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  • Thatcher Cared Deeply For The HK People: Analyst

    Emily Lau, Hong Kong Legislator and Chairwoman of the Democratic Party, and Richard Harris, Chief Executive at Port Shelter Investment Management discuss what they think of the late Margaret Thatcher.

  • Former British Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher

    Margaret Thatcher's economic reforms were the driving force behind the creation of the euro zone, a senior political analyst told CNBC.

  • The Impact of Thatcher's Legacy?

    Charles Moore, official Thatcher biographer and writer for the Daily Telegraph and Spectator, and Tim Stanley, historian and author at Oxford University, discuss what Margaret Thatcher's legacy will be; both in Britain and on the world stage.

  • Retailers Struggling to Weather the Cold: Expert

    Isabel Cavill, senior retail analyst at Planet Retail, tells CNBC that freezing temperatures in Britain is hurting retailers as consumer trends change, meaning only the most flexible can thrive.

  • The Importance of Thatcher's Market Reform

    Lord David Owen, former SDP leader and foreign secretary, tells CNBC that Margaret Thatcher introduced many controversial commercial market reforms which were "necessary" to improve the country.

  • Santelli: 'How Do We Get America to Work Again?'

    Rick Santelli talks about weakness in the U.S. labor market, Portugal's problems, and his admiration for Margaret Thatcher, the former U.K. prime minister who died today. (2:49)

  • Margaret Thatcher, Britain's First Female PM Dies at 87

    Former United Kingdom Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has passed away at the age of 87. Thatcher, the UK's only female prime minister, was one of the most influential figures in post-war Britain and world politics. She was elected to office in 1979.

  • Former British PM Margaret Thatcher Dies at Age 87

    CNBC's Becky Quick reports former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died at the age of 87. Thatcher served as PM for eleven year, but retired from public appearances in 2002 after suffering from a series of strokes.

  • Chinese leaders didn't directly name North Korea but everyone knew who they meant when the warned against "troublemaking on China's doorstep."

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    Bank chiefs at HBOS, once one of Britain's biggest banks, were condemned as a "model of self-delusion", in a damming report by Britain's Banking Standards Commission on Friday.

  • Why You Shouldn't Believe the UK Housing Hype

    Manoj Ladwa, head of trading at TJM Partners, discusses how the "snow trade" will impact U.K. equities and how U.K. housing is in a "false market".

  • Avoid Playing 'Fundamental Game': Expert

    Ian Harnett, European strategist at Absolute Strategy Research, says investors should not "play the fundamental game" as it is still a risk-on, risk-off market.

  • Be Bullish and Risk More: Strategist

    Henk Potts, equity strategist at Barclays, tells CNBC that investors don't have enough risk in their portfolios, so should take advantage of a positive signs coming from the US and Europe.

  • The Bank of England

    The Bank of England opted on Thursday not to pump new money into Britain's stagnant economy, despite a new remit that gives it clearer leeway to disregard above-target inflation.

  • Inflation Main Concern for BoE: Economist

    Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, tells CNBC the Bank of England will keep its focus on short-term growth and the inflation outlook in the medium to long-term.

  • Nicosia, Cyprus

    Supreme Court judges will launch an investigation on Thursday into almost a decade of financial profligacy which brought Cyprus to its knees last month.

  • Royal Bank of Scotland

    A group of shareholders in Royal Bank of Scotland has launched a multi-million pound lawsuit against the state-owned bank for misleading investors at the height of the credit crisis in 2008.

  • Bank of Cyprus, also known as Laiki

    The death of Laiki, also known as Cyprus Popular Bank, was brutal. Board members said they had fought to the bitter end.

  • BP has put its U.S. wind farm operation, one of the largest in the country, up for sale, marking the continued retreat of big oil companies from renewable energy investments.

  • Queen Elizabeth II views stacks of gold as she visits the Bank of England with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on December 13, 2012 in London, England.

    Queen Elizabeth II has received a 5 million-pound ($7.6 million) boost in annual funds the British monarch receives from taxpayers to carry out official duties.