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Latest update : 2013-04-09

The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher's legacy (part 2)

Twenty-two years after leaving office, Margaret Thatcher’s shadow still looms large over Britain... and Europe. François Picard’s panel argues over the legacy of Britain’s longest-serving prime minister of the 20th century.

  • Alison SMALE, Executive Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Jean-Claude SERGEANT, Professor specialised in British Politics, historian and author of "La Grande-Bretagne de Margaret Thactcher";
  • Stephen JESSEL, Former BBC correspondent;
  • Stephen CLARKE, British journalist, author of "God Save la France et God Save les Françaises et Français Je vous Haime";
  • Jonathan ISABY, Political Director of TaxPayers' Alliance, Former editor of conservativehome.com;
  • Tony BENN, Former Labour MP and Cabinet Minister.

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 1)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 2)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 2)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 1)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

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2015-03-02 Assassinations

The murder of Boris Nemtsov: Who killed charismatic opposition figure? (part 2)

Who killed Boris Nemtsov? Tens of thousands turned out on Sunday in Moscow and elsewhere to pay tribute to the onetime heir to Boris Yeltsin in the 1990s. Nemtsov may have since...

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