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Margaret Thatcher's immaculate hairdo took intensive efforts to perfect, with the late British prime minister having her bouffant reworked every three days on average, records showed Friday.
An attempt to parachute British Foreign Secretary William Hague into an early political career was rejected as a "gimmick" by former prime minister Margaret Thatcher.
Britain's famous Oxford University is to honour former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, who died last month, with a £100 million ($153 million, 118 million euros) scholarship trust for "future leaders".
The authorised biography of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher hits bookshops on Tuesday, revealing an intimate side to the Iron Lady.
The funeral of Margaret Thatcher takes place on Wednesday, with Queen Elizabeth II leading mourners from around the world in bidding farewell to one of Britain's most influential and divisive prime ministers.
For many of Margaret Thatcher's admirers, the war she fought with Argentina over the Falkland Islands was her finest moment -- and there will be many reminders of the brief.
Police were braced on Saturday for a mass 'party' staged by opponents of Margaret Thatcher in London's Trafalgar Square to celebrate the former British prime minister's death.
Queen Elizabeth II's attendance at Margaret Thatcher's funeral on Wednesday, a rare honour, sheds light on the largely secret relationship between two of the world's most famous and powerful women.
The book of condolences over death of baroness Margaret Thatcher will be open in the embassy from 10:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m. by the end of this week.
Frail, her memory failing her, and with few visitors for company, Margaret Thatcher's final months were a marked contrast to her zenith striding the global stage.
"Ding Dong! The witch is dead", as sung by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz, on Tuesday raced to the top of the Amazon download chart in Britain.
Chinese state media on Tuesday hailed late former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher as an "outstanding" figure who made her "biggest compromise" with the handover of Hong Kong, but said she had a mixed legacy.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent his condolences to British Prime-Minister David Cameron over the death of Margaret Thatcher.
Mikhail Gorbachev, Helmut Kohl and Bill Clinton were among the former friends and foes who joined in tributes to Margaret Thatcher, praising the fearlessness and fierce determination of an "iconic" leader.
Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, the "Iron Lady" who shaped a generation of British politics, died following a stroke on Monday at the age of 87.
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