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Noel Gallagher 'Drew Hitler Moustache' On Margaret Thatcher Portrait In Downing Street

Noel Gallagher reportedly drew an Adolf Hitler moustache on a portrait of Margaret Thatcher.The 53-year-old former Oasis star is said to have made a sneaky alteration a picture of the late former Prime Minister -...

Madonna Deletes Margaret Thatcher Message

The Like A Virgin hitmaker posted a picture alongside one of the late politician's famous quotes - "If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at...

Elvis Costello Defends His Anti-thatcher Song

British singer Elvis Costello has defended his decision to perform a controversial song about late U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during his televised set at Glastonbury festival.The star first released his protest song, Tramp The...

Ian Mckellen Thought Margaret Thatcher's Knighthood Gift Was A Joke

Sir Ian Mckellen was convinced he was the victim of a practical joke when he found out former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had organised his knighthood just days before she left office.The X-Men star...

Iron Man 3 London Premiere Postponed After Margaret Thatcher Funeral Announcement

The Iron Man has had to cede to the Iron Lady after it was confirmed that the London premiere for Iron Man 3 is to be delayed by a day to allow the funeral of...

Bbc Radio One Chart Show Won't Play 'Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead'

BBC Radio One have announced that the chart show won’t be playing the song Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead, in the likelihood that it will make the top 10 of the Official UK Top...

Geri Halliwell Devastated By Furore Over Margaret Thatcher Tribute

British pop star Geri Halliwell has branded herself "weak" and cowardly for deleting an online tribute to former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher after receiving negative feedback from fans.The former Spice Girls star was among...

Shirley Bassey And Andrew Lloyd Webber Invited To Thatcher's Funeral

Shirley Bassey and theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber have secured invites to late U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral in London next week (begs15Apr13).The celebrities are expected to join politicians and heads of state, like...

John Lydon Blasts Margaret Thatcher Gloaters

Punk icon John Lydon has slammed Brits who are celebrating the death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, branding them "cowards".The controversial ex-leader died on Monday (08Apr13) after suffering a stroke, and her passing has...

Glenda Jackson's Margaret Thatcher Rant Shocks Parliament

Double Oscar winner-turned-politician Glenda Jackson stunned colleagues during a special session of parliament on Wednesday (10Apr13) by launching into a bizarre rant about former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.British Members of Parliament (Mps) were called...

Margaret Thatcher Street Party Organiser Identity Released

Some people are mourning the passing of Margaret Thatcher - her legacy, economic ‘reform’ and foreign policy. Some people are celebrating the passing of Margaret Thatcher - her legacy, economic ‘reform’ and foreign policy.One of...

Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead Hits Top 10: But Can It Reach No.1?

Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead had launched into the UK Top 10 chart following the death of Margaret Thatcher. What probably started off as a handful of people downloading The Wizard of Oz track...

Melanie Brown Ignores Thatcher Backlash To Pay Tribute

Defiant former Spice Girls star Melanie Brown has spoken out to pay tribute to Margaret Thatcher just hours after her ex-bandmate Geri Halliwell was forced to delete a tweet honouring the late British leader due...

Billy Elliot Musical Keeps Margaret Thatcher Death Song In Monday's Performance

Following the death of Margaret Thatcher yesterday from a stroke, one of the West End’s biggest plays faced the decision as to whether it would have to cut one of the most impactful moments of...

Could 'Ding Dong! The Witch' Top The UK Singles Charts This Weekend?

The death of Margaret Thatcher might have been met with sadness at the top level of British politics, but reactions at a wider level were far more mixed, with as many of the general public...

Ken Loach Blasts Plans For Margaret Thatcher's Costly Funeral

British director Ken Loach has criticised plans to hold a lavish funeral for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.Baroness Thatcher passed away after suffering a stroke on Monday (08Apr13), and British officials have granted her...

Billy Bragg: 'Margaret Thatcher's Death Should Not Be Celebrated'

Singer/songwriter Billy Bragg is urging his fans not to celebrate the death of Britain's former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher despite his hatred of the ex-leader's controversial policies.Baroness Thatcher passed away following a stroke on Monday...

Morrissey Slams Thatcher After Learning Of Her Death

Morrissey has sent Margaret Thatcher to the grave with a lashing, refusing to offer her any tribute and instead condemning the former British Prime Minister as "barbaric" and "a terror without an atom of humanity".In...

Meryl Streep Remembers Margaret Thatcher As A Pioneer For Women In Politics

Meryl Streep has hailed former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as a "groundbreaking pioneer" for women in politics following her death on Monday (08Apr13).Tributes from around the world have poured in for the U.K.'s first...

Margaret Thatcher Dead At 87: Harry Styles (Of All People) Lead Tributes

A website titled "Is Margaret Thatcher Dead?" has received a slew of criticism in recent years for its tasteless daily updates of whether or not the Baroness had passed away. Nevertheless, the website finally showed...

Margaret Thatcher Dies Aged 87

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died, aged 87.The veteran politician, who was portrayed by Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady, passed away on Monday (08Apr13) after suffering a stroke. Family spokesman Lord...

World Leaders Pay Tribute To Margaret Thatcher

World leaders, politicians and celebrities from U.S. President Barack Obama to British singer Harry Styles have remembered former U.K. Prime Minister (Pm) Margaret Thatcher following her death on Monday (08Apr13).The veteran Conservative leader passed away...

Margaret Thatcher Tribute Set For Helen Mirren Play

The cast of Dame Helen Mirren's West End play will pay tribute to late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during Monday night's (08Apr13) show in the hours after her death.The play features Mirren as Queen...

Kevin Spacey Loved Working With David Fincher

Kevin Spacey found working with David Fincher ''sublime''.The 53-year-old actor stars as Francis Underwood in the remake of iconic 90s BBC political drama 'House of Cards' and although he and the director took influence from...

Adele Feels Like Meryl Streep After Oscar Nomination

Adele feels like Meryl Streep with her Oscar nomination.The British singer/songwriter in is the running for Best Original Song for her track 'Skyfall' from the same-titled James Bond film and she is so over-whelmed to...

Jimmy Savile Letters To Margaret Thatcher Intrigues Us To Censored Correspondence

A letter from Jimmy Savile to Margaret Thatcher - which is thought to be the beginning of a close relationship - has been released to the public for the first time. Part of a Savile...

Russell Crowe To Play Rupert Murdoch

Russell Crowe is reportedly in line to play Rupert Murdoch in a film.The 'Gladiator' star is tipped to take on the role of the media mogul in a movie based on 'Good Times, Bad Times',...

Charlize Theron Loves Thatcher Comparison

Charlize Theron loved being described as ''Margaret Thatcher meets Kate Moss'' on the set of 'Snow White and the Huntsman'. The 36-year-old actress - who plays Queen Ravenna in the fantasy film - wants to...

Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 To School, On Behalf Of Viola Davis

Meryl Streep has made a charitable donation to save a school, thanks to a tip-off from her fellow actress and Oscar hopeful Viola Davis. Davis reportedly told Streep about the ailing school in Central Falls,...

Meryl Streep Under Fire For Forgetting Thatcher At Oscars

Meryl Streep has come under fire for failing to acknowledge Margaret Thatcher in her Oscars' acceptance speech. Streep won her third Oscar at Sunday night's ceremony (she has also been nominated a further fourteen times,...

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