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***BESTPIX***  Severe Flood Warnings In Place For The UK...BLACKPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 3:  Waves crash over Blackpool seafront on January 3, 2014 in Blackpool, England. Gail force winds and an expected tidal surge are set to cause wide spread flooding in coastal areas of western England and Scotland.

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Waves crash over the seafront in Blackpool, England. Gail-force winds and an expected tidal surge are set to cause widespread flooding in coastal areas of western England and Scotland.

 

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Employee Julia Thomas poses with a diplodocus skeleton named "Misty", at Summers Place Auctions in Billingshurst, southern England November 25, 2013. The 17 meter skeleton unearthed in Wyoming is expected to sell for 600,000 GB pounds (U.S. $970,000) when it is auction as part of the "Evolution" sale at the auction house on November 27.

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The skeleton of a diplodocus named Misty towers over an employee of Summers Place Auctions in the auction house’s showrooms in West Sussex, UK. The 17m -long skeleton, unearthed in Wyoming, is expected to sell for £600,000 when it is auctioned on Wednesday.

Doctor Who fans meet an actor dressed as a 'Cyberman' at the 'Doctor Who 50th Celebration' event in the ExCeL centre on Friday in London, England. The sold-out three day event in the ExCeL London convention centre celebrates 50 years of the show which has seen 11 actors play the role of Doctor Who and receives a worldwide cult following.

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Doctor Who fans meet a Cyberman at the Doctor Who 50th Celebration event in the ExCeL centre on Friday in London

Charity swimmer Sean Conway, 32, arriving at John O'Groats, in the north of Scotland, after being the first person to swim from Lands End to John O'Groats.

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Charity swimmer Sean Conway, arrives at John O’Groats, in the north of Scotland, after being the first person to swim from Lands End to the tip of Great Britain. The venture over 1,448 km took Mr Conway, from Cheltenham, 135 days

Royal supporters sit opposite St James's Palace in central London on October 23, 2013, where Prince George of Cambridge will be baptised later in the day inside Chapel Royal. Prince William and his wife Catherine gather close friends and family for the christening of their baby son Prince George, in a low-key ceremony far removed from the global hype surrounding their wedding.

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Royal supporters sit opposite St James’s Palace in London on Wednesday, where Prince George of Cambridge was to be baptised in the Chapel Royal. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge invited close friends and family to the christening.

(left to right) Father Luke and Father Gordon and Father Matthew look out over the lake at Ampleforth, North Yorkshire  at the Autumn trees. Ampleforth Abbey and College is the UK's largest Benedictine community and is set in one of North Yorkshire's Areas of Outstanding Beauty.

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(left to right) Father Luke and Father Gordon and Father Matthew look out over the lake at Ampleforth, North Yorkshire at the Autumn trees. Ampleforth Abbey and College is the UK’s largest Benedictine community and is set in one of North Yorkshire’s Areas of Outstanding Beauty.

Heavy seas and waves crash over the seafront promenade at Seaburn, England, Thursday. The Environment Agency has issued flood warnings for low lying roads and coastal land along the North East coastline.

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Heavy seas and waves crash over the seafront promenade at Seaburn on Thursday. The UK Environment Agency has issued flood warnings for low lying roads and coastal land along the northeast coastline.

People throw tomatoes during Mission Deli Wraps's re-creation of the famous Spanish tomato-throwing festival, La Tomatina, at Canary Wharf, central London.

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People throw tomatoes during a recreation of the famous Spanish tomato-throwing festival, La Tomatina, at Canary Wharf, London on Wednesday.

Labour Party Autumn Conference, Brighton, Tuesday. Leader of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband, makes his keynote speech.

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Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour Party, and his wife Justine Thornton, following his keynote speech at the party’s autumn conference in Brighton. Read more