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Joe Biden witnessed Thatcher 'grab politician by lapels' as she demanded Falkland backing

Joe Biden witnessed Thatcher 'grab politician by lapels' as she demanded Falkland backing

JOE BIDEN witnessed how Margaret Thatcher once changed a US politician's Argentine sympathy over the Falklands War by "grabbing him by the lapels".

Read full article: Joe Biden witnessed Thatcher 'grab polit...→
Catherine Deveney: Not sacking Priti Patel sends a dangerous signal about bullying and power | Press and Journal

Catherine Deveney: Not sacking Priti Patel sends a dangerous signal about bullying and power | Press and Journal

There is a moment in the current series of the Crown, in which brisk, no-nonsense Margaret Thatcher, distraught at the fact that her “favourite” child, son Mar [...]

Read full article: Catherine Deveney: Not sacking Priti Pat...→
Maradona praised by Macron for defeating 'Thatcher's England' after Falklands

Maradona praised by Macron for defeating 'Thatcher's England' after Falklands

FRENCH president Emmanuel Macron praised Diego Maradona for defeating “Margaret Thatcher’s England” with his infamous “Hand of God” goal in his official tribut [...]

Read full article: Maradona praised by Macron for defeating...→
Last laugh for the Treasury

Last laugh for the Treasury

Margaret Thatcher once joked, rare for her, that “to borrow and to borrow and to borrow” sounded like “Macbeth with a heavy cold”. Now it is Tory policy, to th [...]

Read full article: Last laugh for the Treasury...→
Joe Biden's explosive support of Thatcher over Falklands despite fury with Reagan

Joe Biden's explosive support of Thatcher over Falklands despite fury with Reagan

JOE BIDEN committed himself to Margaret Thatcher in the face of the Falklands War despite opposing the Iron Lady on many fronts, archived interview footage has [...]

Read full article: Joe Biden's explosive support of Thatche...→
Queen news: Does the Queen still meet with the Prime Minister?

Queen news: Does the Queen still meet with the Prime Minister?

QUEEN ELIZABETH II'S relationship with her numerous Prime Ministers has graced headlines again recently thanks to The Crown, which chronicles her fractious int [...]

Read full article: Queen news: Does the Queen still meet wi...→
Mark Thatcher missing: What really happened to Margaret Thatcher's son? Fact-check

Mark Thatcher missing: What really happened to Margaret Thatcher's son? Fact-check

MARK THATCHER is known for being the son of the former British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher. Did Margaret Thatcher's son really go missing?

Read full article: Mark Thatcher missing: What really happe...→
Royals tried to get me fired over Thatcher and Queen clash story claims Andrew Neil

Royals tried to get me fired over Thatcher and Queen clash story claims Andrew Neil

ANDREW NEIL has claimed the royal family tried to "take me down" after the Sunday Times reported the Queen was "dismayed" with Margaret Thatcher in 1986.

Read full article: Royals tried to get me fired over Thatch...→
Alex Massie: The Union is sunk with blundering Boris at the helm

Alex Massie: The Union is sunk with blundering Boris at the helm

Recalling the events — and the disagreements — that prompted him to leave Margaret Thatcher’s government, Geoffrey Howe delivered a resignation speech that, un [...]

Read full article: Alex Massie: The Union is sunk with blun...→
Margaret Thatcher was a feminist icon, insists writer of The Crown

Margaret Thatcher was a feminist icon, insists writer of The Crown

Peter Morgan said the former Prime Minister saw off challenges from 'men who were contemptuous of her gender'

Read full article: Margaret Thatcher was a feminist icon, i...→
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Right wing think tank suggests public sector wage cut to pay for Covid-19 crisis

Right wing think tank suggests public sector wage cut to pay for Covid-19 crisis

The Centre for Policy Studies, founded by Margaret Thatcher herself, urged the Chancellor to crackdown on the wages of teachers, nurses and police officers

Read full article: Right wing think tank suggests public se...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
The 'Thatch' reminds us that hair can be a powerful weapon

The 'Thatch' reminds us that hair can be a powerful weapon

Margaret Thatcher's hair imposed a forceful presence. We take a look at the psychology behind the former Prime Minister's infamous style

Read full article: The 'Thatch' reminds us that hair can be...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
The Crown debunked: Margaret Thatcher’s dissolution request branded ‘a colossal invention’

The Crown debunked: Margaret Thatcher’s dissolution request branded ‘a colossal invention’

THE CROWN season four spans Margaret Thatcher's premiership and in episode ten she asks the Queen to dissolve Parliament to prevent her from being ousted howev [...]

Read full article: The Crown debunked: Margaret Thatcher’s ...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
Macron sparks fury as he heaps praise on Maradona for defeating 'Thatcher's England'

Macron sparks fury as he heaps praise on Maradona for defeating 'Thatcher's England'

EMMANUEL MACRON has suffered a fierce Twitter backlash for praising Diego Maradona for defeating Margaret Thatcher's England.

Read full article: Macron sparks fury as he heaps praise on...→
Joe Biden's bruising speech on apartheid in face of Reagan and Thatcher

Joe Biden's bruising speech on apartheid in face of Reagan and Thatcher

JOE BIDEN launched a damning attack on the US' lack of apartheid policy as thousands of black South Africans faced intense persecution - in the face of Ronald [...]

Read full article: Joe Biden's bruising speech on apartheid...→
What happened to Mark and Carol Thatcher?

What happened to Mark and Carol Thatcher?

MARK AND CAROL THATCHER are the twin children of former British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, and they were portrayed in season 4 of The Crown. What happe [...]

Read full article: What happened to Mark and Carol Thatcher...→
What is a baroness?

What is a baroness?

MARGARET Thatcher was one of Britain’s most famous baronesses. But what exactly is a baroness, and does the title give you more power? What is a baroness? A Ba [...]

Read full article: What is a baroness?...→
Comedian's funny recap of The Crown series leaves Twitter in stitches

Comedian's funny recap of The Crown series leaves Twitter in stitches

Kieran Hodgson, from Yorkshire, wowed fans of the Netflix drama with his impeccable imitations of the main cast, from Olivia Colman's Queen Elizabeth II to Gil [...]

Read full article: Comedian's funny recap of The Crown seri...→
Margaret Thatcher would NEVER speak to the Queen like that - Andrew Neil slams The Crown

Margaret Thatcher would NEVER speak to the Queen like that - Andrew Neil slams The Crown

MARGARET THATCHER is seen lecturing the Queen in the fourth season of The Crown after it is reported the pair do not get along and the monarch was not happy wi [...]

Read full article: Margaret Thatcher would NEVER speak to t...→
The Crown's portrayal of Thatcher's relationship with Monarch 'flawed', says royal expert

The Crown's portrayal of Thatcher's relationship with Monarch 'flawed', says royal expert

Margaret Hilda Roberts and Princess Elizabeth of York were born within six months of each other, just before the General Strike of 1926.

Read full article: The Crown's portrayal of Thatcher's rela...→
Thirty years after she quit, we need a new dose of Thatcherism

Thirty years after she quit, we need a new dose of Thatcherism

Thirty years ago today, Margaret Thatcher resigned the premiership after 11½ years in office, the longest continuous period of any prime minister since the Nap [...]

Read full article: Thirty years after she quit, we need a n...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher on screen

Margaret Thatcher on screen

Gillian Anderson isn’t the first actress to portray Margaret Thatcher on the screen. Here are just some of those who have taken up the pearls,…

Read full article: Margaret Thatcher on screen...→
The Crown gives us Margaret Thatcher as Hyacinth ‘Bouquet’ – and it’s superb

The Crown gives us Margaret Thatcher as Hyacinth ‘Bouquet’ – and it’s superb

Petit-bourgeois and hammy, Gillian Anderson’s Iron Lady seems like an invention of her snooty ‘betters’. But that’s exactly what she was

Read full article: The Crown gives us Margaret Thatcher as ...→
Margaret Thatcher's immaculate wardrobe would never make it past today’s  politically correct crowd

Margaret Thatcher's immaculate wardrobe would never make it past today’s politically correct crowd

Today there’d probably be an outcry if word leaked that any British politician had their own dresser

Read full article: Margaret Thatcher's immaculate wardrobe ...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
The Crown’s unsung hero: why I have a crush on Denis Thatcher

The Crown’s unsung hero: why I have a crush on Denis Thatcher

Kind, loyal, loving and astute, with no ego to boot: was Margaret Thatcher's husband Denis the great modern man?

Read full article: The Crown’s unsung hero: why I have a cr...→
Would your wardrobe pass the Balmoral test?

Would your wardrobe pass the Balmoral test?

Margaret Thatcher’s sartorial slip ups prove there’s a fashion element to the test

Read full article: Would your wardrobe pass the Balmoral te...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
Never forget public money is actually taxpayer's money says LEO MCKINSTRY

Never forget public money is actually taxpayer's money says LEO MCKINSTRY

As THE daughter of a Lincolnshire grocer, Margaret Thatcher was devoted to financial prudence. "There is no such thing as public money. There is only taxpayers [...]

Read full article: Never forget public money is actually ta...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher

Video: Amanda Holden does impressive Margaret Thatcher Impression | Daily Mail Online

Television personality Amanda Holden does impressive Margaret Thatcher Impression on Heart FM amid hype of The Crown's fourth season,

Read full article: Video: Amanda Holden does impressive Mar...→
Margaret Thatcher tribute: Grantham calls for £100k grant for statue’s grand unveiling

Margaret Thatcher tribute: Grantham calls for £100k grant for statue’s grand unveiling

A STATUE of Margaret Thatcher is in secret storage as councillors fight over its £100,000 unveiling.

Read full article: Margaret Thatcher tribute: Grantham call...→
France president Emmanuel Macron praises Maradona with dig at Margaret Thatcher

France president Emmanuel Macron praises Maradona with dig at Margaret Thatcher

Maradona's death has been felt widely across the world with no shortage of tributes for the Argentinian superstar, with President Macron the latest to offer hi [...]

Read full article: France president Emmanuel Macron praises...→
Esmond Birnie: Pay freeze will hit Northern Ireland hard, but boosted defence spend may be boon

Esmond Birnie: Pay freeze will hit Northern Ireland hard, but boosted defence spend may be boon

Almost 40 years ago Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher said: "Pennies don't fall from Heaven, they must be earned here on Earth."

Read full article: Esmond Birnie: Pay freeze will hit North...→
The Crown’s Margaret Thatcher conversation ‘nod to Boris Johnson’s Brexit debacle’

The Crown’s Margaret Thatcher conversation ‘nod to Boris Johnson’s Brexit debacle’

THE CROWN season four covers the whole of Margaret Thatcher's premiership but one conversation she has with the Queen appears to parallel one Prime Minister Bo [...]

Read full article: The Crown’s Margaret Thatcher conversati...→
The Crown's Denis Thatcher actor says he was 'not in love' Margaret

The Crown's Denis Thatcher actor says he was 'not in love' Margaret

Stephen Boxer, 70, from London, who portrays Margaret Thatcher's husband in The Crown, told The Times that he felt Denis and the Prime Minister were 'not in lo [...]

Read full article: The Crown's Denis Thatcher actor says he...→
‘Diana was a cat – a pampered, domesticated cat’: how Emma Corrin learnt to move like a princess

‘Diana was a cat – a pampered, domesticated cat’: how Emma Corrin learnt to move like a princess

Movement director Polly Bennett explains how her physical detective work unearthed Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher in The Crown

Read full article: ‘Diana was a cat – a pampered, domestica...→
The Crown's Thatcher is 'like a caricature written by a PM hater', says ANNE DIAMOND

The Crown's Thatcher is 'like a caricature written by a PM hater', says ANNE DIAMOND

I'VE just binge watched the new season of The Crown in one day. It covers a decade I remember so well, the 1980s, a period dominated by two hugely influential [...]

Read full article: The Crown's Thatcher is 'like a caricatu...→
The Crown's depiction of Margaret Thatcher stings for LGBTQ+ people like me

The Crown's depiction of Margaret Thatcher stings for LGBTQ+ people like me

Let’s marvel at Gillian Anderson’s acting, but never forget the real life pain Margaret Thatcher caused.

Read full article: The Crown's depiction of Margaret Thatch...→
DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Is The Crown poisoning minds against institutions?

DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Is The Crown poisoning minds against institutions?

DOMINIC SANDBROOK: The character who dooms the entire enterprise is Gillian Anderson's Margaret Thatcher. When she first hove into view as the Iron Lady, I bur [...]

Read full article: DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Is The Crown poisonin...→
The Crown's Gillian Anderson grins as has Margaret Thatcher wig fitted

The Crown's Gillian Anderson grins as has Margaret Thatcher wig fitted

The actress, 52, is seen beaming a smile at the camera as she sits in hair and makeup and has her blonde wig fitted ahead of filming scenes for series four of [...]

Read full article: The Crown's Gillian Anderson grins as ha...→

Was Prince Charles really caught in an avalanche? The truth behind The Crown's tragic skiing accident

The nation is once again hooked on the Royal Family, thanks to series four of Netflix’s The Crown.... While the series documents the high-profile narratives of [...]

Read full article: Was Prince Charles really caught in an a...→
At closer look at Margaret Thatcher's penchant for jewellery and watches

At closer look at Margaret Thatcher's penchant for jewellery and watches

The Iron Lady's jewellery collection was not to be sniffed at, while her choice in watches spoke volumes

Read full article: At closer look at Margaret Thatcher's pe...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
Tobias Menzies: The Crown’s Prince Philip on a right royal drama

Tobias Menzies: The Crown’s Prince Philip on a right royal drama

As the fourth series of The Crown divides the nation, Tobias Menzies talks about playing Prince Philip, equal pay and Margaret Thatcher

Read full article: Tobias Menzies: The Crown’s Prince Phili...→
Queen and Margaret Thatcher: How the Queen 'moved' Thatcher with great honour

Queen and Margaret Thatcher: How the Queen 'moved' Thatcher with great honour

QUEEN ELIZABETH II and Margaret Thatcher have recently graced headlines following series four of The Crown, which offered a dramatised insight into the purport [...]

Read full article: Queen and Margaret Thatcher: How the Que...→
Joe Biden witnessed Thatcher 'grab politician by lapels' as she demanded Falkland backing

Joe Biden witnessed Thatcher 'grab politician by lapels' as she demanded Falkland backing

JOE BIDEN witnessed how Margaret Thatcher once changed a US politician's Argentine sympathy over the Falklands War by "grabbing him by the lapels".

Read full article: Joe Biden witnessed Thatcher 'grab polit...→
Margaret Thatcher tribute: Grantham calls for £100k grant for statue’s grand unveiling

Margaret Thatcher tribute: Grantham calls for £100k grant for statue’s grand unveiling

A STATUE of Margaret Thatcher is in secret storage as councillors fight over its £100,000 unveiling.

Read full article: Margaret Thatcher tribute: Grantham call...→
Macron sparks fury as he heaps praise on Maradona for defeating 'Thatcher's England'

Macron sparks fury as he heaps praise on Maradona for defeating 'Thatcher's England'

EMMANUEL MACRON has suffered a fierce Twitter backlash for praising Diego Maradona for defeating Margaret Thatcher's England.

Read full article: Macron sparks fury as he heaps praise on...→
Maradona praised by Macron for defeating 'Thatcher's England' after Falklands

Maradona praised by Macron for defeating 'Thatcher's England' after Falklands

FRENCH president Emmanuel Macron praised Diego Maradona for defeating “Margaret Thatcher’s England” with his infamous “Hand of God” goal in his official tribut [...]

Read full article: Maradona praised by Macron for defeating...→
Esmond Birnie: Pay freeze will hit Northern Ireland hard, but boosted defence spend may be boon

Esmond Birnie: Pay freeze will hit Northern Ireland hard, but boosted defence spend may be boon

Almost 40 years ago Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher said: "Pennies don't fall from Heaven, they must be earned here on Earth."

Read full article: Esmond Birnie: Pay freeze will hit North...→
What happened to Mark and Carol Thatcher?

What happened to Mark and Carol Thatcher?

MARK AND CAROL THATCHER are the twin children of former British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, and they were portrayed in season 4 of The Crown. What happe [...]

Read full article: What happened to Mark and Carol Thatcher...→
Joe Biden's explosive support of Thatcher over Falklands despite fury with Reagan

Joe Biden's explosive support of Thatcher over Falklands despite fury with Reagan

JOE BIDEN committed himself to Margaret Thatcher in the face of the Falklands War despite opposing the Iron Lady on many fronts, archived interview footage has [...]

Read full article: Joe Biden's explosive support of Thatche...→
Comedian's funny recap of The Crown series leaves Twitter in stitches

Comedian's funny recap of The Crown series leaves Twitter in stitches

Kieran Hodgson, from Yorkshire, wowed fans of the Netflix drama with his impeccable imitations of the main cast, from Olivia Colman's Queen Elizabeth II to Gil [...]

Read full article: Comedian's funny recap of The Crown seri...→
Mark Thatcher missing: What really happened to Margaret Thatcher's son? Fact-check

Mark Thatcher missing: What really happened to Margaret Thatcher's son? Fact-check

MARK THATCHER is known for being the son of the former British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher. Did Margaret Thatcher's son really go missing?

Read full article: Mark Thatcher missing: What really happe...→
‘Diana was a cat – a pampered, domesticated cat’: how Emma Corrin learnt to move like a princess

‘Diana was a cat – a pampered, domesticated cat’: how Emma Corrin learnt to move like a princess

Movement director Polly Bennett explains how her physical detective work unearthed Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher in The Crown

Read full article: ‘Diana was a cat – a pampered, domestica...→
Margaret Thatcher would NEVER speak to the Queen like that - Andrew Neil slams The Crown

Margaret Thatcher would NEVER speak to the Queen like that - Andrew Neil slams The Crown

MARGARET THATCHER is seen lecturing the Queen in the fourth season of The Crown after it is reported the pair do not get along and the monarch was not happy wi [...]

Read full article: Margaret Thatcher would NEVER speak to t...→
Thirty years after she quit, we need a new dose of Thatcherism

Thirty years after she quit, we need a new dose of Thatcherism

Thirty years ago today, Margaret Thatcher resigned the premiership after 11½ years in office, the longest continuous period of any prime minister since the Nap [...]

Read full article: Thirty years after she quit, we need a n...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Is The Crown poisoning minds against institutions?

DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Is The Crown poisoning minds against institutions?

DOMINIC SANDBROOK: The character who dooms the entire enterprise is Gillian Anderson's Margaret Thatcher. When she first hove into view as the Iron Lady, I bur [...]

Read full article: DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Is The Crown poisonin...→
The Crown gives us Margaret Thatcher as Hyacinth ‘Bouquet’ – and it’s superb

The Crown gives us Margaret Thatcher as Hyacinth ‘Bouquet’ – and it’s superb

Petit-bourgeois and hammy, Gillian Anderson’s Iron Lady seems like an invention of her snooty ‘betters’. But that’s exactly what she was

Read full article: The Crown gives us Margaret Thatcher as ...→

Was Prince Charles really caught in an avalanche? The truth behind The Crown's tragic skiing accident

The nation is once again hooked on the Royal Family, thanks to series four of Netflix’s The Crown.... While the series documents the high-profile narratives of [...]

Read full article: Was Prince Charles really caught in an a...→
The Crown’s unsung hero: why I have a crush on Denis Thatcher

The Crown’s unsung hero: why I have a crush on Denis Thatcher

Kind, loyal, loving and astute, with no ego to boot: was Margaret Thatcher's husband Denis the great modern man?

Read full article: The Crown’s unsung hero: why I have a cr...→
The 'Thatch' reminds us that hair can be a powerful weapon

The 'Thatch' reminds us that hair can be a powerful weapon

Margaret Thatcher's hair imposed a forceful presence. We take a look at the psychology behind the former Prime Minister's infamous style

Read full article: The 'Thatch' reminds us that hair can be...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
Tobias Menzies: The Crown’s Prince Philip on a right royal drama

Tobias Menzies: The Crown’s Prince Philip on a right royal drama

As the fourth series of The Crown divides the nation, Tobias Menzies talks about playing Prince Philip, equal pay and Margaret Thatcher

Read full article: Tobias Menzies: The Crown’s Prince Phili...→
Never forget public money is actually taxpayer's money says LEO MCKINSTRY

Never forget public money is actually taxpayer's money says LEO MCKINSTRY

As THE daughter of a Lincolnshire grocer, Margaret Thatcher was devoted to financial prudence. "There is no such thing as public money. There is only taxpayers [...]

Read full article: Never forget public money is actually ta...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
The Crown debunked: Margaret Thatcher’s dissolution request branded ‘a colossal invention’

The Crown debunked: Margaret Thatcher’s dissolution request branded ‘a colossal invention’

THE CROWN season four spans Margaret Thatcher's premiership and in episode ten she asks the Queen to dissolve Parliament to prevent her from being ousted howev [...]

Read full article: The Crown debunked: Margaret Thatcher’s ...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
Catherine Deveney: Not sacking Priti Patel sends a dangerous signal about bullying and power | Press and Journal

Catherine Deveney: Not sacking Priti Patel sends a dangerous signal about bullying and power | Press and Journal

There is a moment in the current series of the Crown, in which brisk, no-nonsense Margaret Thatcher, distraught at the fact that her “favourite” child, son Mar [...]

Read full article: Catherine Deveney: Not sacking Priti Pat...→
France president Emmanuel Macron praises Maradona with dig at Margaret Thatcher

France president Emmanuel Macron praises Maradona with dig at Margaret Thatcher

Maradona's death has been felt widely across the world with no shortage of tributes for the Argentinian superstar, with President Macron the latest to offer hi [...]

Read full article: France president Emmanuel Macron praises...→
Joe Biden's bruising speech on apartheid in face of Reagan and Thatcher

Joe Biden's bruising speech on apartheid in face of Reagan and Thatcher

JOE BIDEN launched a damning attack on the US' lack of apartheid policy as thousands of black South Africans faced intense persecution - in the face of Ronald [...]

Read full article: Joe Biden's bruising speech on apartheid...→
Last laugh for the Treasury

Last laugh for the Treasury

Margaret Thatcher once joked, rare for her, that “to borrow and to borrow and to borrow” sounded like “Macbeth with a heavy cold”. Now it is Tory policy, to th [...]

Read full article: Last laugh for the Treasury...→
The Crown’s Margaret Thatcher conversation ‘nod to Boris Johnson’s Brexit debacle’

The Crown’s Margaret Thatcher conversation ‘nod to Boris Johnson’s Brexit debacle’

THE CROWN season four covers the whole of Margaret Thatcher's premiership but one conversation she has with the Queen appears to parallel one Prime Minister Bo [...]

Read full article: The Crown’s Margaret Thatcher conversati...→
What is a baroness?

What is a baroness?

MARGARET Thatcher was one of Britain’s most famous baronesses. But what exactly is a baroness, and does the title give you more power? What is a baroness? A Ba [...]

Read full article: What is a baroness?...→
Queen news: Does the Queen still meet with the Prime Minister?

Queen news: Does the Queen still meet with the Prime Minister?

QUEEN ELIZABETH II'S relationship with her numerous Prime Ministers has graced headlines again recently thanks to The Crown, which chronicles her fractious int [...]

Read full article: Queen news: Does the Queen still meet wi...→
The Crown's Denis Thatcher actor says he was 'not in love' Margaret

The Crown's Denis Thatcher actor says he was 'not in love' Margaret

Stephen Boxer, 70, from London, who portrays Margaret Thatcher's husband in The Crown, told The Times that he felt Denis and the Prime Minister were 'not in lo [...]

Read full article: The Crown's Denis Thatcher actor says he...→
Royals tried to get me fired over Thatcher and Queen clash story claims Andrew Neil

Royals tried to get me fired over Thatcher and Queen clash story claims Andrew Neil

ANDREW NEIL has claimed the royal family tried to "take me down" after the Sunday Times reported the Queen was "dismayed" with Margaret Thatcher in 1986.

Read full article: Royals tried to get me fired over Thatch...→
The Crown's Thatcher is 'like a caricature written by a PM hater', says ANNE DIAMOND

The Crown's Thatcher is 'like a caricature written by a PM hater', says ANNE DIAMOND

I'VE just binge watched the new season of The Crown in one day. It covers a decade I remember so well, the 1980s, a period dominated by two hugely influential [...]

Read full article: The Crown's Thatcher is 'like a caricatu...→
The Crown's portrayal of Thatcher's relationship with Monarch 'flawed', says royal expert

The Crown's portrayal of Thatcher's relationship with Monarch 'flawed', says royal expert

Margaret Hilda Roberts and Princess Elizabeth of York were born within six months of each other, just before the General Strike of 1926.

Read full article: The Crown's portrayal of Thatcher's rela...→
Alex Massie: The Union is sunk with blundering Boris at the helm

Alex Massie: The Union is sunk with blundering Boris at the helm

Recalling the events — and the disagreements — that prompted him to leave Margaret Thatcher’s government, Geoffrey Howe delivered a resignation speech that, un [...]

Read full article: Alex Massie: The Union is sunk with blun...→
The Crown's depiction of Margaret Thatcher stings for LGBTQ+ people like me

The Crown's depiction of Margaret Thatcher stings for LGBTQ+ people like me

Let’s marvel at Gillian Anderson’s acting, but never forget the real life pain Margaret Thatcher caused.

Read full article: The Crown's depiction of Margaret Thatch...→
Margaret Thatcher on screen

Margaret Thatcher on screen

Gillian Anderson isn’t the first actress to portray Margaret Thatcher on the screen. Here are just some of those who have taken up the pearls,…

Read full article: Margaret Thatcher on screen...→
Margaret Thatcher was a feminist icon, insists writer of The Crown

Margaret Thatcher was a feminist icon, insists writer of The Crown

Peter Morgan said the former Prime Minister saw off challenges from 'men who were contemptuous of her gender'

Read full article: Margaret Thatcher was a feminist icon, i...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
The Crown's Gillian Anderson grins as has Margaret Thatcher wig fitted

The Crown's Gillian Anderson grins as has Margaret Thatcher wig fitted

The actress, 52, is seen beaming a smile at the camera as she sits in hair and makeup and has her blonde wig fitted ahead of filming scenes for series four of [...]

Read full article: The Crown's Gillian Anderson grins as ha...→
Margaret Thatcher's immaculate wardrobe would never make it past today’s  politically correct crowd

Margaret Thatcher's immaculate wardrobe would never make it past today’s politically correct crowd

Today there’d probably be an outcry if word leaked that any British politician had their own dresser

Read full article: Margaret Thatcher's immaculate wardrobe ...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
Right wing think tank suggests public sector wage cut to pay for Covid-19 crisis

Right wing think tank suggests public sector wage cut to pay for Covid-19 crisis

The Centre for Policy Studies, founded by Margaret Thatcher herself, urged the Chancellor to crackdown on the wages of teachers, nurses and police officers

Read full article: Right wing think tank suggests public se...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
At closer look at Margaret Thatcher's penchant for jewellery and watches

At closer look at Margaret Thatcher's penchant for jewellery and watches

The Iron Lady's jewellery collection was not to be sniffed at, while her choice in watches spoke volumes

Read full article: At closer look at Margaret Thatcher's pe...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
Would your wardrobe pass the Balmoral test?

Would your wardrobe pass the Balmoral test?

Margaret Thatcher’s sartorial slip ups prove there’s a fashion element to the test

Read full article: Would your wardrobe pass the Balmoral te...→
  • #Margaret Thatcher
Queen and Margaret Thatcher: How the Queen 'moved' Thatcher with great honour

Queen and Margaret Thatcher: How the Queen 'moved' Thatcher with great honour

QUEEN ELIZABETH II and Margaret Thatcher have recently graced headlines following series four of The Crown, which offered a dramatised insight into the purport [...]

Read full article: Queen and Margaret Thatcher: How the Que...→

Video: Amanda Holden does impressive Margaret Thatcher Impression | Daily Mail Online

Television personality Amanda Holden does impressive Margaret Thatcher Impression on Heart FM amid hype of The Crown's fourth season,

Read full article: Video: Amanda Holden does impressive Mar...→
Joe Biden witnessed Thatcher 'grab politician by lapels' as she demanded Falkland backing

Joe Biden witnessed Thatcher 'grab politician by lapels' as she demanded Falkland backing

JOE BIDEN witnessed how Margaret Thatcher once changed a US politician's Argentine sympathy over the Falklands War by "grabbing him by the lapels".

Read full article: Joe Biden witnessed Thatcher 'grab polit...→
Margaret Thatcher tribute: Grantham calls for £100k grant for statue’s grand unveiling

Margaret Thatcher tribute: Grantham calls for £100k grant for statue’s grand unveiling

A STATUE of Margaret Thatcher is in secret storage as councillors fight over its £100,000 unveiling.

Read full article: Margaret Thatcher tribute: Grantham call...→
Catherine Deveney: Not sacking Priti Patel sends a dangerous signal about bullying and power | Press and Journal

Catherine Deveney: Not sacking Priti Patel sends a dangerous signal about bullying and power | Press and Journal

There is a moment in the current series of the Crown, in which brisk, no-nonsense Margaret Thatcher, distraught at the fact that her “favourite” child, son Mar [...]

Read full article: Catherine Deveney: Not sacking Priti Pat...→
Macron sparks fury as he heaps praise on Maradona for defeating 'Thatcher's England'

Macron sparks fury as he heaps praise on Maradona for defeating 'Thatcher's England'

EMMANUEL MACRON has suffered a fierce Twitter backlash for praising Diego Maradona for defeating Margaret Thatcher's England.

Read full article: Macron sparks fury as he heaps praise on...→
France president Emmanuel Macron praises Maradona with dig at Margaret Thatcher

France president Emmanuel Macron praises Maradona with dig at Margaret Thatcher

Maradona's death has been felt widely across the world with no shortage of tributes for the Argentinian superstar, with President Macron the latest to offer hi [...]

Read full article: France president Emmanuel Macron praises...→
Maradona praised by Macron for defeating 'Thatcher's England' after Falklands

Maradona praised by Macron for defeating 'Thatcher's England' after Falklands

FRENCH president Emmanuel Macron praised Diego Maradona for defeating “Margaret Thatcher’s England” with his infamous “Hand of God” goal in his official tribut [...]

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Joe Biden's bruising speech on apartheid in face of Reagan and Thatcher

Joe Biden's bruising speech on apartheid in face of Reagan and Thatcher

JOE BIDEN launched a damning attack on the US' lack of apartheid policy as thousands of black South Africans faced intense persecution - in the face of Ronald [...]

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Esmond Birnie: Pay freeze will hit Northern Ireland hard, but boosted defence spend may be boon

Esmond Birnie: Pay freeze will hit Northern Ireland hard, but boosted defence spend may be boon

Almost 40 years ago Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher said: "Pennies don't fall from Heaven, they must be earned here on Earth."

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Last laugh for the Treasury

Last laugh for the Treasury

Margaret Thatcher once joked, rare for her, that “to borrow and to borrow and to borrow” sounded like “Macbeth with a heavy cold”. Now it is Tory policy, to th [...]

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What happened to Mark and Carol Thatcher?

What happened to Mark and Carol Thatcher?

MARK AND CAROL THATCHER are the twin children of former British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, and they were portrayed in season 4 of The Crown. What happe [...]

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The Crown’s Margaret Thatcher conversation ‘nod to Boris Johnson’s Brexit debacle’

The Crown’s Margaret Thatcher conversation ‘nod to Boris Johnson’s Brexit debacle’

THE CROWN season four covers the whole of Margaret Thatcher's premiership but one conversation she has with the Queen appears to parallel one Prime Minister Bo [...]

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Joe Biden's explosive support of Thatcher over Falklands despite fury with Reagan

Joe Biden's explosive support of Thatcher over Falklands despite fury with Reagan

JOE BIDEN committed himself to Margaret Thatcher in the face of the Falklands War despite opposing the Iron Lady on many fronts, archived interview footage has [...]

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What is a baroness?

What is a baroness?

MARGARET Thatcher was one of Britain’s most famous baronesses. But what exactly is a baroness, and does the title give you more power? What is a baroness? A Ba [...]

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Queen news: Does the Queen still meet with the Prime Minister?

Queen news: Does the Queen still meet with the Prime Minister?

QUEEN ELIZABETH II'S relationship with her numerous Prime Ministers has graced headlines again recently thanks to The Crown, which chronicles her fractious int [...]

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Comedian's funny recap of The Crown series leaves Twitter in stitches

Comedian's funny recap of The Crown series leaves Twitter in stitches

Kieran Hodgson, from Yorkshire, wowed fans of the Netflix drama with his impeccable imitations of the main cast, from Olivia Colman's Queen Elizabeth II to Gil [...]

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The Crown's Denis Thatcher actor says he was 'not in love' Margaret

The Crown's Denis Thatcher actor says he was 'not in love' Margaret

Stephen Boxer, 70, from London, who portrays Margaret Thatcher's husband in The Crown, told The Times that he felt Denis and the Prime Minister were 'not in lo [...]

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Mark Thatcher missing: What really happened to Margaret Thatcher's son? Fact-check

Mark Thatcher missing: What really happened to Margaret Thatcher's son? Fact-check

MARK THATCHER is known for being the son of the former British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher. Did Margaret Thatcher's son really go missing?

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‘Diana was a cat – a pampered, domesticated cat’: how Emma Corrin learnt to move like a princess

‘Diana was a cat – a pampered, domesticated cat’: how Emma Corrin learnt to move like a princess

Movement director Polly Bennett explains how her physical detective work unearthed Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher in The Crown

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Royals tried to get me fired over Thatcher and Queen clash story claims Andrew Neil

Royals tried to get me fired over Thatcher and Queen clash story claims Andrew Neil

ANDREW NEIL has claimed the royal family tried to "take me down" after the Sunday Times reported the Queen was "dismayed" with Margaret Thatcher in 1986.

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Margaret Thatcher would NEVER speak to the Queen like that - Andrew Neil slams The Crown

Margaret Thatcher would NEVER speak to the Queen like that - Andrew Neil slams The Crown

MARGARET THATCHER is seen lecturing the Queen in the fourth season of The Crown after it is reported the pair do not get along and the monarch was not happy wi [...]

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The Crown's Thatcher is 'like a caricature written by a PM hater', says ANNE DIAMOND

The Crown's Thatcher is 'like a caricature written by a PM hater', says ANNE DIAMOND

I'VE just binge watched the new season of The Crown in one day. It covers a decade I remember so well, the 1980s, a period dominated by two hugely influential [...]

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The Crown's portrayal of Thatcher's relationship with Monarch 'flawed', says royal expert

The Crown's portrayal of Thatcher's relationship with Monarch 'flawed', says royal expert

Margaret Hilda Roberts and Princess Elizabeth of York were born within six months of each other, just before the General Strike of 1926.

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Alex Massie: The Union is sunk with blundering Boris at the helm

Alex Massie: The Union is sunk with blundering Boris at the helm

Recalling the events — and the disagreements — that prompted him to leave Margaret Thatcher’s government, Geoffrey Howe delivered a resignation speech that, un [...]

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Thirty years after she quit, we need a new dose of Thatcherism

Thirty years after she quit, we need a new dose of Thatcherism

Thirty years ago today, Margaret Thatcher resigned the premiership after 11½ years in office, the longest continuous period of any prime minister since the Nap [...]

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The Crown's depiction of Margaret Thatcher stings for LGBTQ+ people like me

The Crown's depiction of Margaret Thatcher stings for LGBTQ+ people like me

Let’s marvel at Gillian Anderson’s acting, but never forget the real life pain Margaret Thatcher caused.

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Margaret Thatcher on screen

Margaret Thatcher on screen

Gillian Anderson isn’t the first actress to portray Margaret Thatcher on the screen. Here are just some of those who have taken up the pearls,…

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DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Is The Crown poisoning minds against institutions?

DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Is The Crown poisoning minds against institutions?

DOMINIC SANDBROOK: The character who dooms the entire enterprise is Gillian Anderson's Margaret Thatcher. When she first hove into view as the Iron Lady, I bur [...]

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Margaret Thatcher was a feminist icon, insists writer of The Crown

Margaret Thatcher was a feminist icon, insists writer of The Crown

Peter Morgan said the former Prime Minister saw off challenges from 'men who were contemptuous of her gender'

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The Crown gives us Margaret Thatcher as Hyacinth ‘Bouquet’ – and it’s superb

The Crown gives us Margaret Thatcher as Hyacinth ‘Bouquet’ – and it’s superb

Petit-bourgeois and hammy, Gillian Anderson’s Iron Lady seems like an invention of her snooty ‘betters’. But that’s exactly what she was

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The Crown's Gillian Anderson grins as has Margaret Thatcher wig fitted

The Crown's Gillian Anderson grins as has Margaret Thatcher wig fitted

The actress, 52, is seen beaming a smile at the camera as she sits in hair and makeup and has her blonde wig fitted ahead of filming scenes for series four of [...]

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Margaret Thatcher's immaculate wardrobe would never make it past today’s  politically correct crowd

Margaret Thatcher's immaculate wardrobe would never make it past today’s politically correct crowd

Today there’d probably be an outcry if word leaked that any British politician had their own dresser

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Was Prince Charles really caught in an avalanche? The truth behind The Crown's tragic skiing accident

The nation is once again hooked on the Royal Family, thanks to series four of Netflix’s The Crown.... While the series documents the high-profile narratives of [...]

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Right wing think tank suggests public sector wage cut to pay for Covid-19 crisis

Right wing think tank suggests public sector wage cut to pay for Covid-19 crisis

The Centre for Policy Studies, founded by Margaret Thatcher herself, urged the Chancellor to crackdown on the wages of teachers, nurses and police officers

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The Crown’s unsung hero: why I have a crush on Denis Thatcher

The Crown’s unsung hero: why I have a crush on Denis Thatcher

Kind, loyal, loving and astute, with no ego to boot: was Margaret Thatcher's husband Denis the great modern man?

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At closer look at Margaret Thatcher's penchant for jewellery and watches

At closer look at Margaret Thatcher's penchant for jewellery and watches

The Iron Lady's jewellery collection was not to be sniffed at, while her choice in watches spoke volumes

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The 'Thatch' reminds us that hair can be a powerful weapon

The 'Thatch' reminds us that hair can be a powerful weapon

Margaret Thatcher's hair imposed a forceful presence. We take a look at the psychology behind the former Prime Minister's infamous style

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Would your wardrobe pass the Balmoral test?

Would your wardrobe pass the Balmoral test?

Margaret Thatcher’s sartorial slip ups prove there’s a fashion element to the test

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Tobias Menzies: The Crown’s Prince Philip on a right royal drama

Tobias Menzies: The Crown’s Prince Philip on a right royal drama

As the fourth series of The Crown divides the nation, Tobias Menzies talks about playing Prince Philip, equal pay and Margaret Thatcher

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Never forget public money is actually taxpayer's money says LEO MCKINSTRY

Never forget public money is actually taxpayer's money says LEO MCKINSTRY

As THE daughter of a Lincolnshire grocer, Margaret Thatcher was devoted to financial prudence. "There is no such thing as public money. There is only taxpayers [...]

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Queen and Margaret Thatcher: How the Queen 'moved' Thatcher with great honour

Queen and Margaret Thatcher: How the Queen 'moved' Thatcher with great honour

QUEEN ELIZABETH II and Margaret Thatcher have recently graced headlines following series four of The Crown, which offered a dramatised insight into the purport [...]

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The Crown debunked: Margaret Thatcher’s dissolution request branded ‘a colossal invention’

The Crown debunked: Margaret Thatcher’s dissolution request branded ‘a colossal invention’

THE CROWN season four spans Margaret Thatcher's premiership and in episode ten she asks the Queen to dissolve Parliament to prevent her from being ousted howev [...]

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Video: Amanda Holden does impressive Margaret Thatcher Impression | Daily Mail Online

Television personality Amanda Holden does impressive Margaret Thatcher Impression on Heart FM amid hype of The Crown's fourth season,

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