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This -- former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher.
Has just passed away she was the longest serving prime minister of the UK serving from 1979 to 1990.
And to this day.
The only woman to have held that post.
Join us live -- with the breaking details great pound cat can -- -- we know that she's been ill for.
Quite some time but this would be big huge news across the world today.
Big huge news Christians to grind -- we just got in the last ten minutes or -- 87 year old Margaret Thatcher passing passing away overnight suffering yet another stroke and that is what it ended her long and illustrious life she had had a series of minor strokes over the past several years for a long time she's been out of the public spotlight out of speaking engagements.
-- deals -- those ailments but now.
We learned again just the past couple minutes that this a former prime minister of the UK and former world figure has passed away and did the media here just really coming to grips.
With the totality.
This incident and we we will be we will be hearing more more about it as the days go on.
As as the hours go -- really she served as prime minister from 1979.
Until 1990s the first woman prime minister.
The longest serving prime minister in the UK of the twentieth century and some have called -- which is -- one.
Top -- called -- the most significant figure in UK politics.
-- -- post war history.
She is known by Americans of course is as a good friend of president Ronald Reagan that you were real soul -- -- she got into office little bit earlier -- that Ronald Reagan but in fact.
Her -- on the economy.
I'm dealing with austerity matters on dealing with the union right -- Ronald Reagan's Alley and the two of them got along famously.
That activity on the economic front -- got her in trouble with some people of course here in the UK.
But she helped us fuel long term boom in the UK -- helped lead -- Europe and on a lot of fronts and on the economic side foreign policy side she was strong too they didn't call -- Iron Lady for nothing.
Her moved to confront -- over the Falklands -- it was major foreign policy highlight of her time in office and in fact some people basically said that it turned around her home a political prospects at home -- -- we're getting pretty rough on the economic -- she -- a policy she was strong and she was there she was -- through 1990 through the fall of the Berlin Wall and through the beginning.
Of the end of the Soviet Union and and -- and the and the east -- and that the Communist countries critical figure there again strong on defense and again president former president Ronald Reagan former president to George Bush.
Strong allies with -- they had a good friend and and and and Margaret Thatcher.
And of course she east road that world's stage -- very mightily and in recent years of course moviegoers sit I've known her Meryl Streep playing her in -- in the in the well known movie the iron ladies are right to the and she stayed in the public guy Tori Conservative Party a leading leading figure in that party.
And now in the past at 1015 minutes we learned.
That 87 year old Margaret Thatcher.
Passed away did what we're just beginning.
Too good to hear the tributes to -- -- here in the in the UK and certainly from around the world.
They will they'll go on throughout this day we are sure -- -- you folks.
-- -- Gregory thank you very much in the last three minutes lord bell Margaret Thatcher spokesperson.
Issued a statement.
It is with -- great sadness that mark and Carol Thatcher.
Announce that their mother bear and his stature died peacefully following a stroke this morning a further statement will be made later and Greg.
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