Search for Winston Churchill and
    1. October 10, 2014

      Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace

      Blenheim Palace is one of Britain’s most monumental properties, an early 18th-century English baroque pile constructed over...

    2. October 8, 2014

      Sir Winston Churchill paintings to be offered to the nation

      Churchill the artist For Sir Winston Churchill, painting was “a companion with whom one may walk a great part of life’s...

    Special Reports

    1. London and the World

      Exploring the global city, from politics, transport and massive demographic change to ...
    Search more Special Reports on this topic.

    1. October 7, 2014

      Protesters take stock as calm returns to downtown Hong Kong

      A sense of weary calm was returning to downtown Hong Kong on Tuesday night, with only a few hundred of the tens of thousands...

    2. September 21, 2014

      Economists divided over benefits of minimum wage

      Does a minimum wage help or hinder workers? It is a question that has bedevilled economists and divided politicians since...

    3. August 15, 2014

      Taxing wealth on death is nothing new

      When Sir William Harcourt, a Liberal chancellor, introduced a top tax rate of 8 per cent on estates of more than £1m in...

    4. August 13, 2014

      Isis is at war with all of us and Kurds need help to defeat them

      Sinjar, a Kurdish area of Iraq near the border with Syria that has seen more prosperous times as a trading and farming hub...

    5. July 15, 2014

      Heart of Britain’s military history put up for sale

      The government building where a century of British politicians and military leaders have strategised their war plans is on...

    6. June 11, 2014

      Volution ready to extract value with UK listing

      A manufacturer that installed extractor fans in Downing Street for Winston Churchill and won praise from David Cameron for...

    7. April 28, 2014

      Serco issues profits warning

      Serco, the scandal-hit outsourcing company, has issued a profits warning and signalled that it might have to raise capital...

    8. April 25, 2014

      ‘The Literary Churchill’, by Jonathan Rose

      The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor, by Jonathan Rose, Yale University Press, RRP£25m, 506 pages In 1953 the Nobel...

    9. April 4, 2014

      Bush’s brushstrokes paint a warmer legacy

      George W Bush once declared that he could peer into Vladimir Putin’s soul. More than a decade later, the former US president...

    10. April 2, 2014

      The muppet show – live from London

      For anyone raised outside Britain or certain Wall Street trading floors, it may seem hard to believe that the word “muppet”...

    11. March 31, 2014

      Grande Bretagne roof garden, Athens

      Where: Hotel Grande Bretagne, Syntagma Square, AthensWiFi: yesPlug sockets: yesEspresso: €4.50Open: breakfast 6-11am;...

    12. March 27, 2014

      Brittan on Britain

      I. Forced Normality My earliest semi-adult memories go back to the long, drawn-out struggle to persuade Sir Winston...

    13. The World

      February 6, 2014

      The struggle under the Persian carpet: infighting in Iran

      Winston Churchill once famously described watching Soviet politics from abroad as “like watching two dogs fighting under a...

    14. December 30, 2013

      Cigars face extinction in Britain by 2026

      The era when deals in the City of London were sealed amid a fug of late-night cigar smoke is drawing to a close. Over the...

    15. FT Alphaville

      December 23, 2013

      An economist's Christmas

      A little Christmas levity courtesy of Lombard Street’s Dario Perkins: If you put two economists in a room, you get two...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      December 18, 2013

      New money for the old lady

      Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg Bank of England employees carry concept designs for the new polymer five-pound note featuring...

    17. FT Alphaville

      December 18, 2013

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Sterling to Carney: Paul notes that sterling is now appreciating too much and that any...

    18. December 18, 2013

      UK to introduce plastic wipe-clean banknotes in 2016

      Crumpled fivers and tenners are set to be consigned to history after the Bank of England announced the introduction of...

    19. December 13, 2013

      See you, see me

      For Winston Churchill, it was a gun carriage pulled by soldiers through stilled Westminster streets. For Martin Luther King,...

    20. November 24, 2013

      Fund management reform will help avert groupthink

      Can globalised capital markets coexist with democracy and the nation state? It is reasonable now to fear that the answer is...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      October 30, 2013

      Marching for Winston Churchill

      Michael Reynolds/EPA The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps march during a ceremony held by US Congress to dedicate a bust of the...

    22. The A-List

      October 2, 2013

      Four cheers for the UN

      It is worth taking a moment to cheer the United Nations for its outstanding successes this past week. The UN is the global...

    23. September 27, 2013

      Churchill’s Bomb, by Graham Farmelo

      Churchill’s Bomb: A Hidden History of Science, War and Politics, by Graham Farmelo, Faber and Faber, RRP£25/Basic Books,...

    24. September 20, 2013

      The Bombing War, by Richard Overy

      The Bombing War: Europe 1939-1945, by Richard Overy, Allen Lane, RRP£30, 880 pages After years of comparative neglect, the...

    25. September 16, 2013

      Hail the titans of tedium

      Can a politician be labelled “boring, snoring” and reach the top? The answer seems a resounding yes: often it is a prime...

    26. September 6, 2013

      White House jeweller: Obamas find the perfect present

      For centuries, the etiquette of gift giving has proved to be a diplomatic minefield for countless legions of foreign...

    27. The A-List

      September 2, 2013

      Australia, America and the Pacific ties that bind

      On Saturday Australia will go to the polls. Prime minister Kevin Rudd – recently returned to office in place of the deposed...

    28. August 23, 2013

      War of words

      The Roar of the Lion: The Untold Story of Churchill’s World War II Speeches, by Richard Toye, OUP, RRP£25, 309 pages Winston...

    29. July 26, 2013

      Cameron’s critics have much venom but little sense of history

      After three years in office, Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron leads a coalition that has fallen low in public esteem....

    30. July 24, 2013

      Jane Austen to be new face of £10 note

      The Bank of England appeased its feminist critics on Wednesday by naming Jane Austen as the next face to grace its banknotes...

    31. July 21, 2013

      Diversify the sources of lending for the UK’s small businesses

      I would rather see finance less proud and industry more content.” Those words were spoken by Winston Churchill almost 90...

    32. June 28, 2013

      The list: women on banknotes and other currency controversies

      With Sir Winston Churchill replacing Elizabeth Fry as the new face of the £5 note, the Queen will now be the only woman to...

    33. June 25, 2013

      No prejudice as Austen lines up as face of £10 note

      Jane Austen is “waiting quietly in the wings” to become the new face on Britain’s £10 notes, Sir Mervyn King has revealed....

    34. June 7, 2013

      Yes, Churchill did change history

      From Mr Iain Moffat. Sir, My earliest memories are of being a refugee from Malaya during world war two in Perth, Australia,...

    35. June 1, 2013

      Churchill neck and neck with Marshall

      From Mr Bernard Grigsby. Sir, Like Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, I have an inspiring...

    36. April 26, 2013

      Churchill to make appearance on new £5 banknotes

      Sir Winston Churchill will be on Britain’s new £5 notes, the Bank of England announced on Friday. The new notes will feature...

    37. April 26, 2013

      Austerity: the debate heats up

      If austerity is going out of fashion, could somebody please tell the Bank of England? The Old Lady said on Friday that the...

    38. April 17, 2013

      A conclusion of unThatcherite pageantry

      The journey that began in a flat above a grocer’s shop in Grantham and ended at the Ritz Hotel had its coda in St Paul’s...

    Search for Winston Churchill and