British Prime Minister Gordon Brown (L) meets with former South African President Nelson Mandela outside 10 Downing Street, in central London, 28 August 2007. Former South African president Nelson Mandela is to attend the unveiling Wednesday of a statue in his honour opposite the British parliament. The wraps will be taken off the statue Wednesday and will see the likeness of the 89-year-old Nobel peace prize winner stand alongside the likes of former British prime ministers Winston Churchill and Benjamin Disraeli.
Executing this strategy may require me to change some of my long-held beliefs. But then, I too believe in Sir Winston Churchill's words that improvements require change and the quest for perfection requires us to change as often as necessary.
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Bromund: Margaret Thatcher's lesson: To triumph, do your homework
Thatcher , Britain 's greatest prime minister since Winston Churchill , will be laid to rest Wednesday. In life, Thatcher never rested. American politicians, who have fallen into a bad habit of legislating for the camera, need to learn her habit of sweating Read more »
'Mad Men:' On collaborators, Churchill, and 'The Collaborators'
of the tragedy in Boston, it's almost -- in an unexpected way -- bizarre that an episode, which revolved around a Winston Churchill quote, would air the night before.Churchill: That great rumbling orator of finding the exact right phrase at the exact right Read more »
Invitations to Margaret Thatcher's funeral sent
. Queen Elizabeth II will be there -- the first time the monarch has attended a prime minister's funeral since Winston Churchill 's in 1965. The invitation list includes all surviving U.S. presidents, British politicians past and present, and former U.S. Secretary Read more »
Thatcher funeral set for April 17; queen to attend
the globe.The only other prime minister whose funeral the monarch has attended was that of Britain's World War II leader, Winston Churchill, in 1965.Churchill was the last British leader to receive a state funeral, also at St. Paul's. Thatcher's service, a Read more »
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Apple's Out of Ideas
that Apple is returning to the spirit of its "Think Different" campaign of yesteryear, when Albert Einstein, John Lennon, and Winston Churchill graced billboards with the Apple mantra. But that was when we could reasonably believe that Apple did think different, 6/18/13 from Motley Fool Read more »
U.S. to resume talks with Taliban
board a helicopter after a security handover ceremony outside Kabul, June 18, 2013. (Omar Sobhan … Perhaps channeling Winston Churchill's famous warning about " the end of the beginning ," the White House on Tuesday announced plans for direct talks with Afghanistan's 6/18/13 from Yahoo News: Business Read more »
Alberta warplane museum plans major expansion
was the early years of the Second World War when Winston Churchill, then British prime minister, announced, "the Navy can lose us the war, but the Air Force can win it." A few years later the Avro Lancaster bomber made its debut and became one of the most from Canada.com Read more »
A brief history of Sanofi at Dagenham
693 is the name of the ‘wonder drug’ that famously saved the life of Winston Churchill from pneumonia as he led the country through the Second World War. It was the result of pioneering work during the 1930s by pharmaceutical company May & Baker who first from Barking & Dagenham Post Read more »
Wall's shot at Trudeau's speaking fees is a cheap one
to begrudge Justin Trudeau's public speaking fees. Trudeau has powerful precedent on his side. He is not doing anything Winston Churchill didn't do. As an opposition MP representing the London riding of Epping, Churchill in 1929 and again in 1931 embarked from Saskatoon Star-Phoenix Read more »