Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

Former British Prime Minister

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    Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill KG OM CH TD DL FRS RA was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in Europe in the Second World War.

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      More than £1.5bn of outdated £5 and £10 notes not returned
      More than £1.5bn of outdated £5 and £10 notes not returned
      ... " Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive facts about the Winston Churchill fiver The move to the new £10 and £5 notes - depicting author Jane Austen and Winston Churchill respectively - has been controversial... 2019-09-01 02:35:35
      The Cold War spy technology which we all use
      The Cold War spy technology which we all use
      ...Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US ambassador Averell Harriman between Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin at the Kremlin Moscow, 4 August, 1945... 2019-08-31 22:45:36
      How are MPs deselected?
      How are MPs deselected?
      ... In 1904, even the now-heralded wartime Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill faced the ignominy of being deselected as the local Conservative candidate, by his Oldham association, in a row over his support for free trade... 2019-02-23 22:41:25
      John McDonnell calls Winston Churchill a  villain
      John McDonnell calls Winston Churchill a villain
      ...Media captionSpeaking at a Politico event, shadow chancellor John McDonnell called Churchill a "villain" John McDonnell has branded Sir Winston Churchill a "villain" over his role in dealing with striking miners in 1910... 2019-02-23 20:00:30
      Finney: From transforming British theatre to Hollywood star
      Finney: From transforming British theatre to Hollywood star
      ... He switched effortlessly between blustering roles, such as when he played Winston Churchill, and performances of great wit, charm and elegance... 2019-02-08 15:40:14
      Albert Finney, British actor, dies aged 82
      Albert Finney, British actor, dies aged 82
      ... "Finney s other memorable roles include Winston Churchill in The Gathering Storm, for which he won a Golden Globe... 2019-02-08 15:20:19
      The Papers:  Groundhog May  and resignation threats
      The Papers: Groundhog May and resignation threats
      ... A statue of Sir Winston Churchill and President Roosevelt was also daubed with white paint... 2019-01-22 15:48:24
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