Quantcast
Latest Stories
Home » Margaret Thatcher You are browsing entries tagged with “Margaret Thatcher”

Phoney Thatcher-Reagan tape spooked British spies

Former US President Ronald Reagan (L) and former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (R). AFP FILE PHOTO

A fake tape of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher arguing over the Falklands War had the British secret services scrambling to identify the culprits, archive files released Friday showed.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Thatcher ‘sparked storm of opinions,’ bishop tells mourners

The Union Flag draped coffin holding the body of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is carried from a hearse as it arrives at the Houses of Parliament in London Tuesday April 16, 2013  to rest overnight before her funeral at St Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday . About 100 colleagues and senior politicians will attend a private service in Parliament's chapel of St. Mary Undercroft later Tuesday. AP/Sang Tan

The Bishop of London told mourners at former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher’s funeral on Wednesday that she had sparked a “storm of conflicting opinions”.

Posted: April 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Britain’s Iron Lady to be buried with full pomp

The Union Flag draped coffin holding the body of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is carried from a hearse as it arrives at the Houses of Parliament in London Tuesday to rest overnight before her funeral at St Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday. AP

The Iron Lady is being laid to rest — yet even in death, she remains a divisive figure.

Posted: April 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Thatcher’s coffin makes final visit to parliament

The Union Flag-draped coffin holding the body of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is carried from a hearse as it arrives at the Houses of Parliament in London Tuesday, April 16, 2013, to rest overnight before her funeral at St. Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday.  AP PHOTO/SANG TAN

The coffin of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher was on Tuesday taken to the Houses of Parliament, which she dominated for more than a decade, on the eve of her funeral.

Posted: April 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

London braces for mass ‘party’ for Thatcher’s death

Margaret Thatcher AFP FILE PHOTO

Police were braced on Saturday for a mass “party” staged by opponents of Margaret Thatcher in London’s Trafalgar Square to celebrate her death.

Posted: April 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

British lawmakers gather to honor Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher AFP FILE PHOTO

British lawmakers will interrupt their holidays for a special session of parliament on Wednesday to debate the legacy of Margaret Thatcher, although many of the former premier’s most trenchant critics are likely to stay away.

Posted: April 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Thatcher funeral on April 17—Downing Street

Commuters read on a train daily newspapers featuring front-page coverage of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's death, in London, Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Margaret Thatcher, the combative "Iron Lady" who infuriated European allies, found a fellow believer in former US President Ronald Reagan and transformed her country by a ruthless dedication to free markets in 11 bruising years as prime minister, died Monday, April 8, 2013. She was 87 years old. AP

The funeral of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher will take place on April 17, current premier David Cameron’s Downing Street office said Tuesday.

Posted: April 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ex-British PM Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady, dead at 87

In this June 23, 1982 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher gestures with her pen as she answers a reporters question during a news conference at the United Nations. Ex-spokesman Tim Bell says that Thatcher has died. She was 87. Bell said the woman known to friends and foes as "the Iron Lady" passed away Monday morning, April 8, 2013. (AP Photo/File)

Love her or loathe her, one thing’s beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain.

Posted: April 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pope hails Thatcher’s ‘promotion of freedom’

Pope Francis. FILE PHOTO

Pope Francis on Monday hailed Britain’s former prime minister Margaret Thatcher for her “promotion of freedom” and said he was “saddened” by her passing.

Posted: April 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Queen Elizabeth II, PM Cameron saddened by Thatcher death

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher  AFP FILE PHOTO

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday they were saddened by the death of former premier Margaret Thatcher at the age of 87.

Posted: April 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Margaret Thatcher: ‘Iron Lady’ who changed Britain

Margaret Thatcher AFP FILE PHOTO

Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first female prime minister, who died on Monday aged 87, will be remembered as “The Iron Lady” who helped end the Cold War and whose economic reforms divided the country.

Posted: April 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ex-British PM Margaret Thatcher dead at 87—spokesman

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher AFP FILE PHOTO

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, the “Iron Lady” who shaped a generation of British politics, died following a stroke on Monday at the age of 87, her spokesman said.

Posted: April 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Thatcher papers show fascination with Reagan visit

Britian Thatcher Reagan

It is not often that the president of the United States needs to seek fashion advice.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Advertisement
  1. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  8. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  9. Two Popes who would be saints
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  7. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  8. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  9. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  5. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  6. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  7. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  8. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  9. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  10. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct

News

  • Tens of thousands travel by sea this Holy Week
  • Police: Dad smothered toddler to play video game
  • 7 killed in shooting in China-Vietnam border
  • Chinese trade group to mediate shoe factory strike
  • Malaysia, Australia in deal on black box custody–report
  • Sports

  • Pacquiao shorts in Bradley fight sold for P1.7M in LA auction
  • Ryu pitches Dodgers past Giants
  • Alonso sets the pace in Chinese GP practice
  • Heat seek Three-peat but Spurs, Pacers top seeds
  • Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?
  • Lifestyle

  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • Entertainment

  • EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’
  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Whoopi Goldberg debuts as marijuana columnist
  • ‘X-men’ director accused of sex assault on teen boy
  • Business

  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Oil prices mixed ahead of long Easter weekend
  • Technology

  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • DoH denies Filipino nurse no longer positive for MERS virus
  • WHO warns vs spread of MERS-Cov, urges vigilance in taking precautions
  • Last call for nominations to ’14 Presidential Awards
  • San Francisco business coalition slams proposed tax on sugary drinks
  • A ‘time-travel’ production of ‘Les Miserable’ at Stanford
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement