Margaret Thatcher

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Johnson must heed the writing on the wall | Letters
Letters: Amid mounting pressure on Boris Johnson, readers add their voices to calls for him to step down over the Downing Street parties scandal


16, Jan, 2022 @4:44 PM

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Obese? Need nanny’s help? Don’t rely on the Tories, baffled by today’s world | Nick Cohen
Crises such as public health must be met by the state and there’s the Conservatives’ rub

Nick Cohen

08, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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The people have spoken: Labour should cut its ties with Tony Blair | Owen Jones
As prime minister he made a virtue of alienating his grassroots. This unleashed the political forces that consumed him, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

07, Jan, 2022 @12:10 PM

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UK officials still blocking Peter Wright’s ‘embarrassing’ Spycatcher files
A documentary-maker has accused the Cabinet Office of defying the 30-year rule in withholding details of the MI5 exposé

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

27, Nov, 2021 @3:18 PM

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Sleeping rough was a rare sight in the 1970s
Letters: Rabbi Margaret Jacobi recalls a decade when street beggars weren’t part of our society, while Rita Gallard and John Parkin reflect on the 70s housing market and the Austin Allegro


26, Nov, 2021 @5:48 PM

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Ian Curteis obituary
Dramatist who charged the BBC with leftwing bias when it postponed his work The Falklands Play

Michael Coveney

25, Nov, 2021 @5:44 PM

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The big picture: Yan Morvan captures counterculture in Thatcher’s London
The French war photographer was fascinated by the creative fusion of the world of mods and punks in 1979

Tim Adams

21, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Are the 2020s really like living back in the 1970s? I wish …
With queues for petrol, inflation and Abba on the radio, it’s easy to compare the two decades. But you wouldn’t if you were there, says Polly Toynbee, as she revisits the styles of her youth

Polly Toynbee

20, Nov, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Sir James Lester obituary
Nottinghamshire MP who served as a junior employment minister under Thatcher but came to be considered too ‘wet’

Stephen Bates

07, Nov, 2021 @12:49 PM

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When polos are a pain in the neck | Brief letters
Brief letters: Fashion | Banana splitting | Care campaign | PM in a spin | Iced parkin

05, Nov, 2021 @4:39 PM

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Businesses saw right through Johnson’s bombast, but will Sunak?
The PM’s Thatcherite conference speech ignored many realities that will have to be addressed in this month’s budget

Phillip Inman

09, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Blair & Brown: The New Labour Revolution review – the ruthless rise of No 10’s odd couple
One was a plucky rock’n’roller, the other a lover of social justice. Together, they led Labour to a landslide victory in 1997, as a cast of veteran insiders recall in rose-tinted fashion

Stuart Jeffries

04, Oct, 2021 @9:00 PM

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