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A boat crew carries their boat down to the river for the 175th anniversary of the Henley Royal Regatta in Henley-on-Thames, England. The event opened on Wednesday and will be held over five days on the River Thames
Runners and riders in the parade ring before the Albany Stakes during Day Four of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire
A view of the royal shoes as Queen Elizabeth II visits the Ebony Horse Club and Community Riding Centre in Brixton, south London. The club was established in 1996 to enable children and young people from Brixton to learn to ride and care for horses.
Royal supporters sit opposite St James’s Palace in London on Wednesday, where Prince George of Cambridge was to be baptised in the Chapel Royal. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge invited close friends and family to the christening.
A member of the media waits next to ladders placed by other media to ensure an elevated position, across the street from St. Mary’s Hospital in London on Friday. Media are preparing for royal mania as Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to the new third in line to the throne in mid-July, at the Lindo Wing. Cameras from all over the world are ready for a first glimpse of the first child of Prince William and Kate.
Daniela Schadt, right, partner of the German president, and Dutch Queen Maxima, left, outside the Bellevue Palace in Berlin on Monday. The Dutch royal couple are on a two-day visit to Germany for the first time since the coronation of King Willem-Alexander.
Pigs are brought from the judging ring at the Royal Bath and West Show near Shepton Mallet, England, on this year’s opening day on Wednesday. The show, which features livestock, agricultural machinery, trade-stands and locally produced food and drink, was first held in 1852 and is one of the oldest surviving agricultural events in England