© Victoria Jones / Press Association 2018
Completing my first full year at the Press Association, here are my picture highlights of 2017:
A frosty start to the year on Primrose Hill as the sun rises over London.
A woman walks past a protest banner against Donald Trump in central London during a march to promote women's rights in the wake of the US election result.
Queen Elizabeth II walks along the platform at King's Lynn railway station in Norfolk, as she returns to London after spending the Christmas period at Sandringham House.
UKIP former leader Nigel Farage rests at the back of a press conference on Brexit in central London.
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair makes a speech on Brexit at an Open Britain event in central London.
World War II veterans Roy Maxwell and Alf Lonsdale sit in the back of a black cab at Wellington Barracks, London, ahead of their veterans trip to northern France with the Taxi Charity.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Trocadero during an official visit to Paris, France.
Chancellor Philip Hammond departs 11 Downing Street, London, as he heads to the Palace of Westminster for the delivery of the Budget statement.
Police block the road outside the Palace of Westminster following the Westminster Bridge terror attack.
New Chief Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London, Christopher Morton, approaches the entrance gate with the keys for the Tower of London during his first Opening Ceremony.
Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon and US Defence Secretary James Mattis (left) during a joint press conference at Lancaster House in London.
Some of the 100 balloons taking part in a World Record attempt for a mass hot air balloon crossing of the English Channel, fly over the White Cliffs of Dover in Kent.
Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane celebrates scoring against AFC Bournemouth at White Hart Lane, London.
Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli celebrates scoring against Watford at White Hart Lane, London.
Bluebells are lit by the rising sun in Micheldever Wood in Hampshire.
Deer roam through bluebells in Micheldever Wood in Hampshire.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gives a speech in east London at the start of the election campaign.
Members of the Gurmat Sangeet Academy in Birmingham attend the Vaisakhi Festival 2017 in Trafalgar Square, central London, to mark the Sikh New Year.
Prime Minister Theresa May leaving Buckingham Palace, London, after an audience with Queen Elizabeth II to mark the dissolution of Parliament for the General Election.
Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh arriving at Buckingham Palace, London, after the Duke of Edinburgh announces that he intends to retire from official duties.
Queen Elizabeth II talks to guests during a garden party at Buckingham Palace in London.
A Great Crested Grebe nurses its young on its back in Blackwall Basin, London.
Dame Judi Dench sneezes after sniffing an apricot rose named after her as it is launched by Shropshire grower David Austin Roses at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London.
A model wears a bespoke Peony Floral headdress on the Primrose Hall stand at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London.
UKIP leader Paul Nuttall at a policy launch event in Gt George Street, London.
Soldiers join police officers on Horse Guards Parade in Westminster, London, as armed troops have been deployed to guard key locations as the terrorism threat level is raised to imminent.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn walks by the beach with Labour candidate Sonia Barker at a campaign event in Lowestoft.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaving BBC Broadcasting House in London, after an appearance on Radio 2.
Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at the Oasis Playspace, Lambeth, following the launch in central London of a Liberal Democrats campaign poster attacking the Conservatives' school meals policy.
Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage on the general election campaign trail in Clacton.
Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage makes a speech in Ramsgate while on the general election campaign trail in South Thanet.
Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron talks with activists at the Rose and Grants cafe in Glasgow on the General Election campaign trail.
Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron talks with activists in a bakery in Edinburgh on the General Election campaign trail.
Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron on the battle bus during the final day of the General Election campaign trail.
Smoke billows from a fire that has engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London.
Firefighters continue to tackle the blaze at Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey tower block.
Police officers manning a cordon in Finsbury Park, north London, after a van struck pedestrians near to the Finsbury Park Mosque.
Scaffolding is erected adajecent to the Elizabeth Tower at the Palace of Westminster, London, as conservation work on the landmark begins.
Revellers watch the rising sun to celebrate the Summer Solstice at the top of The Shard in London.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is mobbed by the crowd after addressing an anti-austerity rally in Parliament Square, London.
South Africa's Ntando Mahlangu trips in action as Great Britain's Richard Whitehead (right) wins the Men's 100m T42 first heat during day four of the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships at London Stadium.
Thailand's Kewalin Wannaruemon in the Women's 100m T11 final during day five of the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships at London Stadium.
USA's Regas Woods in the Men's Long Jump T42 Final during day five of the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships at London Stadium.
Canada's Marissa Papaconstantinou cries out in pain after falling in heavy rain during the Women's 200m T44 Final during day ten of the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships at London Stadium.
Great Britain's Richard Whitehead celebrates winning the Men's 200m T42 Final during day two of the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships at London Stadium.
A seal swims in the River Stour in Pegwell Bay, Kent, as marine biologists from ZSL undertake the fifth annual seal survey in the Thames Estuary.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks at the launch of Stonewall's Global Workplace Equality Index at the Andaz Hotel in the City of London.
Anthony Joshua during the media day for the launch event of FitWater by Lucozade Sport at the ME Hotel, London.
Members of Unite employed by Serco at Barts Health NHS Trust, on strike over pay, protest outside Serco's presentation of financial results at JP Morgan, in London.
Dan Mothersole, an Engineer Stoker, in the engine room of the ST Portwey, as it celebrates its 90th birthday alongside HMS President in London.
A man walks through the rain in Regents Park, London, as unseasonal wet weather continues to hit the UK.
The sun rises over The Shard in central London as warmer weather returns to the south of England.
Crowds watch as HMS Queen Elizabeth, the UK's newest aircraft carrier, arrives in Portsmouth.
A staff member looks at peeling paintwork and chipped masonry on the stairwell on the Elizabeth Tower, ahead of the bell ceasing to ring on Monday, at the Palace of Westminster, London.
Pro-European Union and anti-Brexit demonstrators kiss during a protest outside the Houses of Parliament in central London.
Work commences to cover the ruin of Grenfell Tower, nearly four months since a fire inflicted the most costly tragedy in recent British history.
Demonstrators march towards Trafalgar Square in central London, to mark the Islamic event of Ashura.
Chelsea's Pedro celebrates scoring against Watford at Stamford Bridge, London.
Members of the judiciary walk from Westminster Abbey to the Palace of Westminster in London following the annual Judges Service.
Members of the anti-extremist group Football Lads Alliance (FLA) and football fanbases from across the country gather on Park Lane in London.
A model wears 'The Raj Pink', the world's largest known 'fancy intense pink diamond' and valued at $20-30 million, before it is offered at auction at Sotheby's.
A Gentoo penguin receives a health check after arriving at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium as part of a European wide breeding programme.
New Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson conducts the Band of the Grenadier Guards at Waterloo Station in London on London Poppy Day during his first public appearance since his new appointment.
The finishing touches are made to the new wax figure of Prime Minister Theresa May at the Merlin Magic Making studio in west London.
Prime Minister Theresa May drinks wine after she addressed the annual Lord Mayor's Banquet at the Guildhall in London as pressure mounts on her leadership.
The Prince of Wales visits the Youth Empowerment Project during a visit to the island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands as he continues his tour of hurricane-ravaged Caribbean islands.
The Prince of Wales visits the remains of Elmore Stoutt's High School in Road Town during a visit to the island of Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands as he continues his tour of hurricane-ravaged Caribbean islands.
The Prince of Wales visits Bellevue Chopin Farm on Dominica during his tour of hurricane-ravaged Caribbean islands.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arriving in Downing Street, London, for a Cabinet meeting.
Meghan Markle arriving for a visit to the Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham during her first official engagement with Prince Harry.
Meghan Markle leaving the Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham during her first official engagement with Prince Harry.
Queen Elizabeth II meets Mr George Adesola Oguntade, the High Commissioner of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and his wife, Mrs Oguntade, during a private audience at Buckingham Palace in central London.
Queen Elizabeth II leaves after the Scripture Union's 150th anniversary service of celebration at St Mary's Church in London.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson makes a speech about terrorism at the Foreign Office in London.
People dressed as Santa Claus during the Santa Dash at Clapham Common, south west London, to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital.
A police officer looks at Greg Knight MP arriving in Downing Street, London, in a 1961 Sunbeam Rapier car.
December 2017 **
Fireworks light up the sky over the London Eye in central London during the New Year celebrations.
** Although technically one minute into January 2018!
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