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 23:23
A bronze statue of former British Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher inside the Palace of Westminster
A bronze statue of former British Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher inside the Palace of Westminster

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.


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