This week in the British Isles 本周英伦

更新时间 2012年 5月 18日, 星期五 - 格林尼治标准时间14:11
  • A woman putting gold buttons onto a flag
    Artist Ann Carrington puts the finishing touches 画龙点睛之笔 to a red velvet flag, created from more than half a million gold buttons 扣子. The flag will decorate the stern of the royal barge for the Queen's Jubilee.
  • The Manchester City football team celebrating
    Manchester City players begin their victory parade 凯旋游行 at Manchester Town Hall. The team became champions 冠军 of the English Premier League after beating their rivals, Manchester United, on goal difference.
  • Young farmers exhibiting sheep
    Northern Ireland's youngest farmers show off their sheep at the Balmoral agricultural 农业的 show in South Belfast. The show is an extravaganza 大展示of horses, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats.
  • Actors performing at an open-air theatre in Cornwall
    Actors perform a new open-air 露天的 musical entitled "Olympus – a Race Against Time" in Cornwall, south west England. The performers tell a mixture of modern 现代的 and ancient 古代的 Olympic stories.
  • The University of Southern California Trojan Band
    Strike up the band! The 80-strong University of Southern California Trojan Band prepare to perform 表演 at Canary Wharf in London. Founded in 1918 they have appeared in the opening ceremonies of the 1932, 1984 and 1996 Olympics and the 2002 Winter Games.
  • The Queen and Prince Philip on a sightseeing tour of Liverpool
    Making a splash 发出溅波声! Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip take a ride on a converted amphibious 水陆两用/两栖的 landing craft used for sightseeing tours in Liverpool.
  • Sangay the speckled bear receiving dental work
    Open wide 张开嘴! Sangay the speckled bear receives root canal 牙根管 work on a broken tooth in his enclosure at Chester Zoo in England.
  • A signpost in Cornwall
    Which way to the Olympics? A new Olympic destination 旅游地/目的地 is added to the famous sign post at Land's End, Cornwall. The Olympic flame will begin its 8,000 mile journey around the British Isles from here this week.

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