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Members of the public look inside Ikea’s ‘The Dining Club’ pop up restaurant, cafe and shop in Shoreditch in London, England. The Scandinavian furniture company has opened a ‘pop-up’ ‘do-it-yourself restaurant, cafe and store.
Workers lift a steeple into place as part of finishing touches to a 120 metre long wooden sculpture of 17th century London’s skyline on the River Thames ahead of it being burnt this Sunday
Boarding is erected in front of residential properties ahead of the annual Notting Hill Carnival in London, England. Many shops, businesses and residential properties are boarded up to prevent damage during the Notting Hill Carnival. More than one million people are expected to enjoy this year’s carnival. It is the largest street festival in Europe and was first held in 1964 by the Afro-Caribbean community. Over the bank holiday weekend the streets come alive to steel bands, colourful floats and costumed performers as members of the public flood into the area to join in the celebrations.
An activist protests wears a mask outside the French embassy during, the “wear what you want beach party” in London. The protest is against the French authorities clampdown on Muslim women wearing burkinis on the beach
Team GB athletes and members of the women’s gold medal winning hockey team leave the aeroplane after arriving home at Heathrow Airport in London, England
Armed Metropolitan Police counter terrorism officers take part in an exercise on the River Thames, London
Armed police prepare to deploy from Hyde Park, central London, as Scotland Yard announced that the first of 600 additional armed officers were trained and operationally ready
An armed Metropolitan Police officer poses for a photograph as he patrols in Downing Street, in London, England. Security measures continue to be high in London while the current UK threat level for international terrorism is severe, meaning an attack is highly likely
A woman looks at a painting by Damien Hirst in front of a portrait of David Bowie at Sotheby’s in London
Larry, the 10 Downing Street cat, sits on the step outside the door of number 10 Downing Street in London. British Prime Minister David Cameron is leaving his official 10 Downing Street on Wednesday to make way for Theresa May, but one resident is staying put: Larry the cat. Larry has been stalking the corridors of power since 2011, when he was brought into the prime minister’s office to handle pest control affairs.
A removal van loaded with cardboard boxes is inspected by police before entering Downing Street in London, England. British Prime Minister David Cameron will step aside on Wednesday after his final Prime Minister’s Questions allowing current Home Secretary Theresa May to move into 10 Downing Street
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan lays a wreath at the London bombings 7/7 Memorial at Hyde Park in London, Britain
A member of the stop the war coalition, dressed as Tony Blair, protest outside the Chilcot inquiry at the QEII Centre in London