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Cambridge college ends critical examination of founder Winston Churchill

Working party at Churchill College disbands after dispute over event about British PM and racismChurchill College has halted a critical examination of its founder, Winston Churchill, by abruptly ending the role of a working party set up last year in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.Initially intended as a year-long programme called “Churchill, race and empire”, the Cambridge college has ended the effort after a dispute between the college’s leadership and the working party, whose members ...
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Podcast #717: The Fraught, Relatable Relationship Between Winston Churchill and His Son

Winston Churchill once said of his only son: “I love Randolph, but I don’t like him.” It’s a sentiment many a parent with a tumultuous relationship with one of their children can relate to, and well describes both how Winston felt about Randolph, and how Randolph felt about his father. My guest today details Winston and Randolph’s incredibly close and yet terribly complex and combustible relationship in his book, Churchill & Son. His name is Josh Ireland, and we begin our discussion with how ...
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Biden, Johnson strike warm tone in first meeting

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, AAMER MADHANI and JILL LAWLESS CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — Striking a warm tone, President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson used their first meeting Thursday to highlight a commitment to strengthening their nations’ historic ties while setting aside, at least publicly, their political and personal differences. Beginning a week of diplomacy across the Atlantic, Biden hopes to use his first overseas trip as president to reassure European allies that the United ...
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Biden, Johnson strike convivial tone in 1st meeting

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, AAMER MADHANI and JILL LAWLESS CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met for the first time Thursday, looking to highlight their nations’ famed “special relationship” but doing so against a backdrop of differences both political and personal. Biden hopes to use his first overseas trip as president to reassure European allies that the United States had shed the transactional tendencies of Donald Trump’s term and is a reliable p...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Texas, London, News, Vladimir Putin, Washington, White House, China, Russia, Barack Obama, Eu, Sport, European Union, World news, Joe Biden


Portugal delays Lisbon lockdown easing – as it happened

This blog is now closed. You can find the latest Covid stories here:See all our coronavirus coverage 12.05am BST This blog is now closed. You can find the latest Covid stories here: 11.19pm BST Boris Johnson and Joe Biden will draw comparisons with Winston Churchill and Franklin D Roosevelt by signing a new Atlantic charter in an attempt to show UK and US leadership can frame a post-Covid order in the same way the 1941 charter signed by the two leaders prefigured a new world order after...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, US, Joe Biden, US news, Atlantic, Winston Churchill, Portugal, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Biden, Lisbon, US UK


Biden and Johnson to agree to new Atlantic Charter during bilateral meeting

President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson are expected on Thursday to agree to a new Atlantic Charter modeled on the historic declaration made by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill in 1941 that set out American and British goals for the world after the end of World War II, national security adviser Jake Sullivan announced Wednesday.
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Boris Johnson got annoyed when Biden mentioned the US's and UK's 'special relationship' because he thinks it makes Britain look needy, report says

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden. Getty Biden mentioned the US-UK "special relationship" on a call with Johnson, The Atlantic reported. Johnson told Biden he didn't like using the term, an aide to Johnson said. Johnson thinks it makes his country look weak and needy, the report said. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics newsletter. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was upset that President Joe Biden referred to the "special relationship" between the US and the ...
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Boris Johnson got annoyed when Biden mentioned the US and UK's 'special relationship' because he thinks it makes Britain look needy, report says

A composite image of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden. Getty Biden mentioned the US-UK "special relationship" on a call with Johnson, The Atlantic reported. Johnson told Biden he didn't like using the term, the outlet said. Johnson thinks the term makes his country look weak and needy, the report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was upset that President Joe Biden referred to the "special relationship" betwe...
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‘France is for ever grateful’: Normandy memorial for British D-day troops unveiled

Ceremony takes place at Ver-sur-Mer for 22,442 soldiers under British command who died on D-dayThey fought on the beaches of Normandy, they fought on the landing grounds in the fields and streets and hills. As Winston Churchill had promised, they did not surrender.On Sunday, the names of 22,442 soldiers under British command who died on D-day and the subsequent Battle of Normandy, were engraved in stone as a permanent reminder of their sacrifice as a new British Normandy memorial was unveiled. C...
Tags: Europe, France, UK News, World news, Second world war, Normandy, Winston Churchill, D-Day


One iconic picture from each year of Queen Elizabeth's record 69-year reign

Queen Elizabeth II after her coronation. Associated Press Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating the 68th anniversary of her coronation on June 2. She technically became Queen a year earlier, after the death of her father King George on February 6, 1952. Charles Clark contributed to an earlier version of this story. See more stories on Insider's business page. 1953: Although she officially became Queen in 1952 after the passing of her father, King George, Her Majesty's coronation wasn't...
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Women Entrepreneurs Must See Opportunity In Every Difficulty

Before the COVID-19 crisis, women-owned 40% of the businesses in the U.S., representing more than 12.3 million firms.As of 2020, these companies employed nearly 9 million people and generated $1.8 trillion in sales. Last year alone, women started 1,821 new businesses every day.  Of these, over 60% were started by women of color, and Latina women-owned businesses grew more than 87%.As Winston Churchill once said: “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opport...
Tags: Sales, Winston Churchill, Latina, Laurel Delaney, Women-owned Businesses, An Optimist, Create A New Market Space, Gain Traction, See Opportunity In Every Difficulty, Solve Old Problems


Ai Weiwei on colonialism and statues, Churchill, China and Covid

As his controversial Gilded Cage installation goes on display at Blenheim Palace, the artist and human rights campaigner reflects on the ‘complicated world’From this week a seven-metre-high installation entitled Gilded Cage, by the exiled Chinese artist and human rights campaigner Ai Weiwei, will be on display at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. The piece, originally constructed for Central Park in New York in 2017, was made as a reflection on the worldwide refugee crisis. Ai Weiwei, 64, is curre...
Tags: Art, Europe, New York, Human Rights, China, New York City, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Winston Churchill, Oxford, Installation, Colonialism, Exhibitions, Blenheim Palace, Ai Weiwei


Peaky Blinders Wraps Filming on Sixth and Final Season

The official Peaky Blinders Twitter account has announced that filming on the sixth and final season has wrapped. The post, which you can view below, gives thanks to the cast and crew of the series, saying, “You’ve given this one everything. And it’s going to be epic…” It’s a wrap! Huge thanks to the cast and crew of #PeakyBlinders season 6. You’ve given this one everything. And it’s going to be epic… @RobertViglasky pic.twitter.com/9QGfWcd2uJ — Peaky Blinders (@ThePeakyBlinder) May 28, 2021 ...
Tags: UK, TV, Movies, Drama, Bbc, Netflix, Britain, Winston Churchill, Peaky Blinders, TV News, Streaming, Birmingham, Cillian Murphy, Murphy, Shelby, Knight


Winston Churchill's cigar butt sells for £4,000 at auction

The discarded butt was picked up by a Scotland Yard police officer in the 1940s.
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5 Leadership Lessons: The Bomber Mafia

THE IDEA of conducting an air war was born from the traumatic and tragic lessons learned from World War 1. The goal was to help make the deadly, wasteful, pointless conflict on the ground obsolete with precision bombing. The precision part was the problem until Carl Norden came along and invented a bombsight for more accuracy. It would begin to change how we fought wars. Strategic bombing from high altitude, in daylight, with precision bombing to make war less lethal. The Bomber Mafia: A Dream,...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Winston Churchill, Malcolm Gladwell, Churchill, Lindemann, Stephen McFarland, Five Lessons, Carl Norden, Tokyo Japan Gladwell, Frederick Lindemann Lord Cherwell, Transactive Memory


New Peaky Blinders Season 6 Behind-the-Scenes Photo Featuring Cillian Murphy

The official Peaky Blinders Twitter account has dropped a new behind-the-scenes photo featuring series star Cillian Murphy (who will next be seen on the big screen in John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place Part II) and director Anthony Byrne as production continues on the sixth season. You can check out the post and photo below! Director Anthony Byrne and Cillian Murphy behind the scenes on #PeakyBlinders series 6. Anthony Byrne pic.twitter.com/pOtwxBdGSj — Peaky Blinders (@ThePeakyBlinder) May 21, 20...
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3 Ways to Think Outside the Box with Influencer Partnerships

Influencer marketing is a proven strategy for businesses of all sizes. By now, most marketers are aware of this and deploy strategies that target their key customer segments on their favorite social media platforms. However, new stars are born on social media every day. Recently, we’ve seen trends emerge and sales skyrocket on the wings of some pretty unlikely stars, including a 74 year-old cooking grandma and Winston Churchill. Rising stars and unconventional voices can bring fantastic value to...
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Peaky Blinders: First Look Photo of Paul Anderson’s Arthur Shelby in Season 6

The official Peaky Blinders Twitter account has shared a first look photo of Paul Anderson’s Arthur Shelby in the series’ upcoming sixth season. The new photo follows the recent first look at Natasha O’Keeffe’s return as Lizzie in Season 6, as well as the announcements that Rebecca Keatley (The CBeebies House Show) and Stephen Graham (Snatch) have joined the cast for the final season. You can check out the new photos of Anderson and O’Keeffe below: Paul Anderson returns as Arthur Shelby in #Pe...
Tags: UK, TV, Movies, Drama, Bbc, Netflix, Britain, Winston Churchill, Peaky Blinders, TV News, Streaming, Birmingham, Cillian Murphy, Anderson, Murphy, Shelby


Zenith Chronomaster Open Cohiba 55th Anniversary Edition Watch 

Fidel Castro smoked his cigars with a Rolex GMT-Master and a gold Datejust on the same wrist. Winston Churchill had a Breguet rattrapante minute repeater pocket watch close at hand. Zenith doesn’t need a revolutionary or a statesman to make the cigar/watch connection, it does so all by itself. And has been doing so since […] Visit Zenith Chronomaster Open Cohiba 55th Anniversary Edition Watch  to read the full article.
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Why an audacious British plan to hunt German U-boats from aircraft carriers made of ice fell apart

British artillery men man their gun, September 7, 1940. AP Photo In early 1942, England was in danger of being cut off by Nazi U-boats, which were attacking resupply convoys in the Atlantic. To protect convoys as they crossed, a British inventor came up with a plan to build an aircraft carrier out of ice. See more stories on Insider's business page. In early 1942, Britain was in a desperate situation.The Royal Air Force had fought off Germany's relentless onslaught in the Battle of...
Tags: England, Germany, US, International, Trends, Aircraft Carrier, Atlantic, Britain, Royal Air Force, Winston Churchill, Royal Navy, Arctic, World War Ii, Hitler, Iceberg, Iceland


Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip married in 1947

Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh married in November 1947. Winston Churchill described it as a flash of colour in the grey post-war Britain.
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When Insults Had Class

/* Duplicates from Literary Insults https://gcfl.net/archive.php?funny=1546 removed. */ "I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend .. if you have one." -- George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill "Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second ... if there is one." -- Winston Churchill, in response "He is a self-made man and worships his creator." -- John Bright "I've just learned about his illness. Let's hope it's nothing trivial." -- Irvin S. Cobb "He...
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How to Give and Take Criticism like a Man

Dealing with criticism is a skill every well-adjusted man should possess. We give and take criticism among our co-workers, our friends, and our family. Criticism is an important part of our personal self-improvement, for it is other people who can point out mistakes and shortcomings that we can’t see because we lack objectivity. Unfortunately, many young men today don’t know how to offer and accept criticism like a man. Instead they handle criticism like little boys. When giving criticism, they...
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Alan Turing Honored As The Face of the UK's New 50-Pound Bank Note

The Bank of England has unveiled the new 50-pound note featuring mathematician and computer science pioneer Alan Turing, who helped the Allies win World War II with his code-breaking prowess but died an outcast after facing government persecution over his homosexuality. NPR reports: The bank revealed the note's design and features -- which include a number of clever visual references to Turing's work -- on Thursday, nearly two years after first announcing that it would honor Turing. The banknote...
Tags: UK, Tech, Bank Of England, Winston Churchill, Alan Turing, Jane Austen, Turing, Npr, Bailey, Andrew Bailey, J M W Turner, Bletchley Park Trust


‘Sniper Elite’ Movie Coming From ‘Rampage’ Director Brad Peyton

Rampage filmmaker Brad Peyton has zeroed in on his next directing effort. A new report says Peyton will direct a Snipe Elite movie, which will be an adaptation of the video game franchise that kicked off in 2005. Variety reports that Peyton (Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore) will direct the “character-driven action thriller,” which “will see an elite Allied sniper, Karl Fairburne, engage in a cat-and-mouse chase through the streets of London at the h...
Tags: London, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, War, Clint Eastwood, Winston Churchill, Adaptation, San Andreas, Sherlock Holmes, Johnson, Jason Momoa, Video Game, Aaron Eckhart, Kingsley, Brad, Peyton


How the military actually comes up with the names for its operations

Gen. Dwight Eisenhower speaks to US paratroopers before the invasion of France in June 1944, part of Operation Overlord. Reuters/File Some of the most important battles in recent military history are remembered by the operational name used by one side. That's a relatively new development in the history of warfare, and the US military has a computer system to make sure its names are unique. See more stories on Insider's business page. The tradition of naming major operations with an...
Tags: Europe, Japan, London, Navy, France, Germany, Iraq, Berlin, US, America, Trends, Ukraine, Ajax, Britain, Grenada, Winston Churchill


A rightful re-examination of Winston Churchill’s reputation | 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 ministerAs someone who believes strongly that Britain and the world owe a huge debt of gratitude to Winston Churchill, I find little to disagree with in Priyamvada Gopal’s take on the current re-examination of the reputation of one of our greatest prime ministers (Why can’t Britain handle the truth about Winston Churchill?, 17 March).There is no doubt that Chur...
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James Frecheville Joins Peaky Blinders Season 6 in New BTS Photo

James Frecheville joins Peaky Blinders Season 6 in new BTS photo The official Peaky Blinders Twitter account has announced that James Frecheville has joined the cast of Peaky Blinders Season 6. Details on the character Frecheville will be playing have not yet been revealed. However, a new behind-the-scenes photo taken by Matt Squire was also shared, which you can view in full in the post below! Frecheville’s other credits include Black ’47, Animal Kingdom, The Drop, Adore, The Dry, Requiem, a...
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New Peaky Blinders Season 6 Behind-the-Scenes Photos Featuring Cillian Murphy

New Peaky Blinders Season 6 Behind-the-Scenes Photos Featuring Cillian Murphy The official Peaky Blinders Twitter account has shared two new behind-the-scenes photos featuring lead Cillian Murphy in his full Thomas Shelby gear for Peaky Blinders Season 6. The new photos follow the recent announcements that Conrad Khan (The Huntsman: Winter’s War) and Amber Anderson (Emma.) have joined the cast for the sixth and final season. Season 6 has been in production since January 18, but it doesn’t sou...
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The Best Winston Churchill Quotes

It’s been posited that, outside Jesus and Shakespeare, no one has been quoted more often than Winston Churchill. The reason for the enduring cultural ubiquity of Churchillisms is two-fold. First, the canon from which they can be distilled is simply huge. Over his lifetime, Churchill penned forty-four books and many thousands of articles, speeches, memos, and letters, which, in total, amount to about 20 million words.  But it was, of course, not simply the quantity of Churchill’s writing that ha...
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