Topic: Margaret Thatcher
The London riots and looting this weekend were among the worst civil disturbances Britain has seen in a quarter-century. Some blamed government spending cuts for sowing unrest and weakening police.
08/08/2011 05:59 pm
Revelations of another phone hacking victim – the mother of 8-year-old murder victim Sarah Payne – adds to a culture war that pits Rupert Murdoch’s profit-driven ethos against Britain's establishment press.
07/29/2011 01:39 pm
Western leaders must support democracy in the Arab world now in 2011 as they did in Central and Eastern Europe in 1989. The time for viewing dictatorships as defenders of Western civilization is finished.
07/27/2011 02:30 pm
The tawdry depths of the phone hacking scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch's media empire have shocked the UK public and exposed the heights of his political influence.
07/15/2011 05:54 pm
The international teaser trailer for ‘The Iron Lady’ offers an early look at Meryl Steep’s already-an-awards-contender turn as former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. 'The Iron Lady' is set to hit U.S. theaters December 16.
07/08/2011 01:35 pm
Reagan statue in London? The new Reagan statue joins images of other US presidents in Grosvenor Square and is celebrated with words by Margaret Thatcher.
07/06/2011 02:26 am
Passions are high. Crowds are big. Alcohol is consumed. That can be the toxic mix that sparks rioting at or after big sporting events – a phenomenon that can feed on itself by drawing in those who are at first bystanders, experts say. The history of fans turning rabid is a long one, with a new chapter added Wednesday night in Vancouver, where street riots erupted toward the end of pro hockey’s Stanley Cup final. No deaths were reported, but more than 100 people were injured, according to the Toronto Sun. Here are five notable riots linked to sporting events through history.
06/16/2011 06:15 pm
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President Obama, on a three-day state visit to London, is stressing what he and Prime Minister Cameron call an 'essential relationship' between the UK and the US.
05/24/2011 04:30 pm
Lee Jones and Streep will play a married couple, who are having problems with their relationship. Before considering divorce, however, they decide to give their marriage one last try, and head off to a retreat which offers a series of intense counselling sessions with an expert therapist (Steve Carell).
05/23/2011 05:31 pm