Germany's cultural heritage includes countless palaces and gardens built and designed by generations of Prussian rulers. Let us introduce you to some of them.
Germany is home to countless parks and public gardens, but not all of them are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Ones that have made on to the list include the Prussian palaces and gardens in Potsdam and Berlin - many of which were designed by Peter Joseph Lenné - as well as the Muskau Park on the German-Polish border and the Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm, created in the late 18th century under the regency of Duke Leopold III of Anhalt-Dessau.
Roberto di Matteo's promising start has continued, despite the turgid performance from the Royal Blues. But the mood was already dampened not long after the match got underway.
Italy has ended the sea rescue mission "Mare Nostrum" that saved the lives of more than 100,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East. Human rights groups are criticizing the move, fearing that death tolls will rise.
"Others compose; I make music history," Richard Strauss once said. This year, the 150th anniversary of his birth, proves he was right as concert halls around the world celebrate the composer.