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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Protesters plan to turn their backs on Thatcher funeral

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 09:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London London police are bracing for protests at Margaret Thatcher’s funeral on Wednesday, with opponents vowing to pelt her coffin with eggs, coal or milk ... were shut down, from Wales to northern England, are expected to do brisk trade on Wednesday. In London, some protesters suggested they may try to throw milk at Thatcher’s coffin, a reference ...


    Live: funeral held for Margaret Thatcher in London

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 03:50pm by AFP

    ... polarising a figure to merit such a state-sponsored send-off. Protesters in the crowd turned their backs as the funeral cortege went by to complain at the damage wrought by her radical free-market ...


    Rebel MP Galloway offers Thatcher stinging send-off

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Controversial Respect Party MP tells parliament that there is no consensus for a national funeral Rebel George Galloway offers stinging send-off British MPs voted overwhelmingly to postpone Prime Minister's Questions so ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am

    ... to the cathedral are expected to be subject to protests, however, with some anti-Thatcher campaigners pledging to turn their backs on the cortege as it passes.   ATV case reaches Court of Appeal ATV's ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Tributes and protests at Thatcher funeral Britain says goodbye to its longest-serving prime minister of the 20th ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Hundreds join anti-Thatcher 'party' in London's Trafalgar Square

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 09:54am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... from the hit musical The Wizard of Oz, Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead, has become a rallying cry for anti-Thatcher sentiment since her death and has shot up the singles charts this week. “I came ... or the disabled,” Holmwood told news agency AFP. Elsewhere on Saturday, some fans of Liverpool football club held up anti-Thatcher banners at a Premier League match reading “We’re gonna have a party” ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must come together for its own good, or risk Beijing's wrath

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by C. P. Ho

    ... Protesters and anti-protesters trade insults and slogans. Were it not that the stakes are so high, all such confrontations would make for very good, entertaining theatre. Unfortunately for some in both the anti- and pro-government camps, the stresses and strains in shoving and shouting are taking a heavy toll, mentally and physically. A little blood has now been shed and Asia’s finest, ...

  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    Northern Ireland's Dr No who said 'yes' to peace

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 03:39am by Reuters

    ... was "the Anti-Christ"- was an integral part of the poisonous sectarian politics of "the Troubles", in which over 3,600 died. Even as other unionist leaders sought agreements ... executive, set up in 1974. "Ulster Says No!" was his slogan when British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher signed an Anglo-Irish treaty in 1985. "You have sold out Northern Ireland ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    World powers split over Occupy, but most agree that Beijing unlikely to budge

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:00pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... of the Hong Kong people,” the White House said in a statement. On October 5, Charles Powell, who served as private secretary to then British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher when Britain agreed ... the people of China,” Shanmugam said. There has been lots of anti-China bias in Western media reports, Shanmugam continued, noting that Western reports often stated that China is denying democracy ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    OCCUPY CENTRAL- DAY 10: Full coverage of the day's events

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 07:06am by Staff Reporters

    ... Admiralty: Hundreds of Occupy Central protesters boo and chase away an anti-Occupy and pro-police group sporting blue ribbons, after the group attempted to gain access to the Occupy site ... the pro- and anti-Occupy Central groups, pro-democracy protesters shouted at the "blue ribbon" group, and mocked them for getting "paid to demonstrate," while attempting ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain grapples with Thatcher legacy as clashes erupt

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 06:32pm by AFP

    ... at several parties to celebrate her death, reminiscent in their own small way of the sometimes violent protests by miners, trade unions and anti-tax protesters during the 1980s. In Bristol, southwest ... Agence France-Presse in London Britain wrestled on Tuesday with violent passions ignited by the death of divisive former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, with critics of the “Iron Lady” ...




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