Buckingham Palace should be opened to more paying visitors when the Queen is not in residence to fund improvements to the royal estate, MPs have said. The Public Accounts Committee criticised the Royal Household for mismanaging its finances. Chairwoman Margaret Hodge said there was "huge scope for savings" on the annual £31m of taxpayer funds given to the Queen to spend on official duties. Read more >>
The cartoon by Mac from the Daily Mail shows the Queen's husband Prince Philip having a bath in Buckingham Palace. A group of visitors on a tour of the palace have just entered the bathroom. Some of them are taking photos, and the official guide tells them, "At this point I must remind visitors, no photography in the royal bathrooms.
No explanation necessary, but note some nice touches like the 'Hers' towel (belonging, one assumes, to the Queen), and the unimpressed expression on Philip's face.
Photography is the activity or job of taking photographs (or photos). • Her hobbies include hiking and photography. A person who takes photographs, especially as their job, is a photographer. Photograph also a verb. • Rihanna was photographed topless with a girlfriend this week.
See how many of the following things you can spot in the cartoon: sign, guide, steam, shower, towel, slippers, camera, tap, plastic duck, washbasin, yacht, shoelaces, bath mat, knees, bathtub, toothpaste.