Among the mourners at Barones Thatcher's funeral will be The Queen - only the second time she has attended the funeral of a British Prime Minister. The first was in 1965 when the nation said farewell to Winston Churchill, whose roots were in the South. Derek Johnson reports.
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People across the South remembered the those who lost their lives during the silence at midday across Britain.
Friday afternoon's forecast for the west of the region
Friday afternoon's forecast for the east of the region