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The Iron Prada-wearing Queen Lady is dead

Viewers of Taiwan’s CTi Cable will be forgiven for thinking that former prime minister Margaret Thatcher has returned from the grave to attend her own funeral when the Queen pays her respects to the Iron Lady.

The caption in CTi Cable’s bulletin reads “Margaret Thatcher Dies of Stroke”

And viewers of Thailand’s Royal Army-run Channel 5 may shed a few more tears the next time they watch The Iron Lady on DVD. Or The Deer Hunter, Sophie’s Choice or The Devil Wears Prada, for that matter.

But the biggest (apparently unintentional) blooper came from an Irish website and, even less forgivable, the BBC’s news website, which momentarily reported that Margaret Thatcher died of a “strike”.


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