Ass191500 A 41-gun salute is fired by the Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery in Green Park today to mark the 67th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the throne. HM Queen Elizabeth II is Britain's longest serving monarch. Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery Accession Day gun salute, Green Park, London, on February 6, 2019.
Ass191506 A pro-Brexit demonstrator chats to a friend as he drinks from a can of Belgian lager as protesters gather in Parliament Square in central London on March 29, 2019. - British MPs on Friday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's EU divorce deal for a third time, opening the way for a long delay to Brexit -- or a potentially catastophic 'no deal' withdrawal in two weeks.
Ass191507 MPs drop a banner reading Love Socialism Hate Brexit over Westminster Bridge and light red flares in a stunt which prompted police to clear the demonstrating members of parliament. MPs pictured on the bridge are: Clive Lewis, Lloyd Russell Moyle, Kate Osamor, Marsha de Cordova, Sandy Martin, Alex Sobel, Preet Gill, Rachael Maskell, Luke Pollard, Chi Onwurah, Paul Sweeney, Ged Killen, Rupa Huq,
Ass191508 Lockerbie air disaster, 30 year anniversary. Pan Am Flight 103. On 21 December 1988, the aircraft operating the transatlantic leg of the route was destroyed by a bomb, killing all 243 passengers and 16 crew. Large sections of the aircraft crashed onto residential areas of Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 11 people on the ground. With a total of 270 people killed, it was the deadliest terror attack in the history of the United Kingdom. Pictured AAIB retired investigator, Chief Inspector Stephen Moss photographed at AAIB hangar in Farnborough,Hants.
Ass191509 While teaching a documentary photography workshop, I spotted this colour co-ordinated sleeping bag in a doorway near 7 Dials. We couldn't work out if anyone was actually 'at home'. When I photograph the homeless, I always shield their identity out of respect. They are easy targets for street photographers and tourists. Sometimes the images which speak loudest are the ones where they have privacy.
Ass191510 Prime Minister Theresa May meets scouts at the United Nations offices in Nairobi where she saw their inventions made from plastic to demonstrate plastic waste and how it can be recycled. Mrs May danced with the scout brigade members and tried out some of their products including a football and a plastic telephone. The prime minister is on the third day of her three day visit to Africa.
Ass191514 Queen Elizabeth II sits next to Anna Wintour (right) as they view Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, during her visit to London Fashion Week's BFC Show Space in central London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday February 20, 2018. Photo credit should read:
Ass191515 Prince Charles the Duchess of Cornwall visit Cornwall. The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall put their fingers in their ears as the cannon gun is fired to launch the gig race as they visit the celebration of Fowey festival meeting local businesses, representatives from Fowey gig club and members of the RNLI on Fowey Quay.
Ass191522 The Haxey Hood taking place in the civil parish of Haxey , North Lincolnshire. The traditional game takes place every year on the twelfth day of Christmas. The Haxey Hood is a mass participation game that loosley resembles a rugby match. Instead of a ball, the players use 2 feet long leather tubes called hoods. The villagers of Haxey and neighbouring Westwoodside compete to get the hood inside their pub to score. The winner’s pub gets to keep the Hood until the following year. The games origins go back to the 14th century when Lady de Mowbray, wife of landowner, John De Mowbray, was out riding over the fields towards near Haxey. Her silk riding hood was blown away by the wind. Thirteen farm workers rushed to help and chased the hood all over the field.
Ass191523 Mr Jeremy Corbyn leader of the Labour Party kisses a local market trader in Grays today 30/09/2017. Mr Corbyn was meeting with local members of the public on a walkabout with the party faithful. Thurrock has a Consservative majority of only 345 so is considered as a key constituency for the Labour Party campaign.
Ass191525 Boris Johnson South Asia Tour Day Three. The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the Third day of a four day tour to Asia visiting Bangladesh, Burma and Thailand. It's the first official visit by a Foreign Secretary in ten years. Boris Johnson holds up a burnt bike cycle as inspects a completely burnt out village in Pan Daw Pyin, Maungdaw, Burma. After he had a meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi at the Ministry of foreign Affairs in Naypyidaw, Burma, the day after he visited refugees in the Balukhali refugee camp on the Bangladesh-Burma border near Cox's Bazar on Saturday. Boris Johnson saw first-hand the conditions of the Rohingya who have fled Burma to refugee camps in Bangladesh and is meeting Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss with the Burmese government the steps needed to enable them to return to their homes
Ass191532 SOUTH SUDAN, Yambio: 19 March 2019 Children wait to use the slide at World Vision's Child Friendly Space (CFS) in Juba, South Sudan. The CFS is host to approximately 600 children who simply have no where safe to go because of the conflict. It offers activities, games and vocational training for children ranging between the ages of 2-18.
Ass191535 The Clavie, a burning barrel packed with tar soaked sticks fixed on the top of a pole, is surrounded by people at the Doorie Hill on January 11, 2018 in Burghead, Scotland. People welcome in the New Year with the fire ceremony which has ancient roots dating back to the 1750s, when the Julian calendar was reformed in Britain. It is believed to bring good luck for the coming year.
Ass191539 A composite image of a Super Blood Wolf Moon. The full-moon earns its super moon status by being positioned slightly closer to the Earth than usual, and appearing slightly bigger and brighter than normal. It is termed a blood moon for obvious reasons, giving off a red glow as it slipped into Earth’s shadow. And as it occurred in January, when wolves used to howl in hunger outside villages, it earned the name wolf moon. The phenomenon began around 3:30am and continued as the moon was setting until around 7:15am. Picture date Monday 21st January, 2019.
Ass191542 A "Phone Zombie" walks past a British Army recruitment Phone Zombie poster in Well's Terrace, London, Great Britain Outside of Finsbury Park tube station 9th January 2019 "Your Army Needs You" campaign. The British army is calling on ìsnowflakes, selfie addicts, class clowns, phone zombies, and me, me, millennialsî to join its ranks in a recruitment drive targeting young people. The campaign, featuring posters and TV ads titled Your Army Needs You, suggests that what is seen as a weakness or a character flaw by the rest of society can be seen as a strength by the army.
Ass191543 A fisherman throws petrol on to a fishing boat that has been set alight as fishermen take part in a nationwide protest against the Brexit transition deal on April 8, 2018 in Whitstable, England. The group Fishing For Leave organised the protests with fishermen in ports nationwide making their opposition known to the Brexit Transition deal and in particular the Common Fisheries Policy which would remain in force if the Brexit Transition deal goes ahead. Around 200 vessels mobilised in flotillas around the country including Newcastle Upon Tyne, Whitstable, Hastings, Portsmouth, Milford Haven and Plymouth. In a referendum held on June 23, 2016 the majority of the United Kingdom electorate voted to leave the European Union.
Ass191553 Firefighters tackle the wildfire on Saddleworth Moor which continues to spread after the blaze was declared a major incident by Greater Manchester Police. Multiple moorland fires raged across the North West of England as the country experienced its hottest summer on record. Two men were arrested on suspicion of arson in connection to a second large fire on Winter Hill in Bolton. The fires spread over many square miles and burnt for weeks on end. Numerous smaller moorland fires drained the fire service resources as they struggled to cope with demand.
Ass191562 A fin whale being dismembered which will be sold to Japan. The only yard with a licence to hunt 191 fin whales. The practice takes place in Iceland at Hvalfaroarvegur on the Greenland Sea. This is the only place in the world where the whales are dismembered in public view, families arrive with picnics to watch the spectacle. Animal charity are trying to stop the practice. Pictures taken 14th July 2018
Ass191569 Dog owners and their pets gather before participating in a pro-EU, anti-Brexit march, calling for a 'People's Vote on Brexit', in central London on October 7, 2018. - Britain voted narrowly to leave the EU in a divisive 2016 referendum and is set to leave in March next year. The main force calling for a second referendum is the cross-party People's Vote campaign -- the successor of the official Remain campaign from the 2016 referendum.
Ass191573 People rest on the stones after Druids performed a ceremony to celebrate the Winter Solstice, at Stonehenge near Salisbury, Britain on Dec. 22, 2017. Hundreds gathered at the prehistoric monument to mark the shortest day of the year, the Druids follow religions and spiritual traditions based on a reverence for nature.
Ass191577 The dress rehearsal of Gandini Juggling and Alexander Whitley's exhilarating cross-artform collaboration Spring ahead of performances at the 2019 London International Mime Festival. Twelve virtuoso performers - seven jugglers and five contemporary dancers - embrace deconstructed rhythms and jubilant patterning with Gandini's signature flashes of humour. Guy Hoare's pop-art lighting floods the stage with the three primary colours of red, blue and yellow, moving through black and white to 22 pastel shades in a kaleidoscopic celebration.
Ass191590 Abdel Basit al-Satuf (10) who lost both legs in a barrel bomb attack on his village in Idlib province in Feb 2017. He was filmed crying out for his father to pick him up, a video which went viral at the time. The explosion killed his mother, a sister and a brother-in-law. There are thousands of child refugees in Hayat province of Turkey, on Syrian border, carrying physical and mental scars of war.
Ass191591 Angelina Jolie attends the Service of Commemoration and Dedication, marking the 200th anniversary of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George at St Paul's Cathedral on June 28, 2018 in London, England. HM Queen Elizabeth II was unable to attend due to illness. The Order of St Michael and St George is awarded to men and women who hold high office or who render extraordinary or important non-military service in a foreign country, and can also be conferred for important or loyal service in relation to foreign and Commonwealth affairs.
Ass191592 Fergus Wilson Landlord, buy-to-let tycoon Wilson started building an empire of over 900 houses in Kent in the 1990s. In 2017 he told a letting agent he wanted “no coloured people because of the curry smell”, while his wife Judith Wilson was last year fined for failing to supply hot water to a disabled tenant
Ass191594 Whistleblower Shahmir Sanni. Brexit campaigner Sanni, whose family live in Pakistan where people are killed for homosexuality, was publicly outed for having a same sex relationship by a Downing Street official, after Sanni revealed that the official Brexit campaign had broken electoral law.
Ass191599 London England UK 23 March 2019. The Peoples Vote anti Brexit March through central London Hundreds of thousands of supporters of a Peoples Vote, a second referendum in the Brexit debate marched in protest throgh central London against the existing policies that will be debated in Parliament this week. Attending the march were Sir Vince Cable Lib. Dem. leader and Carolyn Lucas joint leader of the Green Party.
Ass191604 Revellers during the summer solstice gathering at Stonehenge, Salisbury, Britain, 21 June 2018. The annual festival attracts hundreds of people to the 5000 year old stone circle to mark the longest day in the northern hemisphere. sunrise was at 4.52am and was celebrated by dancing, music, and ritualistic events around the stones.
Ass191605 An effigy of British Prime Minister Theresa May is wheeled through Trafalgar Square during a Peoples Vote anti-Brexit march in London, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The march, organized by the People's Vote campaign is calling for a final vote on any proposed Brexit deal. This week the EU has granted Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May a delay to the Brexit process.
Ass191606 Prime Minister Theresa May meets scouts at the United Nations offices in Nairobi where she saw their inventions made from plastic to demonstrate plastic waste and how it can be recycled. Mrs May danced with the scout brigade members and tried out some of their products including a football and a plastic telephone. The prime minister is on the third day of her three day visit to Africa.
Ass191608 Yeoman Warders, commonly known as 'Beefeaters' light the first of thousands of flames in a lighting ceremony in the dry moat of the Tower of London on November 4, 2018, as part of an installation called 'Beyond the Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers', marking the centenary of the end of the First World War.
Ass191612 Dr Claire Lomas is the vet at the Oliver Ridley Project based at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu Resort in Baa Atoll, Maldivies. Claire treats sick and injured turtles. Turtle Penny goes for a practice swim in the sea under supervision from Dr Lomas and volunteers at the project. If Penny can demonstrate she can survive in the ocean with a missing fin, she will be released.
Ass191614 England footballer Paul Gascoigne (C) leaves Teesside Crown Court on January 8, 2019 in Middlesbrough, England. Gascoigne was arrested at Durham station on 20 August by British Transport Police and charged with one count of sexual assault by touching which he has pleaded not guilty to at a previous Magistrates hearing. The case has been ajourned until October.
Ass191622 The Duke of Cambridge is greeted by Prime Minister Theresa May as he arrives at Amiens Cathedral, France, to attend a service to mark the centenary of the Battle of Amiens and the subsequent 'Hundred Days Offensive' which was a decisive point in the First World War. Picture date: Wednesday August 8, 2018.
Ass191625 A fin whale being dismembered which will be sold to Japan. The only yard with a licence to hunt 191 fin whales. The practice takes place in Iceland at Hvalfaroarvegur on the Greenland Sea. This is the only place in the world where the whales are dismembered in public view, families arrive with picnics to watch the spectacle. Animal charity are trying to stop the practice. Pictures taken 14th July 2018
Ass191634 Stormy Daniels aka Stephanie Clifford causes the press corps to fall over themselves as she arrives at the Manhattan Federal Courthouse at 500 Pearl Street in downtowm, Manhattan on April, 16 2018 in New York City, USA. Daniels, attended a hearing with Michael Cohen out of concern that none of the documents seized in raids on Cohen's property were tampered with or destroyed. The adult actress had previously received a $130,000 hush payment after an affair with Donald Trump in 2006 which had been negotiated by Michael Cohen, a few weeks before the 2016 presidential election.
Ass191639 A woman prays after being baptised by senior members of the Apostles Of Muchinjikwa Christian church during a mass Baptism (Jorodhani) on the beachfront on Southend-on-Sea, Britain, August 25, 2018. Members of the church travel to Southend-on-Sea from all over the country, some from as far as Scotland, to join members from London, Leeds and Leicester for an annual ceremony.
Ass191651 Teams battle for the ball during the annual Shrovetide football match in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, Britain, 13 February 2018. The game which dates back to the 17th century is played by two teams, the Up'ards and the Down'ards. The aim of the game is to score by tapping the ball three times on stone goal plinths which are three miles apart on the banks of the River Henmore.
Ass191652 A man carries his “wife” as competitors take part in the 2019 annual Wife Carrying Race in Dorking, Surrey. Run over a course of 380m, with both men and women carry a 'wife' over obstacles, the race is believed to have originated in the UK over twelve centuries ago when Viking raiders rampaged into the northeast coast of England carrying off any unwilling local women .
Ass191655 Young demonstrators climb on the Queen Victoria Memorial (QVM) as they take part in the 'Global Strike 4 Climate' protest march, outside of Buckingham Palace in central London on March 15, 2019. - Hundreds of young people took to the streets to demonstrate Friday, with some of them having gone on strike from school, as part of a global youth action over climate change.
Ass191661 Picture shows Choristers from King's College Choir on December 9th 2017 preparing for the BBC recording of Carols from King's which is recorded on December 10th and broadcast on Christmas Eve. Choristers in Cambridge have been doing their final rehearsal for one of the world's most famous carol services. The 16 boys have spent weeks practising at King's College Chapel for the hugely popular Carols from King's, which has been televised by the BBC for more than 60 years. Every year millions of people across the globe watch the traditional service, which was first broadcast in 1954 and will be shown this year on BBC2 on Christmas Eve. The special service is a shortened version of the college's renowned live Christmas Eve service a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols and instead has just seven readings.
Ass191664 Aerial hoop duo Shabala; Yevgen Shabala and Alina Myroshnychenko share an embrace backstage ahead of their act. Life Between The Scenes; Backstage Moments At The Moscow State Circus. Their new spectacular show, ‘Miracles' will run from the 20th of December to the 7th of January 2018, which markes the 250th anniversary of the circus. Ealing Common, London, UK. December 23, 2017.
Ass191666 The annual cheese rolling race held at Coopers Hill, Brockworth outside Gloucester. Competitors race down the extremly steep slippery hill chasing a double Gloucester cheese, the winner of each race recieves the cheese as thier prize. Local legend Chris Anderson in the yellow jersey leads the field in his second race wher he won his second race of the day to gain his 22nd and all time record breaking win.
Ass191686 Aberystwyth Wales UK, June 29 2018 UK Weather: A forest fire that started on Tuesday 26the June is still burning and smouldering for a fourth day along the steep hillsides of the Rheidol Valley, a few miles inland of Aberystwyth in Mid Wales. The terrain makes it difficult for fire-crews to get their vehicles close to the flames, and the fire is being dealt with by a specialist helicopter team , commissioned by Natural Resources Wales at a reputed £1000 per hour, who are dropping 1000 litre bucket loads of water, scooped up from the river below, onto the burning trees.
Ass191689 Exclusive first pictures of Olympic rower James Cracknell (red kit) training with the Cambridge University Boat race crew on the River Great Ouse in Ely, Cambridgeshire, on Thursday afternoon,Jan 17,2019.Cracknell was aiming to become the oldest person to compete in the Boat Race which he managed to do in April 2019.
Ass191692 A brown bear that had been held in a metal cage all his life at a restaurant owned by an ex-policeman in rural Armenia. After pressure from British charity International Animal Rescue he was freed by the Armenian fire brigade and taken to an IAR sanctuary two hours outside the capital Yerevan. While captive he was feed poor food and often left without water.
Ass191693 In a game of cat and mouse, a Gilet Jaune demonstrator taunts French plain clothes police and CRS on Champs Elysees. These are the police that target and grab protesters out from the crowd. The French 'Gilets Jaunes' demonstrate a fourth day. Their movement was born against French President Macron's high fuel increases. They have been joined en mass by students and trade unionists unhappy with Macron's policies.
Ass191696 Mourners and family members gather near the graveside at the funeral of Tom 'Tomboy' Doherty (pictured rear) the nephew of Big Fat Gypsy Weddings star Paddy Doherty, at Epsom Cemetery in Epsom, Surrey. Tom Doherty was 17 when he was killed in a car crash in South Nutfield in Surrey on October 9. He had passed his driving test just days earlier.
Ass191702 Jamaica's Usain Bolt (centre) pulls up on the final straight of the Men's 4x100m Relay Final during day nine of the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 12, 2017. See PA story ATHLETICS World. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. No transmission of sound or moving images and no video simulation. ... 12-08-2017 ... Photo by: Yui Mok/PA Archive.URN:32389263
Ass191704 Conservators working on Daniel Maclise’s murals ‘The Meeting of Wellington and Blücher after the Battle of Waterloo’ and ‘The Death of Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar’. These wall paintings, which dominate the Royal Gallery in the House of Lords, are of both national and international importance. They were painted between 1859 and 1866 using the waterglass technique on plaster.
Ass191714 Ynyslas Wales UK, 11/11/2018. A giant 30mx30m sand portrait of RICHARD DAVIES, deck hand, from nearby Borth village, who served in the Royal Navy in the first world war, carved into the sand on Ynyslas Beach , just north of Aberystwyth on the west wales coast. Devised by director DANNY BOYLE, this ephemeral pieced of memorial art - Pages of the Sea - is one of 28 created on beaches all around the UK on this day, Remembrance Sunday, the 100th anniversary of the armistice that brought to an end World War
Ass191715 A fin whale being dismembered which will be sold to Japan. The only yard with a licence to hunt 191 fin whales. The practice takes place in Iceland at Hvalfaroarvegur on the Greenland Sea. This is the only place in the world where the whales are dismembered in public view, families arrive with picnics to watch the spectacle. Animal charity are trying to stop the practice. Pictures taken 14th July 2018
Ass191717 A puppet head of Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May appearing a representation of the British Economy is positioned on Whitehall outside Downing Street after a march and rally organised by the pro-European People's Vote campaign for a second EU referendum in central London on March 23, 2019.
Ass191720 A brown bear that had been held in a metal cage all his life at a restaurant owned by an ex-policeman in rural Armenia. After pressure from British charity International Animal Rescue he was freed by the Armenian fire brigade and taken to an IAR sanctuary two hours outside the capital Yerevan. While captive he was feed poor food and often left without water.
Ass191723 Emad Nor Eldeen and his wife Rana at Hereford Cathedral. They came to the UK in 2017 as refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria. He ran a tourist agency in Homs before the fighting broke out, but fled after being shot in the leg on his way home from work. Eventually they were resettled in Hereford. "The feeling was like going from the darkness to the light," Emad says. "We felt like we were born in this little town. People here respect our culture; we in return respect their culture too and their respect for us.”
Ass191727 Behind the scenes at Rootstein Display Mannequins, based in south west London. At this London studio mannequins have make-up and wigs applied according to the clients needs. Mannequins are also sent here for repairs which can mean anything from resprays and make-up updates to full-scale overhauls and replacing broken parts. Picture date: Tuesday January 22, 2019.
Ass191728 Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm on the Burbo Flats in Liverpool Bay, operated by DONG Energy, is pictured from the the window of an aircraft flying over the Irish Sea, off the west coast of northern England, on November 8, 2017. British energy supplier SSE and German-owned Npower said Wednesday they have agreed to merge their businesses that heat and light up millions of UK households. SSE, the second largest energy supplier in Britain, said it would spin off its household energy and services business and combine it with Npower, the British arm of Germany's Innogy.
Ass191736 Labourer Shaun Lee 33 born in St Asaph and his wife Kalsie 25 and children PHoebe 2 and 9week old Cory who was born prematurely . They have been put in summer holiday chalets as temporary accomedation. They have been there nearly 5months. Before that they were put in a emergency B&B with lot of single men with drug problems . Kalsie had Cory while in the chalet and has been suffering from stress and anxity . They have paid of rent arrears of £1800 in the last 5 months as told to by the council but last week were told it would be years not months before they got secure accomedation. When they raised the problems of trying to jkeep the chalet warm and the problems of servere damp they were told could be offered a place hundreds of miles away with central heatiing if the refused social services could be involved and the children taken into care. Shaun reads letter from council delivered while I was there looking at if they are intentionally homeless.
Ass191737 A fire is seen burning on Saddleworth Moor near the town of Diggle, Britain, February 27, 2019. Firefighters tackled a “ferocious” moorland blaze in West Yorkshire after the UK’s warmest winter day on record. Witnesses described an “apocalyptic” scene as flames of up to two metres raged across Saddleworth Moor. The fire, near Marsden, spread across an area of 1.5 sq miles and could be seen from miles away as crews from across the region battled through the night to contain it.
Ass191738 A fin whale being dismembered which will be sold to Japan. The only yard with a licence to hunt 191 fin whales. The practice takes place in Iceland at Hvalfaroarvegur on the Greenland Sea. This is the only place in the world where the whales are dismembered in public view, families arrive with picnics to watch the spectacle. Animal charity are trying to stop the practice. Pictures taken 14th July 2018
Ass191740 Jubilant Labour Party supporters cheer as losing Conservatives Party supporters look glum , as the result is declared at the Trafford election count . The Conservatives lose control of Trafford Council following a tightly fought campaign , counted at The Point at Lancashire County Cricket Club .
Ass191746 Competitors take part in day three of the World Irish Dancing Championships on March 26, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland. The World Irish Dancing Championships are taking place in Glasgow this week at the Royal Concert Hall, with more than 14,500 dancers and supporters expected to travel to the championships which has run for more than forty years.