Winston Churchill’s first love is revealed: Future prime minister’s letter to ‘wonderful companion’

An affectionate letter from Sir Winston Churchill to his first great love has come to light. The future wartime prime minister was a 22-year-old junior officer when he met Pamela Bulwer-Lytton (nee Plowden), Countess of Lytton, in India in 1896. He was instantly infatuated, and told his mother in a letter on October 26, 1896 … Read more Winston Churchill’s first love is revealed: Future prime minister’s letter to ‘wonderful companion’

Civil servants claim they do not feel comfortable with a Treasury room named after Winston Churchill

Now civil servants claim they ‘do not feel comfortable’ with a Treasury room named after Winston Churchill A Treasury room is named after former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill  Civil servants are uncomfortable with the name and have complained about it Rishi Sunak has defended the name of the room due to its historical significance  … Read more Civil servants claim they do not feel comfortable with a Treasury room named after Winston Churchill

Civil servants claim they do not feel comfortable with a Treasury room named after Winston Churchill

Now civil servants claim they ‘do not feel comfortable’ with a Treasury room named after Winston Churchill A Treasury room is named after former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill  Civil servants are uncomfortable with the name and have complained about it Rishi Sunak has defended the name of the room due to its historical significance  … Read more Civil servants claim they do not feel comfortable with a Treasury room named after Winston Churchill

TOBIAS ELLWOOD: Appeasing China hasn’t worked – I urge Boris Johnson to emulate Winston Churchill

Of all the memorable speeches delivered by Winston Churchill, none was more influential than his 1946 address at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.  Although Churchill was no longer Prime Minister by then, the speech threw out phrases that would echo down the years. Describing a new post-war division of the world between East and West, … Read more TOBIAS ELLWOOD: Appeasing China hasn’t worked – I urge Boris Johnson to emulate Winston Churchill

Police form a ring around Winston Churchill’s statue ahead of Black Lives Matter march

Police and counter-protesters form a defensive ring around uncovered Winston Churchill statue in Parliament Square as Black Lives Matter campaigners take to London’s streets for a fourth weekend Officers are guarding Sir Winston Churchill’s statue after the plinth was defaced during a BLM demonstration An estimated 600 people have gathered in Hyde Park today before … Read more Police form a ring around Winston Churchill’s statue ahead of Black Lives Matter march

Police form a ring around Winston Churchill’s statue ahead of Black Lives Matter march

Police and counter-protesters form a defensive ring around uncovered Winston Churchill statue in Parliament Square as Black Lives Matter campaigners take to London’s streets for a fourth weekend Officers are guarding Sir Winston Churchill’s statue after the plinth was defaced during a BLM demonstration An estimated 600 people have gathered in Hyde Park today before … Read more Police form a ring around Winston Churchill’s statue ahead of Black Lives Matter march

Workers arrive to remove metal box protecting statue of Sir Winston

Workers descended upon Westminster today to remove the metal boards covering Sir Winston Churchill’s statue ahead of the French president’s visit to London tomorrow. The team of staff, dressed in hard hats and protective clothing, set to work removing the protective box around the former Prime Minister’s monument just in time for President Emmanuel Macron’s visit … Read more Workers arrive to remove metal box protecting statue of Sir Winston

Tory peer says targeting of Sir Winston Churchill’s statue echoes ‘fascist days of Islamic State’ 

The move to board up the monument of Sir Winston Churchill has been compared by one Tory peer to the ‘fascist days of Islamic State’ in Syria.   Tory Lord Marlesford said the targeting of statues amid fears of a clash between Black Lives Matters activists and far-right groups in the capital gave way to raising the … Read more Tory peer says targeting of Sir Winston Churchill’s statue echoes ‘fascist days of Islamic State’ 

Winston Churchill’s picture mysteriously vanishes from Google’s list of British Prime Ministers

Winston Churchill’s picture has disappeared from Google’s list of British prime ministers as protesters call for his statue to be torn down. The wartime leader is the only prime minister to be left without a photo.  Clement Attlee, Neville Chamberlain and Stanley Baldwin, who all served before Churchill, are still displayed with their images. Adolf … Read more Winston Churchill’s picture mysteriously vanishes from Google’s list of British Prime Ministers

Mail on Sunday launches petition over Winston Churchill statue

The Mail on Sunday today calls on our readers to help block any attempt to remove the statue of Sir Winston Churchill from outside the Houses of Parliament. Our petition urges Boris Johnson to make a public pledge that the monument to Britain’s celebrated wartime leader will never be moved after it was attacked by … Read more Mail on Sunday launches petition over Winston Churchill statue