Michelle Obama drops in at Number 10 and Damian Lewis revels at Ascot – 24 hours in pictures

Naomi Watts and Nicole Kidman embrace for an award, cricketer Ben Stokes recovers from a rough training session and Jerry Collins is laid to rest...

Wolf Hall and Homeland star Damian Lewis – complete with dashing moustache – enjoyed a day’s racing at Ascot with US actor John Goodman. Meanwhile, America’s First Lady Michelle Obama visited London. She paid a visit to Number 10 as well as an east London school, where she told girls that education is the way forward.


The Queen, Nicole Kidman and England cricketer Ben Stokes also make an appearance in our visual roundup of the last 24 hours: