The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society has revealed the results of its 2020 photography competition, which aims to showcase the UK’s “ultimate sea view”.
The thorny problems of coronavirus and Brexit transition negotiations might be enough to stump any man but Boris Johnson displayed his prowess with bat and ball in a game of cricket with schoolchildren in his constituency.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the face of the high street in the six months since Prime Minister Boris Johnson put the UK into lockdown on March 23. Here is a snapshot of how the high street has changed captured by the photographers at the PA news agency.
Revellers have enjoyed one of the final few nights of late drinking before a 10pm curfew on pubs and restaurants comes into force.
The UK has been enjoying a spectacular autumn show as the change of seasons brought a host of new colours to enjoy in nature.
A small and intimate service to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain has been held at Westminster Abbey. More than 2,000 people usually attend the annual Sunday service but only 79 invited guests were present this year due to social distancing measures during the coronavirus pandemic.
Thousands of protesters who have flooded Belarusian cities for six weeks of demonstrations to demand an end to the 26-year rule of the country’s authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko include people of all ages, professions and social groups.
The UK looks set to bask in scorching temperatures this week. The mercury will be highest in southern parts, reaching 30C (86F), but most of the country will see a spell of warmer weather over the next few days, the Met Office said.
Protests have been held across the country by campaigners demanding better wages for NHS staff who have been “let down” by their pay deal.
From Emma Peel to Olenna Tyrell, Dame Diana Rigg had a long and successful career playing feisty women who lit up the screen.
It may be a little while yet to Halloween but the rush is on to secure the plumpest pumpkins.
Pupils have been returning to schools around England on what was for some their first day in class since the coronavirus lockdown in March.
As summer bows out, we look back over a month of weather extremes, with a heatwave – including the hottest August day recorded in 17 years – as well as two unseasonably early named storms.
We've had an amazing amount of entries for this year's Paw Prints competition.
Groups of protesters have taken to the streets across the country as part of a weekend of activism for environmental campaign group Extinction Rebellion.
Creatures of all shapes and sizes have been lining up for their annual weigh-in at ZSL London Zoo. Camels, penguins, squirrel monkeys and spiders were among those having their height and weight recorded. It allows zookeepers to monitor their health and wellbeing.
Storm Francis has lashed the UK and Ireland with strong winds and heavy rain, with more expected over Tuesday evening.
The Aberdeen Art Gallery will reopen this week after being closed for five months during lockdown.
London’s famous Tower Bridge was closed to vehicles over the weekend after a “mechanical fault” saw the landmark stuck open.
Hundreds of thousands of youngsters received their GCSE results on Thursday morning – with the proportion of entries in England awarded top grades surging to a record high.
People gathered in railway stations, a Moray church and an Aberdeenshire signal box to pay tribute to those who died in the train derailment.
The 75th anniversary of VJ Day has been marked with a series of events honouring those who fought in the Far East, with some of the veterans who survived the conflict attending.
Students across England, Wales and Northern Ireland have been receiving their A-level results. This year’s summer exams were cancelled because of Covid-19, meaning around 300,000 school leavers are receiving calculated grades. Here are some of the scenes from a very different A-level results day for students.
Sun-seekers continued to enjoy the warm weather on Tuesday – despite warnings of thunderstorms and heavy rain for some parts of the country.
Sunday saw Britons bask in another hot day, with temperatures in the 30Cs. Sun-seekers made the most of the weather, with southern areas taking the lion’s share once again, as the Met Office warned of “severe thunderstorms” early next week.
Sun-seekers again flocked to beaches and beauty spots on Saturday, as the summer heatwave continued.
NHS workers are taking to the streets across the UK to demand higher wages.
People have flocked to beaches across the South East amid predictions that Friday could be the hottest day of the year. London and the South East could see temperatures top 37C during a heatwave expected to continue through to Sunday. Here are some images of sun-seekers soaking up the rays:
The Duchess of Cambridge has worn a face mask at a royal event for the first time as she revealed that stories of families struggling during lockdown had moved her to tears.
Much of Britain was basking in sunshine early on Tuesday as colourful dawn skies provided a spectacle for nature lovers.