Winston Churchill

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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

Letters

08, Oct, 2020 @4:30 PM

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We won't beat Covid by channelling Churchill | Letters
Letters: Boris Johnson’s Churchillian language does not impress Richard Teverson, while Katherine Arnott dismisses the prime minister’s appeal to people’s common sense. Plus letters from Patrick Cosgrove and David Boyd Haycock

Letters

24, Sep, 2020 @4:49 PM

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National Trust reassesses colonial history of properties
Churchill’s home Chartwell and Lundy island listed in report highlighting owners’ links to British empire and slavery

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

21, Sep, 2020 @11:01 PM

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'A wonderful atmosphere': Churchill secretary recalls life at Chartwell
Nonie Chapman reminisces in newly restored secretaries’ room at Kent country house

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

11, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Winston Churchill waged war on paper over 'fake news' photo caption
Depicted as a warmonger, the future PM had a very modern dislike of media criticism, reveals new book

Jamie Doward

09, Aug, 2020 @8:05 AM

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Boris Johnson adores Churchill, but now he's flirting with Roosevelt
In a speech on Tuesday, Johnson offers himself up as architect of British New Deal

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

29, Jun, 2020 @8:01 PM

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