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Well-wishers greet the horse-drawn funeral cortege of RMT General Secretary Bob Crow as it arrives at the City of London Crematorium on Monday in London, England. Mr Crow, the outspoken leader of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers Union, died of a suspected heart attack, aged 52, on March 11, 2014.
The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment parades in Hyde Park in London. The regiment was undergoing their annual inspection to validate their ability to conduct state ceremonial duties for the year. One-hundred and sixty horses were paraded accompanied by the mounted Band of the Life Guards and Band of the Blues and Royals.
The Canary Wharf financial district emerges from Thursday’s morning fog , with central London in the background
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A Christie’s employee poses in front of one of two unicorn heads at Christie’s auction house on in London, England. The items make up part of the Les Trois Garcons’ collection that will be sold at auction on Wednesday. The collection is made up of 380 lots from the owners of Les Trois Garcons celebrity restaurant in Shoreditch and their homes.
Rebekah Brooks, former News International chief executive, arrives with her husband Charlie for the phone-hacking trial at the Old Bailey court in London. Eight defendants are on trial in the case, including former News of the World editors Mrs Brooks and Andy Coulson. They all deny the charges, which arise from the scandal that shut the News of the World in July 2011. Read more
A couple canoe along Riverside road in flooded Wraysbury in Berkshire. The Environment Agency has issued severe flood warnings for a number of areas on the river Thames west of London, England Read more
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Preparations for the Orchids Festival at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, west London. The festival opens to the public on February 8
Commuters take a bus in central London, on the first day of a strike by London Underground workers. Workers on London’s Underground train system kicked off a 48-hour strike at 9pm on Tuesday. Read more
People walk along the Southbank as a rainbow appears over the City of London Read more
Matt Isard and Marie Njumba look up at a pair of 20ft topiary sculptures named Neighbours, made by Shipshape Arts, as they go on display at Victory Park in the East Village neighbourhood, built on the site of the former Olympic and Paralympic Village in east London. The figures depict the scene of two neighbours engaging in conversation over a garden fence and were featured in the Festival of Neighbourhood throughout the summer at the South Bank Centre.