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Streisand: 'Bring Back Thatcher'

American singer/actress BARBRA STREISAND misses the days when MARGARET THATCHER was the British prime minister, because she believes women had a better deal when the so-called 'Iron Lady' was in charge. Streisand insists UK society...

Thatcher Musical A 'Respectful' Production

Theatre bosses are insisting a musical about the life of MARGARET THATCHER is a respectful satire of the former British prime minister's time in power. Unusual production THATCHER: THE MUSICAL covers the leader's time...

Thatcher's Style Inspired Transvestite Film

Director NEIL JORDAN has taken tips from an unusual style icon for his new movie about a transsexual - former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER. The film-maker says he dressed actor CILLIAN MURPHY...

Dr Who Blasts Blair At Christmas

Popular UK family show DOCTOR WHO will launch a veiled attack on British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR this Christmas (25DEC05) by broadcasting an anti-war episode. The long-running sci-fi series will feature an alien invasion...

Thatcher Rushed To Hospital

Former British Prime Minister BARONESS THATCHER was rushed to a London hospital yesterday (07DEC05) after feeling "faint and unwell" in a hairdressing salon. The 80-year-old, who was the UK's leader between 1979 and 1990,...

Madonna: 'The English Are Used To Bullies Like Me'

Pop queen MADONNA has found the perfect man in mild-mannered Brit GUY RITCHIE - because she can bully him as much as she likes. The HUNG UP singer is convinced English men adore being...

Jacobi To Play Pinochet

Veteran actor SIR DEREK JACOBI is set to add another historical character to his filmography as he takes on the role of Chilean dictator GENERAL AUGUSTO PINOCHET. The I, CLAUDIUS star has played a...

Nancy Reagan Briefly Hospitalised After Fall

Former US first lady NANCY REAGAN was briefly hospitalised in London yesterday (16JUN05), after falling in her hotel room. Reagan, 83, who is vacationing in the UK, was bruised in the fall, but resumed...

Billy Elliot's Anti-thatcher Song Shocks Audiences

London stage show BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL is attracting controversy by featuring a song eagerly anticipating the death of former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER. The tune, written by SIR ELTON JOHN and lyricist...

Thatcher Accepts Guilt In Coup Bid

MARK THATCHER, the son of former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER, has pleaded guilty to playing a part in a military coup in Africa. The businessman accepts he unwittingly paid cash to rebels attempting...

Stone To Recreate Thatcher's Reign

Movie-maker OLIVER STONE is lining up another historical figure for his next biopic - former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER. The director is refusing to let the critical mauling and disastrous box office performance...

Cleese's Political Wrangle

Comic legend JOHN CLEESE was so incensed when his famous 'dead parrot' sketch was used for political ends that he considered legal action. Former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER used chunks of the MONTY...

Diana's Butler In Address Book Row

DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' former butler PAUL BURRELL has been linked to the unorthodox private sale of the late British royal's address book. Burrell is named in an authentication letter given to American broker...

Arnie Pays Tribute To Reagan

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is among leaders who have paid tribute to another actor-turned-politician, RONALD REAGAN, who died on Saturday (05JUN04). The action man-turned-California Governor joined former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER and former US leaders...

Nigella Lawson Eyes Political Career

Celebrity cook NIGELLA LAWSON is planning to carve out a career in politics, just like her famous father. The DOMESTIC GODDESS beauty is the daughter of onetime Chancellor NIGEL LAWSON, who served under the...

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