There have been protests in our region against a leader blamed for decimating mining communities across northern England.
Although Margaret Thatcher left Downing Street more than two decades ago - time has done little to heal the scars felt by many in villages like Goldthorpe in South Yorkshire.
Today more than 1000 people gathered for a mock funeral there which saw an effigy of the former Prime Minister being carried through the streets and then burnt on wasteland. Jon Hill reports.
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The actor, who was best known for his role in The Likely Lads, has died aged 79.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision which occurred on Queens Drive in Ossett, Wakefield.
Motorists are 50 percent more likely to have a bad accident on our region's motorways and A roads than in the safest parts of the country.