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Argentina's ambassador to London has declined an invitation to attend the funeral of Baroness Thatcher.
No 10 invited Alicia Castro to tomorrow's proceedings but did not extend an invitation to President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
The Prime Minister's official spokesman said the decision to refuse was a "matter for the Argentine ambassador".
Former US vice president Dick Cheney and ex-secretary of state Henry Kissinger are to attend the funeral of Baroness Thatcher, Downing Street said.
A senior church figure who will play a central role in Baroness Thatcher's funeral has said Britain has yet to come to terms with the "hurt and anger" felt in some parts of British society as a result of her policies, The Times (£) reported.
The Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, the Very Rev Dr David Ison, reportedly said people should ask themselves why the country's first female Prime Minister was still such a controversial figure 23 years after being forced out of office.
Dr Ison, who will give the bidding at tomorrow's service, made the comments when asked if the funeral of Lady Thatcher was an historic occasion.
"I think it's emblematic of a particular point in British society", he said.
"You have to ask yourself the question why it is 23 years after she left Government, Margaret Thatcher is still such a controversial figure and I think part of the answer is we still haven't come to terms with the hurt and anger many parts of society have felt because of the legacy of her policies".
The dean reportedly made the remarks in an interview with CNN International, which is due to be broadcast today.
MPs will debate later today whether Wednesday's Prime Minister's Questions session should be cancelled so members of the Commons can attend Baroness Thatcher's funeral
George Galloway and Labour veteran Dennis Skinner objected to a motion that would have allowed the chamber's sitting times to be altered.
The pair's cry of "object" means the proposed change will now be voted on after a debate lasting up to three hours.
Mr Galloway described Lady Thatcher as "a wicked and divisive woman" who did "great damage to a society she said didn't exist".
Mr Galloway said, "People think the canonisation of Lady Thatcher has gone on long enough. The muffling of the chimes of Big Ben is a step too far and now Mr Cameron will miss Prime Minister's Questions for four weeks. It is unconscionable".
Conservative MP Peter Bone has told Daybreak that London could profit from Margaret Thatcher's funeral as more people wishing to pay their respects have been brought into the area. He said:
Labour MP John Mann told Daybreak that "taxpayers should not be spending money on a politician's funeral". He added:
The body of Baroness Thatcher will make its final journey to Parliament ahead of a potentially bitter debate in the Commons about her legacy.
The debate, triggered by outspoken left-winger George Galloway, will take place in the Chamber while the former prime minister's coffin lies nearby in Parliament's Chapel of St Mary Undercroft.
Respect MP Mr Galloway, who claimed he would have "a lot to say" about the "wicked and divisive" Conservative premier, objected to planned changes to the Commons' sitting times tomorrow to allow for Lady Thatcher's ceremonial funeral.
President Obama has announced his presidential delegation to attend the funeral of Baroness Margaret Thatcher.
George Shultz, former Secretary of State, and James A. Baker, III, former Secretary of State, will lead the delegation.
Members of the presidential delegation:
- Barbara Stephenson, Charge d’Affaires to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Department of State
- Louis Susman, former Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
In London, just before dawn, more than 700 members of the Armed Forces staged a full military rehearsal of Lady Thatcher's funeral.
Later, it was announced that the chimes of Big Ben, and the Great Clock at Westminster, will be silenced during Wednesday's ceremony.
ITV News Correspondent Tim Ewart reports:
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Downing Street has released a detailed Order of Service for Baroness Thatcher's funeral on Wednesday.
The full details of Baroness Thatcher's funeral have been released by Downing Street.