margaret thatcher funeral
Boris Johnson has positioned himself as heir apparent to Margaret Thatcher after delivering the annual Centre for Policy
The Conservative Party are to screen a ten-minute tribute to Margaret Thatcher, entitled 'Our Maggie', at the opening of
Mrs Thatcher was not universally adored, and the public ceremony she was accorded, unsurprisingly riled the many Britons who did not prosper during her time in office. For them, the tide of effusive public tributes were indulgent, partisan displays of hero worship.
It was, we think you'll agree, a week to sink your teeth into. In sport, the headlines were dominated by Luis Suarez, the
Baroness Thatcher's ceremonial funeral at St Paul's Cathedral cost the taxpayer an estimated £3.6 million, Downing Street
George Osborne has described how he "welled up a bit" during Margaret Thatcher's funeral. The Chancellor was caught on camera
Whereas radicalism once polarised society between left and right, perhaps it is now apathy which polarises a society from its political class.
What if the opportunities afforded to a young Margaret Roberts had been different? What would happen to a Margaret Roberts born in 2013? Maybe a woman of Margaret Thatcher's mind would overcome these modern difficulties, but maybe she would not. The ladder of social mobility has been kicked away and how much potential, how many modern Margarets will we waste as a result?
Thought you couldn't make jokes about Margaret Thatcher's funeral, Rolf Harris's arrest or Justin Bieber's comments about
From animal photobombs to celebs on the red carpet - check out this week's round up of silly snaps in our slideshow below