Saturday November 28, 2020

Thatcher branded Irish "all liars", says Mandelson

UPDATE: London came to a halt today for the final journey of Margaret Thatcher, with Britons still divided over the legacy of their only female prime minister.

17th April, 2013
Margaret Thatcher with then Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald at the signing of the Anglo Irish Agreement.

Big Ben fell silent and London came to a halt today as crowds gathered for the final journey of Margaret Thatcher, with Britons still divided over the legacy of their only female prime minister.

The ceremonial funeral, with more than 800 troops lining the capital’s streets, was the biggest such event for a British political leader since Winston Churchill in 1965.

More than 2,000 mourners filled St Paul's Cathedral and crowds turned out to watch...

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