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Guy Howard-Evans inspects the final installation of Barlach's 'Hovering Angel' sculpture at the British Museum on October 3, 2014 in London, England. The  piece by Ernst Barlach is his memorial to those killed in the First World War and forms part of the museum's 'Germany: Memories of a Nation' exhibition which opens on October 16, 2014 until January 25, 2015.

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Guy Howard-Evans inspects the final installation of Barlach’s ‘Hovering Angel’ sculpture at the British Museum on Friday in London, England. The piece by Ernst Barlach is his memorial to those killed in the First World War and forms part of the museum’s ‘Germany: Memories of a Nation’ exhibition which opens on October 16th until January 25th

A woman sits by a fountain in the sunshine in Regent's Park on September 30, 2014 in London, England.  The country is set to be the driest September since records began in 1910, with extremely low rainfall for many parts of the country, the Met Office has reported.

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A woman sits by a fountain in the sunshine in Regent’s Park on Tuesday in London, England. England is set for the driest September since records began in 1910

Artist Nathan Sawaya with one of his exhibits at The Art of the Brick, an exhibition of his LEGO sculptures, at the Old Truman Brewery in London.

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Artist Nathan Sawaya with one of his exhibits at ‘The Art of the Brick’, an showcase of his Lego sculptures, at the Old Truman Brewery in London.

A gallery assistant stands next to 'Language of The Birds' by Anselm Kiefer, which forms part of a major new exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, in London.

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A gallery assistant stands next to ‘Language of The Birds’ by Anselm Kiefer, which forms part of an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London

A red deer is seen through the morning mist in Richmond Park on September 23, 2014 in London, England. Tuesday marks the autumn equinox where day and night are of equal lengths.

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A red deer is seen through the morning mist in Richmond Park on Tuesday in London, England

Two young Red deer stags practice their rutting in the long grass in Richmond Park, London.

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Two young Red deer stags practice their rutting in the long grass in Richmond Park, London

Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez of Spain poses on the Millennium Bridge with St Paul's Cathedral seen behind, in London, August 27, 2014. The British Grand Prix takes place at Silverstone on August 31.

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Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez of Spain poses on the Millennium Bridge with St Paul’s Cathedral seen behind, in London on Wednesday, ahead of the British Moto Grand Prix at Silverstone

GCSE Results Are Released In The UK...LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: Nurdan Gokce, 16 opens her GCSE results at Stoke Newington school on August 21, 2014 in London, England. As hundreds of thousands of students opened their GCSE results today it has emerged that the proportion of GCSEs awarded A - C grade has risen to the highest in three years.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Nurdan Gokce, 16, opens her GCSE results at Stoke Newington school on Thursday in London, England. As hundreds of thousands of students received their GCSE results on Thursday, it has emerged that the proportion of GCSEs awarded A – C grades has risen for the first time in three years. 

Great Clock maintenance...A specialist technical abseil team clean and inspect one of the four faces of the Great Clock, otherwise known as Big Ben, at the Houses of Parliament, in central London, as they undertake essential maintenance and cleaning of the four faces. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday August 18, 2014. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

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A specialist cleaning team abseil down one of the four faces of Big Ben at the Houses of Parliament, London 

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People experience an artwork entitled ‘Spectra’ by Japanese visual artist Ryoji Ikeda during ‘Lights Out’, part of commemorations to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the first world war, in London

Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at The Tower of London. An installation by Paul Cummins to mark the centenary of the start of World War I. Yeoman Warder John Donald walks throught the ceramic poppy field. Photograph: Rosie HallamBlood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at The Tower of London. An installation by Paul Cummins to mark the centenary of the start of World War I.

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Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at The Tower of London. An installation by Paul Cummins to mark the centenary of the start of World War One

A bemedalled Chelsea Pensioner walks amongst red poppies in the moat at the Tower of London in London, Britain, 01 August 2014. The Tower of London moat is slowly turning red as some 888,246 ceramic poppies are planted in memory of the British and Commonwealth dead from World War I. The year 2014 sees the 100th anniversary of the beginning of WWI, or the Great War, which according to official statistics cost more than 37 million military and civilian casualties between 1914 and 1918.

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A Chelsea Pensioner walks among poppies in the moat at the Tower of London on Friday. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the first world war, which cost more than 37 million military and civilian casualties between 1914 and 1918.

Caitlin Jenkins, 17, (L) and Natascha Newbold, 17, (R) ride the StarFlyer on London's South Bank on July 29, 2014 in London, England. London is currently experiencing a period of warm weather forecasted to continue the rest of this week.

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Caitlin Jenkins and Natascha Newbold ride the StarFlyer on London’s South Bank on Tuesday in London, England

Museum of London's Project Manager Elpie Psalti with the new exhibition of the Olympics cauldron.

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The Museum of London’s Project Manager Elpie Psalti with the new exhibition of the Olympic cauldron. 

Gilbert & George: SCAPEGOATING PICTURES for London exhibition

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Gilbert and George (left) sit in front of ‘City Lights’, which will feature in the Gilbert and George: Scapegoating Pictures for London exhibition at the White Cube gallery in Bermondsey

World War One Galleries Open At The Imperial War Museum...LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 16:  A general view of the main atrium at the Imperial War Museum on July 16, 2014 in London, England. The new World War One galleries at the Imperial War Museum are due to open on July 16, 2014 after a 40 million GBP refurbishment. The galleries will tell the story of the First World War, how it started, why it continued and its global impact. The exhibition features iconic objects including a Harrier jet, a Spitfire and a V2 rocket.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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A general view of the main atrium at The Imperial War Museum on July 16, 2014 in London, England. The new World War One galleries at the Imperial War Museum opened on Wednesday after a £40 million refurbishment. The galleries will tell the story of the First World War, how it started, why it continued and its global impact. The exhibition features iconic objects including a Harrier jet, a Spitfire and a V2 rocket. 

Public sector workers march in central London this afternoon during a 24 hour strike.

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Public sector workers march in central London during a 24-hour strike 

Cycling - Tour de France - Stage Three - Cambridge to London...Race leaders pass the Victoria Memorial and Buckingham Palace as they sprint for the finish. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. See PA story CYCLING Tour. Picture date: Monday July 7, 2014. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

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Stage Three of the Tour de France, Cambridge to London, race leaders pass the Victoria Memorial and Buckingham Palace as they sprint for the finish 

Fans on Murray Mount enjoy the sun as they watch the action on a big screen during day eleven of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 3, 2014.

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Fans on Murray Mount enjoy the sun as they watch the action on a big screen during day eleven of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon

Great Britain's Andy Murray celebrates a point against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov during day ten of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 2, 2014.

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Great Britain’s Andy Murray celebrates a point against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their quarter-final match in the Wimbledon Championships. Murray went on to lose in straight sets