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Giant Thatcher statue to ‘make Scotland British again’

yes, yes, yesDavid Cameron has revealed government proposals designed to ‘make Scotland British again’, beginning with the erection of a massive monument to Baroness Thatcher in Glasgow’s George Square.

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Posted: May 17th, 2015
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Thatcher bronze statue ‘had soiled knickers’, complains bidder

The man who paid £220,000 for a bronze statue of Margaret Thatcher says he was disappointed to find the figurine did not portray the former PM as a world leader in her prime but was a more recent casting of the former Tory leader during her final days in a residential care home.

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Posted: Feb 12th, 2015
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Shane MacGowan becomes latest to be ruled out of chairing child abuse enquiry

Shane MacGowan has become the latest figure to be ruled out of chairing the Government’s enquiry into child abuse today, after photographs which appear to show the ex-Pogues frontman in a social setting with former Home Secretary Leon Brittan were published in The Daily Mail.

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Posted: Nov 13th, 2014
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BFI ’caused the miners’ strike’

‘Scargill wasn’t fussed about striking,’ said a BFI insider. ‘He was more interested in designing breakfast cereal-themed hairstyles. Thatcher wasn’t that bothered, either – at the time she was contemplating leaving politics to set up an animal sanctuary within a lesbian commune.’

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Posted: Sep 26th, 2014
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Last miner still on strike from the 1980s has died

vowed to never surrenderThere was sadness on the streets of Easington, County Durham, yesterday after Terry Hatcham, the last miner to stay on strike after the end of the conflict of 1984-5, died following a heart attack. Hatcham, who worked at the local pit from the age of 16, was a key member of the picket lines during the bitter dispute.

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Posted: Jan 18th, 2014
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