The family of a Newcastle United fan killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine are travelling to Downing Street today (July 29).
The family of Liam Sweeney are meeting David Cameron to discuss the progress of the investigation into what happened to flight MH17.
Members of Parliament travelling back to the UK from overseas to pay tribute to Baroness Thatcher can claim up to £3,750 in travel expenses, it was confirmed today.
MPs are able to claim for their journeys back following the recall of Parliament during the Easter recess, the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa) says.
The funeral of Baroness Thatcher, which is being planned by a special Cabinet Office committee under the name ‘Operation True Blue’, will reportedly cost around £10 million.
Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude yesterday said MoD, the police, Number 10, Parliamentary authorities, the Thatcher family and the Conservative Party were in involved in planning the ceremony.
It will be the biggest security operation since the Olympics, according to The Sun, as fears mount that protestors could attempt to disrupt proceedings.
The Guardian says the threat of Irish republic terrorists are under the spotlight.
The Independent reports that social media and internet forums are being monitored for potential troublemakers.
The man who provided police protection to Lady Thatcher, Bob Milton, said the biggest risk to the former Prime Minister's funeral is the "lone individual".
He said opportunists could use the day to "mark their hatred" for the former Conservative leader.
Rob Harris, a reporter for The Associated Press, says the Premier League will not be asking clubs to hold a minute's silence for Margaret Thatcher.
Former US President George Bush paid tribute to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, saying she was an "inspirational leader" and a "great example of strength and character."