The huge Live 8 concert in Hyde Park on Saturday, 2 July 2005 was the start of an extraordinary, and ultimately tragic, week in the history of London.
Live 8 and the successful Olympic bid demonstrated that good things can happen when people work together. The attacks on London's transport network showed that four individuals could bring devastation to an entire city.
Whether in joy or in grief, this was a week when all of London was united as one.
All images courtesy of AP/PA/AFP/Getty Images, unless otherwise stated. Includes music from Hometown Glory by Adele, courtesy XL Records. Slideshow by Caroline Barker and Boc Ly. Publication date: 5 July 2010.