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Thatcher refused to call publicly for Mandela release: Archives

Nelson Mandela`s name was not raised once in an official meeting between Margaret Thatcher and South Africa`s prime minister in 1984, records showed Friday, re-opening the debate into how much she pushed for his release from prison.

Jan 03, 2014, 22:46 PM IST

Thatcher visited hairdresser 120 times in 1984: Diary

She might be known as the iron lady but former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was particular about her looks as her appointments diary for 1984 shows she visited a hairdresser 120 times.

Jan 03, 2014, 17:48 PM IST

Sarah Palin to meet Margaret Thatcher: Report

America`s glamorous politician Sarah Palin has lined up a trip to Britain to meet UK`s first woman Premier Margaret Thatcher.

Jun 13, 2010, 17:14 PM IST

Thatcher in 10 Downing Street for meeting with PM

Margaret Thatcher, who had one of longest tenures as Brit PM from 1979-1990, returned to 10 Downing Street for a private meet with premier David Cameron.

Jun 09, 2010, 14:13 PM IST

Thatcher wanted UK to offer Iran’s shah sanctuary

Britain was desperate for the shah of Iran not to move near London after the 1979 revolution despite previously supporting him, even planning a cloak-and-dagger mission to the Bahamas to put him off.

Dec 30, 2009, 19:09 PM IST