Lady Thatcher, Conservative prime minister from 1979 to 1990, has died following a stroke. She was Britain’s first and only female prime minister and her economic and political legacy has resounded across the world. FT reporters Lina Saigol and Hannah Kuchler follow the global reaction.

 

Stephen Hester, chief executive of RBS, gives evidence to the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards less than a week after the bank was fined £390m by US and UK regulators for rigging the Libor rate. By Lina Saigol and Ben Fenton
 

Starbucks global chief Troy Alstead faces MPs. Getty

Matt Brittin, chief executive officer of Google UK, Troy Alstead, Starbucks global chief financial officer, and Andrew Cecil, Amazon’s director of public policy have been questioned by MPs on why they pay so little corporation tax in the UK. For background, see our news story:

18:04: Hodge says British prime minister not happy, business secretary has branded all three companies a disgrace and wants their response.

18:03: All three company executives believe OECD guidelines on how a branch of a multinational on the internet should be reviewed. Read more