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Winston Churchill


What did Winston Churchill have to say about Gandhi through a telegram

January 04, 2022 1:00 pm

In its time, this quick and short mode of communication has changed the course of history, and has met the routine and strategic needs of power structures in the country

Winston Churchill painting owned by Angelina Jolie sells for USD 11.5M

March 02, 2021 9:24 am

The image of the 12th-century mosque in Marrakech at sunset, with the Atlas Mountains in the background, is a piece of both political and Hollywood history

Winston Churchill's wartime painting gift to Franklin D. Roosevelt up for auction

February 18, 2021 3:45 pm

The work is to be sold from Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie's Jolie Family Collection, with an estimated price tag of 1.5 million pounds - 2.5 million pounds ($2.08 million - $3.47 million)

Why photos of Winston Churchill disappeared from Google search results

June 14, 2020 7:41 pm

While resolving the issue, Google also added, "We’ll want to explore exactly why an automatic update caused it to disappear & see if there are any improvements in those systems to address."

Explained: Why has Edward Colston become a target of anti-racism protests?

June 22, 2020 3:37 pm

During the period of Edward Colston's involvement with RAC till 1692, the company is believed to have transported about 84,000 slaves, out of which close to 20,000 are known to have died.

Golden toilet named 'America' stolen from family home of Winston Churchill

September 15, 2019 3:31 pm

A solid 18-karat gold toilet, titled “America” by its creator Maurizio Cattelan, was stolen early Saturday from an exhibit at Blenheim Palace, the Oxfordshire birthplace and family home of Winston Churchill. 

Winston Churchill: How one war turned an unpopular racist into the man of 20th century

June 09, 2020 9:11 am

The one moment in history that redeemed Churchill of all his flaws was the Second World War. Through awe-inspiring speeches and a fiery spirit to win, Churchill wiped away his unpopularity, saving himself from the disgrace accorded to Hitler and Stalin.

Oscars 2018: Does Darkest Hour accurately portray Winston Churchill?

March 04, 2018 10:01 am

Churchill is widely posited as the champion of democracy - the man who stopped the advance of Hitler and the Nazis. Some, however, call him the man directly responsible for the Bengal Famine that took the lives of 3 to 4 million people.

Channel 4 documentary alleges Winston Churchill had a 'secret affair'

February 26, 2018 7:29 pm

The documentary has unearthed a 1985 interview with Churchill’s private secretary, Jock Colville, who revealed that he had an affair with Lady Castlerosse, reported Variety.

Watch how Gary Oldman was transformed into Winston Churchill for Darkest Hour

February 25, 2018 4:39 pm

The transformation of Gary Oldman into Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour was almost magical, and the magician responsible is Kazuhiro Tsuji, a Japanese special effects make-up artist.