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Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, makes his keynote speech at the conservative conference in Birmingham
A Dogue de Bordeaux arrives for the first day of the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham
A man with his English Setters at the annual Crufts Dog Show at the NEC Arena in Birmingham, Britain, on Thursday. The world’s largest dog show will be held until Sunday. The main competition is for the Best in Show award, the most coveted title sought by dog owners
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.
A festival goer enjoys herself in the crowd during day one of the Wireless Festival at Perry Park, Birmingham on Friday
Newfoundland dogs wait their turn to be shown during the first day of Crufts on Thursday in Birmingham central England. The annual event sees dog breeders from around the world compete in a number of competitions with one dog going on to win the “Best in Show” category.
Men work on a transparent lift shaft near the dome at the Library of Birmingham on Thursday in preparation for its official opening on September 3. The futuristic building designed by architect Francine Hoube has cost £189m.