Baroness Thatcher Dies

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Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died on Monday 8 April 2013 following a stroke – she was 87.

Baroness Thatcher was Conservative prime minister from 1979 to 1990. She became the Conservative MP for Finchley, north London in 1959, retiring from the Commons in 1992.

It takes a lot of cabling and paraphernalia to make TV work! #BehindTheScenes — Matt Freestone (@MattJF) April 18, 2013 Here's @julieetchitv, my jib and our @itvnews crew on Abingdon Green for #NewsAtTen last night. #BehindTheScenes — Matt… Read more


The funeral of Baroness Margaret Thatcher will take place today with live coverage on BBC, ITV and Sky News. The ceremony takes place at St Paul’s Cathedral following a procession from the Palace of Westminster. The service will be attended… Read more

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Sky News Promo 2013 – Baroness Thatcher’s Funeral

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The BBC has said that the ‘Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead’ song, which is likely to enter the top ten on Sunday, will NOT be played on Radio 1’s chart show. However, a short clip of the song will… Read more


This week’s edition of Question Time has been moved from Rochdale to Finchley – the former constituency of Baroness Margaret Thatcher. Joining David Dimbleby on the panel is: Conservative Cabinet Minister Ken Clarke; Labour’s former Home Secretary David Blunkett; former… Read more

ITV ITV News at Ten & Weather 04-08 22-31-02

The BBC will broadcast a special live edition of The Daily Politics this afternoon as MPs return from their holidays to the House of Commons to pay tribute to Britain’s only female Prime Minster, Margaret Thatcher. Baroness Thatcher died on… Read more

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Love being able to cue the prime minister live on @BBCOne ! What a day! Everyone played a blinder. #Thatcher — Chris Cook (@chrisckmedia) April 8, 2013

BBC Parliament has released details of a series of special programmes to air this evening on the political life of Baroness Thatcher – who died today at the age of 87. 7pm – Talk In: Robin Day meets the new… Read more

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TV broadcasters will air special documentaries this evening following the death of Baroness Margaret Thatcher. The former Prime Minister died this morning at the age of 87 following a stroke. Her spokesman said: “It is with great sadness that Mark… Read more

ITN’s former political editor John Sergeant has told ITV News that Baroness Thatcher was easily his favourite prime minister. “You were never quite sure what she would do or say, but whatever the outcome she never failed to make headlines…. Read more

We'll have reaction to the news of Baroness Thatcher's death at the age of 87 in an extended edition tonight, beginning at 2230 on BBC Two. — BBC Newsnight (@BBCNewsnight) April 8, 2013

Oh dear someone at CNN obviously didn't get the memo – runs obit pic of Thatcher with Jimmy Savile: — Neal Mann (@fieldproducer) April 8, 2013

BBC Parliament will be showing a series of archive programmes to commemorate the political life of Baroness Thatcher, tonight from 7pm — BBC Parliament (@BBCParliament) April 8, 2013