venerdì 12 aprile 2013

Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady

Margaret Thatcher, the first female prime minister, died on 8th April 2013.
She was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office. A Soviet journalist called her the "Iron Lady", a nickname that became associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style. As Prime Minister, she implemented policies that have come to be known as Thatcherism.

How the papers covered Margaret Thatcher's death
She was loved and hated. They even said she divided the country in two parts.

In this article the Telegraph analyses how the newspapers covered her death

If you want to learn new words linked to politics and Thatcherism, watch this video

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