Churchill statue cleaned in London after being vandalised by protesters | AFP

A statue of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill on London’s Parliament Square is cleaned and watched over by policemen after it was graffitied with the slogan “Churchill was a racist” during this weekend’s Black Lives Matter protests.

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London: Man disrupts Black Lives Matter demo, kicks away protest signs at Churchill statue | AFP

A man kicks away and rips down protest signs placed on a statue of Winston Churchill by anti-racism demonstrators on the second day of weekend rallies against George Floyd’s death. Protesters defaced the monument of the former British Prime Minister, spray painting the words “was a racist” under his name. IMAGES

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When Churchill backed a “United States of Europe”

The former British prime minister, Winston Churchill, comes out in favor of a “United States of Europe” in a speech at Zurich University, Switzerland, to make sure there is not another war. Though Britain stayed out of the formation of the European Economic Community when it launched in 1957, it soon had second thoughts and eventually joined in 1973. On Jan. 31, 2020, Britain is scheduled to leave what became known as the European Union.

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Capturing Churchill in ‘Darkest Hour’: more than a ‘grumpy’ leader

Director Joe Wright and cast of biographical war drama “Darkest Hour” discuss the transformation of Gary Oldman in his role as Winston Churchill: a leader of “manic intelligence,” “courage.” (Jan. 2)

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