Candidates for UK Prime Minister Emulate Another: Margaret Thatcher

Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss have tried to adopt the style and themes of Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady whose sweeping right-wing policies remain popular among Conservative voters.

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Once a Leading Polluter, the U.K. Is Now Trying to Lead on Climate Change

On the eve of a global climate summit, Britain’s evolution from fossil fuels to clean energy is on display. But experts question whether its commitment is sufficient, and whether it can persuade other nations to meet meaningful goals.

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Boris Johnson Pledges Transformed Economy for U.K.

The prime minister sketched a vision of Britain on the cusp of change, but barely mentioned the spate of fuel and food shortages that have afflicted the country in recent weeks.

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Profile: Playwright Takes On Margaret Thatcher and Brexit

After decades in the political sphere, Michael McManus turned to theater. His play, “Maggie & Ted,” explores the tensions that would pave the way for Brexit.

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Covering ‘The Crown’ on Both Sides of the Atlantic

Our pop culture editor in London talks about the popularity of “The Crown” on both sides of the Atlantic, and giving the people what they want.

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‘The Crown’ Stokes an Uproar Over Fact vs. Entertainment

Dramatic liberties in the latest season of the Netflix series, covering the turbulent 1980s, are annoying Britons who wrote of that period, even among those who disparage the royals.

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Is Margaret Thatcher’s Hometown Ready to Put Her on a Pedestal?

The first woman to be prime minister of Britain is seen as a political colossus abroad, but her 11 years in power have a complicated legacy at home.

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Margaret Thatcher and Class Struggles in “The Crown” Season 4

In the new season, Diana Spencer’s aristocratic breeding triumphs and Margaret Thatcher’s middle-class tendencies horrify the royals. Here’s a guide to the rigid world of the British class system.

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How Do You Play Margaret Thatcher? Like This

In the new season of “The Crown,” Gillian Anderson takes on the role of the “Iron Lady.” She’s just the latest in a long line of Thatcher impersonators.

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