Winston Churchill

Theresa May: Is US Vogue Appearance More Valuable Than A President's Handshake?

David Blair | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Politics
David Blair

We don't know the true reasons behind Theresa May's decision to appear in US Vogue, whether it's about enhancing her political profile across the pond, or simply to fulfill a long-standing ambition in line with her well-reported love of fashion.

A Letter From Winston Churchill

Angela Samata | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK
Angela Samata

And so my journey begins, almost 10 months before my first plane takes off in January 2018. It will be almost a year filled with forging links in the places I'll visit; talking to artists, curators and mental health professionals working in the field in the UK and making sure I can share what I witness in the USA and Japan when I return.

Winston Churchill And The Importance Of A Cosmic Outlook

Philip Ellis | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Politics
Philip Ellis

It's an interesting time to be a scientist. Recent proposed policy changes in the United States have the scientific community deeply troubled, most notably the assertion that science is somehow a bipartisan arena, or a matter of opinion.

What A Woman Wears Is A Woman's Choice

Sahar Al-Faifi | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK
Sahar Al-Faifi

I grew up wearing the face-veil as an act of worship. I live in a liberal, secular society that is politically charged and highly divided. For me, the face-veil has multiple meanings and dimensions; it is not reduced to "a piece of cloth," nor is it exclusively a religious symbol.

Winston Churchill Wrote 11-Page Essay On Aliens As Country Was On Brink Of WWII

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK

An essay written by Winston Churchill exploring the possible existence of aliens has been unearthed. The article, written in 1939, sees the future Bri...

One Of President Trump's First Acts Was To Return A Bust Of Churchill To The Oval Office

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 22.01.2017 | UK

President Donald Trump has returned the bust of Sir Winston Churchill to the White House’s Oval Office - amid claims he was asked to do so by a form...

9 Intriguing Details From Churchill's Underground Bunker Revealed

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 29.10.2016 | UK

A new book is set to reveal some of the intriguing details and stories which have emerged from the Churchill War Rooms, the bunkers hidden below White...

Academics Vote David Cameron One Of The Worst Prime Ministers In Modern History

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK

David Cameron has been rated one of the worst prime ministers in modern history by political experts. The Conservative came third from bottom in the t...

People Are Doing Something Wonderful With The New £5 Note

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK

The new plastic £5 note has gained a lot of attention. Piers Morgan and John Humphrys have chewed on it, and keen scientists have been testing whethe...

5 Things You Might Not Know About The Man On The New £5 Note

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK

Prime Minister, war hero, famed orator - Sir Winston Churchill is remembered for many things and today another was added to the already impressive lis...

Winston Churchill Being On The £5 Note Is An Insult To British Values

Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK
Ryan Barrell

When looking at these things from a different perspective, everyone's favourite bulldog-like British prime minister seems a bit less of a hero and a bit more of a ruthless warmonger. Churchill is famed for saying history would judge him kindly because he intended to write it himself. It seems he was right.

Here's The New Plastic £5 Note That Could Actually Have You Paying Twice

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK

The Bank of England has finally unveiled its new £5 note, bearing the face of Sir Winston Churchill. The note is printed on polymer, a think plastic ...

James O’Brien Uses Winston Churchill To Demolish Boris Johnson’s EU-‘Hitler’ Comparison

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK

James O'Brien has tackled Boris Johnson's EU-Hitler comparison by invoking former wartime prime minister Winston Churchill. The LBC pundit said the E...

Nicholas Soames: Churchill Would Listen To Obama

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Politics

Winston Churchill would have backed staying in the European Union because the United States asked Britain to remain, his grandson and Tory grandee Sir...

Obama Very Calmly Shuts Down Boris' Claim He Doesn't Like Britain

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK

Barack Obama has gently slapped down Boris Johnson for saying he removed a bust of Churchill from the White House and, therefore, doesn't like Britain...

Archbishop praised For Response To 'Shocking' News About His Father

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.04.2016 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been praised by faith leaders for the "mature" way he revealed that his biological father was not the man he believed...

The Archbishop Of Canterbury's Real Father Revealed In Shock DNA Test

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 09.04.2016 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury said that the revelation that his biological father is Sir Winston Churchill's last private secretary is a "complete surp...

Winston Versus the Women

Sarah Gristwood | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK
Sarah Gristwood

The film Suffragette opening later in October has a Who's Who of a cast list. Meryl Streep as Emmeline Pankhurst; Helena Bonham Carter; and Carey Mulligan as the foot soldier at the heart of the story. Buried a long way down the list (above the uncredited Jujitsu Lady and Lower Class Boy, but below Epsom Groundsman and Mrs Pankhurst's bodyguard) comes Ray Burnet as 'Churchill, Cabinet Minister'. Winston Churchill, that would be...

The Real Reasons For Churchill's Success

Tom Butler Bowdon | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Politics
Tom Butler Bowdon

Churchill's ability to capture the public imagination, his capacity to put the Hitler offensive into a grand historical perspective, and his qualities as a seer, each had something to do with his being, at heart, a writer. Yet ultimately it was his deep knowledge of Britain's military capacities, both its strengths and weaknesses, that informed the strategies which proved decisive in the war.

David Cameron Is Already Channelling Winston Churchill In His EU Fight

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has channelled Winston Churchill as he met European Union president Jean-Claude Juncker and told him that it "needs to change". As Ca...

Caroline Frost

INTERVIEW: Jim Dale Remembers The Honour Of Being Kenneth Williams' Friend

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

If you think the face slipping into through the stage door in London’s Theatreland looks familiar, you’d be right. Jim Dale is stepping back onto ...

World War What?

Air Vice Marshal David Murray | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK
Air Vice Marshal David Murray

Friday 8 May will mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, when Sir Winston Churchill delivered his historic speech to crowds gathered in London, broadcasting the news that the Second World War was finally over.

New Video Reveals The 'Ghost' Tube Station Disused For 80 Years

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK

This amazing footage of one of London’s most famous ‘ghost’ Tube stations shows the abandoned tunnels once used by Winston Churchill to shelter ...

Celebrating the Great Patriotic Struggle... To Create Twerk Videos

Neil Durkin | Posted 27.06.2015 | UK
Neil Durkin

Like Pussy Riot, the Novorossiysk "twerk three" were charged with "hooliganism". But for what? Prosecutors apparently argued their twerk video was disrespectful to the memory of those who fought in the Second World War because it was filmed in front of the local war memorial... Like the Pussy Riot church video maybe not to everyone's taste, but a jailable offence?

Exhibition Review: Churchill's Scientists, Science Museum

Victoria Sadler | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The exhibition starts with the preliminaries. Churchill was determined to harness the potential of science and the Royal Society helped compile a register of 7000 scientists who could contribute to the war. Additionally Churchill hired Frederick Lindemann as his personal scientific advisor.