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Ex-Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher dies, aged 87

Former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher has died at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke while staying at the Ritz hotel in central London.

David Cameron called her a "great Briton" and the Queen spoke of her sadness at the death.

She will not have a state funeral but will be accorded the same status as Princess Diana and the Queen Mother.

The ceremony, with full military honours, will take place at London's St Paul's Cathedral.

Nick Robinson reports.

  • 08 Apr 2013
  • From the section UK