One of 15 living statues that greeted commuters this morning to mark the opening of the newly redeveloped King’s Cross Square in central London. The 15 familiar faces from London’s street performing scene were brought together to mark the completion of Network Rail’s £550m redevelopment of King’s Cross station.
People throw tomatoes during a recreation of the famous Spanish tomato-throwing festival, La Tomatina, at Canary Wharf, London on Wednesday.
A group of stonemasons take down the statue of late popstar Michael Jackson that was erected by previous owner Mohammed al-Fayed, on the northwest corner of Fulham Football Club, west London.
A swimmer passes a temporary floating sculpture as he trains on the Serpentine Lake at Hyde Park in London.
Bubbles float in front of the Houses of Parliament in London on Wednesday. Read more
Sun reflects off the Walkie Talkie building at 20 Fenchurch Street in central London. The tower has been blamed for starting fires and causing damage, including warping the panels of a car, from the heat of the reflected sunlight
David Cameron, UK prime minister, leaves Number 10 Downing Street to attend parliament in London on Thursday. Britain’s parliament has been recalled to vote on how to respond to Syria’s suspected use of chemical weapons Read more
A man makes the most of the hot weather as he relaxes in St James’s Park, central London.
Fans of the band One Direction display messages for member Harry Styles, ahead of the UK premiere of their film One Direction: This Is Us, at a central London cinema on Tuesday
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On stepping down as governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King was presented with this portrait of himself by artist Diana Blakeney. In addition to the £10,000 painting Sir Mervyn, now Lord King, received a £597 silver napkin ring and a £2,505 sculpture of German playwright and scientist Johann von Goethe when he retired on July 1. The £13,000-worth of gifts were all paid for by the Bank of England, which is owned by the country. Three events were also held to mark his departure, which came to more than £10,000. The information emerged following a freedom of information request from msn.com, with the Bank of England insisting the gift of the silver napkin ring is normal for all departing senior directors Read more