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#Iron Lady

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election Them's Fightin' Words This post contains videos

Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election

The Prime Minister said that there are “some in Brussels who do not want these [Brexit] talks to succeed”.

The utility room on last night's Room To Improve was the envy of the entire country

Is there anything more Irish than a utility room?

From TheJournal.ie The Eiffel Tower closed for hours after man climbs it wearing a backpack The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower closed for hours after man climbs it wearing a backpack

A policeman at the scene said the intruder may have been seeking to parachute off the tower.

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Signs of Thatcher: loved and hated in life and death Iron Lady

Signs of Thatcher: loved and hated in life and death

Reflecting how divisive the former prime minister was during her political life, supporters and detractors turned out for Margaret Thatcher’s funeral this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher: "You can't trust the Irish, they are all liars" Ouch

Thatcher: "You can't trust the Irish, they are all liars"

Former Labour minister Peter Mandelson said Thatcher gave him the advice on the day he was appointed Secretary for Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher's funeral to have twice as many security staff as mourners Iron Lady

Thatcher's funeral to have twice as many security staff as mourners

2,300 people will attend the ceremony at St. Paul’s Cathedral, with 4,000 police officers and 700 military personnel on duty.

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher supporters set up camp ahead of funeral Thatcher Camp

Thatcher supporters set up camp ahead of funeral

Danny Jones and his son Jordan came from Liverpool and are willing to stay outside for the night ahead of tomorrow’s ceremonies.

From TheJournal.ie Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral London Calling This post contains images

Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral

The bell of the clock tower was last silenced for former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.

From TheJournal.ie Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours Iron Lady

Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours

The honours afforded to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral will be equivalent to those given to the Queen Mother and Princess Diana.

From TheJournal.ie Loved and loathed: UK newspapers highlight Thatcher divide (Updated) Divided

Loved and loathed: UK newspapers highlight Thatcher divide (Updated)

In its subhead, the Daily Mirror asks: “So should she really be given a ceremonial funeral like Princess Diana?”

From TheJournal.ie “First lady of girl power”: Thatcher’s death – the Twitter reaction Margaret Thatcher This post contains images

“First lady of girl power”: Thatcher’s death – the Twitter reaction

Britain’s first female prime minister died today at the age of 87. The reaction on Twitter was somewhat mixed…

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher Iron Lady

Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was saddened to hear of the death of the “formidable political leader”.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins: Thatcher's legacy will be debated for many years Thatcher

President Higgins: Thatcher's legacy will be debated for many years

The President said he was “sorry to learn of the death of Lady Thatcher” and extended his condolences to her family.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEOS: 10 pivotal moments from Margaret Thatcher's time in power Iron Lady This post contains videos

VIDEOS: 10 pivotal moments from Margaret Thatcher's time in power

Miners’ strikes, IRA bombings, the Falklands invasion and the threat of Brussels…

From TheJournal.ie Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher dies at 87 Iron Lady

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher dies at 87

The former Conservative leader and three-time prime minister suffered a stroke and died peacefully, a spokesman says.

From The42 ‘They hung me out to dry’: Morrison battles on after bike fall HEROINE

‘They hung me out to dry’: Morrison battles on after bike fall

The tearful triathlete said “I put in everything I had” after forcing her way to the 43rd place finish.

From The42 Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more Iron Lady

Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more

Aileen Morrison does not like setting targets for this morning’s Olympic triathlon, but that hasn’t prevented others doing it for her.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin pulls 'Thatcher's grave' t-shirt from online store T-shirt

Sinn Féin pulls 'Thatcher's grave' t-shirt from online store

A t-shirt showing silhouettes dancing at the Iron Lady’s grave is withdrawn, after being slammed by Unionist politicians.