Thatcher

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's coffin draped with Union Jack flag. (AP Photo)

Britain’s Iron Lady laid to rest with full pomp

LONDON (AP) — Margaret Thatcher was laid to rest Wednesday with prayers and ceremony, plus cheers and occasional jeers, as Britain paused to remember a leader who transformed the country — for the better according to many, but in some eyes for the worse.

04/17/2013

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BBC will air only part of song used as anti-Thatcher taunt

LONDON (AP) — The BBC is in a bind after opponents of Margaret Thatcher pushed the song “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” up the British charts in a posthumous protest over her policies.

04/12/2013

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

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Thatcher biography due out after funeral

LONDON (AP) — The first volume of Margaret Thatcher’s authorized biography will be published immediately after her funeral.

04/08/2013

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

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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

Margaret Thatcher, Iron Lady, dead at 87

LONDON (AP) — Love her or loathe her, one thing’s beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain.

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

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