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Pictures of the week: May 9 - 15
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  • The Duchess of Cambridge at a an archery session during a visit to The Way Youth Zone in Wolverhampton, West Midlands. Picture date: Thursday May 13, 2021.

  • Newcastle United's Joe Willock scores their side's third goal of the game during the Premier League match at St James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Picture date: Friday May 14, 2021.

  • RICKMANSWORTH, ENGLAND - MAY 13: HS2 unveil their new tunnel boring machine, (TBM) on May 13, 2021 in Rickmansworth, England. The 2000 tonne machine named Florence after Florence Nightingale started its 10 mile-long tunnel dig under the Chilterns today, and will be operating 24/7 for the next three years. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

  • The Duke of Cambridge playing table tennis during a visit to The Way Youth Zone in Wolverhampton, West Midlands. Picture date: Thursday May 13, 2021.

  • Police by an immigration van in Kenmure Street, Glasgow which is surrounded by protesters. Picture date: Thursday May 13, 2021.

  • Horticulturalist Steve Soika tends to the plants in the new "nature-themed" room at The Kimpton Blythswood Square hotel in Glasgow. �La Chambre Verte�, is an immersive luxury hotel suite experiment that measures the psychological and physical benefits of biophilic design and has been launched during Mental Health Awareness Week 2021. Picture date: Wednesday May 12, 2021.

  • EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Left to right) Krizzy Doble, Charlotte Carter-Allen and Izzy Henry at the unveiling of the brand-new rainbow installation in Carnaby, featuring two bright shimmer disk rainbows arching over Carnaby Street, London. Picture date: Wednesday May 12, 2021.

  • Hubble, a sick Common Seal rescued from Camber Sands in April and who was treated for lungworm and rehabilitated at RSPCA Mallydams Wood Wildlife Centre, is released back into the sea at Pett Level beach near Hastings, East Sussex. Picture date: Wednesday May 12, 2021.

  • EMBARGOED TO 0001 THURSDAY MAY 13 Falconer Charlie Rolle holds Chief, a 10-month-old white-tailed sea eagle, which is the UK's largest bird of prey and a species extinct around 200 years ago, at his new home at the nature and tourist destination, Robin Hill Park, near Newport on the Isle Of Wight. Picture date: Wednesday May 12, 2021.

  • The Duke of Cambridge lays a wreath in memory of Sergeant Matt Ratana, who was killed in the line of duty, during a visit to Croydon Custody Centre. Picture date: Wednesday May 12, 2021.

  • The Imperial State Crown is taken to the Palace of Westminster in London for the State Opening. Picture date: Tuesday May 11, 2021.

  • A staff member at the British Museum in London looks at an entire 800-year-old stained glass window on loan from Canterbury Cathedral to the museum for a new "Thomas Becket: murder and the making of a saint" exhibition which runs May 20 to August 22, 2021, as the museum gets ready for the public ahead of further easing of lockdown restrictions in England. Picture date: Tuesday May 11, 2021.

  • Jade Hailes dusts an artificial intelligence robot called Robothespian at the science and creative venue, We The Curious, as staff and technicians clean and prepare the Bristol attraction ready for the public ahead of further easing of lockdown restrictions in England. Picture date: Monday May 10, 2021.

  • EDITORIAL USE ONLY Customer, Rachel picks up a free Original Glazed doughnut in exchange for showing the #SmilesAsCurrency at Krispy Kreme in Stratford, London as part of their giveaway to celebrate the easing of lockdown. Issue date: Monday May 10, 2021.

  • Natalya Romaniw and Bryn Terfel are masked and socially distanced during a rehearsal of Falstaff for the Grange Park Opera. The rehearsals have been taking part at Alford House, in London, before the opera is seen from the 10th June-18 July. Picture date: Monday May 10, 2021.

  • EDITORIAL USE ONLY Sculptures titled 'Mean Average' and 'Runner' by Sir Tony Cragg are unveiled at Houghton Hall in Norfolk as part of a major exhibition of his work, opening to the public on May 19. Issue date: Monday May 10, 2021.

  • Clouds gather over the 17th century Pistone Windmill near Alyesbury. Picture date: Monday May 10, 2021.

  • BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - MAY 09: Kim Little of Arsenal warms up before the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Aston Villa Women at Meadow Park on May 09, 2021 in Borehamwood, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

  • Patsy Mullan, brother of Father Hugh Mullan, visit's his brother's grave at St. Patrick's Church in Portaferry, ahead of the findings tomorrow of the Ballymurphy Inquest. Picture date: Monday May 10 2021.

  • Kings Creek and jockey Jamie Gormley (right) leads the field in the Racing Supporting Mental Health Awareness Week Handicap at Catterick Bridge Racecourse. Picture date: Monday May 10, 2021.

  • RNLI boat and crew at Teddington Lock get ready to assist a Minke whale, between three to four metres long, which was freed on Sunday after it became stuck on Richmond lock�s boat rollers, but has remained in the Thames. Picture date: Monday May 10, 2021.

  • Hull City trophy celebrations during the Sky Bet League 1 match between Charlton Athletic and Hull City at The Valley, London, UK on 9th May 2021. (Photo by Tom West/MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

  • A water main is lifted and moved at HS2�s Curzon Street site in Birmingham. Picture date: Monday May 10, 2021.

  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson (left) and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer (2nd left) walk through the Central Lobby on the way to the House of Lords to listen to the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster in London. Picture date: Tuesday May 11, 2021.

  • The convoy carrying Queen Elizabeth II leaving Buckingham Palace by car to deliver the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster in London. Picture date: Tuesday May 11, 2021.

  • Queen Elizabeth II appears on a screen by videolink from Windsor Castle, where she is in residence, during a virtual audience to receive the Ambassador of Romania Laura Popescu at Buckingham Palace, London. Picture date: Wednesday May 12, 2021.

  • First Minister of Scotland and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon in Airdrie during campaigning for the Airdrie and Shotts by-election. Picture date: Wednesday May 12, 2021.

  • England's Chris Paisley and Australia's Maverick Antcliff search for a ball hit in the lake during day two of the Betfred British Masters at The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield. Picture date: Thursday May 13, 2021.

  • Florence (right)- the largest ever tunnel boring machine used on a UK rail project - which is unveiled at the HS2 site in West Hyde near Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire. Picture date: Thursday May 13, 2021.

  • The Prince of Wales during a visit to the the Breast Cancer Now Toby Robins Research Centre in London, 21 years after he formally opened the research centre. During the visit Charles heard about the charity's achievements and how Covid-19 has impacted their funded research. Picture date: Thursday May 13, 2021.