Touching statues of the former prime ministers is a gesture believed to bring good luck but is causing wear and tear
Announcement follows row over choice of Sir Winston Churchill to appear on £5 notes in place of one of only two women selected since historical figures were introduced in 1970
"Reviewers of alternative comedy have failed to do what the rock-music press did 30 years ago: evolve a critical language to talk about a new art form." So claimed Robert Newman in 2006.
Education Secretary’s attack on lack of pupils’ knowledge not based on any academic research
Air Chief Marshal joins the Order of the Garter, whose members usually include former PMs
A “who's who” of the political world past and present packed into St Paul's Cathedral for the ceremonial funeral of one of Britain's most divisive figures.
George Galloway and Dennis Skinner object to plans to delay start of Commons, which would cause the cancellation of Prime Minister's Questions
The Prime Minister used his address to assure members he is sticking to core Tory values
The Prime Minister stopped short of issuing a full apology on his visit to India
PM says killing of 380 people was 'shameful' but does not apologise
There are one or two who would probably contribute to the public good much more effectively by writing poetry
The Cabinet Secretary on the motivation behind Whitehall's data crusade
Robert Hardy will play Winston Churchill for the eighth time in his career after it was announced he will line up opposite Helen Mirren's Queen Elizabeth II in the West End.
A life-size portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, which he said revealed his soul during one of his darkest hours, is going on public display after years spent hanging on the wall of the home of his late grandson.
Jean Tranape was one of the last surviving members of the French Pacific Battalion. They were volunteers from France's Asian colonies who fought and died in Europe and North Africa for lands, notably France and Great Britain, few, if any of them, had ever seen before.