Image of the week

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    Image of the week: Truly, madly, deeply


    The pedestrian section of the Maastunnel in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, was converted into a Tunnel of Love this week to celebrate the tunnel’s 77th anniversary, which fell on Valentine’s Day

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    Image of the week: If pigs had wings


    Sydney’s Chinese New Year festivities are the largest outside Asia; its Opera House glowed red on Monday to celebrate the start of the Year of the Pig

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    Image of the week: Kingmaker


    Beasts are stalking Surrey this week as finishing touches are put to more than 40 life-size animals and plants at RHS Garden Wisley.

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    Image of the week: Once in a red moon


    During the terrifying-sounding ‘super blood wolf moon’ eclipse event earlier this week, the moon rose over a statue of a mythical Kelpie water spirit near Falkirk

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    Image of the week: Confused state


    Leave and Remain protesters mingled outside the Houses of Parliament on Monday, ahead of Tuesday evening’s ‘meaningful vote’ on Theresa May’s Brexit deal

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    Image of the week: Deep crust


    A Dutch dredging firm this week began deepening the harbour of Ramsgate in Kent to turn the seaside port into a ‘second Dover’ in readiness for a no-deal Brexit. The government has also awarded a £13.8m ferry service contract to operate between Ramsgate and Ostend in Belgium to Seaborne Freight, a

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    Image of the week: Mmm… modular


    The Museum of Architecture’s Gingerbread City exhibition at the V A opened on Saturday with a splendid example by EPR of just what modular housing can achieve if you’re prepared to be creative with materials. We wonder if the insurance would cover consumption by small children abandoned in a

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    Image of the week: Mellow yellow


    Willmott Dixon staff show off the high-tech exoskeleton vests they are trialling with robotics firm Eksobionics on a school scheme in Cardiff. We trust the rioting ‘gilets jaunes’ in Paris don’t trade up to the tech-enabled versions …

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    Image of the week: All things bright and beautiful


    Visitors can make a special Christmas trip to London Zoo after the animals have gone to bed, to wander a mile-long illuminated pathway dotted with light sculptures of larger-than-life wild creatures

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    Image of the week: Overcast outlook


    A delegate at the CBI conference this week muses on the crane-filled (for now) skyline of London’s Docklands