Sir Martin Sorrell quits as WPP boss after investigation launched into personal misconduct allegations

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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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7 March 2018

Electronic billboards show adverts for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with the hashtag
‘#ANewSaudiArabia’ in London.

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6 March 2018

A police officer stands guard outside a branch of the Italian chain restaurant Zizzi close to The Maltings shopping centre in Salisbury, which was closed in connection to the ongoing major incident sparked after a man and a woman were found critically ill on a bench at the shopping centre on 4 March.

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5 March 2018

Gary Oldman, winner of the Best Actor award for ‘Darkest Hour,’ poses with his award in the press room during the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center.

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4 March 2018

Great Britain’s Andrew Pozzi celebrates winning the men’s 60m hurdles final as Aries Merritt of United States looks dejected during the IAAF World Indoor Championships at Arena Birmingham.

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3 March 2018

People playing with their sledges in Greenwich Park, east London, as the cold weather continues around the country.

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2 March 2018

Theresa May delivers a speech about her vision for Brexit at Mansion House.

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1 March 2018

‘The Couple’, a sculpture by Sean Henry, braves the snow in Newbiggin-By-The-Sea in Northumberland, as storm Emma, rolling in from the Atlantic, looks poised to meet the Beast from the East’s chilly Russian air.

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28 February 2018

The scene on the M80 Haggs in Glasgow, as the highest level of weather warning has been issued for Scotland and Ireland as forecasters warn of “blizzard-like” conditions. A red alert for Munster and Leinster in the Republic of Ireland and the central belt of Scotland has been put out for heavy snow and strong winds. Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Wicklow and Meath are also covered by a red warning, which was issued early on Wednesday morning.

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27 February 2018

Icicles hang from a frozen elephant fountain in Colchester. Freezing weather conditions dubbed the “Beast from the East” has seen snow and sub-zero temperatures hit the UK.

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26 February 2018

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn makes a keynote speech as he sets out Labour’s position on Brexit, at the National Transport Design Centre in Coventry. Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech confirmed that a Labour Government would negotiate full tariff-free access to EU markets for UK business.

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25 February 2018

Victims of the Northern Ireland Troubles come together to take part in the Time for truth march through Belfast city centre against the stalled efforts in dealing with Northern Ireland’s legacy issues.

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24 February 2018

Oxford University Boat Club race in preparation for The Cancer Research UK Boat Race 2018, Oxford University Boat Club race Oxford Brookes University in London, England.

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