The US is blessed with courageous friends. Happy Birthday to the Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher - a tower of strength in the cause of liberty.
Writing on Twitter, Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential candidate, has praised Margaret Thatcher, who was born in Lincolnshire, as a "tower of strength in the cause of liberty".
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Apart from a few showers, mainly in the morning, there will be a good deal of dry and bright weather.
Any cloud and rain will clear eastwards initially, leaving brighter conditions but also a scattering of showers through the day.
Rain possibly heavy at times. Relatively mild overnight.