Winston Churchill

 
​Boris Johnson and the threat to British soft power
​Boris Johnson and the threat to British soft power
The likely successor to British Prime Minister Theresa May, Boris Johnson, has plans to subsume the government department overseeing development aid into the foreign office, effectively eliminating it. That will destroy a post-Brexit United Kingdom's last chance to maintain any...
Wake up, there is no Planet B
Wake up, there is no Planet B
The Green New Deal proposed by progressives in the United States cannot be achieved in isolation. To tackle climate change and inequality, all...
Colonialism was a disaster and the facts prove it
Colonialism was a disaster and the facts prove it
Recently an academic article, asserting the historical benefits of colonialism, created an outcry and a...
'The teeth that saved the world'
'The teeth that saved the world'
A set of dentures made for Britain's war-time prime minister, Winston Churchill, went under the hammer on Thursday as auctioneers expected to fetch...
Quarter of Brits think Churchill was myth
Quarter of Brits think Churchill was myth
Britons are losing their grip on reality, according to a poll that came out on Monday, which showed that nearly a quarter think Winston Churchill...
Don King refuses to fade away
Don King refuses to fade away
At an age when he could be forgiven for slipping on his favourite pair of slippers, relaxing in a fireside armchair and re-watching any one of the...
Cuban cricket team caught out by US ban
Cuban cricket team caught out by US ban
More than a century ago, a young war correspondent called Winston Churchill was dispatched to Cuba by the Daily Graphic to cover the...
Football nations at war
Football nations at war
"Italians lose wars as if they were football matches and football matches as if they were wars", said Sir Winston Churchill. On matters of war and...
Brown and Bush reignite that special relationship
Brown and Bush reignite that special relationship
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Thursday night set the seal on a new phase in Britain's special relationship with the United States when he...
Hitler wax figure sparks controversy in Berlin
Hitler wax figure sparks controversy in Berlin
Plans to include an Adolf Hitler figure in the new Berlin branch of Madame Tussauds wax museum are being condemned by critics, who say displaying...
Brown's party routed in UK elections, loses London
Brown's party routed in UK elections, loses London
Britain's Labour Party suffered its worst local election defeat on record and lost control of London on Friday, forcing Prime Minister Gordon Brown...
Hard right's hero shakes up Swiss politics
Hard right's hero shakes up Swiss politics
"It's not like we're England," said the old woman sharing a flask of coffee with her middle-aged daughter on the train from Geneva to Zurich. "They...

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