Thatcher Files

Thatcher Advisor Prepared 'Scare Films' To Ward Off Poor Teen Mothers

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

Margaret Thatcher was urged by one of her closest Cabinet allies to run a campaign of fear to deter teenage girls from becoming pregnant, according to...

The Thatcher Files: New Documents Reveal Falklands Fears

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

Newly released secret documents have given key insights into decision-making of Margaret Thatcher's government, over the Falklands War, Libya, the Col...

Jimmy Savile's 'Love' For Margaret Thatcher Revealed..

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

The DJ and suspected paedophile Jimmy Savile raved about his "love" for Margaret Thatcher in a hand-written letter, newly released records show - but ...

The Thatcher Files Show Maggie's Soft Side

PA | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Politics

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher offered to meet a distressed child whose parents were breaking up, newly released files show. The girl wrote to Mr...

Thatcher Was 'Stressed But Not Cracking' Says Historian

PA | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Politics

Historian Chris Collins says the 1981 Thatcher files reveal a prime minister under pressure but "not cracking". The year - which saw the July weddi...

When Murdoch Met Maggie

PA | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Politics

Media boss Rupert Murdoch had a meeting with Margaret Thatcher at Chequers in January 1981 and discussed his bid to buy Times newspapers from the Thom...

Thatcher: Miners Are Basically Reasonable People

PA | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Politics

Margaret Thatcher described "the miners" as "basically reasonable people" and doubted whether they would "follow" National Union of Mineworkers' leade...