We have talked about the concept of ‘energy security’ so much that it no longer means anything, Holland writes. It is time to retire the term.
Even former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral was the subject of hot debate. The conservative powerhouse was loved and reviled by Britons.
What's the difference between the ceremonial funeral that will be held for the late prime minister and the state funeral her supporters wanted for her?
Thatcher opponents have driven the song 'Ding Dong, the Witch is Dead' to the top of Britain's pop charts. Was the 'retaliatory' promotion of a 1979 punk song fanned by fans - or a good capitalist moment?
With remembrances of the late prime minister dominating the press, it is easy to forget the economic woes and issues of identity that gripped Britain in the years preceding her rule.
A new two-part biography of the former prime minister by Charles Moore was approved by Thatcher for publication after her death.
While Margaret Thatcher was reforming Britain's economy, new oil discoveries in the North Sea were turning the nation into an energy powerhouse. The surge in resources and employment softened the oil-price shocks of the late 1970s and helped Prime Minister Thatcher pull the country out of economic stagnation.