Sketch: When attacking an organisation that big, it is not a bad idea to be in command of your facts
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.
For him the European Court makes Stalin’s show trials look like models of justice
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.
Residents of Iain Duncan Smith’s constituency in Chingford tell him of the reality of life on benefits
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
Petition launched to prevent Crimean War nurse being written out of school textbooks
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.