A fireman with his dog on the picket line at Euston London Fire Brigade station house in London. Firefighters and Fire Service staff across England and Wales striked on Wednesday over pensions, with the threat of further action if the dispute is not resolved.
People throw tomatoes during a recreation of the famous Spanish tomato-throwing festival, La Tomatina, at Canary Wharf, London on Wednesday.
A delegate wears a T-shirt showing his support for the National Health Service outside the conference hall at the Labour party conference in Brighton, UK. Read more
The peleton approaches the top of Pen-Y-Pass with the Snowdon Massif in the background during stage four of the 2013 Tour of Britain from Stoke to Llanberis Read more
The green hills of the Lake District in northwest England are reflected in Crummock Water early on Thursday. England and Wales were set for another scorching day before the summer heat turns to downpours Read more
Bubbles float in front of the Houses of Parliament in London on Wednesday. Read more
Joey Ellison, Chairman of Dingle 2000, the trustee organisation for the Toxteth Reservoir, stands inside Toxteth Reservoir in Liverpool, England. The interior of the magnificent example of Victorian architecture and engineering will be open to the public from Friday as part of Liverpool’s Heritage Open Month Read more
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Anti-war protesters gather on College Green outside the Houses of Parliament on Thursday in London. Prime Minister David Cameron has recalled Parliament to debate the UK’s response to a suspected chemical weapon attack in Syria.
David Cameron, UK prime minister, leaves Number 10 Downing Street to attend parliament in London on Thursday. Britain’s parliament has been recalled to vote on how to respond to Syria’s suspected use of chemical weapons Read more
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Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, delivers his address to business leaders on Wednesday in Nottingham, England. Mr Carney’s first policy speech as Bank of England governor is his chance to address investor doubts that he can keep interest rates on hold at a record low until at least late 2016. During his speech, Mr Carney said officials were ready to add stimulus if investor expectations for higher interest rates rose too far and undermined the recovery.