The Great Lakes International Air Show runs every other year in the Southwestern Ontario city of St. Thomas. For the three days the otherwise small quiet airport becomes a hub for both military and civilian aircraft as they perform for spectators.
Protesters form a human chain despite the rain at St. Thomas's Hospital, opposite the Houses of Parliament, in a protest against Andrew Lansley’s Health and Social Care Bill, which paves the way for privatization of the NHS.
A plaque was unveiled in honour of Leveller Thomas Rainborough who was buried at St John's churchyard Wapping. Speakers included Tony Benn, Jeremy Corbyn and Rania Khan with the Rainsborough Regiment of the Sealed Knot who fired a volley of muskets.
Protests were held today for 72 workers who were rounded up by immigration officers in riot gear from St Thomas' and Guy's hospitals in London. The missing staff, mostly migrants, were part of the hospitals' ancillary staff. London, UK. 18/02/2011
President Obama, his wife Michelle, and daughter Sasha attended Sunday services at St. John's Episcopalian Church this morning. Reverend Thomas Reid Ward, Jr. Gave the sermon. The Obama family was reported to have received communion.
Boston Mayor Tom Menino delivered his 20th State of the City address in front of a packed Faneuil Hall, where a host of elected officials from the local, state, and federal levels had gathered to hear him deliver his speech.
St. Thomas in Ontario, where in 1885 the Ringling Brothers circus elephant Jumbo died after being hit by a train, erected a life size statue of the grand animal. Visitors still come to visit the statue of famous Jumbo.
Blessing and first worship at The Roman Catholic ST. Petrus and Paulus Cathedral (Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral), AKA world's largest wooden cathedral re-opened after its renovation completed, Paramaribo, Suriname, South America. 14/11/2010
An asparagus peeling contest is a part of the Asparagus Festival in Brüggen, Germany. In Germany, asparagus season heralds the arrival of spring, from the first harvest in mid-April until June 24, the feast of St. John the Baptist.
The Gateway Arch, the tallest man-made monument in America, reflects St. Louis’ role in the Westward Expansion of the United States during the nineteenth century. St. Louis, Missouri, USA. 7th September 2011
Corporal Brent McCarthy, a RAF policeman, and Lance Corporal Thomas Davies, from the 1st Battalion Welsh Guard are repatriated. Members of the Royal Bristish Legion and the public paid respect in Headley Way.
After losing his job as a litho-printer John LaCroix decided to take his hobby and turn it into a full time career. LaCroix builds his guitars by hand using local materials as much as possible. His guitars retail for between $3,000 to $10,000(CAD).
DMTX. Prime Minister Stephen Harper attended a mass at St. Maximillian Kolbe where thousands of Polish Canadians had gathered to pay their respects to dead Polish president Kaczynski, who tragically died last Saturday. Mississauga, Canada. 15/04/2010
The tennis team of Romania (players: Horia Tecau and Florin Mergea) wins against Denmark (players: Thomas Kromann and Frederik Nielsen) in the Group 1, Europe/Africa1st Round, in Horia Demian Sport's Hall.
Professional golfers fight for the 2013 title in a very competitive event at the Madeira Islands Open - Portugal BPI. Craig Lee took the lead on day 3 followed by Peter Uihlein, Mark Tullo, Thomas Levet, Christophe Brazillier and Soren Hansen.
Public sector workers in Unite, PCS and UCU on strike against cuts in pensions, jobs and services picketed workplaces and marched from a rally at St Thomas' Hospital across Westminster Bridge to Methodist Central Hall for a further rally.
As the much-resented Health and Social care bill received its 3rd reading in Parliament, several hundred healthcare professionals and union activists march to try, and save the National Health Service. Unitedkingdom. 7th September 2011
Ramawidi, 1st Indonesian male harpist, in concert "Dancing Fingers" at Somerset Hotel, Surabaya, Indonesia. Rama have been accepted as a contestant to participate in the 18th International Harp Contest in Israel.
Just days a vote on the bill, people join UK Uncut in an act of mass civil disobedience to block the bill. By blocking Westminster Bridge UK Uncut symbolically blocks the bill from getting from Parliament to UK hospitals. 9th October 2011