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Time has not diminished the memory

I’VE never seen anything like it. On Facebook, on Twitter, there was instantaneous reaction. Comment after comment, tweet after tweet. You’d think the death of someone whose political career ended decades ago would have been greeted with a shrug. Not so Maggie Thatcher. Comment after comment, tweet after tweet expressing pleasure, nay delight, at the […]

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No tears shed on death of Thatcher

While Margaret Thatcher’s death – just like her life – has divided opinion elsewhere, in West Belfast the memories of the former British Prime minister are still too raw for any eulogies. Dubbed the Iron Lady, Mrs Thatcher died on Monday after suffering a stroke while staying in the Ritz Hotel in London. She was 87. […]

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Thatcher’s tale unquestioned but Dugdale’s another story

It’s funny the way people react to TV and film. Print? For most people now, much print requires too much effort – they prefer to watch the movie rather than read the book.

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