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.