960s collection boxes for the charity Scope
A spectator wearing trousers in the design of the Canadian flag watches as Graham DeLaet of Canada makes a birdie on the ninth hole during the first round of the British Open golf championship on the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland on Thursday
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Japan’s Shinji Tomimura drives a ball from the second tee during a practice round at the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland on Wednesday
Members of the public on a private tour make their way through rows of lavender on Tuesday on the Lordington Lavender farm in West Sussex
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
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A woman dressed in red, white and blue watches the main Orange demonstration during the Twelfth of July parade on Monday in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Twelfth is an Ulster Protestant celebration held annually
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Police and firemen surround the last two remaining protestors (under blue blankets) occupying part of the northern runway at Heathrow Airport today in London, England.
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People relax in the sun as they queue to attend day 11 of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on Friday in London, England
Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a shot during her match against Serena Williams of the U.S.A. at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London
Commuters cross the river Thames using the Millennium footbridge during a tube strike in London. London’s roads, buses and overland trains struggled to cope in Thursday’s morning rush hour as commuters battled into work in the face of London Underground’s first strike shutdown since 2002
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The Kelpies sculptures are officially opened by Princess Anne, Princess Royal and a flotilla of boats on Wednesday in Falkirk, Scotland
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
Novak Djokovic celebrates a break of serve against Kevin Anderson during day Seven of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon
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British Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson during a ceremony at the memorial to the victims of the July 7 2005 London bombings, in Hyde Park on Tuesday in London, England
A lightning storm hits Blyth on the Northumberland coast early this morning, as thunderstorms and heavy downpours heralded cooler temperatures across the country following the hottest July day on record
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Lorries parked on both carriageways of the M20 in Ashford, Kent, as Operation Stack remains in place due to industrial action in Calais on what is predicted to be the hottest day of the year so far.