'Iron Lady' Thatcher's personal effects to go on sale

2015-11-03 14:15

Personal items belonging to Britain’s "Iron Lady" prime minister Margaret Thatcher, including some of her famous handbags, are set to be sold in London next month.

UK's betrayal led to Zim's land grabs – London mayor

2015-02-24 09:54

London mayor Boris Johnson, who is also reportedly tipped to be the next Conservative Party leader, has openly admitted that Britain played a “shameful” role in Zimbabwe’s economic woes.

Former Thatcher aide dies

2014-01-18 17:58

Former aide to Margaret Thatcher and ex-treasurer of Britain's Conservative Party, Alistair McAlpine, who was wrongly accused of child abuse in a BBC report, has died aged 71.

Thatcher's ashes laid to rest in London

2013-09-28 16:13

The ashes of late British prime minister Margaret Thatcher have been laid to rest alongside the remains of her late husband Denis in London, at a military nursing home she had long supported.

Thatcher funeral 'fitting tribute'

2013-04-18 09:14

The funeral of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher has transcended the bitter row over her legacy and was an appropriate tribute to a woman who changed Britain, says UK media.

Buthelezi mistaken for Ray Charles

2013-04-18 08:10

IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi was mistaken for the late singer Ray Charles at former Britain prime minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral in Britain, according to a report.

Thatcher laid to rest with full pomp

2013-04-17 14:52

Margaret Thatcher, Britain's Iron Lady, has been laid to rest with a level of pomp and protest reflecting her status as a commanding, polarising political figure.

Margaret Thatcher makes final journey

2013-04-17 12:01

Margaret Thatcher has made her final journey to St Paul's Cathedral for her funeral, where Queen Elizabeth II is set to lead mourners to bid farewell to the former prime minister.

London ready for Thatcher funeral

Police are on high alert ahead of the funeral of former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. Watch.

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Thatcher wasn't a racist - De Klerk

2013-04-16 22:35

Former president FW de Klerk has rejected accusations that former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher was a racist, on the eve of her funeral.


New UK govt 'won't compensate evicted Zim white farmers'

2015-05-18 13:15

Britain has reportedly maintained its position that it won’t compensate white farmers who were evicted from their farms during Zimbabwe’s controversial land reform programme in 2000.

Tape shows Reagan apologising to Thatcher

2014-11-10 17:27

So sorry we kept it a secret. That was Ronald Reagan's message to Margaret Thatcher when US troops invaded Grenada in 1983 without telling the British leader first.

UK exhibition pays homage to Mandela

2013-10-03 09:11

A portrait of Nelson Mandela and a portrayal of him playing the role of Jesus at the Last Supper are some of the works on display in London's "We Love Mandela" exhibition.

Numsa: Don't call Thatcher a prostitute

2013-04-18 14:46

National Union of Metalworkers of SA's members have referred to former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher as a prostitute, leading one of the unions leaders to warn that they shouldn’t say that.

A chance to meet old friends

2013-04-18 08:15

I am thankful to the Thatcher family for inviting me to attend Baroness Margaret Thatcher’s funeral, writes Mangosuthu Buthelezi.

Thatcher's legacy: Citadel of finance

2013-04-17 15:04

Where derelict warehouses once stood, glass skyscrapers teeming with traders now dominate London's docks, a metaphor for Margaret Thatcher's free-market revolution.

Thatcher 'sparked storm of opinions': Bishop

2013-04-17 13:21

The Bishop of London has told mourners at former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral that she had sparked a "storm of conflicting opinions".

Britain, world bids farewell to Thatcher

2013-04-17 10:35

The funeral of Margaret Thatcher takes place amid tight security, with Queen Elizabeth II leading mourners in bidding farewell to one of Britain's most influential and divisive prime ministers.

Iron Lady to be buried with full pomp

2013-04-17 08:45

World leaders and dignitaries from 170 countries are to attend the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, an elaborate affair with full military honours.

Thatcher funeral: Attendees and no-shows

2013-04-16 20:10

Among those expected at the funeral of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher are former president FW De Klerk and IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi.

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