Index: Where to find all of today's Thatcher coverage
Britain’s first and only woman Prime Minister, died after suffering a stroke at The Ritz
Monday 08 April 2013
Baroness Thatcher, who was 87, won three general elections for the Conservatives and shaped UK politics for a generation. At home, she implemented sweeping reforms to trade unions, defeated the miners in a bitter strike and forced the Labour Party to modernise itself. Abroad, she was dubbed “the Iron Lady”, winning an unlikely war in the Falklands and helping to secure the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Andreas Whittam Smith: The life and death of Margaret Thatcher - the woman who changed Britain
Douglas Hurd: Margaret Thatcher: Working alongside a political titan
Shirley Williams: How Thatcher changed Britain
Dominic Lawson: Believe it or not, Thatcher was a woman who cared
Rupert Cornwell: Thatcher was both trailblazer and sounding board
Editorial: Margaret Thatcher ruled – and she divided
As Voltaire once said, “Ice cream is exquisite. What a pity it isn’t illegal”
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Mother fed her daughter tapeworms to make her skinny for beauty pageant
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 Crystal Palace next manager latest: Palace consider Ally McCoist - EXCLUSIVE
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 Tim Sherwood column: 'It started as a three-horse race but turned into the Grand National'