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# iron-lady - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election
# Them's Fightin' Words
# Them's Fightin' Words

Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election

May 3rd 2017, 5:00 PM 10,711 Views 86 Comments

The Prime Minister said that there are “some in Brussels who do not want these [Brexit] talks to succeed”.

# iron-lady - Monday 13 February, 2017

The utility room on last night's Room To Improve was the envy of the entire country
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From The Daily Edge
# Iron Lady

The utility room on last night's Room To Improve was the envy of the entire country

Feb 13th 2017, 8:53 AM 21,681 Views 4 Comments

Is there anything more Irish than a utility room?

# iron-lady - Monday 21 September, 2015

The Eiffel Tower closed for hours after man climbs it wearing a backpack
# The Eiffel Tower
# The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower closed for hours after man climbs it wearing a backpack

Sep 21st 2015, 10:24 AM 15,470 Views 58 Comments

A policeman at the scene said the intruder may have been seeking to parachute off the tower.

# iron-lady - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Apr 20th 2013, 11:00 AM 8,128 Views 42 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# iron-lady - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Signs of Thatcher: loved and hated in life and death
# Iron Lady
# Iron Lady

Signs of Thatcher: loved and hated in life and death

Apr 17th 2013, 3:12 PM 14,012 Views 77 Comments

Reflecting how divisive the former prime minister was during her political life, supporters and detractors turned out for Margaret Thatcher’s funeral this morning.

Thatcher: "You can't trust the Irish, they are all liars"
# Ouch
# Ouch

Thatcher: "You can't trust the Irish, they are all liars"

Apr 17th 2013, 1:49 PM 59,182 Views 282 Comments

Former Labour minister Peter Mandelson said Thatcher gave him the advice on the day he was appointed Secretary for Northern Ireland.

Thatcher's funeral to have twice as many security staff as mourners
# Iron Lady
# Iron Lady

Thatcher's funeral to have twice as many security staff as mourners

Apr 17th 2013, 8:07 AM 7,055 Views 41 Comments

2,300 people will attend the ceremony at St. Paul’s Cathedral, with 4,000 police officers and 700 military personnel on duty.

# iron-lady - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Thatcher supporters set up camp ahead of funeral
# Thatcher Camp
# Thatcher Camp

Thatcher supporters set up camp ahead of funeral

Apr 16th 2013, 9:33 PM 10,997 Views 84 Comments

Danny Jones and his son Jordan came from Liverpool and are willing to stay outside for the night ahead of tomorrow’s ceremonies.

# iron-lady - Monday 15 April, 2013

Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral
# London Calling
# London Calling

Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral

Apr 15th 2013, 4:48 PM 6,618 Views 31 Comments

The bell of the clock tower was last silenced for former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.

# iron-lady - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours
# Iron Lady
# Iron Lady

Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours

Apr 9th 2013, 12:50 PM 12,283 Views 136 Comments

The honours afforded to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral will be equivalent to those given to the Queen Mother and Princess Diana.

# iron-lady - Monday 8 April, 2013

Loved and loathed: UK newspapers highlight Thatcher divide (Updated)
# Divided
# Divided

Loved and loathed: UK newspapers highlight Thatcher divide (Updated)

Apr 8th 2013, 11:45 PM 27,374 Views 157 Comments

In its subhead, the Daily Mirror asks: “So should she really be given a ceremonial funeral like Princess Diana?”

“First lady of girl power”: Thatcher’s death – the Twitter reaction
# Margaret Thatcher
# Margaret Thatcher

“First lady of girl power”: Thatcher’s death – the Twitter reaction

Apr 8th 2013, 7:15 PM 16,101 Views 75 Comments

Britain’s first female prime minister died today at the age of 87. The reaction on Twitter was somewhat mixed…

Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher
# Iron Lady
# Iron Lady

Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher

Apr 8th 2013, 5:12 PM 25,428 Views 127 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was saddened to hear of the death of the “formidable political leader”.

President Higgins: Thatcher's legacy will be debated for many years
# Thatcher
# Thatcher

President Higgins: Thatcher's legacy will be debated for many years

Apr 8th 2013, 4:18 PM 8,383 Views 57 Comments

The President said he was “sorry to learn of the death of Lady Thatcher” and extended his condolences to her family.

VIDEOS: 10 pivotal moments from Margaret Thatcher's time in power
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# Iron Lady

VIDEOS: 10 pivotal moments from Margaret Thatcher's time in power

Apr 8th 2013, 4:11 PM 9,958 Views 10 Comments

Miners’ strikes, IRA bombings, the Falklands invasion and the threat of Brussels…

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher dies at 87
# Iron Lady
# Iron Lady

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher dies at 87

Apr 8th 2013, 12:51 PM 36,014 Views 90 Comments

The former Conservative leader and three-time prime minister suffered a stroke and died peacefully, a spokesman says.

# iron-lady - Saturday 4 August, 2012

‘They hung me out to dry’: Morrison battles on after bike fall
# HEROINE
From The42
# HEROINE

‘They hung me out to dry’: Morrison battles on after bike fall

Aug 4th 2012, 5:02 PM 6,167 Views 3 Comments

The tearful triathlete said “I put in everything I had” after forcing her way to the 43rd place finish.

Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more
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From The42
# Iron Lady

Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more

Aug 4th 2012, 6:55 AM 552 Views 0 Comments

Aileen Morrison does not like setting targets for this morning’s Olympic triathlon, but that hasn’t prevented others doing it for her.

# iron-lady - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Sinn Féin pulls 'Thatcher's grave' t-shirt from online store
# T-shirt
# T-shirt

Sinn Féin pulls 'Thatcher's grave' t-shirt from online store

Jul 20th 2011, 9:30 AM 4,922 Views 34 Comments

A t-shirt showing silhouettes dancing at the Iron Lady’s grave is withdrawn, after being slammed by Unionist politicians.