Iron Lady

Margaret Thatcher, former British Prime Minister (AP Photo)

UK’s first female leader rejected feminist label

LONDON (AP) — She was Britain’s first female leader, a strong woman who battled her way to the top of a male-dominated political system — but don’t call Margaret Thatcher a feminist..

04/09/2013

Margaret Thatcher

Thatcher had profound effect on popular culture

LONDON (AP) — Margaret Thatcher was not just a political titan, she was a cultural icon — skewered by comedians, transformed into a puppet and played to Oscar-winning perfection by Meryl Streep.

04/08/2013

Margaret Thatcher

World mourns Thatcher, ‘a great Briton’

LONDON (AP) — Global leaders expressed praise and admiration Monday for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as news spread of her death.

04/08/2013

Margaret Thatcher, former British Prime Minister (AP Photo)

Margaret Thatcher in UK hospital after operation

LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is recuperating at an unnamed hospital after an operation to remove a bladder growth, a friend said Friday.

12/21/2012