Those behind scheme hopes the sun's reflection will allow the Iron Lady statue to be a ‘shining testament to liberty’ across from the university nightclub
Irish Republican and US presidential hopeful made plea in 1981, while serving as Mayor of Burlington, Vermont
Football hooliganism in the 1980s was such a concern that Margaret Thatcher's government set up a "war cabinet" to tackle it.
National Archives documents reveal Welsh Secretary told PM exempting the homeless would create 'enormous loophole'
Something to get off your chest? Make a fashion statement with your feelings. Slogan T-shirts are enjoying a revival says Kate Townshend, and they're as contentious as ever
The role of leaders' personal histories in shaping the past is reappraised
The Georgian six-bedroom townhouse still has the inlaid ‘73’ plaque in the doorstep, which was installed Thatcher in 1991
For a century, Britain's relationship with nature has been a complex one – but with the advent of regular extreme-weather events, it has become utterly muddied. Now we don't know where we stand, says the author and farmer Brian Morton
The Thatcherite was twice Chairman of the Conservative Party and made a life peer in 1992
Thatcher had infamously dismissed the African National Congress (ANC) as “a typical terrorist organisation”
Thirty years ago this weekend, Rupert Murdoch moved his papers to Wapping, firing anyone who refused to work with his new technology and fomenting ugly battles at the gates of his new plant. Most journalists acquiesced – thus helping Thatcherism win a great symbolic victory – but not Donald Macintyre, then at The Times. He reflects on those events, his part in them, and their ironic if happy dividend
From Old Contemptibles and Suffragette to Barmy Army...
An offensive memo brought to light this week has dropped this Conservative policy wonk into the mire... again
From reasons for privatising the NHS to hungover ministers
David Cameron's policy chief and key Cabinet minister has aplogised 'unreservedly' for the comments he wrote in a memo sent to Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s, which have been described as 'offensive, disgusting and appalling'
Archive documents reveal cabinet rows over public education programme