PM wishes Baroness Thatcher 'a speedy recovery'

Downing Street has said David Cameron wishes Baroness Thatcher "a speedy recovery".

Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is in hospital recovering from an operation to remove a bladder growth.

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Thatcher in hospital for Xmas

Medical staff treating Baroness Thatcher say she is in "good spirits" as she recovers from minor surgery, but is expected to celebrate Christmas in hospital. A spokeswoman for the 87-year-old said there is no change in her condition this afternoon.