BBC in Thatcher death song row

Apr 14, 2013

BBC in Thatcher death song row

The BBC said Friday it will play just five seconds of “Ding-Dong! The Witch is Dead” on its weekly radio chart show after the song surged toward the No. 1 spot following the death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Opponents of the “Iron ...

Apr 12, 2013

A decisive but divisive leader

Margaret Thatcher will be remembered for her decisive neoliberalism even though it atomized people and widened economic disparity among Britons.

Queen to attend Thatcher funeral

Apr 10, 2013

Queen to attend Thatcher funeral

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will lead mourners at the April 17 funeral of Margaret Thatcher, the first time the monarch will have attended the ceremony of one of her former prime ministers since Winston Churchill died in 1965.

Thatcher 'relentless in home life'

Apr 9, 2013

Thatcher 'relentless in home life'

by Robin Millard

Behind the black door of 10 Downing St., in her private life Margaret Thatcher was a housewife mother of sometimes troubled twins, supported by her ever-loyal husband, Denis. In her autobiography she wrote: “I could never have been prime minister for more than 11 ...

Key moments that left mark on U.S.

Apr 9, 2013

Key moments that left mark on U.S.

Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first female prime minister, held the office for more than 11 years, including during the entire 1980s. In that time, she left a major mark on U.S. politics, mainly through her close relationship with President Ronald Reagan. Here’s a look back ...