National Archive releases files from Margaret Thatcher's time in office

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National Archive releases files from Margaret Thatcher's time in office

Margaret Thatcher archives released

 

Archives from Maragaret Thatcher's time as Prime Minister have been released. 
It seems Mrs Thatcher was keen to overhaul the eduction system for the country and was also initially critical of community policing. Bobby also discusses why the 1981 Brixton riots even more politically interesting in hindsight. 

 

10,000 passengers delayed after Virgin plane makes emergency landing 

Virgin Atlantic flight VS43 made an emergency landing after on-flight crew discovered a problem with the landing gear. 
After the flight returned to Gatwick for a “non-standard landing procedure”, the airport’s single runway was closed. 
It meant more than 10,000 passengers had their flights cancelled. 
The Boeing 747 took off for Las Vegas at 11.44am and the crew noticed a problem shortly afterward. It circled southern England to burn off fuel before making a safe landing. 

 

Ebola case confirmed in Scotland

The Scottish government have confirmed an Ebola case at a Glasgow hospital.
NHS Scotland said infectious diseases procedures have been put into action. The victims flew into Glasgow on a British Airways flight at 10.30pm on Sunday, from Sierra Leone vida Casablanca and Heathrow. 
The patient has now been transferred to the Royal Free Hospital in London. She is being kept in isolation. 

 

Wedding moved because Obama playing golf 

An American couple were forced to move their wedding because President Obama wanted to play a round of golf. 
Natalie Heimel and Edward Mallue Jr, both captains in the US army, had previously invited the President to join their celebrations, knowing he holidays in the region. 
He declined. The pair were given less than 24-hours to change their plans. 
President Obama later telephoned to apologise for the disruption. 
 

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