Today marks 60 years since Elisabeth II ascended the throne. The main celebrations will happen in June but do listen out today for - 41 Royal Gun Salutes in Hyde Park at noon and 62 at the Tower of London at 13.00.
by Lucien Freud
A major exhibition of Lucien Freud's work focusing on his portraits will open at the National Portrait Gallery this coming Thursday (till 27. May 2012)