Winston Churchill

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 06.05.2015 | 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 28.04.2015 | 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 09.04.2015 | 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.

Noel Gallagher Adds Farage To The List Of Politicians He's Hit With Amazing Insults

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK

He’s known for pulling absolutely no punches – not even with his brother Liam – and now Noel Gallagher has given a cutting critique on the candi...

History and Present: 135 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Romania and the UK

Dr Ion Jinga | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Politics
Dr Ion Jinga

Romania and the UK sit at opposite ends of the continent but our perspectives are startlingly similar. We share a common vision of a more open Europe fit to compete in the global world of the future, and we work together to achieve security and countering terrorism. There is much we can do together to make our vision of Europe a reality and I believe this is the legacy of 135 years of bilateral diplomatic relations.

This Happened 50 Years Ago Today

AP | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Politics

Fifty years after Winston Churchill's funeral, British politicians paid tribute Friday to the wartime leader — and tried to energise their election ...

Caroline Frost

'There's Only One Politician Today With Churchill's Qualities'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Robert Hardy, the actor who has played Winston Churchill on screen an astonishing nine times in total over the years, believes there's only one politi...

10 Things Winston Churchill Definitely Did Not Say

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Comedy

It could have been predicted that when David Cameron asked the nation to tweet their favourite Winston Churchill quotes, to mark the 50th anniversary ...

David Cameron Wants You To Get Involved In This Hashtag...

PA | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has urged people to share their favourite Winston Churchill quotations online, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of the "...

Sir Winston Churchill's Life In Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Politics

It’s 50 years since the man credited with leading Britain to victory over Nazi Germany passed away, but Sir Winston Churchill’s legacy remains str...

Here's What Churchill Would Have Made Of Modern Politics...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Politics

With Saturday marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill, some may wonder what the former British prime minister would have th...

Churchill's 5 Most Rousing Moments And 5 We'd Rather Forget

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Politics

Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the death of former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill. A brilliant statesman, he was considered ...

We Were Warriors Once, and Young...

James Christie | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Christie

Pretentious delusion, you might think, but when you're an Asperger, getting through the day can be like traversing a really scary skating rink while partially blindfolded. Though I've crossed the world, travelling still feels a bit like being hit over the head by a blunt instrument.

Why Churchill 'Was A Charlatan Who Would Be Unelectable Today'...

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Politics

Former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill would not be electable today, broadcaster Jeremy Paxman has claimed. Paxman believes the wartime leade...

Fashion, Photography, Science, and Coral Reefs... Top 10 London Exhibitions for 2015

Victoria Sadler | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

There is an extraordinary diversity of subjects in this top 10 list of London exhibitions for 2015. Mark these in your calendar and your brain will be like a sponge, just soaking it all up.

Top Five History Books of 2014 - From Lincoln to Kim Philby to Rowing

Philip White | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Philip White

But anyone who focused their reading this year solely on the present would have missed a bevy of worthy history books. In no particular order of merit, here are five standouts...

How Churchill's Family Urged Him Not To Become A Muslim

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK

Winston Churchill's family feared his fascination with the Islamic world would lead him to join the religion and urged him not to convert, a newly dis...

Before Those Resolutions. . .Reflect

Deborah Quibell | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Deborah Quibell

This Christmas, before you begin running forward (again!) into your New Year's resolutions, take some quiet, sacred time to bend back. To reflect. To clean out some inner space. To create beautiful portraits, albums, and stories, within yourself.

A Political Apprenticeship: What Winston Churchill Taught Harry Truman

Philip White | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Politics
Philip White

The two men couldn't have been more different. One was born in a magnificent palace, the other in a humble farmhouse. One had been in politics for 40 years, the other was a relative newcomer. One was lauded as his country's greatest Prime Minister. The other was derided as an accidental President...

Asa Bennett

BoJo Thinks British Rule Would Have Made Everything Better

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has suggested that many countries are unlucky to have missed out on the "benefit of British rule". The London Mayor made his provocat...

Churchill Howlers From Boris

Denis MacShane | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Politics
Denis MacShane

Howlers are not just mistakes but deliberate omissions. The book is a jolly read and the voice of Boris is on every page submerging the words of Churchill. For Boris fans it is a must-read. But next time, might he employ a research assistant to check facts and ask why the great author why key events are left out?

Boris Is Pretty Proud About How Much He Can Drink At Lunch

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has boasted that he can "drink an awful lot at lunch" and still work well, but insisted he is now a much more serious politician than wh...