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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Iron Lady

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Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election
The Prime Minister said that there are “some in Brussels who do not want these [Brexit] talks to succeed”.
The utility room on last night's Room To Improve was the envy of the entire country
Is there anything more Irish than a utility room?
The Eiffel Tower closed for hours after man climbs it wearing a backpack
A policeman at the scene said the intruder may have been seeking to parachute off the tower.
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Signs of Thatcher: loved and hated in life and death
Reflecting how divisive the former prime minister was during her political life, supporters and detractors turned out for Margaret Thatcher’s funeral this morning.
Thatcher: "You can't trust the Irish, they are all liars"
Former Labour minister Peter Mandelson said Thatcher gave him the advice on the day he was appointed Secretary for Northern Ireland.
Thatcher's funeral to have twice as many security staff as mourners
2,300 people will attend the ceremony at St. Paul’s Cathedral, with 4,000 police officers and 700 military personnel on duty.
Thatcher supporters set up camp ahead of funeral
Danny Jones and his son Jordan came from Liverpool and are willing to stay outside for the night ahead of tomorrow’s ceremonies.
Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral
The bell of the clock tower was last silenced for former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.
Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours
The honours afforded to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral will be equivalent to those given to the Queen Mother and Princess Diana.
Loved and loathed: UK newspapers highlight Thatcher divide (Updated)
In its subhead, the Daily Mirror asks: “So should she really be given a ceremonial funeral like Princess Diana?”
“First lady of girl power”: Thatcher’s death – the Twitter reaction
Britain’s first female prime minister died today at the age of 87. The reaction on Twitter was somewhat mixed…
Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was saddened to hear of the death of the “formidable political leader”.
President Higgins: Thatcher's legacy will be debated for many years
The President said he was “sorry to learn of the death of Lady Thatcher” and extended his condolences to her family.
VIDEOS: 10 pivotal moments from Margaret Thatcher's time in power
Miners’ strikes, IRA bombings, the Falklands invasion and the threat of Brussels…
Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher dies at 87
The former Conservative leader and three-time prime minister suffered a stroke and died peacefully, a spokesman says.
‘They hung me out to dry’: Morrison battles on after bike fall
The tearful triathlete said “I put in everything I had” after forcing her way to the 43rd place finish.
Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more
Aileen Morrison does not like setting targets for this morning’s Olympic triathlon, but that hasn’t prevented others doing it for her.
Sinn Féin pulls 'Thatcher's grave' t-shirt from online store
A t-shirt showing silhouettes dancing at the Iron Lady’s grave is withdrawn, after being slammed by Unionist politicians.