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A children's suite designed with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby in mind, the first solar power meadow, flamingos basking in the sun and celebrations in the Netherlands - take a look at this week's stunning pictures.
Katie Bradley designs knitwear for tortoises. We are not entirely sure this is a viable idea, but they sure look cute! Picture: Caters
The children's play area in the 'Suite Dreams' nursery suite at Grosvenor House in London, was designed with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's unborn baby in mind. The furniture was designed, handcrafted and painted by designers Dragons of Walton Street who had previously designed Prince William and Prince Harry's nurseries. Click on the next photo to find out how much it is to rent this suite...
'Suite Dreams' comes at £2,230 per night for the cheapest package. It was indeed designed with a royal baby in mind!
Start charity director Joey Tabone and executives at technology company IBM launch the Be The Start campaign in central London. The initiative runs throughout May and it's a month long celebration and demonstration of how living sustainably is rewarding and meaningful. For 31 days, 31 businesses and organisations will join the campaign to support and inspire people in their journey towards a sustainable lifestyle.
A group of protestors from organisation Animal Aid paint their faces to resemble that of badgers as they protest against badger culling outside the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) in central London.
A badger cull protestor shows her support for the animals in central London.
This cute little dog roams the streets of New York City wearing little shoes! Who said it was only cats who could wear boots? Picture: Lee Howard
Two woman wear inflatable hats in Amsterdam to celebrate the investiture of the new king of the Netherlands, Willem-Alexander. The member of the Orange-Nassau royal house stepped up after his mother, Queen Beatrix, abdicated after 33 years of reign. Around a million people are expected to descend on the Dutch capital for a huge street party to celebrate the the monarch's investiture.
Supporters of the Orange-Nassau Dutch royal family celebrate the investiture of King Willem-Alexander in Amsterdam.
Spring has finally arrived! Chilean Flamingos get to enjoy the sunshine at the Washington Wetlands centre in Sunderland.
The sun rises over St Mary's Lighthouse at Whitley Bay.
A 12ft sculpture of an Indian elephant made with book pages by Michael Howells is on display at the Port Eliot stately home in Cornwall. Howells, who is production designer for the ballet company Rambert, made the sculpture to raise awareness and funds for the charities Elephant Family and Habitat for Humanity, which aim to highlight the destruction of elephants and their habitats and the ways in which the two organisations are working together to protect endangered Asian elephants.
Musical instrument's hang from the ceiling inside The Victoria & Albert Museum.
Morris dancers celebrate May Day in Radcliffe Square, Oxford.
Students and local residents celebrate May Day in Oxford by dressing up.
Little entrepreneurs! Aisling Kavanagh aged 8 and Edward Barnes aged 9 pose with a giant calculator to highlight insurance company Scottish Widows' new research which reveals that more than one in ten children has already started their lifelong savings.
Dancer Aliezah Shokat promotes the Glasgow Mela. The city's biggest multicultural festival will host some of the biggest names in urban, bhangra and Bollywood music on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June.
Simply amazing! Take a look at the first ever solar meadow at Edinburgh College Midlothian Campus. Made up of 2,560 solar panels and costing £1.2m, the meadow will function as an innovative research centre to monitor the performance of solar panels under different environmental stimulate. Energy generated by the panels will allow the campus to meet its electricity needs from renewable sources and reduce its carbon emissions by 300,000 kg per annum.
Cast from Disney's The Lion King musical perform at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin.
Keily, a Dusky Langur monkey, cradles her apricot coloured unnamed new baby in their enclosure at Howletts Wild Animal Park, Kent. This type of primate is native to Thailand, Burma and Malaysia.