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  1. BBC's Tony Hall Responds to Margaret Thatcher Controversy

    10:39 am 4/12/2013

    Although he finds it "distasteful," the company's director general refuses to ban "Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead" from a chart show amid a campaign to popularize the song by critics of the late "Iron Lady."Read more

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  2. 'Iron Man 3' U.K. Premiere Pushed Back for Margaret Thatcher Funeral

    4:06 am 4/12/2013

    Disney will open the film on April 18, a day later than originally panned, as Britain braces itself for potential civil unrest.Read more

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  3. Jeremy Clarkson and Andrew Lloyd Webber to Attend Margaret Thatcher Funeral

    9:18 am 4/11/2013

    The "Top Gear" star's acceptance is one of only a handful of reps from the arts and media as the invites are mailed out Thursday. Read more

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  4. Morrissey Takes Another Shot at Margaret Thatcher, U.K. Press

    4:13 pm 4/10/2013

    "She simply did not give a shit about people," wrote the ex-Smiths frontman. Read more

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  5. Rupert Murdoch Calls Margaret Thatcher an 'Inspiration to My Business Life'

    6:39 am 4/10/2013

    In an editorial in his Times of London, the News Corp. CEO hails the former British Prime Minister for enabling him to launch the Sky TV service and crush newspaper unions.Read more

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  6. 'Stand Down Margaret': English Beat's Dave Wakeling Reflects on Anti-Thatcher Anthem

    11:00 am 4/9/2013

    Says the 80s ska band's guitarist and vocalist: "Most everything about Margaret Thatcher was pretend ... a way for the privileged to secure themselves at the expense of everybody else."Read more

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  7. 'Ding Dong the Witch is Dead' Shooting Up the British Charts After Margaret Thatcher's Death

    10:34 am 4/9/2013

    The Judy Garland song, made famous in "The Wizard of Oz," was bought online by masses of Britons in a concerted effort to mark and celebrate the passing of the former prime minister.Read more

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  8. Margaret Thatcher and the Rise and Fall of the Great British Pop Protest Song

    7:00 pm 4/8/2013

    Morrissey’s “Margaret On The Guillotine," UB40's "Madame Medusa," The English Beat's "Stand Down Margaret" ... few public figures elicited such musical venom as the former British Prime Minister, who died Monday at age 87.Read more

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  9. Meryl Streep on Margaret Thatcher's Death: 'To Me She Was a Figure of Awe'

    1:05 pm 4/8/2013

    The actress, who won an Oscar for "The Iron Lady," praises the former British prime minister as “a pioneer, willingly or unwillingly, for the role of women in politics.”Read more

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