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Christie's Unveil Three Important Works From Their Summer Sale...LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 28:  (L-R) "Ib and Her Husband" 1992 by Lucian Freud, estimate on request in the region of 18 million pounds, "Portrait of Lucy Long, Mrs George Hardinge" 1778 by Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A, estimate 2-3 million pounds, and "Golden Hours" 1864 by Frederic, Lord Leighton, estimate 3-5 million pounds on April 28, 2016 in London, England. Christie's has unveiled three major paintings spanning three centuries for its Summer Sale to celebrate its 250th Anniversary.  (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)

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Christie’s Unveil Three Important Works From Their Summer Sale, “Ib and Her Husband” 1992 by Lucian Freud, “Portrait of Lucy Long, Mrs George Hardinge” 1778 by Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A, and “Golden Hours” 1864 by Frederic, Lord Leighton, in London

Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinbur...Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (L) drives US President Barack Obama (2L), US First Lady Michelle Obama (2R) and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (R) from the helicopter into Windsor Castle after the Obama's arrived for a private lunch in Windsor, southern England, on April, 22, 2016.  / AFP PHOTO / POOL / GEOFF PUGHGEOFF PUGH/AFP/Getty Images

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Britain’s Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh drives US President Barack Obama, US First Lady Michelle Obama and Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II from the helicopter into Windsor Castle after the Obama’s arrived for a private lunch in Windsor, southern England 

A lampost given to Stratford by the people of Israel stands outside the Royal Shakespear Company

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A lampost given to Stratford by the people of Israel stands outside the Royal Shakespeare Company

Birds on Farne Islands...Puffins join Shags and Guillemot birds  on the Farne Islands just off the Northumberland coast for the start of the breading season. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday April 20, 2016. Rangers on one of Britain's most important seabird colonies are hoping for a more successful summer after flooding wreaked havoc last year. See PA story NATURE Puffins. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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Puffins join Shags and Guillemot birds on the Farne Islands just off the Northumberland coast for the start of the breading season. Rangers on one of Britain’s most important seabird colonies are hoping for a more successful summer after flooding wreaked havoc last year 

Government Ministers In Downing Street...LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 20:  British Prime Minister David Cameron departs Number 10 Downing Street for the weekly Prime Minister's Question Time (PMQs) session a the Houses Of Commons on April 20, 2016 in London, England. Business continued as normal at Downing Street today ahead of US president Barack Obamas' visit to the United Kingdom.  (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)

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British Prime Minister David Cameron departs Number 10 Downing Street for the weekly Prime Minister’s Question Time session a the Houses Of Commons in London, England 

Spring weather Apr 19th 2016...A ship sits out in the North Sea near Tynemouth beach, North Tyneside, just before sunrise. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday April 19, 2016. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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A ship sits out in the North Sea near Tynemouth beach, North Tyneside, just before sunrise

Cameron visit to Felixstowe...Prime Minister David Cameron during a visit to Felixstowe Port in Suffolk. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday March 15, 2016. Cameron has warned that Britain has "100 days to secure our future" as the mastermind behind his general election victory said the EU referendum is hanging in the balance. See PA story POLITICS EU. Photo credit should read: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

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Prime Minister David Cameron during a visit to Felixstowe Port in Suffolk. Cameron has warned that Britain has “100 days to secure our future” as the mastermind behind his general election victory said the EU referendum is hanging in the balance 

Hampton Court Palace Holds First Catholic Service In Over 450 Years...LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 09:  (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE)  Wearing his red cassock, Father Anthony Howe sets up the Tudor plate, and a collection of Tudor artefacts that are used to dress the altar for a service at the chapel at Hampton Court Palace on February 9, 2016 in London, England. This evening Henry VIII's Chapel at Hampton Court will host the first Catholic service to be held there in over 450 years. The service will be led by Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales and attended by Bishop of London, Rt Revd Dr Richard Chartres who will deliver the sermon. Renowned ensemble The Sixteen will perform works from the Reformation period during the service.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Father Anthony Howe sets up the Tudor plate, and a collection of Tudor artefacts that are used to dress the altar for a service at the chapel at Hampton Court Palace. This evening Henry VIII’s Chapel at Hampton Court will host the first Catholic service to be held there in over 450 years

Beached Hunstanton Sperm Whale Dies...HUNSTANTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 05: Crowds gather as a sperm whale lies dead after becoming stranded on a beach between Old Hunstanton and Holme on February 5, 2016 in Hunstanton, England. The whale is the 29th to have died after beaching in Europe in the past two weeks. Due to its weight of between 25 and 30 tonnes, the mammal was unable to be rescued. (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)

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Crowds gather as a sperm whale lies dead after becoming stranded on a beach between Old Hunstanton and Holme in Hunstanton, England. The whale is the 29th to have died after beaching in Europe in the past two weeks

Troops from the Light Dragoons taking part in a night-firing exercise at Warcop Training Area in Cumbria as they returned to business as usual after helping the country cope with Christmas flooding

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Troops from the Light Dragoons taking part in a night-firing exercise at Warcop Training Area in Cumbria as they returned to business as usual after helping the country cope with Christmas flooding

The 1st Battalion of The Royal Welsh's newest recruit, Fusilier Llywelyn, with his Goat Major, Fusilier Matthew Owen, before a passing out ceremony at the Officer's Mess at Lucknow Barracks, onFriday in Wiltshire, England.  Fus Llywelyn is the latest in a long line of goats recruited by the regiment since 1844 when Queen Victoria presented the Royal Welsh Fusiliers with its first official Royal goat. The Regular and Reserve battalions have always recruited a goat from the Royal herd at the Great Orme, Llandudno. As well as his daily exercise regime working alongside the Goat Major, Llywelyn will be be involved in a host of official duties including leading the 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh on all ceremonial duties, leading parades and even an invitation to parade in London as part of the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations

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The 1st Battalion of The Royal Welsh’s newest recruit, Fusilier Llywelyn, with his Goat Major, Fusilier Matthew Owen, before a passing out ceremony at the Officer’s Mess at Lucknow Barracks, on Friday in Wiltshire, England. Fus Llywelyn is the latest in a long line of goats recruited by the regiment since 1844 when Queen Victoria presented the Royal Welsh Fusiliers with its first official Royal goat

A section of "The Travellers" by Cedric Le Borgne is seen suspended above St. James's Square before being illuminated as part of the "Lumiere" festival in London...A section of "The Travellers" by Cedric Le Borgne is seen suspended above St. James's Square before being illuminated as part of the "Lumiere" festival in London, Britain January 14, 2016. The event which takes place over four evenings in the capital sees the illumination of famous landmarks, and the display of artworks by international artists.

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A section of “The Travellers” by Cedric Le Borgne is seen suspended above St. James’s Square before being illuminated as part of the “Lumiere” festival in London, Britain

A man walks his dog through the snow under the Angel of the North in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, as the UK braced for a new wave of bad weather after forecasters issued warnings of heavy snow in parts of England and Scotland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday January 14, 2016. The cold snap is in sharp contrast to last month, which was both the wettest and warmest December on record, when temperatures averaged 7.9C (46.2F).

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A man walks his dog through the snow under the Angel of the North in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, as the UK braced for a new wave of bad weather after forecasters issued warnings of heavy snow in parts of England and Scotland on Thursday

A women lays flowers at a mural of British singer David Bowie in Brixton, birth place of the late David Bowie in London, Britain, 11 January 2016. Well-wishers have flocked to the Bowie mural to pay their respects following the announcement of his death. According to reports quoting David Bowie's son and his official Facebook page, Bowie, 69, has died on 10 January 2016 after a battle with cancer.

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A women lays flowers at a mural of British singer David Bowie in Brixton, birth place of the late David Bowie in London, Britain, on Monday. Well-wishers have flocked to the Bowie mural to pay their respects following the announcement of his death

The Flying Scotsman steam train prepares to leave Bury Bolton Street rail station in Bury, north west England, on the East Lancashire Railway. Britain's Flying Scotsman, the first steam locomotive to reach 100 miles an hour, was making its first run for more than a decade on Friday after a  4 million upgrade programme to bring it into line with modern regulations. Built in Doncaster in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway, the A1 class locomotive became famous when displayed at the British Empire Exhibition is London the following year.

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The Flying Scotsman steam train prepares to leave Bury Bolton Street rail station in Bury, north west England, on the East Lancashire Railway. Britain’s Flying Scotsman, the first steam locomotive to reach 100 miles an hour, was making its first run for more than a decade on Friday

Members of the Leominster Morris lead the crowd from the Boot Inn in Orleton near Leominster to the local apple orchard to take part in a their Twelfth Night wassailing ceremony

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Members of the Leominster Morris lead the crowd from the Boot Inn in Orleton near Leominster to the local apple orchard to take part in a their Twelfth Night wassailing ceremony

People gather at Stonehenge in Wiltshire on the Winter Solstice to witness the sunrise on the shortest day of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday December 22, 2015

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People gather at Stonehenge in Wiltshire on the Winter Solstice to witness the sunrise on the shortest day of the year on Tuesday

Choristers from the Salisbury Cathedral Choir practice ahead of the services that will be held in the cathedral marking Christmas Eve on Monday in Salisbury, England. Christmas has been celebrated in the cathedral for over 750 years since it was dedicated in 1258. It is thought that the foundation of the choir stretches back even further, with evidence of a song school in Salisbury as early as the 11th century.

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Choristers from the Salisbury Cathedral Choir practice ahead of the services that will be held in the cathedral marking Christmas Eve on Monday in Salisbury, England. Christmas has been celebrated in the cathedral for over 750 years since it was dedicated in 1258

A colourful sky before sunrise on Whitley Bay beach, as December could be the mildest across a large part of England since records began more than 350 years ago

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A colourful sky before sunrise on Whitley Bay beach, as December could be the mildest across a large part of England since records began more than 350 years ago

Glenridding after the river in the town in Cumbria burst its banks again following continued rainfall last night

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Glenridding after the river in the town in Cumbria burst its banks again following continued rainfall overnight on Thursday