Winston Churchill

Secret documents signed by Winston Churchill up for auction

Secret documents signed by former British prime minister Winston Churchill, including one which discusses plans to build a tunnel between England and France in 1914, is set to be auctioned in the UK.

Jun 27, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
Ruminations of a world leader: Winston Churchill's 1939 essay on the extraterrestrial unearthed!

Ruminations of a world leader: Winston Churchill's 1939 essay on the extraterrestrial unearthed!

The essay was passed in the 1980s to a US museum, where it sat until its rediscovery last year.

Feb 16, 2017, 21:52 PM IST

Donald Trump gives Oval Office a makeover, reinstalls Winston Churchill bust

US President Donald Trump has given a makeover to the Oval Office within hours of moving in to the White House as he reinstalled a bust of former British prime minister Winston Churchill and introduced some other changes.

Jan 21, 2017, 09:49 AM IST

Britain starts to spend new Churchill banknote

Britain`s wartime leader Winston Churchill will appear on a new plastic banknote which enters circulation on Tuesday, with greater durability and security features.

Sep 13, 2016, 04:52 AM IST

LG using language of Viceroy, Churchill: Delhi minister

Health Minister Satyendar Jain opposed Lt Governor Najeeb Jung's reported order to senior officials in the Delhi government to send to him files that needed his signature.

Aug 09, 2016, 13:56 PM IST
British prime ministers since World War II

British prime ministers since World War II

Theresa May is Britain`s 14th prime minister since World War II

Jul 14, 2016, 08:55 AM IST

UK Sikh group wants Jallianwala Bagh regret remarks repeated

One of Britain's oldest Sikh groups has appealed to Prime Minister David Cameron to repeat his remarks of regret over the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Parliament on the 97th anniversary of the tragedy on Wednesday.

Apr 12, 2016, 23:23 PM IST
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby reveals he was born illegitimate

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby reveals he was born illegitimate

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has confirmed that he is the illegitimate son of a one-time private secretary to Winston Churchill, after a newspaper reported the discovery late Friday.

Apr 09, 2016, 07:13 AM IST

Freemason membership records spanning 190 years go online

While Churchill, Wilde and Kipling, famed for "The Jungle Book," have been named as Freemasons before, the directory reveals the span of membership in the British Empire at its height.

Nov 24, 2015, 03:00 AM IST

Queen Elizabeth's childhood ''Nazi salute'' stirs British mania for monarchy

A grainy 82-year-old image of a seven-year-old Elizabeth offering what appears to be a brief Nazi salute has touched some of Britain`s deepest obsessions: a mania for monarchy and a fascination with World War Two.

Jul 20, 2015, 22:17 PM IST
Michael Gambon to play Winston Churchill in ITV drama

Michael Gambon to play Winston Churchill in ITV drama

Acclaimed actor Michael Gambon is set to play Winston Churchill in a new ITV drama about his final years in office opposite Lindsay Duncan as his wife Clementine.

May 28, 2015, 10:34 AM IST
Historic Gandhi statue unveiled at Britain's Parliament Square

Historic Gandhi statue unveiled at Britain's Parliament Square

A historic bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled today at the Parliament Square here in a rare honour bestowed by the government in Britain whose colonial regime he had overthrown by his non-violent campaign.

Mar 14, 2015, 07:08 AM IST
'The Theory of Everything' writer set to make Winston Churchill biopic

'The Theory of Everything' writer set to make Winston Churchill biopic

The team of ' The Theory of Everything' including writer-producer, Anthony McCarten , producer Lisa Bruce have teamed up with Working Title partners Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan to make Winston Churchill biopic, it has been revealed.

Feb 07, 2015, 16:17 PM IST
Anthony McCarten to make Winston Churchill biopic

Anthony McCarten to make Winston Churchill biopic

After 'The Theory Of Everything' garnered five Oscar nomination, writer-producer Anthony McCarten is set to make a biopic on former British prime minister Winston Churchill.

Feb 06, 2015, 15:29 PM IST

Britain commemorates 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill's death

 A series of remembrance events marking the 50th anniversary of Britain`s wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill`s state funeral are being held Friday across the country.

Jan 31, 2015, 00:05 AM IST

Winston Churchill still looms large over Britain of 2015

Fifty years after Winston Churchill`s death, the wartime prime minister remains a touchstone of British political life -- and a reminder of a faded age of global influence.

Jan 30, 2015, 09:49 AM IST

Gandhi statue at British Parliament will cement India ties: David Cameron

Justifying the decision to install a Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Parliament Square here, Prime Minister David Cameron has said the initiative would lead to Britain cementing its historical connection with India.

Jan 10, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Britain posts 41 million wills, including Princess Diana's

Some 41 million British wills dating back to 1858, including those of Winston Churchill and Princess Diana, were made available in an online database on Saturday.

Dec 27, 2014, 23:07 PM IST

Prince Harry compares baby George to Churchill

Britain`s Prince Harry has compared baby Prince George to a young Winston Churchill.

Jun 29, 2014, 17:10 PM IST

Winston Churchill`s last surviving child dies aged 91

Lady Mary Soames, the last surviving child of Britain`s World War II prime minister Winston Churchill, has died at the age of 91, her family announced.

Jun 02, 2014, 04:06 AM IST