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Peel Regional police have now identified the three victims of the fatal two-car collision in Mississauga on Sunday. The crash happened shortly before 11 p.m.
On Tuesday's St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh will discuss "Hero of the Empire," a book by New York Times-bestselling author Candice Millard about Winston Churchill's experiences in early adulthood as a reporter during the Boer war. The book was ...

secret documents signed by Winston Churchill up for UK auction. London: Secret documents signed by Former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, including one which discusses plans to build a tunnel between England and France in 1914, is set to be ...
FILE PHOTO: Author Candice Millard's book "Hero of the Empire" looks into Winston Churchill's exploits during the Boer war.

AN engineer who met Winston Churchill during the Second World War will celebrate his 100th birthday today (June 24). Lionel Tysoe, of Storer Court, Geraldine Road, Malvern, met the Prime Minister while developing folding wings for aircraft carrier planes.
Winston Churchill is everywhere these days. Maybe it's the weather. Never in the field of humid climate has "phew" been said so much by so many.
In his long career, Brian Cox has played a king, a serial killer and more than one police officer. Now, he's portraying one of the biggest political giants of the 20th century in "Churchill.
John Lithgow has had a great start to his Emmy campaign for Best Drama Supporting Actor for his role as Prime Minister Winston Churchill on Netflix's "The Crown." He took home trophies at the Critics' Choice Awards and SAG Awards, and picked up ...
It's June 1944, and Winston Churchill (Brian Cox) cuts a less impressive figure than he did when he was inspiring the people of Britain as they came under attack from Nazi forces years earlier.
At the close of his joint press conference with the EU's Michel Barnier following the historic first day of article 50 negotiations in Brussels, the Brexit minister summed up his approach to the talks with a quote from Winston Churchill. Or at least ...
Perched on a London rooftop during the air raids of the Second World War, binoculars in hand, Clementine Churchill scanned the city skyline for fires caused by German bombs.
I'm standing in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh, in front of Sir James Guthrie's portrait of Sir Winston Churchill and Brian Cox is telling me a story. It's about his uncle Geordie and the war leader, who from 1908 to 1922 had been ...
An ever-iconic figure, Winston Churchill is remembered for his time as Britain's Prime Minister, overseeing the struggle of World War II.

So said former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, whose efforts during the Second World War are paid tribute to in a new film out this week, aptly named Churchill.
"Forward, Together", the title of Theresa may's election manifesto, was borrowed from Winston Churchill's first speech as prime minister in the House of Commons in 1940.
Director: Jonathan Teplitzky; Starring: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, Ella Purnell, Julian Wadham, Richard Durden, James Purefoy.
St. Louis, MO (KTRS) Statesman John Danforth will be honored later this week with the Winston Churchill Leadership Medal. The prestigious award will be presented to Danforth on Thursday night during a gala at Bellerive Country Club in Town and Country.
The National Churchill Museum in Fulton will be awarding former Missouri Senator Jack Danforth (R) with the Winston Churchill Leadership Medal this week. Former U.S. Senator John Danforth delivers the eulogy at the 2015 memorial service for State ...
The Prince of Wales has paid a visit to Winston Churchill's former family home in Kent, to see the National Trust's work to preserve his possessions.
Brian Cox gives a stunning performance as one of history's most iconic figures Winston Churchill in Jonathan Teplitzky's follow up to his 2014 WW II biopic "The Railway Man.
How Winston Churchill tried to take credit for the dambusters. WHEN Winston Churchill saw himself lionised in 1955 classic film The Dam Busters, he thought it just the thing to boost his profile in the Tory Party.
You don't get many better roles than Winston Churchill," says Brian Cox. Quite a statement coming from an accomplished Shakespearean actor who has, among other parts in a long and venerable career, famously defined King Lear for a modern audience at ...
Thomas Ricks does not examine this particular episode, but it illustrates a trait that Orwell shared with Winston Churchill. Both men displayed a determination to confront unpleasant realities that those around them had chosen to ignore. Towards the ...
... and mounted, and mounted and never gets cleared. We're particularly overdrawn when we lack leaders of conviction." Cox paused to look up at a black and white photo of Winston Churchill, a cigar hanging from his grinning mouth, framed above our ...
James 'Mad Dog' Mattis, Donald Trump's Defence Secretary, invoked British wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill on Saturday as he tried to reassure ...
cinema-goers will finally get the chance to see Brian Cox's portrayal of Winston Churchill after a new film about the wartime leader and one-time Dundee MP hit the big screens.
Tom note: This is an excerpt from my new book, Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom. This section discusses the problems Winston Churchill's military subordinates had with him, and evaluates whether they were correct in dismissing him as a ...
The first part of a two-part lecture series about Winston Churchill will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 8, at the Bernards Township Library, 32 South Maple Ave.
Beyond membership in the Pantheon of Famous Brits, Winston Churchill and george orwell would seem to have little in the way of common ground.
Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson and John Slattery star in Jonathan Teplitzky's historical drama about Winston Churchill's objections to the risky D-Day invasion plan. A robust star vehicle for Brian Cox, but otherwise underwhelming, Churchill dramatizes ...
I'm far from a history buff. To me Winston Churchill was a pillar of strength that helped take down the Nazis and declare victory for the Allied forces against fascism.
In "Churchill," a drama that unfolds during the 96 hours leading up to D-Day, Brian Cox plays Winston Churchill with roaring conviction, all fire and bluster and lion-of-Britain piss and vinegar.
Trump's desire to read less has historic pedigree. Winston Churchill, the prime minister who led Britain through World War II, liked to receive his information the same way.
Winston Churchill, military re-enactments and a trip to 1940s Britain welcomed visitors to Bickleigh Castle this weekend. The castle hosted a two day event of nostalgia on Saturday May 20 and 21.
Two local events this week celebrate Winston Churchill, which prompted historian David Finch to take a look back at Churchill's visit to Alberta in 1929.
On the big and small screens - from Netflix's hit series "The Crown" to the upcoming Oscar season entry "Darkest Hour" - Winston Churchill is having a moment. The sheer number of current projects focused on the man who proved to be one of the most ...
george orwell and Winston Churchill, at first glance, have little in common, but Thomas E. Ricks conveys a powerful and timely message with these two great British men.
Among the many stories about Winston Churchill that may or not be true is the one of him barking grumpily at a waiter, "Take this pudding away; it has no theme!
Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Tom Ricks says the writings of Winston Churchill and george orwell still resonate today. Ricks also discusses the generals serving in the Trump administration.
Winston Churchill's thanks for kippers and other memorabilia up at auction. Certain topics or people are so popular with collectors that they virtually become a market in themselves.
ITV's latest gameshow Bigheads is just one episode away from finishing its first season - but that doesn't mean that viewers have made their minds up about the new show just yet.
On March 5, 1946, Winston Churchill stepped up to the podium at a tiny college in rural Fulton, Missouri. Flanked by US president Harry Truman, the former British Prime Minister proceeded to point out the Cold War brewing between America and Soviet ...
Sometimes a fragment reveals more than a tome. Karma Nabulsi, a politics professor at Oxford University, introduced me to one such fragment.
Winston Churchill high school's baseball field will bear the name of a legendary coach. During his 25 years at the school, Chuck Stevens founded the baseball program and mentored and coached thousands of students, according to the school's booster club ...
Beyond membership in the Pantheon of Famous Brits, Winston Churchill and george orwell would seem to have little in the way of common ground.
When Brian Cox was preparing to portray Winston Churchill in a new historical biopic, he turned to unlikely source of inspiration.


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