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Members of the emergency services take part in Exercise Strong Tower outside the disused Aldywch tube station on Surrey Street on Tuesday in London, England
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A member of ground staff updates a fixtures board on day two of Wimbledon tennis tournament on Tuesday in London, England. The 129th tournament to be hosted at Wimbledon is due to run for two weeks
A man takes his jacket off as he settles into his deckchair on a sunny day in St James’s Park, London
Luisa Avietti puts the finishing touches to a mural of Ed Sheeran made out of 13,000 ticket stubs, which has been created by StubHub to celebrate the British singer being revealed as the hottest act appearing in the UK this summer, in London’s Russell Square
Racegoers relax on a bench displaying the Union Jack on the first day of the Royal Ascot meeting in Berkshire, England.
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A pupil embraces US First Lady Michelle Obama before an event at the Mulberry School for Girls in London, part of the Let Girls Learn Initiative.
Re-enactors dressed as soldiers from the era of the Battle of Waterloo travel on an escalator after attending a memorial unveiling at Waterloo Station in London on Wednesday. The new war memorial honours all of the allied forces who fought at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815
Campaigners calling for the introduction of a Robin Hood Tax dressed as Chancellor George Osborne and city bankers take part in a demonstration outside Mansion House, in the City of London, ahead of Lord Mayor of the City of London’s annual Bankers and Merchants Dinner, attended by Chancellor George Osborne and Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney on Wednesday
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Two gallery assistants pose with ‘$, 2001′ an installation by Tim Noble and Sue Webster which is going on show at Sotheby’s with an estimated value of £100,000- £150,000 on Monday in London, England
Australia’s Steve Sommerfeld performs a jump on his motocross bike with the O2 Arena int eh background, during a promotional event in London on Tuesday
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Members of the East German Ladies’ swimming team leave the new ‘King’s Cross Pond Club’ outdoor swimming pool on Friday in London, England. The 40 metre pool is purified using submerged plants to filter the water and is surrounded by flowers and plants
A visitor shelters under her umbrella as she makes a phone call at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show in London, UK
David Hockney presents his new body of work at the Annely Juda gallery, Mayfair, London on Thursday
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The Viking Star going through the Thames Barrier in London as part of its maiden voyage on Tuesday
Larry the cat waits outside 10 Downing Street, London
Nuns leave a polling station after voting in London as Britain holds a general election. Polls opened today in Britain’s closest general election for decades with voters deciding between the Conservative party, headed by prime minister David Cameron; the Labour party, headed by Ed Miliband and a host of smaller parties.
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Conservative Party supporters wear Nicola Sturgeon masks during a photocall in Victoria Tower Gardens on Friday in London, England. The stunt was to warn of the risk of any possible coalition between the Labour Party and the SNP
A woman runs past artwork of a large hand on a wall in central London, UK, on Monday
A performer takes part in an unveiling of a billboard against fracking in central London, UK, on Monday
A woman walks past a piece of street art depicting a pregnant Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in north London. The Duchess is due to give birth to her second child in the next few days.