Floral artists (left-right) Richard Bragg, Harriet Sargent and James Buswell put the finishing touches to a 9x9m rangoli-style flower installation in the fountain at Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London, made with over 6,000 flowers to celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Light. Photo Matt Alexander/PA
Armed Metropolitan Police counter terrorism officers take part in an exercise on the River Thames, London
A window cleaner works on a building in the financial district of Canary Wharf in London
The Canary Wharf financial district emerges from Thursday’s morning fog , with central London in the background
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The Thames Barrier aims to prevent London, UK from being flooded by exceptionally high tides and storm surges moving up from the North Sea. After a period of recent storms and heavy rain, forecasters are warning that there is still more bad weather to come over the next few days.
People throw tomatoes during a recreation of the famous Spanish tomato-throwing festival, La Tomatina, at Canary Wharf, London on Wednesday.