Winston Churchill: Jeremy Paxman reflects on the man and his legacy
It is the one part of the funeral that everyone who saw it remembers. As the coffin of Britain's wartime prime minister was piped aboard the Port of London launch, Havengore, on the shoulders of eight tall Grenadier Guardsmen, the dockside cranes on ...
Winston Churchill as you've never seen him before
Images of wartime leader Winston Churchill which are unseen in decades have been released to mark the 50th anniversary of his death. The pictures, from the Daily Herald's archive, include images of Churchill's state funeral in 1965, have rarely been ...
Fred Hughes: Why Winston Churchill polarised opinion
It is also the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, a polymath who made a huge impact as a writer, an artist and a historian who received a Nobel Prize for ...
Top 10 facts about Sir Winston Churchill
The champagne house Pol Roger made a special one-pint bottle of champagne for Winston Churchill, to be served each day at 11am. 5. Churchill was also a great port lover but would buy only Graham's Six Grapes port. 6. Graham's have produced a limited ...