Mrs Thatcher’s death sent Twitter into meltdown on Monday lunchtime and had Fleet Street’s editors clearing acres of space in today’s publications to discuss her life and legacy.
Coverage was split between glowing tributes in the right-leaning titles to scepticism and even derision from some of those on the left. While the Daily Mail described her as “the woman who saved Britain,” the Socialist Worker went so far as to produce a front page featuring a bloodied gravestone and the headline “Rejoice!”
Here’s how Britain’s national news organs elected to cover the demise of a figure who was loved and disliked in equal measure – but who will never be forgotten.
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