An ancient medieval tradition to ensure the good health of trees has been recreated in Hampshire.
Model enthusiasts have gathered at Alexandra Palace for this year’s London Model Engineering Exhibition.
These stunning images are among the winners in the prestigious Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition for 2019.
Keepers at ZSL London Zoo had their clipboards, calculators and cameras at the ready for the annual stocktake of every mammal, bird, reptile, fish and invertebrate at the attraction.
The celebrations for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay have started in earnest, with the traditional torchlight procession taking place on Monday evening. Celtic fire theatre company PyroCeltica held a performance in front of Edinburgh Castle esplanade as part of the event.
The royal family’s decade has been one of celebration, from weddings, milestones and a jubilee to an abundance of royal babies.
The past 12 months have proved to be a year of weather extremes, with many areas hit by flooding after persistent rainfall but temperature highs also set as the sun found its way out from behind the clouds.
Dramatic changes to the UK’s political landscape began in 2010, when the Conservative Party gained power for the first time since 1997 in coalition with the Liberal Democrats.
Thousands of people have turned out to support dozens of Boxing Day hunts across the UK.
People across Asia have witnessed a spectacular annular solar eclipse, which saw the moon pass in front of the sun to create a so-called “ring of fire”.
The younger members of the royal family have added another traditional family duty to their repertoire after joining the Queen at the Christmas Day church service on her Sandringham estate.