The Queen looks at a corgi as famous dog lover, the television presenter Paul O'Grady (centre), looks on during the opening of the new Mary Tealby Dog Kennels at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in London yesterday. When introduced to the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, TV presenter Amanda Holden (not pictured), a Battersea ambassador, asked her: "You are not tempted to take a corgi home?" The Queen replied: "Not at the moment, no."
Her Majesty was given a doggy Guard of Honour
The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, over Derwentwater near Keswick in the Lake District last night