The people are useful for the State as they give it legitimacy, but they are also seen as a nuisance that gets in the way of government
17 Aug 2021 2:52 AM
The byelection for a Member of Parliament in the Yorkshire constituency of Batley was a paradigm of this ugliness
03 Jul 2021 12:20 AM
PM Johnson defends Churchill, criticises 'distortion of our history'
15 Jun 2020 9:13 AM
Statues glorifying slave traders and colonialists have come into sharp focus in recent days inspired by the Black Lives Matter protests
10 Jun 2020 12:38 PM
Protesters also defaced statue of former British PM Winston Churchill, crossing out his last name and painting 'was a racist' underneath
08 Jun 2020 9:35 AM
The visuals were beamed live across India, the United States and at least half the world.
28 Feb 2020 6:25 AM
The thing is, this all gets messy remarkably quickly, because of the sheer variety of ways there are of being wrong.
05 Jan 2020 2:29 AM
Inevitably, this has consequences, both within nation states and in the wider European context.
07 Nov 2019 4:10 AM
The toilet, valued at roughly 1 million pounds (USD 1.25 million), was the work of Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan.
15 Sep 2019 4:28 PM
Anonymous benevolence directed to causes that unlike people can give nothing in return is the noblest form of philanthropy.
25 Apr 2019 1:24 AM
Britain's high commissioner to India laid a wreath on the 100th anniversary of the massacre, for which London is still to apologise.
13 Apr 2019 2:40 PM
Britain showed prime minister Neville Chamberlain the door during the Second World War.
10 Mar 2019 12:05 AM
The actor-President of the United States of America, Ronald Reagan, had a tremendous sense of humour.
20 Jan 2019 12:03 AM
It’s pocket science to realise that democracy means very different things in different countries and institutions.
29 Sep 2018 12:48 AM
Opposed to Indian Independence Churchill was also squarely responsible for the Great Bengal Famine of the 1940s.
02 Sep 2018 12:05 AM
The standards of public health and education need urgent attention.
28 Jan 2018 12:13 AM
Winston Churchill is still a very outsized figure in India.
26 Jan 2018 1:44 AM
Elizabeth and Philip will spend the day with other members of the royal family, a Buckingham Palace spokesman said.
18 Nov 2017 4:45 PM
The painting was given to Sergeant Edmund Murray, who served Churchill as a bodyguard for the last 15 years of his life.
23 Oct 2017 3:31 PM
The auction company says Churchill smoked the cigar on May 11, 1947, at Le Bourget Airport.
13 Oct 2017 11:55 AM