In Pictures: Choirboys hit the right note at ice rink

November 20, 2019

Choirboys from Winchester Cathedral enjoyed a break from singing as they skated around a newly opened ice rink next to the city’s Christmas market. The covered rink in the centre of the cathedral’s historic Inner Close will be open until December 22.


In Pictures: Sparring session for PM as Swinson visits young hospital patients

November 19, 2019

Boris Johnson tried his hand at boxing during a visit to a gym in Manchester ahead of the head-to-head debate with Jeremy Corbyn on ITV later on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Jo Swinson met patients and staff at a hospital in Southampton and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage was on the campaign trail in Peterborough.


In Pictures: Rock for PM as Tory battlebus rolls out

November 15, 2019

The main party leaders both visited the North West on Friday, where Boris Johnson took delivery of his campaign bus while Jeremy Corbyn promised that broadband provision would be free in future if Labour won power. Here are some of the highlights from Friday’s General Election campaign events around the country.


In Pictures: Parties pull no punches on campaign trail

November 13, 2019

Jo Swinson and Nigel Farage both resorted to tough talking on Wednesday’s election trail after choosing boxing rings for photo opportunities. Boris Johnson, meanwhile, visited flood-hit areas of Yorkshire while Jeremy Corbyn and his team headed north of the border.


In Pictures: Nation falls silent on Remembrance Sunday

November 10, 2019

The Royal Family and leading politicians have led the nation in paying respects to those killed in war on Remembrance Sunday. A solemn ceremony took place at the Cenotaph in central London as well as thousands of war memorials across the country.


In Pictures: Weather fails to dampen spirits on the campaign trail

November 8, 2019

Election campaigners seemed to avoid the severe weather on Friday to deliver their message to the masses. Prime Minister Boris Johnson headed for Nottingham, while Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage visited Pontypool, Wales. Representing Labour, Dawn Butler took the battle bus to Stevenage.


In Pictures: Deluge sparks flooding in parts of England

November 8, 2019

A month’s rain has fallen in 24 hours in some parts of England, leading to home evacuations and travel services being disrupted. Swineshaw in the Peak District saw 4.4in (112mm) of rain on Thursday – making it the most-drenched area of England – while Sheffield experienced 3.4in (85mm) during the same period.


In Pictures: Children the focus for William and Kate in Pakistan

October 18, 2019

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have spent five days touring Pakistan. With their own children staying in the UK, many of their engagements centred around the country’s children with William and Kate visiting a school, attending a birthday party, playing cricket with youngsters and comforting young patients at a cancer hospital.


In Pictures: Ink and inspiration for tattoo fans at annual convention

September 27, 2019

Tattoo lovers from across the globe have descended on London for the 15th anniversary of the International Tattoo Convention. The event at Tobacco Dock features more than 400 artists offering their services as well as DJs, live entertainment and other exhibitors. The festival is billed as Europe’s biggest celebration of tattoo art and culture.