Winston Churchill

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Down with statue politics! Let’s put this lifeless public art back in its box | Catherine Bennett
When Laurence Fox gets in on the act, it’s time to leave Churchill and others in peace

Catherine Bennett

11, Apr, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Churchill review – the character behind the caricature
British hero or imperial villain? The folly of such debates is laid bare by this richly nuanced historical study of the former PM

Lucy Mangan

02, Apr, 2021 @9:00 PM

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TV tonight: a timely look at Churchill's rise to power
With Winston Churchill’s legacy still looming large, there’s a look at how he first come to prominence. Plus things get tricky for flight attendant Cassie. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ali Catterall, Graeme Virtue, Jack Seale and Paul Howlett

02, Apr, 2021 @5:20 AM

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A rightful re-examination of Winston Churchill’s reputation | Letters
Letters: Paul Burden, Tim Devas, Dr John Morrison and Jane Haywood respond to Priyamvada Gopal’s article on the murkier side of the wartime prime minister


21, Mar, 2021 @5:51 PM

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Why can't Britain handle the truth about Winston Churchill? | Priyamvada Gopal
Nothing, it seems, can be allowed to tarnish the national myth – as I found when hosting a Cambridge debate about his murkier side, says academic Priyamvada Gopal

Priyamvada Gopal

17, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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No 10 takes relaxed view as Biden removes Churchill bust from Oval Office
Downing Street says it is up to the US president to decorate White House room as he wishes

Heather Stewart Political editor

21, Jan, 2021 @4:09 PM

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Boris Johnson decried purchase of Churchill's private papers
His criticism in 1995 chimed with No 10 misgivings over ownership of PM records, National Archives show

Owen Bowcott and Caroline Davies

30, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Will we have a return of the roaring 20s? Fat chance when we are facing Brexit | Will Hutton
The boom of a century ago was checked by British self-harm – a story set to be repeated

Will Hutton

29, Nov, 2020 @8:45 AM

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Winston Churchill valued a united Europe | Observer letters
Boris Johnson forgets that his hero knew exactly what was needed to maintain lasting peace after the Second world war

29, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Invoking a fantasy Winston Churchill won’t help as Brexit becomes grim reality | Nick Cohen
The cult of Churchill as a little Englander standing up to Europe has no basis in history

Nick Cohen

21, Nov, 2020 @7:00 PM

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The north-south divide is as old as England itself. Unity is only ever fleeting | James Hawes
Since King Athelstan in the 10th century, we’ve heard the cry: why do English affairs conspire to favour the south? Clearly, change is slow to come

James Hawes

25, Oct, 2020 @7:59 AM

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The speech of a leader we can’t take seriously | Letters
Letters: In his Tory conference address, Boris Johnson blustered about a better tomorrow but failed to address the problems of today, writes Chris Mowles. Plus letters from Dr Piers Brendon, Anne Kirkman and Michael Heath


08, Oct, 2020 @4:30 PM

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