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Members of the public enjoy an ice skating rink in the courtyard of Somerset House on December 23, 2013 in London, England. With two days until Christmas day, many people have finished work for the festive season and retail forecasters are predicting a significant increase in gift purchases with many shops offering heavy discounts.

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Members of the public enjoy an ice skating rink in the courtyard of Somerset House on Monday in London, England.

General Images Of The City's Economy As U.K. Disposable Income Increases...Pedestrians make their way towards the Millennium Bridge in London, U.K., on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. U.K. disposable income rose for a second quarter in the three months through September and the savings ratio declined, highlighting the dependency of Britain's recovery on consumer spending. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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Pedestrians make their way towards the Millennium Bridge in London. UK disposable income rose for a second quarter in the three months to September and the savings ratio declined, highlighting the dependency of Britain’s economic recovery on consumer spending. Read more

Doctor Who fans meet an actor dressed as a 'Cyberman' at the 'Doctor Who 50th Celebration' event in the ExCeL centre on Friday in London, England. The sold-out three day event in the ExCeL London convention centre celebrates 50 years of the show which has seen 11 actors play the role of Doctor Who and receives a worldwide cult following.

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Doctor Who fans meet a Cyberman at the Doctor Who 50th Celebration event in the ExCeL centre on Friday in London

Battle of Trafalgar painting by JWM Turner at The Turner and Sea Exhibition at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, which opens on 22nd November 2013

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“Battle of Trafalgar”, painted by JMW Turner in 1824, will be on display as part of the Turner and Sea exhibition, which opens on Friday at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London. Read more

Hailo proposed road signs...EMBARGOED TO 0001 TUESDAY NOVEMBER 19 EDITORIAL USE ONLY A variety of 'road signs' positioned on a London street depicting the up to date hazards that Hailo taxi drivers believe should be part of the Highway Code.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday November 19, 2013. To celebrate Hailo, recruiting 13,500 drivers, the black cab app called upon 'the knowledge' of over 500 Hailo cabbies to identify the most confusing and outdated road signs which make up the Highway Code. Hailo worked closely with their drivers to create new signs that accurately reflect 21st century driving issues. Photo credit should read: David Parry/PA Wire

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Road signs erected on a London street by taxi company Hailo show hazards that their drivers believe should be introduced into the UK highway code. Read more

A gallery assistant poses for photographs on the new spiral staircase at Tate Britain in central London. The 45 million pounds transformation of the building was on Monday.

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A gallery assistant stands on the new spiral staircase at Tate Britain in central London. The £45m transformation of the gallery was unveiled on Monday.

Soccer goal posts are seen in the autumn mist at Dukes Meadows in Chiswick, west London...Soccer goal posts are seen in the autumn mist at Dukes Meadows in Chiswick, west London November 13, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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Goalposts in the autumn mist at Dukes Meadows in Chiswick, west London, early on Wednesday morning. Read more

People line the pavement close to Westminster Abbey and observe the minutes of silence during the opening of the Field of Remembrance in London.

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People line the pavement close to Westminster Abbey and observe the two minutes of silence during the opening of the Field of Remembrance in London

A man adjusts crosses at the Fields of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in central London.

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A man adjusts crosses at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in central London

Poppy clad crosses lie in honour of the fallen at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey, London. Armistice Day will be marked on November 11.

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Crosses with poppies honour the fallen at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London. Armistice day will be marked on November 11.