A Chelsea Pensioner is seen through New Covent Garden Flower Market’s tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. The three meter high profile of the Queen is designed by Veevers Carter and made from over 5,000 cut flowers during a press day ahead of the Chelsea Flower Show at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London
Poppies are installed in an installation at Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. The installation comprises of almost 300,000 handcrafted poppies created by landscape designer Phillip Johnson. The display is in honour of all servicemen and women who have fought across all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations over the last 100 years, and will be on display at the 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (left) meets former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg at City Hall in London today, as the billionaire has warned Brexit would damage Britain’s economy.
Greenpeace protesters climb the British Museum in London, in protest against BP’s sponsorship of the museum’s Sunken Cities exhibition
Sweden’s Louise Hannson starts in the women’s 100m butterfly preliminary event European Aquatics Championships London, Britain
Queen Elizabeth II leaves Buckingham Palace, London, ahead of the State Opening of Parliament
Artists, Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst pose during a photocall for the exhibition ‘Now’ with Koon’s piece Play-Doh at Newport Street Gallery in London
UKIP leader Nigel Farage and Jacob Rees-Mogg MP speak ahead of the Bruges Group press conference in London, England. The event focused on the issues surrounding the European Arrest Warrant and how Britain would be, in the opinion of the speakers, better placed outside of the European Union
James Massey of Piper’s Model Makers cleans the City of London’s official 1:500th scale architectural model of central London, which has gone on public display at the City Centre gallery, London
Newly elected Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, meets pupils at Sir John Cass’s Foundation Primary School in the City of London, where he helped the children plant seeds and flowers on their green roof garden after seeing an air pollution monitoring station in the playground
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and British Prime Minister David Cameron during the Anti-Corruption Summit in Lancaster House in London
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari listens at the start of a conference to tackle corruption at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London
Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and shadow Minister for Young People, Gloria De Piero stand in front of the “Labour In For Britain” campaign bus at a launch in central London
Anna Voloshyna of Ukraine competes during solo free preliminary synchro event at the European Aquatics Championships in London
Count staff open ballot boxes and throw empties on to a pile during the London Mayoral and Assembly election count at Kensington Olympia in London, England. This is the fifth mayoral election since the position was created in 2000
Members of BAFTA staff adjust heads on sticks showing the seating plan for nominees and guests at the House of Fraser BAFTA TV Awards, at the Royal Festival Hall, London
Band Master Will Casson-Smith lays a set of 100-year-old bagpipes as Piper Lance Sergeant John Mitchell (R) plays at The Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks in London, England. The bagpipes belonged to a Pipe Major of the Regiment of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders who died after becoming ill in the trenches at the Battle of the Somme. Later today they will be taken to Horse Guards Parade for a performance to launch the Household Division’s Beating Retreat concerts
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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