A glowing sunrise over Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland, UK.
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The green hills of the Lake District in northwest England are reflected in Crummock Water early on Thursday. England and Wales were set for another scorching day before the summer heat turns to downpours Read more
A beach can be seen along the coastline of Arnhem Land, east of Darwin, in Australia’s Northern Territory. Over half of Australia lies above the Tropic of Capricorn, but it is home to only five per cent of the population. It is a frontier land with little infrastructure, populated by cattle barons, crocodile hunters and aboriginal tribes. Geologists say the Northern Territory, which is the size of South Africa, has abundant diamond, gold and uranium reserves. However, a fifth of the Northern Territory is owned or controlled by aboriginal groups and many Aborigines have joined environmentalists to discourage mining. Read more
Sycamore Gap on Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland, UK, which featured in the film ‘Robin Hood Prince of Thieves’. It was announced that July was the warmest, driest and sunniest since 2006. Read more