Zhang Gong's grotto is a famous scenic spot. Shitao's painting of the grotto, done at the peak of his artistic powers, about 1700, is one of his most sumptuous masterpieces. Explore detail (Est. read time: 12 mins)
Today The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall and The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended The Prince of Wales' 70th Birthday Patronage Celebration in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.
Follow @ClarenceHouse for a closer look at the celebrations. #PrinceandPatron
Today, UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres launches a new report to enhance the protection of civilians in conflict zones around the world → #ChildrenUnderAttack #NotATarget Know more (Est. read time: 12 mins)
Like the way branches and leaves blossom and grow through the nourishment of the tree’s roots, a mother’s milk promotes both physical and mental health within her child. →
#EveryChildALIVE #EarlyMomentsMatter Full detail is here (Est. read time: 7 mins)
Today, @unicefchief met inspiring young reporters like 18-year-old Sithembile using radio to talk about issues that matter to them.
This @UNICEF_SA programme is giving young people the opportunity to make their voices heard with a reach of almost 2m people across South Africa.
UK has spent an estimated £22m ($30m) surveilling @JulianAssange through police forces alone-—under Theresa May as Home Secretary and as PM—more than 100 full time salary-equivalent positions per year. Spend classified by labeling the operation as 'covert' at £13.2m in Oct 2015
The Victoria Cross was instituted by Queen Victoria in 29 January 1856.
It is awarded "for most conspicuous bravery or some daring pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice or extreme devotion to duty in the presence of the enemy".
You can also see how Pastry Chef Selwyn Stoby makes his delicious chocolate truffles – a favourite dessert served at receptions throughout the year at Windsor Castle. More #BehindtheScenes here →
#RoyalWedding. See detail (Est. read time: 7 mins)