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    26 April 2018

    A protester wearing a mask depicting Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, flanked by two protesters wearing angry emoji masks protest outside Portcullis House in central London. Facebook’s CTO Mike Schroepfer appeared infront of British Members of Parliament on the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee in the wake of allegations that information on millions of its users was misused.

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    25 April 2018

    Members of the military work in the Maltings shopping area, close to the bench where Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found critically ill seven weeks ago, on April 25, 2018 in Salisbury. The area around the bench where the couple collapsed is one of nine sites to be cleaned in an operation that is likely to take several months.

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    24 April 2018

    A statue in honour of the first female Suffragette Millicent Fawcett is unveiled as Prime Minister Theresa May and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan look on during a ceremony in Parliament Square. The statue of womens suffrage leader Millicent Fawcett is the first monument of a woman and the first designed by a woman, Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing OBE, to take a place in parliament Square.

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    23 April 2018

    Prince William arrives at the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital with his children Prince George and Princess Charlotte after his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a son.

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    22 April 2018

    Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge crosses the finish line to win the men’s elite race at the London Marathon 2018.

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    21 April 2018

    Team England Athletes during the Commonwealth Games Team England Parade in Victoria Square, Birmingham.

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    20 April 2018

    Varun Chopra of Essex during the Specsavers County Championship Division One match between Essex and Lancashire at the Chelmsford County Cricket Ground. The game is being played in the warmest April temperatures in 70 years.

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    19 April 2018

    A young boy cools off in the fountains in Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester.

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    18 April 2018

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes a selfie with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at City Hall in London, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. They discussed gender equality and issues affecting young people with London school children.

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    17 April 2018

    Prime Minister Theresa May hosts a meeting with leaders and representatives of Caribbean countries, at 10 Downing Street on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting.

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    16 April 2018

    Aneira Thomas, the first baby to be born on the NHS, addresses the Unison Health Conference at the Brighton Centre

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    15 April 2018

    Sir Patrick Stewart addresses the crowd during the People’s Vote campaign launch on Brexit at the Electric Ballroom in Camden Town.

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    14 April 2018

    Prime Minister Theresa May gives a press conference at Downing Street following British military action, alongside US and France, against Syria. British jets fired missiles at a Syrian military base suspected of holding chemical weapons ingredients.

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    13 April 2018

    England’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson celebrates after winning the heptathlon with compatriot and bronze medal winner Niamh Emerson during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia.

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    12 April 2018

    Quaker Alan Pinch makes tea for passers-by as he holds a protest in Manchester against UK military intervention in Syria

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    11 April 2018

    A man pulls the flowers down from a fence opposite the house of Richard Osborn-Brooks in South Park Crescent in Hither Green, London. The shrine has become an unlikely flashpoint of tensions between the grieving family and his neighbours since last week’s incident where burglar Henry Vincent was killed by Richard Osborn-Brooks at his house.

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    10 April 2018

    Jonathan Powell, Lord John Alderdice, Lord David Trimble, Sir Reg Empey, Lord Paul Murphy of Torfaen and (front row left to right) Professor Monica McWilliams, Seamus Mallon, former taoiseach Bertie Ahern, Senator George Mitchell and Gerry Adams, at an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, at Queen’s University in Belfast.

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    9 April 2018

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn gesture during the launch of Labour’s local election campaign in central London.

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    8 April 2018

    Hungarians queue to vote in their country’s general election, in central London.

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    7 April 2018

    Orthodox Jews show support for a protest outside Downing Street in London, after at least nine Palestinians were shot and killed by the Israeli army at the Gaza-Israel border.

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    6 April 2018

    Charlie Tanfield of England celebrates winning gold in Men’s 4000m Individual Pursuit Finals, alongside Scottish silver medalist John Archibald and New Zealand’s Dylan Kennett with the bronze at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Australia.

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    5 April 2018

    Tributes for Ray Wilkins outside Stamford Bridge. The former Chelsea and England midfielder, who won 84 caps for his country, died in hospital on Wednesday morning following a cardiac arrest last Friday.

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    4 April 2018

    Alistair Brownlee, flag bearer of England, arrives with the team during the Opening Ceremony for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Carrara Stadium.

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    3 April 2018

    Police at the scene where a 16-year-old boy was shot on Monday evening and left in a critical condition in Markhouse Road in Walthamstow, east London.

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    2 April 2018

    Roads are cleared in Nenthead, Cumbria, as five weather warnings are in place as heavy rain and snow affect swathes of the country on Easter Monday.

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    1 April 2018

    Former Spitfire pilot Squadron Leader Allan Scott, 96, prepares to fly as a passenger in a Spitfire watched by Mary Ellis, 101, the oldest surviving member of the Air Transport Auxillary wing who flew over 400 Spitfires during the Second World War, as part of the RAF100 commemorations at Biggin Hill Airport..

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    31 March 2018

    The cortege arrives at Great St Marys Church, where the funeral of theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking is being held, in Cambridge.

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    30 March 2018

    A wooden cross is carried up Roundhill in Bath, Wiltshire, where several Christian Church congregations take part in the Walk of Witness to imitate the journey that Jesus took carrying his cross through the streets of Jerusalem on Good Friday.

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    29 March 2018

    Prime Minister Theresa May meets a local parents and toddler group at St Andrew’s Heddon-on-the-Wall, CofE Primary School during a tour of the UK timed to coincide with one year to go until Britain leaves the European Union. May is on a tour with a promise to keep the country “strong and united” one year before Brexit.

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    28 March 2018

    Catalan independence supporters protest outside Edinburgh Sherriff Court where Clara Ponsati is appearing. The pro-independence Catalan politician handed herself to Scottish Police as she is being sought by the Spanish government, who have accused her of violent rebellion and misappropriation of public funds.

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    27 March 2018

    Jacob Rees-Mogg speaks about Brexit at a Leave Means Leave event at Carlton House Terrace, London.

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    26 March 2018

    The coffin of Kenneth White, an RAF veteran who died with no known family, is carried into Cambridge City Crematorium ahead of his funeral. A Facebook appeal was launched for people to attend the funeral of Mr White, who died at the age of 84. Over 100 strangers turned up to his funeral.

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    25 March 2018

    The Unveiling of Project 84, to represent the 84 men who commit suicide per week in Britain, eighty-four individual sculptures are placed on roofs, 12 of the sculptures are positioned on the roof of the This Morning Studio and the remaining 72 are standing on the roof of the ITV Studios Tower.

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    24 March 2018

    Cambridge men and women celebrate together after their double victory over Oxford in the 2018 boat race.

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    23 March 2018

    Michel Barnier kisses Theresa May’s hand as they arrive at the EU Summit in Brussels.

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    22 March 2018

    Emergency services workers lay flowers and pay their respects at Parliament Square in Westminster on the anniversary of the Westminster Bridge attack in London.

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    21 March 2018

    The Fishing for Leave boat passes the Houses of Parliament on the River Thames, during a protest where fish were discarded into the Thames.

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    20 March 2018

    Houses sit on the cliff edge on The Marrams in Hemsby, as thirteen homes on the sandy cliffs have been evacuated amid fears they could topple into the sea, with further high tides and strong winds forecast. The residents of the properties in Norfolk were forced to leave over the weekend, Great Yarmouth Borough Council said.

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    19 March 2018

    Activists show their support outside of Chelmsford Crown Court for the ‘Stansted 15’, a group prosecuted under terrorism-related charges after blocking a mass deportation charter flight in April 2017

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    18 March 2018

    Sadiq Khan, Imelda Staunton, Gloria Hunniford at the annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade in London.

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    17 March 2018

    Fans make their way through a snow shower to Molineux Stadium ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Burton Albion. Amber warnings for snow and ice have been issued by the Met Office ahead of a cold snap dubbed the “mini beast from the east”.

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    16 March 2018

    Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and the Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz visit a Battle of Britain bunker at RAF Northolt in Uxbridge.

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    15 March 2018

    Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May talks with Wiltshire Police’s Chief Constable Kier Pritchard as she is shown the police tent covering the bench in Salisbury, where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were discovered on March 4, following an apparent nerve agent attack.
    Britain expelled 23 Russian diplomats over the nerve agent poisoning and suspended high-level contacts, including for the World Cup on March 14. Theresa May told parliament that Russia had failed to respond to her demand for an explanation on how a Soviet-designed chemical, Novichok, was used in Salisbury.

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    14 March 2018

    A man prepares to lay flowers outside Gonville and Caius College, at Cambridge University following the death of British physicist, Stephen Hawking, who was a fellow of the University for over 50 years. The flag over the college flew at half-mast as students and academics came to pay tribute after his death.

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    13 March 2018

    The crowd looks on during Cheltenham Festival Champion Day.

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    12 March 2018

    A police officer on duty near a protective tent which covers the bench where a man and woman were apparently poisoned with what was later identified as a nerve agent, in Salisbury.

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    11 March 2018

    Protesters against the Turkish war on Syrian Kurds in Afrin block the tracks at Manchester Piccadilly station bringing rail services in and out of the terminal to a halt.

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    10 March 2018

    Royal Air Force Police dog Tornado leaps through a set of hoops on day three of the Crufts dog show at the NEC Arena in Birmingham.

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    9 March 2018

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, with Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard, during a visit to Abertay University in Dundee, prior to his address to delegates at the Scottish Labour Party Conference in the city’s Caird Hall.

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    8 March 2018

    Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson sits with Year 1 pupils during a visit to St Leonard’s Church of England Primary Academy in Hastings.

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