BBC in embarrassing ‘Thatcher dead following Strike’ blunder


The BBC was today forced to correct an embarrassing blunder after reporting that former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had died from “a strike”.

The ironic blunder followed news that the former Conservative party leader known for her dislike of Unions, had died following a stroke.

The unfortunate wording appeared on the BBC’s mobile news facility and was captured by keen eyed readers before being corrected.