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Sir Winston Churchill’s last ever painting up for sale  

He is remembered for his stirring feats of oratory which galvanised the nation during its darkest days at war. But a little-known painting, due to go on sale this week, sheds light on the quieter side of Sir Winston Churchill. A keen artist, Sir Winston created around 544 paintings after …

Half-smoked Winston Churchill cigar sells for $12,000

This recent photograph provided by RR Auction shows a cigar once smoked by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. BOSTON (AP) — A cigar half-smoked by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during a 1947 trip to Paris has sold for just over $12,000 during an online auction. Boston-based RR Auction says …

Britain to Hollywood: How dare you put Nazi swastikas on Churchill’s birthplace – The Washington Post

“Churchill will be turning in his grave.” It’s not that surprising that Michael Bay’s “Transformers” film series could have offended someone. The Hollywood blockbuster franchise about space robots who moonlight as trucks and other more humdrum vehicles has been widely mocked the further it drifted away from its more lo-fi origins …