The Royal Family were dressed to impress as they welcomed more than 1,000 guests to the annual white tie Diplomatic Corps reception at Buckingham Palace.
The task this week went straight to some contestants’ heads.
Fenerbahce progressed to the knock-out stages of the Europa League as Group A winners following a 1-0 victory over Feyenoord at De Kuip.
Tonight a huge lorry crashed into a house on manor road, bringing its wall down and all nearby traffic to a standstill
Henrikh Mkhitaryan's fine solo goal helped Manchester United through to the Europa League knock-out stages, opening his account in style as Zorya Luhansk were overcome on a testing night in Ukraine.
Irish champions Dundalk saw their Europa League campaign come to an end with a 2-1 loss to Maccabi Tel Aviv in Netanya.
Manu Trigueros scored a superb late winner as Villarreal reached the Europa League knockout stages with a nervy 2-1 victory over 10-man Steaua Bucharest.
Dereck Chisora has been fined £25,000 and given a suspended two-year ban following his part in a press conference brawl with Dillian Whyte Manchester on Wednesday.
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach wants lifetime bans for any Russian athlete or official proven to be part of a state-sponsored doping system.
So much happiness relies on volunteers