Tag Archives: Winston Churchill

07Nov/16

Celebrities give their views on the U.S. Presidential race

Celebrities from the worlds of film, TV and music give their opinions on the U.S. Presidential race, which is reaching its final conclusion.
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01Nov/16
A young Princess Elizabeth ascending to the British throne

“The Crown” star says playing the Queen was her “biggest challenge”

“The Crown” actress Claire Foy says she thinks if Britain’s Queen Elizabeth watches her new royal drama she will like some of the key moments, joking that the monarch might even want a poster of Matt Smith’s Prince Philip on her wall

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09Apr/16

Churchill’s secretary named as the biological father of the Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby discovers his biological father was Sir Anthony Montague Browne, the former private secretary to Britain’s war-time leader Winston Churchill.

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03May/15

World marks WW2 end, 70 years on: 1943 – 1945

File footage of some of the key moments of World War Two between 1943 and 1945: the Allies liberate Rome from the Germans, the Italian campaign becomes a sideshow as the Normandy landings get underway, small Jewish militant groups fight against the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Paris is liberated following four years of Nazi occupation, allies firebomb the east German city of Dresden, leaders of Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union meet for the historic Yalta conference, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s remains are supposedly found in a shallow bomb crater, millions of Jews are systematically killed in concentration camps, one of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific war takes place on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima, Germany surrenders to the allies, the U.S. drops atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and Japan surrenders.
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14Mar/15

Gandhi statue unveiled in London

A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi is unveiled in London’s Parliament Square.

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