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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.
A fox runs in front of 10 Downing Street in London, England. Campaigning in what is predicted to be Britain’s closest general election in decades will start after Queen Elizabeth II dissolves parliament today
Former members of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers prepare to march from Downing Street after handing in a petition to save the battalion in London, England. The campaigners later gathered outside the Houses of Parliament in protest against plans to withdraw the battalion as part of the Ministry of Defence plans to reduce the army by 20,000.
A police officer stands guard as Larry, the cat, waits to be let in to Number 10 Downing Street in London. Prime Minister David Cameron‘s plans to join a potential military strike on Syria were thwarted on Thursday night when Britain’s parliament narrowly voted against a government motion to authorise such action
David Cameron, UK prime minister, leaves Number 10 Downing Street to attend parliament in London on Thursday. Britain’s parliament has been recalled to vote on how to respond to Syria’s suspected use of chemical weapons