Throne Room - Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Peter I’s Room, the smaller throne room, is modest in comparison to the other throne room at the Winter Palace. The throne was made for Empress Anna Ivanovna in London and the picture behind displays Peter the Great with Minerva.
Huntsman Andrew German of The Cheshire Forest Hunt exercises his hounds in the autumnal countryside in preparation for the start of the new hunting season on October 31, 2013 in Knutsford, United Kingdom. The hunting season traditionally starts near to November 1st. Although a ban on hunting has been in force since February 2005 many supporters of fox hunting are continuing to call for a repeal of the ban, saying the current law is hard to interpret and enforce.