No change in Baroness Thatcher's condition

There is no change in Lady Thatcher's condition, a spokeswoman for the former prime minister has said this afternoon.

The 87-year-old is not expected to be released from hospital for a few days after having a growth from her bladder removed.

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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.