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Mourners and protesters head to Thatcher funeral

St Paul's Cathedral where Baroness Thatcher's funeral will be held today Credit: ITV News

Mourners and protestors from the East are expected to head to London today for the funeral of Baroness Thatcher.

Senior Tory politicians from the region will be attending the service at St Paul's Cathedral.

A soldier from the Parachute Regiment based in Colchester and a soldier from Two Three Engineer Regiment based at Woodbridge in Suffolk will be part of the bearer party which carries the coffin