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Thatcher approved Corazon Aquino asylum request – archives

Dec 31, 2019 - 8:36 AM

But Britain's protection was ultimately not needed after the deposed dictator Ferdinand Marcos, Corazon Aquino's rival in the 1986 snap presidential elections, steps down

REMEMBER CORY. Corazon Aquino, the wife of the slain opposition leader Benigno Aquino, Jr., is cheered by her advisers after announcing on December 03, 1985 in Manila, that she will run against President Ferdinand Marcos in the presidential snap poll February 7. File photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

The Brussels Years: The making of Brexit Boris

Jun 19, 2016 - 10:56 AM

The ironic twist behind Boris Johnson s anti EU stance is that he knows the inner workings of the bloc s institutions far better than most people in Britain where surveys show knowledge about the EU is among the lowest in Europe

This handout picture released by ITV shows Former Mayor of London and Conservative Party politician Boris Johnson, gesturing while representing the 'Leave' campaign during The ITV Referendum Debate in London on June 9, 2016. Photo by Matt Frost/ Rex Features / AFP

Singapore teen in anti-Lee video remanded again for blogs

May 01, 2015 - 1:15 AM

Amos Yee is facing three charges including for actions that hurt religious feelings after he attacked the 91 year old political patriarch in an eight minute expletive laden YouTube video and launched a tirade against Christianity

15 women you should know about

Sep 28, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Know your women icons today and from the not too distant past

VICTORY. German Chancellor Angela Merkel celebrates at the CDU party's headquarters after the German general elections. Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP

1988 concert for Mandela helped set him free

Jun 13, 2013 - 8:18 AM

You can t get out of jail as a terrorist but you can get out of prison as a black leader

FREEDOM FIGHTER. There were many, including Mandela himself, who asked several times that the struggle not be about him

#PHvote quotes: Sixto drama, iron lady and 'flat irons'

Apr 20, 2013 - 1:13 PM

The Comelec chief is at the center of this week s SC drama while VP Binay cracks a joke that fires up the web

This is not a eulogy

Apr 19, 2013 - 2:45 PM

While I do not have any desire to dance on anyone s grave I understand the anger and I respect it too

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Anger and applause on the streets at Thatcher's funeral

Apr 17, 2013 - 10:54 PM

Cheering and jeering mingled in the air as Margaret Thatcher s coffin passed through London on Wednesday a stark reminder that Britain is still as deeply divided over the Iron Lady as when she was in power

Margaret Thatcher makes final journey

Apr 17, 2013 - 5:45 PM

UPDATED Leaders and public officials attend Thatcher s funeral in London

Thatcher makes final visit to parliament

Apr 17, 2013 - 8:23 AM

As Thatcher requested her body will spend the last night before her funeral in parliament where she served for more than half a century in both the lower and upper houses

LAST VISIT. Pallbearers carry the coffin of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher as it arrives to be laid at the Crypt Chapel of St Mary Undercoft in the Houses of Parliament in London on April 16, 2013, to allow lawmakers to pay their last respects to the iron lady on the eve of her ceremonial funeral. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT

Tight security guards against threats to Thatcher funeral

Apr 15, 2013 - 3:23 PM

A major security operation has been planned for Wednesday s ceremonial event amid fears it could be disrupted by far left groups Irish republicans or individuals obsessed by the Iron Lady

Hundreds join anti-Thatcher 'party' in London

Apr 14, 2013 - 10:04 AM

Former coal miners involved in the year long strike against the Iron Lady s government in the 1980s joined far left activists and students to drink to her demise

'PARTY' FOR THATCHER. An effigy of late British former prime minister Margaret Thatcher is carried during an anti-Thatcher party celebrating her death in Trafalgar Square in central London on April 13, 2013. AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT

Thatcher funeral guest list includes US ex-presidents

Apr 11, 2013 - 9:08 PM

Some 2 000 guests are expected to attend the funeral of Brittain s Iron Lady

Morrissey condemns Margaret Thatcher

Apr 10, 2013 - 7:50 AM

Morrissey releases a scathing essay attacking the late Margaret Thatcher

VIVA HATE. No condolences from Morrissey. Photo from the Morrissey Official Facebook page

Thatcher funeral set April 17 in divided Britain

Apr 10, 2013 - 7:45 AM

UPDATE Downing Street makes the announcement after a meeting between the Thatcher family and Buckingham Palace

Margaret Thatcher’s legacy in art, theater

Apr 09, 2013 - 5:11 PM

Margaret Thatcher influenced theater and the arts with her strong persona and controversial politics

ICONIC WOMAN. Haydn Gwynne plays Margaret Thatcher in the play 'The Audience.' Photo from 'The Audience-Play' Facebook page

Dragon Lady Miriam on Thatcher: I idolize her

Apr 09, 2013 - 3:11 PM

Santiago says of Thatcher I idolize her actually She was very results oriented like me

China lauds 'Thatcher's biggest compromise' over HK

Apr 09, 2013 - 12:23 PM

Margaret Thatcher was an outstanding leader who wisely compromised over Hong Kong s future Chinese state media said Tuesday

Meryl Streep on Thatcher: Pioneer for women

Apr 09, 2013 - 9:30 AM

To have given women and girls around the world reason to supplant fantasies of being princesses with a different dream: the real life option of leading their nation; this was groundbreaking and admirable

ACTRESS AND FAN. Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in 'The Iron Lady' (2011). Photo from the Meryl Streep Forever Facebook page

Argentines on Thatcher: Cold, aggressive, odious

Apr 09, 2013 - 6:39 AM

They call her a warmonger who prolonged the Falklands war for political ends

IN PHOTOS: The life of Margaret Thatcher

Apr 08, 2013 - 11:05 PM

Relive the milestones of Margaret Thatcher s life during and after her political career

DIVISIVE, UNITIVE. Both friends and foes agree on Thatcher's lasting legacy as a world leader. AFP/Shaun Curry

World leaders remember Margaret Thatcher

Apr 08, 2013 - 10:37 PM

World leaders were one in mourning the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

'The lady's not for turning' -- Thatcher in quotes

Apr 08, 2013 - 9:20 PM

If you want something said ask a man If you want something done ask a woman

Palace: Thatcher formidable world leader

Apr 08, 2013 - 8:56 PM

The Palace hails the late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as a formidable world leader

FORMIDABLE LEADER. The Palace hails the late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as a formidable world leader. File AFP Photo/Suzanne Plunket/Pool

Rappler Newscast | April 8, 2013

Apr 08, 2013 - 8:50 PM

North Korea to pull our workers from Kaesong South Korea backtracks on North Korea nuclear test report PH officials approval rating go up

The life and times of Margaret Thatcher

Apr 08, 2013 - 8:37 PM

Here is a chronology of the life of Margaret Thatcher Britain s first female prime minister who died aged 87

Former British Prime Minister, Baroness Margaret Thatcher, waits for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II attends the State Opening of Parliament, at the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, central London on May 25, 2010. AFP /Arthur Edwards/Pool

Margaret Thatcher: 'Iron Lady' who changed Britain

Apr 08, 2013 - 8:30 PM

Thatcher will be remembered as The Iron Lady who helped end the Cold War and whose economic reforms divided the country

Margaret Thatcher, Britain's Iron Lady, dies

Apr 08, 2013 - 7:59 PM

British Prime Minister David Cameron says We have lost a great leader

In hospital, Thatcher in 'good spirits'

Dec 24, 2012 - 6:15 AM

Britain s only female premier is still recovering from a minor operation to remove a growth in her bladder She is likely to remain in hospital over Christmas

Britain's Thatcher recovering from bladder surgery

Dec 22, 2012 - 11:09 AM

Britain s former prime minister Margaret Thatcher was recovering in hospital Saturday December 22 following a minor operation to remove a growth in her bladder

MARGARET THATCHER, BRITAIN's FIGHTING lady, on the cover of TIME magazine on May 14, 1979. Image from Facebook

'The Artist,' 'Hugo' lead Oscar winners

Feb 27, 2012 - 9:28 AM

A list of nominees and winners in the 84th Academy Awards

OSCARS 2012. Images courtesy of the AMPAS.