On 30 November 1982, Margaret Thatcher was in her study at the prime minister’s residence when the device went off.
During a filming break, 'The Crown' cast performed a choreographed dance led by Olivia Colman.
The Crown star Olivia Colman has said she swore when she met Queen Elizabeth II - the figure she portrays on the Netflix series
It came just hours after new Commons speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle said he wanted the House to “have a better image” that is “respected” by the public.
In an interview with The Times, Margaret Thatcher's biographer Charles Moore drew similarities between the 'Iron Lady' and Boris Johnson.
Margaret Thatcher stepped in to ensure that Moors murderers Myra Hindley and Ian Brady were never released from prison, new Downing Street papers have revealed. Thatcher defiantly told then home secretary Leon Brittan in 1985 that his proposed minimum sentences of 40 years for Brady and 30 years for Hindley were not long enough. It came when Brittan began the first parole reviews of their potential release – after they had been behind bars for 19 years.
Theresa May is seen by a majority of Brits as the new ‘Iron Lady’ – taking over the mantel from Margaret Thatcher. Nearly half (47%) of those surveyed for a YouGov poll found that Mrs May is most similar to the first female Prime Minister, while 31% said they were different. The comparison is no bad thing – recent research found that 43% of Brits describing Mrs Thatcher as a good or great PM.
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Theresa May has a lot to live up to as Britain’s second ever female Prime Minister - but she’ll have a lot of help from husband Philip. Mrs May has already been compared to Margaret Thatcher and Mr May will no doubt draw his own comparisons to Denis Thatcher, the Iron Lady’s beloved husband of 50 years. Born in 1957, Mr May met his future wife at Oxford University in 1976 when the pair of them were students. Romance: The pair met at Oxford University in 1976 before marrying in 1980 (Rex) They were introduced to each other by one Benazir Bhutto - who went on to become the prime minister of Pakistan.
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Oh Aisleyne. You are literally one of our most favourite people ever – even more so after hearing about your latest gaffe.