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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
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The picket line today outside King’s College Hospital in London, as thousands of junior doctors begun the first all-out strike in the history of the NHS after the Health Secretary said the Government would not be “blackmailed” into dropping its manifesto pledge for a seven-day health service. The impasse between the Government and the British Medical Association (BMA) prompted the industrial action, from 8am to 5pm on Tuesday and again on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama arrives at Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister David Cameron in London, England
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
A gallery assistant poses with a design included in the exhibition “Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear” during a photo call preview at the V&A museum in London
A City worker shields his eyes from the sun outside of the Bank of England in the City of London, Britain today.
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Robert Bushell, Captain of the MBNA Thames Clippers which ferries commuters and tourists up and down the river Thames, London. Bushell finds the morning shifts a struggle, especially the earliest which requires waking up at 2.30am to arrive at 4am. But once out of bed, he likes being out on the river so early. “It’s really peaceful he says, aside from the occasional tugboat or engineer surveying and repairing the bridges”. View the full photo story about the people who work on the river.
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Members of the Irish Guards during a visit by the Duke of Cambridge to the regiment’s St Patrick’s Day parade at Cavalry Barracks in Hounslow, west London
Passengers ride an escalator at Canary Wharf tube station in London on Tuesday
Queen Elizabeth II visits the Prince’s Trust Centre in Kennington, London, to mark the 40th anniversary of the charity
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UCI World Track Cycling Championships, London, Italy compete in the men’s team pursuit qualifying round.
A woman walks through artwork created by artist Filippo Minelli in his series Silence / Shapes, in Somerset House courtyard, London
Transport for London worker Paul Burke pushes a trolley loaded with items of lost property at the Transport for London Lost Property Office, which sorts and stores the items left on London’s public transport system. Last year 22% of the 302,714 items handed in were returned to their rightful owners, London
Astronaut Tim Peake’s photo of London viewed from the space station
Gallery assistants pose with the painting ‘La Lecon de piano’ by Henri Matisse during a media preview of Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s in London
A construction worker stands in front of a piece of street art portraying prospective U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump, in east London
Participants exercise during a Project Awesome exercise session at the Scoop, City Hall, London. Project Awesome is a free fitness movement in London and uses a simple sense of accountability to motivate and encourage people of all ages, shapes, sizes and fitness levels to exercise
Marina Litvinenko, widow of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, reads a statement outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London. British judge Robert Owen is set to release Thursday the findings of a lengthy public inquiry into the 2006 poisoning death of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko.
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