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#winston churchill

# winston-churchill - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Simon and Leo beware - not everyone who inherits a country ends up enjoying it

Ruling a country without having been elected can be an endeavour fraught with danger.

# winston-churchill - Saturday 18 February, 2017

On the brink of war in 1939, Winston Churchill found the time to write a scientific paper on alien life

A newly discovered essay by Churchill, “Are We Alone in the Universe?”, was published this week.

# winston-churchill - Monday 28 November, 2016

Winston Churchill spoke of his "longing" for a united Ireland

New Irish foreign policy documents suggest that the wartime Prime Minister may have had unexpected feelings regarding Ireland’s partition.

# winston-churchill - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Boris Johnson faces awkward grilling over "rich thesaurus" of diplomatics gaffes

The newly appointed foreign secretary was appearing in London alongside his US counterpart John Kerry.

# winston-churchill - Friday 1 July, 2016

This Irishman was at Churchill's right hand during WW2... so why is he only being celebrated now?

An exhibition celebrating the life of Brendan Bracken is on show at Dublin’s Little Museum.

# winston-churchill - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Leader of the Church of England finds out his dad was Churchill's assistant

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said his experience is “typical of many people”.

# winston-churchill - Monday 15 April, 2013

Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral London Calling This post contains images

Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral

The bell of the clock tower was last silenced for former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.

# winston-churchill - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours

The honours afforded to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral will be equivalent to those given to the Queen Mother and Princess Diana.

# winston-churchill - Monday 25 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 examples of world leaders being total softies Squee

9 examples of world leaders being total softies

All you need to do is add cats, dogs and babies to the mix.

# winston-churchill - Thursday 14 March, 2013

David Cameron under pressure over press regulation

Talks in the UK on Leveson proposals have broken down so the Prime Minister has decided to hold a vote on his Royal Charter solution in parliament on Monday.

# winston-churchill - Saturday 21 July, 2012

My favourite speech: Declan Ganley Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Declan Ganley

Continuing a summer series on of public figures’ favourite speeches, Declan Ganley picks a stirring speech made by Winston Churchill in 1940.

# winston-churchill - Sunday 22 January, 2012

What does the discerning gentleman collect? Suits You Sir This post contains images

What does the discerning gentleman collect?

Glass eyes, 45-million-year-old fossils and Winston Churchill’s half-smoked cigar among the items sold at annual curios auction.