The candidates and party leaders have spent their last Friday on the campaign trail hoping to sway undecided voters and cement the support they have already garnered ahead of Thursday’s General Election.
Boris Johnson paid a visit to Red Bull Racing in the key election battleground of Milton Keynes as Jeremy Corbyn addressed a rally in Nottingham.
Jeremy Corbyn pledged to stand up for “exploited, ripped off and dehumanised workers” as he highlighted Labour’s workers manifesto during a speech in London.
Jeremy Corbyn received a warm reception from both activists and constituents as he pledged to slash regulated rail fares in England by a third from next month.
Environmental issues were to the forefront of the Duke of Cambridge’s visit to Kuwait and Oman as he learnt about the scourge of plastic pollution. William joined litter pickers working on a beach in Jahra nature reserve near Kuwait City.
The General Election campaign continues apace with one constituency getting a dose of Hollywood glamour.
Boris Johnson faced a grilling from Nick Ferrari and members of the British public when he appeared on radio station LBC this morning.
Unai Emery has been sacked by Arsenal following a run of seven games without a win. The 48-year-old Spaniard took charge at the Emirates Stadium in May 2018 and here, the PA news agency looks at his reign as Gunners boss in pictures.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faced controversy at the launch of his party’s race and faith manifesto in north London, after the Chief Rabbi warned his failure to tackle the issue made him unfit to be prime minister.
The party leaders didn’t shy away from getting their hands dirty on Monday, with Jeremy Corbyn showing off his bricklaying skills and Boris Johnson trimming a sheep at the Royal Welsh Showground.
Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson started her day in Glasgow, where she insisted she can still be prime minister despite a slide in recent polls for her party.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall received a traditional welcome when they visited a tribal meeting ground during their visit to New Zealand.
The Conservatives and Labour dominated proceedings on Thursday. Jeremy Corbyn vowed to take on the “rich and powerful” as he launched the Labour manifesto in Birmingham, while Boris Johnson championed the Conservatives’ housing pledge on a building site in Bedford.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to the North East on the campaign trail on Wednesday, while Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson visited schoolchildren in Cambridgeshire.
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.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Kew Gardens as the after-dark trail returns to light up the Surrey attraction.
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.
Charles and Camilla spent the second day of their tour to New Zealand visiting a vineyard and paying tribute to the fallen at a war memorial in Auckland.
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.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited the South West as election campaigning continued, while Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson was in Glasgow – and there were fishy goings-on in Grimsby.
Durham’s Lumiere festival started 10 years ago and draws thousands of visitors into the city centre to enjoy free, public art pieces on dark winter nights.
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.
Jeremy Corbyn and Nicola Sturgeon were at the forefront of election campaigning on Tuesday, while the Welsh Liberal Democrats launched their plans.
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.
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.
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.
Party leaders left Westminster behind on Thursday to set off on the campaign trail.
Boris Johnson returned to the theme of Brexit after visiting the Queen for an appointment in which parliament was dissolved. Nicola Sturgeon, meanwhile, indulged her sweet tooth and Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters were proud to show their colours.
Thousands turned out for a stunning fireworks display on the Beach Boulevard in Aberdeen.
A number of Bonfire Night parades in the UK mean that Britons will continue to remember, remember the fifth of November gunpowder plot of 1605. Two of the more colourful events were held in Lewes, East Sussex, and Ottery St Mary in Devon.