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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Winston Churchill


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

March 15, 2018 9:31 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.

Winston Churchill's secret documents to be auctioned in UK

June 27, 2017 1:07 pm

The original printed note by Churchill as First Lord of the Admiralty 'The Channel Tunnel document' discusses the feasibility of building a tunnel and considers the risks posed if France were to become England's enemy in 1914.

Michael Gambon to play Winston Churchill in ITV drama

May 28, 2015 1:40 pm

Michael Gambon is set to play Winston Churchill in a new ITV drama about his final years in office.

Lost letter by sister-in-law indicates Winston Churchill's propensity towards Islam

December 30, 2014 3:05 pm

A recently discovered letter allegedly indicates Winston Churchill's propensity towards the Islam.

Rajnath plays Churchill: 'toil for our finest hour'

June 09, 2013 3:07 am

BJP president Rajnath Singh Saturday asked party workers not to lose hope.

Mahatma Gandhi among leaders most admired by CEOs globally

April 15, 2013 9:14 pm

While Winston Churchill tops list of 10 most admired leaders,Gandhi figures in third position.