River Thames

City workers cross the River Thames with the City of London financial district seen behind in London, in Britain October 27, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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City workers cross the River Thames with the City of London financial district seen behind in London. Photo Toby Melville/Reuters 

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

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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

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Armed Metropolitan Police counter terrorism officers take part in an exercise on the River Thames, London 

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Robert Bushell, Captain of the MBNA Thames Clippers which ferries commuters and tourists up and down the river Thames, London. Bushell finds the morning shifts a struggle, especially the earliest which requires waking up at 2.30am to arrive at 4am. But once out of bed, he likes being out on the river so early. “It’€™s really peaceful he says, aside from the occasional tugboat or engineer surveying and repairing the bridges”. View the full photo story about the people who work on the river. 

***BESTPIX***  Flood Warnings Continue As More Rain Is Forecast Across England...WRAYSBURY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11:  A couple of residents canoe along a road called Riverside in  flooded Wraysbury on February 11, 2014 in England. The Environment Agency has issued severe flood warnings for a number of areas on the river Thames west of London.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) ***BESTPIX***

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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 

Winter weather Feb 4th...People walk along the Southbank as a rainbow appears over the city of London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday February 4, 2014.

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People walk along the Southbank as a rainbow appears over the City of London 

***BESTPIX*** Severe Flood Warnings In Place For The UK...CHERTSEY, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 08:  Christine Baker wades through flood water, pulling her dog Archie in a boat, at the Abbey Fields caravan park after the River Thames flooded on January 8, 2014 in Chersey, England. Parts of the United Kingdon are entering a third week of flooding and stormy conditions.

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Christine Baker wades through flood water, pulling her dog Archie in a boat, at the Abbey Fields caravan park after the river Thames flooded on Wednesday in Chertsey, England. Parts of the UK are entering a third week of flooding and stormy conditions

Annual Census Of The Swan Population Takes Place On The Thames...SUNBURY, ENGLAND - JULY 15:  Swans and cygnets are caught, measured, assessed and tagged on the River Thames during the annual Swan Upping ceremony on July 15, 2013 in London, England. Swan Upping is the annual census of the River Thames' swan population is led by David Barber, The Queens Swan Marker, it begins on July 15, 2013 in Sunbury and ends at Abingdon, Oxfordshire on July 19, 2013. The Queen's Swan Marker and the accompanying Swan Uppers of the Vintners' and Dyers' Livery Companies use six traditional Thames rowing skiffs in their five-day journey upstream to ensure that the swan population is maintained.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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Swans and cygnets are caught, measured, assessed and tagged on the River Thames during Swan Upping on Monday in London. Swan Upping, the annual census of the River Thames’ swan population, is led by David Barber, The Queens Swan Marker. It begins on July 15 in Sunbury and ends at Abingdon, Oxfordshire, on July 19. The Queen’s Swan Marker and the accompanying Swan Uppers of the Vintners’ and Dyers’ Livery Companies use six traditional Thames rowing skiffs in their five-day journey upstream to ensure that the swan population is maintained. 

Cameron visit to London Gateway container port

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Prime Minister David Cameron looks over the River Thames estuary from the top of a 138m-high quay crane at the new London Gateway container port which is under construction on the River Thames near Tilbury in Essex on Monday