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Lights Go Out To Mark World War One Centenary

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Piccadilly Circus displays memorial images as the lights are turned off on iconic buildings as the city marks the centenary of the outbreak of World War I on August 4, 2014 in London, England. Monday 4th August marks the 100th Anniversary of Great Britain declaring war on Germany. In 1914 British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith announced at 11pm that Britain was to enter the war after Germany had violated Belgium’s neutrality. The First World War or the Great War lasted until 11 November 1918 and is recognised as one of the deadliest historical conflicts with millions of casualties. A series of events commemorating the 100th Anniversary are taking place throughout the day. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

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Lights Go Out To Mark World War One Centenary

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Piccadilly Circus displays memorial images as the lights are turned off on iconic buildings as the city marks the centenary of the outbreak of World War I on August 4, 2014 in London, England. Monday 4th August marks the 100th Anniversary of Great Britain declaring war on Germany. In 1914 British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith announced at 11pm that Britain was to enter the war after Germany had violated Belgium’s neutrality. The First World War or the Great War lasted until 11 November 1918 and is recognised as one of the deadliest historical conflicts with millions of casualties. A series of events commemorating the 100th Anniversary are taking place throughout the day. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

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9th Anniversary Of The 7/7 Terrorist Attack On London

Top photo: The memorial in Hyde Park commemorating the victims of the July 7, 2005 London bombings, on July 7, 2014 in London, England. The memorial, made up of 52 steel pillars, each representing a victim of the bombings, was defaced last night with graffiti reading: ‘4Innocent Muslims’ and ‘Blair Lied Thousands Died’.

Bottom photo: Representatives from ‘Transport for London’ lay a wreath at the memorial in Hyde Park commemorating the victims of the July 7, 2005 London bombings, on July 7, 2014 in London, England.

Photos by Oli Scarff / Getty Images

1 Day. 3 premieres. The Edge of Tomorrow

Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt and the cast of Edge of Tomorrow started the day in London at 6am , followed by Paris and finally New York all in the space of 24 hours.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 09: A sign that reads ‘Bring back our girls’ is pinned to a tree as Protesters calling for the release of a group of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls gather outside Nigeria House on May 9, 2014 in London, England. 276 schoolgirls were abducted from their boarding school on 14 April, 2014 in the town of Chibok in north-eastern Borno state in Nigeria. The abductions have sparked protests around the world calling for the release of the girls who are being held by the militant group Boko Haram. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 09: A sign that reads ‘Bring back our girls’ is pinned to a tree as Protesters calling for the release of a group of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls gather outside Nigeria House on May 9, 2014 in London, England. 276 schoolgirls were abducted from their boarding school on 14 April, 2014 in the town of Chibok in north-eastern Borno state in Nigeria. The abductions have sparked protests around the world calling for the release of the girls who are being held by the militant group Boko Haram. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Thousands crowd into Oxford Circus for the launch of the Kate Moss for TopShop collection

Top photo: Kate Moss attends the launch of the Kate Moss For TopShop collection at TopShop in Oxford Circus on April 29, 2014 in London, England.

Bottom photo: Suki Waterhouse, Cara Delevingne, Sienna Miller, Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss attend a private dinner celebrating the Global Launch of the ‘Kate Moss for TopShop Collection’ at The Connaught Hotel on April 29, 2014 in London, England.

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Photos by David M. Benett/Getty Images

Commuters on the London Underground as the 48-hour Tube strike affects rush hour

Photo: Commuters prepare to travel on the District Line of the London Underground which is running a limited service due to industrial action on April 30, 2014 in London, England. 

At 9pm on April 28, 2014 members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union commenced a 48 hour strike on the London Underground over plans to close all ticket offices with the loss of nearly 1000 jobs. 

Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Commuters on the London Underground as the 48-hour Tube strike affects rush hour

Photo: Commuters prepare to travel on the District Line of the London Underground which is running a limited service due to industrial action on April 30, 2014 in London, England.

At 9pm on April 28, 2014 members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union commenced a 48 hour strike on the London Underground over plans to close all ticket offices with the loss of nearly 1000 jobs.

Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images

From our archive - 30 Years Since WPC Yvonne Fletcher Killed In Libyan Embassy Siege

On 17th April 1984 WPC Yvonne Fletcher was shot during a protest outside the Libyan Embassy in London. With the shots apparently fired from the embassy itself, the Metropolitan Police laid siege to the building for the next 11 days.

Top photo: A colleague of WPC Yvonne Fletcher lays flowers in tribute to her in St. James Square in London (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Middle photo: An armed British police officer takes cover on a rooftop during the siege at the Libyan Embassy in London, England on April 17, 1984. (Photo by Ken Towner/Express/Getty Images)

Bottom photo: Metropolitan police marksmen photographed in their position overlooking the Libyan Embassy, St James’s Square during the 11 day siege after WPC Yvonne Fletcher was fatally shot while on duty during a protest demo against Colonel Gaddafi. (Photo by Tom Stoddart/Getty Images)

Air pollution in London this morning by photographer Dan Kitwood

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: A general view through smog of the Canary Wharf financial district on April 2, 2014 in London, England. Dust from the Sahara combined with pollution from mainland Europe has contributed to one of the worst smogs of the year this week with record levels being recorded in parts of England on Tuesday. The BBC weather centre predicts a potential 8 or 9 out of 10 level of air pollution likely to be found in East Anglia and the East Midlands later today. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Air pollution in London this morning by photographer Dan Kitwood

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: A general view through smog of the Canary Wharf financial district on April 2, 2014 in London, England. Dust from the Sahara combined with pollution from mainland Europe has contributed to one of the worst smogs of the year this week with record levels being recorded in parts of England on Tuesday. The BBC weather centre predicts a potential 8 or 9 out of 10 level of air pollution likely to be found in East Anglia and the East Midlands later today. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)