Articles Tagged 'Sir Winston Churchill'

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50 Sir Winston Churchill Quotes to Live By

In his 90 years as a soldier, journalist, prolific author, politician and statesman during the first half of the 20th century, Winston Churchill had many opportunities to influence world events, and while opinions on his various successes and failures can be steeply divided, his was a hard-won wisdom, which he expressed with great pith and […]

Schoolboys between classes at Eton (Pic: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

British Education: Where the Poshest Kids Attend School

The English have a reputation for creating formidable educational establishments that take children at a young age, educate and nurture them, and then set them loose on the world, ready to take over. The schools in this list count among their former pupils heads of state, politicians, actors and pop stars, all of whom have […]

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10 Photos of Brits Actually Wearing Bowler Hats

London has put on a new hat to celebrate the City of London Festival in style. Today, Monday, June 23, marks the opening day of the festival’s newest venue, the Bowler Hat—which is, quite literally, a three-story tall, inflatable bowler hat. During the month-long festival, the Hat will house the likes of stand-up comics and puppet […]

Sir Winston Churchill Goes Digital From Beyond the Grave

Sir Winston Churchill may have died 45 years ago, but, starting today, he will be competing with the likes of Ashton Kutcher and Stephen Fry for Twitter supremacy. The Daily Telegraph informs us that Churchill’s estate has set up a Twitter account for the former British Prime Minister, and they’ve launched their own iPhone app, […]