Around 100 protesters in Brighton have staged a demonstration, protesting at Mrs Thatcher's policies and her legacy.
Amanda Piper reports from our video wall, with our selection of your views and a poll.
Whatever your political views, she was the first - and only - female Prime Minister who was re-elected three times, with greater majorities at each election. Our Correspondent Martin Dowse reflects on the mood of the South.
The day began early for those making the trip from the South to watch the funeral cortege travel through the streets of London. They were joined by our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse.
This afternoon Fred caught up with another Falklands veteran who had been at today's service. Alan Sutherland - who's from Gravesend, but has now moved to Portsmouth - served on HMS Glasgow.
Two thousand guests packed St Paul's Cathedral. Around 700 members of the armed forces took part - many from the South. It was a high security affair - the preparations themselves were called 'Operation True Blue'. Out Political Correspondent Phil Hornby reports.
Today's funeral service was, of course, in keeping with Baroness Thatcher's links to the military. Some of her greatest supporters are the Falklands veterans who left in warships from Portsmouth. Fred joined them today.
Former chief policy adviser to Margaret Thatcher, John Redwood, described her as "the best boss I ever had".
"We had to work very long hours to keep up with her," he said.
Fighting back tears he said:
The most moving moment inside the cathedral was when they opened up the great doors and we could hear the noise outside.
It was exactly the kind of tribute you would hope for - we are grieving a loss but also commemorating a life well-led, an extraordinarily active life.
Asked about protests, he simply said: "It is a free country."
It is a scar on the Kent landscape - 27 years after it closed the ghost-like shell of Snowdown colliery still serves as a reminder of a once great industry that employed more than 3,000 across East Kent. Many ex-miners blame Mrs Thatcher for the closure of Kent pits.