Iron Lady

Brighton Bids Farewell to the Iron Lady

Soraya Kishtwari | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics
Soraya Kishtwari

We're on the 14:06 train Brighton-bound. Outside the sky is a pallid shade of grey and a handful of snowflakes begin to float down. Spring is nowhere to be seen.

Research Reveals Margaret Thatcher's Cunning Use of Psychology - Was This the Key to Her Success?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Raj Persaud

Margaret Thatcher's electoral success could be linked to her superior performance before TV cameras, compared to her main adversaries of the era. Behavioural scientists have uncovered evidence suggesting she was an outstanding proponent of psychologically manipulative techniques.

I'm Not in Love With, Nor Do I Despise Baroness Thatcher

Gareth Milner | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Politics
Gareth Milner

Baroness Thatcher was loathed and despised just as much as she was loved and adored. If one side of the argument can respect the other, then that at least is half the battle. I might find the parties celebrating her death to be in poor and sickening taste, though people in this country are afforded the freedom to carry out such acts.

'The Witch Is Dead' Reaches Top 5 In The Charts

PA | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

The Wizard Of Oz track which has had a surge of popularity in the wake of Baroness Thatcher's death is on course for a place in the top five. An on...

Baroness Thatcher - Is She Really a Role Model for Women Leaders?

Professor Fiona Church | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Politics
Professor Fiona Church

Thatcher is often described as a role model inspiration for women leaders. It is true to say that as the first woman prime minister she achieved high office and recognition never afforded to a woman before. However, as a woman leader myself - can I truly see her as a role model?

'The Witch Is Dead' Song On Course For Chart Number One

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Judy Garland's 'Wizard Of Oz' song 'Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead' has reached number two on the iTunes downloads charts and is on course for the top s...

Queen To Attend Thatcher's Funeral Next Wednesday

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK

The funeral of former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher will be held at St Paul's Cathedral next Wednesday and the Queen will attend, Buckingham Palace...

'The Witch Is Dead': Oz Song Enters Charts After Thatcher's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Judy Garland's 'Wizard Of Oz' song 'Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead' has reached number 22 on the iTunes downloads charts, just 24 hours after the death ...

Was Thatcher a 'Champion of Freedom and Democracy'? Don't. Be. Silly.

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

The reactions and tributes to Margaret Thatcher's death have illustrated the way in which modern conservatives have emptied the words 'freedom' and 'liberty' of all meaning and import. If (wo)man is judged by the company (s)he keeps, then Thatcher must be judged a champion of despotism and dictatorship, not of freedom or liberty.

Front Pages Pay Tribute To Iron Lady

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK

Baroness Thatcher's divisive politics and her enduring legacy have dominated the media since her death yesterday, with reaction in Britain's newspaper...

11 Facts About Thatcher You May Have Forgotten

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics

Margaret Thatcher has died aged 87 following a stroke. The first female Prime Minister of Great Britain, her legacy will leave a lasting impressio...

Margaret Thatcher: Our Britannia, Our Chief of Men

Sorab Shroff | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Politics
Sorab Shroff

Margaret Thatcher is despised by many left-leaning Britons. However, how many of our former prime ministers are loved? We British have a need to take down uppity people. Margaret Thatcher, however, was something special.

Would You Vote For Any Of These Women For Prime Minister?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Fewer than one-in-four people (22%) have faith that any of the 145 female MPs serving in the House of Commons could ever become Prime Minister, accord...

Forgetting Someone, Meryl?

WENN | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

One of Margaret Thatcher's former aides has criticised Meryl Streep for failing to mention the ex-Prime Minister in her Oscars acceptance speech. T...

The History Behind Cameron v Salmond's Current Row (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post UK | Rizwan Syed | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Politics

The current clash between David Cameron and Alex Salmond over a future Scottish referendum for independence is the latest confrontation in a 2000-year...

Why Margaret Thatcher Is No Feminist Icon

Jenny_Anderson | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK Politics
Jenny_Anderson

Every time I hear Margaret Thatcher called a feminist, a little bit of feminism inside of me dies. Margaret Thatcher detested feminism. I know this because she told us, "The feminists hate me, don't they? And I don't blame them. For I hate feminism. It is poison."

Who's A Prime Candidate To Be The Next Meryl Streep?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Marsh | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Politics

Meryl Streep took to the red carpet in London last night for the premiere of The Iron Lady, a film based on the life of Margaret Thatcher. And we thin...

Streep Brings The Iron Lady To London

PA | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Meryl Streep is set to walk the red carpet at the European premiere of her new film The Iron Lady tonight. Streep, who plays former prime minister ...

Maggie Maggie Movie Out Out Out

Dave Cohen | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Dave Cohen

As the nation awaits next month's Hollywood version of her life, it gives us another chance to re-write that obituary which has been lying on every editor's desk since 22 November 1990, when the chorus 'Maggie Maggie Maggie, Out Out Out' was sung not by a bunch of pinko anarchists, but her best mates in the cabinet.