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A quarter of Britons and Dutch wish they still had empires.
When a winner becomes a loser: Winston Churchill was kicked out of office in the British election of 1945.6 min read
Even a highly popular and respected leader can lose an election, writes a historian – especially if they don’t have a plan for the future. Churchill was one of them.
The particulars of the British political system come into play at times like these.
The question is: how long will Rishi Sunak last?
Relations between the UK and France are often portrayed as a history of at best mutual suspicion and at worst open hostility.
The U.K. prime minister sought to suppress Parliamentary opponents, saying he – not they – represents the will of the British people. It put Queen Elizabeth II in a real bind.