Winston Churchill: News

25 Oct 2022


Why is Winston Churchill trending after Sunak became UK PM?

As Rishi Sunak emerged victorious in the race to become the United Kingdom's prime minister—the third in two months—on Monday, over 7,000 kilometers away, Indians were celebrating that he has proved "Winston Churchill" wrong.

29 Jul 2022


National Lipstick Day 2022: History, significance and celebration

Observed on July 29 every year in the United States, National Lipstick Day celebrates the colored cosmetic that defines beauty and femininity in the world of makeup.

02 Jul 2022


5 iconic accommodations in London

If you are a fan of art and architecture, then London must be on your bucket list.

16 Sep 2020

Donald Trump

He's taking something: Trump reiterates claim of Biden taking drugs

Questioning the mental acuity of his opponent Joe Biden once again, United States President Donald Trump indicated on Tuesday that the Democrat leader could be taking drugs to improve his performance during debates.

02 Jul 2020


What is '#CancelYale'? Here's all you need to know

Over the past few weeks, there have been calls to "cancel" Yale University over its ties to slavery.

11 Jun 2020


Christopher Columbus statues targeted amid anti-racism protests in US

As protests against systemic racism and police brutality continue to spread across the United States, several sculptures commemorating colonizers and slavers have been targeted.

21 Oct 2019


The five best hotels in the world

Recently, popular travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler announced the results of its 32nd annual Readers' Choice Awards.

05 Mar 2018

Academy Awards

Ali Fazal's 'Victoria & Abdul' loses Oscars to 'Darkest Hour'

Period drama "Victoria & Abdul", starring Indian actor Ali Fazal alongside veteran British star Judi Dench, lost Makeup and Hairstyling and Costume Design Oscars to "Darkest Hour" and "Phantom Thread", respectively.

05 Mar 2018


Oscars 2018: Gary Oldman declared Best Actor for 'Darkest Hour'

Gary Oldman was named Best Actor at the 90th Academy Awards for his performance in 'Darkest Hour'.

12 Aug 2017


Britain decides to stick with animal-fat cash

Despite several protests, Britain has decided to produce its plastic bank notes with traces of animal fat.

04 Aug 2017


Robert Hardy, Harry Potter actor who played Cornelius Fudge dies

Robert Hardy, whom most of us know as the actor who played the stuck up Minister of Magic, Cornelius Fudge, has passed away at the age of 91.

18 Jul 2017

Queen Elizabeth II

UK to introduce new banknote featuring novelist Jane Austen

The Bank of England is introducing a new polymer £10 note featuring the 19th century novelist Jane Austen.

08 May 2017

Mahatma Gandhi

Indians are at the helm of UK's rich list

Brexit might be a scary term for political analysts, but it appears to be the very premise, on which a new batch of billionaires has surfaced.

30 Nov 2016


UK's new £5-note is tough but not fat-free

Upending a 300-year history and challenging the primacy of paper money, the UK launched plastic banknotes in Sep'16.