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Count staff open ballot boxes and throw empties on to a pile during the London Mayoral and Assembly election count at Kensington Olympia in London, England. This is the fifth mayoral election since the position was created in 2000
Members of BAFTA staff adjust heads on sticks showing the seating plan for nominees and guests at the House of Fraser BAFTA TV Awards, at the Royal Festival Hall, London
Band Master Will Casson-Smith lays a set of 100-year-old bagpipes as Piper Lance Sergeant John Mitchell (R) plays at The Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks in London, England. The bagpipes belonged to a Pipe Major of the Regiment of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders who died after becoming ill in the trenches at the Battle of the Somme. Later today they will be taken to Horse Guards Parade for a performance to launch the Household Division’s Beating Retreat concerts
Christie’s Unveil Three Important Works From Their Summer Sale, “Ib and Her Husband” 1992 by Lucian Freud, “Portrait of Lucy Long, Mrs George Hardinge” 1778 by Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A, and “Golden Hours” 1864 by Frederic, Lord Leighton, in London
Rough sea at Seaham Harbour in County Durham, as snow and high winds sweep across the North East of England
A ship sits out in the North Sea near Tynemouth beach, North Tyneside, just before sunrise
Freelance sculpture conservator Scarlett Hutchin, working for English Heritage, buffs wax polish applied to artist Adrian Jones’ sculpture, Quadriga, on top of Wellington Arch at Hyde Park Corner. The landmark sculpture is being cleaned, repaired and re-waxed by a team of specialists as part of a major English Heritage conservation programme
Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, gestures at a baby as he speaks with customers during a visit to a cafe in Harlow, England. Mr Corbyn visited the Essex town to launch Labour Party’s local election campaign
University of Edinburgh student Kengo Shibata is photographed today through the “Six Planet” Kaleidoscope which will be part of an exhibition of Kaleidoscopes celebrating the 200th anniversary of the instrument’s invention. The exhibition, presented by the Japan Kaleidoscope Museum and the Universities of Edinburgh and St Andrews, is part of Edinburgh International Science Festival which runs in the Playfair Library in Edinburgh from 3-5 and 7-10 of April.
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.
A 360 view of the Painted Hall at Chatsworth House in Chatsworth, England. Chatsworth House, Garden and Farmyard opens on Saturday for the new season which includes an exhibition of the glittering social circle of Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire through the photos of Cecil Beaton, Dan Pearsons award winning Chelsea Flower Show garden and the celebration of the Grand Tour through the eyes and collection of the Devonshire Family.
Prime Minister David Cameron during a visit to Felixstowe Port in Suffolk. Cameron has warned that Britain has “100 days to secure our future” as the mastermind behind his general election victory said the EU referendum is hanging in the balance
Runners take a jump in the Forba Gold Cup Handicap Steeple Chase at Ludlow Racecourse, England