Back to the future: Remembering 1975

Britain’s economy shrank in the first quarter pushing the country into its first double-dip recession since 1975. We take a very quick look back at what was going on in the world back then.

25th April, 2012
Charlie Haughey and Margaret Thatcher both stepped into the limelight in their parties in 1975. Their paths would soon be intertwined by the ongoing Troubles.

Britain’s economy shrank in the first quarter pushing the country into its first double-dip recession since 1975, it was revealed today. We take a very quick look back at what was going on in the world back then.

**Iron Lady:** Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for the leadership of the Conservative Party to become the first ever femaile leader of a political party in the country.

**Hanging in there:** The United Kingdom votes yes...

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