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 A 1984 photo showing Thatcher's police stormtroopers taking action as violence flares with miners at Daw Mill colliery in Warwickshire. Police Test, Police Academy, Uk History, British History, Modern History, Police Officer Requirements, Law Enforcement Jobs, Billy Elliot, Acid House

'Margaret Thatcher has died from a STRIKE': BBC forced to correct breaking news error moments after death announced

An update on the mobile website of BBC News wrongly stated that the former Prime Minister had been killed by a form of industrial action.

Sheffield Trades Council march in support of striking miners during the 1984 miners' strike in support of the NUM Photograph: Alamy Billy Elliot, Research Images, Coal Miners, By Any Means Necessary, Labour Day, England, Ex Machina, Social Issues, Sheffield

4 September 1984: Solidarity in short supply at TUC conference

Little support for striking miners as union leaders swallow government line on ballot: Britain is now a country ruled by fear. The venomous Mrs Thatcher is ruthlessly exploiting that fear.

Miners' strike, miners strike of will always be remembered in British working class history as the most significant turning point in the power relationship between the working class organisations of the trade unions, and the state Uk History, British History, History Books, Norman, Red Scare, Billy Elliot, Shirt Print Design, Battle Of Britain, Socialism

Battle for Britain: Norman Tebbit reveals why he believes defeat in the miners' strike would have been the death of democracy

When Arthur Scargill decided to use the miners' union to take on Margaret Thatcher in 1984, they both knew that the stakes were high.

Miners on the picket line at Ellington Colliery Kingdom Of Northumbria, Billy Elliot, Lest We Forget, Political Events, Coal Mining, My Town, British History, Britain, Pride

Tyne - History - Miners' strike: archive pictures

These pictures from the Look North archive evoke the fiery atmosphere of the strike.

Margaret Thatcher's vindictiveness is still with us 30 years after the end of the miners' strike - Dennis Skinner - Mirror Online Uk History, World History, Model Village, Billy Elliot, Coal Miners, Band Of Brothers, Power To The People, Marvel Movies, Hemsworth

Dennis Skinner: Miners' strike legacy is still with us 30 years on

Labour hero Dennis Skinner tells the Mirror Online why the end of the miners' strike still hurts him 30 years on

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Paul Wright on Instagram: “A striking miner gets arrested during a demonstration in London, 1985. From my blog with @redsinky for @britishculturearchive Demolitions,…”

213 Likes, 6 Comments - Paul Wright (@mrpaulwright) on Instagram: “A striking miner gets arrested during a demonstration in London, 1985. From my blog with @redsinky…”

NUM branch meeting for Darfield Main Colliery at Mitchell & Darfield Social Club, Roy Kilner Road, Wombwell, 1985 Northern Ireland Troubles, Julie Newmar, Billy Elliot, North East England, Punk Princess, Coal Mining, Lost Art, Social Club, British History

Coal Not Dole: The Miners' Strike – in pictures

Photographer Michael Kerstgens travelled to Britain from Germany in 1984 to record the miners' strike. Here are some of his pictures

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The original power dresser: A look back at Margaret Thatcher's signature style

Margaret Thatcher was one of the first women to perfect the art of power dressing. As the sad news of the death of Britain's first female Prime Minister breaks around the globe, HELLO! Online takes a look back at Baroness Thatcher's inimitable style

Miners Strike Anniversary: 30 Powerful Images Show The Raw Emotion Of Year-Long Protest 30 Year Anniversary, Anniversary Pictures, Uk History, British History, Hillsborough Disaster, British Press, British Steel, Powerful Pictures, Punk

30 Powerful Pictures Show Raw Emotion Of Year-Long Miners' Strike

A miners' strike that started in Yorkshire in early March 1984 and within days saw half the country's mineworkers walk out in protest at pit closures, ended thirty years ago on March 3 with National U...

welsh coal miners clash with police during the miners strikes in Uk History, British History, Power To The People, Real People, Family Memories, Childhood Memories, British Police Cars, University Of Wales, Billy Elliot

Police and pickets at Nantgarw Colliery

Police and pickets at Nantgarw Colliery Heddlu a phicedwyr yng Nglofa Nantgarw

Margaret Thatcher 'lied to miners about jobs and the extent of her plans to close pits' - Wales Online Asian History, Women In History, British History, Tudor History, Ancient History, Historical Women, Historical Photos, Billy Elliot, Margaret Thatcher

30 pictures show the human tragedy of the miners strike 30 years after it ended

Memories of the bitter dispute which saw miners returning to work to face massive colliery closures which changed hundreds of Welsh communities forever

Aileen Sandel from Newbridge was one of the wives who helped organise the soup kitchen at the Newbridge Miners Institute during the Miners strike in pictured with her Ann Dodd Billy Elliot, Coal Mining, Return To Work, Women In History, 30 Years, Picture Show, Nostalgia, Soup Kitchen, Cymru

30 pictures show the human tragedy of the miners strike 30 years after it ended

Memories of the bitter dispute which saw miners returning to work to face massive colliery closures which changed hundreds of Welsh communities forever

Miners and police clash in what became known as the Battle of Orgreave. Photograph: Don McPhee for the Guardian Uk History, British History, World History, History Facts, British Steel, Red Scare, Billy Elliot, Research Images, Truth And Justice

Police are accused of foot-dragging over miners' strike inquiry

Three decades after Orgreave clashes, the IPCC inquiry is under fire for delaying tactics