News in pictures: Friday, July 1, 2022 | News


A man kick-starts his day with an exercise routine at a public square in Yantai, Shandong province of China

TANG KE/GETTY IMAGES

Cattle judging at the Westpoint Arena and Showground in Clyst St Mary near Exeter.  The Devon County Show dates back to 1872 and is seen as a barometer of the health of the farming industry

Cattle judging at the Westpoint Arena and Showground in Clyst St Mary near Exeter. The Devon County Show dates back to 1872 and is seen as a barometer of the health of the farming industry

FINNBARR WEBSTER/GETTY IMAGES

A mockingbird lives up to its name as it buzzes a Harris's hawk in Scottsdale, Arizona.  The smaller bird was probably guarding fledglings near by, though the raptor seems unruffled by the overhead display

A mockingbird lives up to its name as it buzzes a Harris’s hawk in Scottsdale, Arizona. The smaller bird was probably guarding fledglings near by, though the raptor seems unruffled by the overhead display

MARK KOSTER/SWNS

A hotel in Swedish Lapland has created eight rooms called “biospheres” nestled in treetops and surrounded by 350 bird boxes where guests can get a close-up view of nature

A hotel in Swedish Lapland has created eight rooms called “biospheres” nestled in treetops and surrounded by 350 bird boxes where guests can get a close-up view of nature

SOLENT NEWS

Dinner is about to be served as a puffin brings home a feast on the Farne Islands off the Northumberland coast

Dinner is about to be served as a puffin brings home a feast on the Farne Islands off the Northumberland coast

MEDIADRUMIMAGES/MATHIJS VAN LISD

Ideal weather conditions have resulted in 10ft-wide leaves on a Gunnera Manicata, or Brazilian giant rhubarb plant, nurtured by the curator Steve Griffiths at Abbotsbury Suptropical Gardens in Dorset

Ideal weather conditions have resulted in 10ft-wide leaves on a Gunnera Manicata, or Brazilian giant rhubarb plant, nurtured by the curator Steve Griffiths at Abbotsbury Suptropical Gardens in Dorset

ZACHARYCULPIN/BOURNEMOUTH NEWS

Shanghai Disneyland has reopened with a limited capacity as Covid restrictions are eased in the Chinese city.  Visitors must show proof of a negative test

Shanghai Disneyland has reopened with a limited capacity as Covid restrictions are eased in the Chinese city. Visitors must show proof of a negative test

HU CHENGWEI/GETTY IMAGES

A performer of the ''Santiagos'' dance takes a breather during the St Peter's Festival events in Mexico

A performer of the ”Santiagos” dance takes a breather during the St Peter’s Festival events in Mexico

HECTOR ADOLFO QUINTANAR PEREZ/ZUMA/REX FEATURES

Models prepare for the Nicole Santos show backstage during Thailand Fashion Week in Bangkok

Models prepare for the Nicole Santos show backstage during Thailand Fashion Week in Bangkok

LAUREN DECICCA/GETTY IMAGES

Pilots show their flying skills in an F15 Eagle as they streak across the Welsh countryside in a set of valleys known as the Mach Loop which offers a vantage point for photographers

Pilots show their flying skills in an F15 Eagle as they streak across the Welsh countryside in a set of valleys known as the Mach Loop which offers a vantage point for photographers

TOM PINDER/CATERS NEWS AGENCY

A bantam hen called Ginger has played adoptive mother to duckling chicks, Dilly, Daffy and Donald since their eggs were abandoned on a farm in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

A bantam hen called Ginger has played adoptive mother to duckling chicks, Dilly, Daffy and Donald since their eggs were abandoned on a farm in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

RUTH DOWNING / ANIMAL NEWS AGENCY

Harvesting of lavender has begun at Norfolk Lavender in Heacham, west Norfolk

Harvesting of lavender has begun at Norfolk Lavender in Heacham, west Norfolk

PAUL MARRIOTT PHOTOGRAPHY

The discovery of a fossil suggests giant pandas have been munching bamboo for at least six million years.  It is the earliest evidence of a sixth digit used to grip its staple food.  Modern pandas also have an enlarged wrist bone with a thumb-like structure used to manipulate bamboo

The discovery of a fossil suggests giant pandas have been munching bamboo for at least six million years. It is the earliest evidence of a sixth digit used to grip its staple food. Modern pandas also have an enlarged wrist bone with a thumb-like structure used to manipulate bamboo

SWNS:SOUTH WEST NEWS SERVICE

The heavens opened as students at The Blue School in Wells, Somerset, arrived for their end of year prom at the Bishop's Palace and Gardens

The heavens opened as students at The Blue School in Wells, Somerset, arrived for their end of year prom at the Bishop’s Palace and Gardens

APEX NEWS

A textile installation by Katie Sonnenberg features in the West Dean Fine Art Summer Show in Chichester, West Sussex, which opens on Saturday.  The free exhibition has work by emerging artists studying for their graduate diploma in fine art and master's degrees

A textile installation by Katie Sonnenberg features in the West Dean Fine Art Summer Show in Chichester, West Sussex, which opens on Saturday. The free exhibition has work by emerging artists studying for their graduate diploma in fine art and master’s degrees

ZACHARYCULPIN//BOURNEMOUTH NEWS

The Berwick Charities Cup marks its centenary this year with matches played at The Stanks, a pitch at the foot of the Elizabethan walls of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland.  Berwick Rangers XI take on the Flying Dutchmen

The Berwick Charities Cup marks its centenary this year with matches played at The Stanks, a pitch at the foot of the Elizabethan walls of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland. Berwick Rangers XI take on the Flying Dutchmen

CARL RECINE/REUTERS

Clouds move across Loch Maree in Scotland in a portent of unsettled weather on its way in the north

Clouds move across Loch Maree in Scotland in a portent of unsettled weather on its way in the north

AVERAGE BAV

Prince Charles, who is known as the Duke of Rothesay when in Scotland, attends the Thistle Service at St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh

Prince Charles, who is known as the Duke of Rothesay when in Scotland, attends the Thistle Service at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh

TIM ROOKE/REX FEATURES

There was no shortage of traditional colorful blazers — and fizz — at the Henley Royal Regatta which got under way on Tuesday with races continuing until Sunday

There was no shortage of traditional colorful blazers — and fizz — at the Henley Royal Regatta which got under way on Tuesday with races continuing until Sunday

GUY CORBISHLEY/ALAMY

The sun rises over a pink poppy field near Sturminster Marshall in east Dorset

The sun rises over a pink poppy field near Sturminster Marshall in east Dorset

RACHEL BAKER/BOURNEMOUTH NEWS

Two rooms of works called Art in Mayfair, which have been curated by Grayson Perry on the theme of climate, are on display at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.  It runs for six weeks until July 31

Two rooms of works called Art in Mayfair, which have been curated by Grayson Perry on the theme of climate, are on display at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. It runs for six weeks until July 31

GUY BELL/REX FEATURES

For more pictures from The Times follow us on Instagram




www.thetimes.co.uk

Related Posts

George Holan

George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *