Thatcher to receive ceremonial funeral

Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 1979.
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 1979. Credit: PA Wire

Lady Thatcher's funeral will be ceremonial with full military honours, similar to the Queen Mother, but she will not lie in state, as was her wish.

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Margaret Thatcher funeral

Lady Thatcher's funeral will take place next Wednesday, David Cameron has announced. It will be a ceremonial funeral with full military honours. Her body was removed from The Ritz hotel overnight.