In Pictures: Queen and PM visit church but only one was joined by a furry friend

The Queen and Theresa May both attended church services on Sunday morning.

The Duke of Edinburgh accompanied the Queen to St Peter and Paul Church in West Newton, Norfolk, while the Prime Minister was joined by her husband Philip.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh with Canon Jonathan Riviere (Joe Giddens/PA)
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh with Canon Jonathan Riviere (Joe Giddens/PA)
(Joe Giddens/PA)
(Joe Giddens/PA)

Well wishers turned out to greet the Queen and Philip.

The Queen greets wellwishers (Joe Giddens/PA)
The Queen greets wellwishers (Joe Giddens/PA)
The Queen was handed flowers by members of the public (Joe Giddens/PA)
The Queen was handed flowers by members of the public (Joe Giddens/PA)

But Theresa May had fun with an enthusiastic dog as she left a service near her constituency.

Theresa May, watched by her husband Philip, throws a ball for a Border Collie called Blitz (Steve Parsons/PA)
Theresa May, watched by her husband Philip, throws a ball for a Border Collie called Blitz (Steve Parsons/PA)

The Prime Minister played fetch with a black and white border collie named Blitz.

(Steve Parsons/PA)
(Steve Parsons/PA)
(Steve Parsons/PA)
(Steve Parsons/PA)
(Steve Parsons/PA)
(Steve Parsons/PA)
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