Nancy Reagan's 'sadness' she cannot attend funeral

Nancy Reagan, the wife of former US President Ronald, said it is "with sadness" that she will not attend the funeral of Baroness Thatcher.

Former US President Ronald Reagan and wife Nancy (centre) greet former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Credit: Fiona Hanson/PA Archive

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Thatcher's coffin in Parliament

The body of Baroness Thatcher is in a chapel inside the Houses of Parliament, where a service was held for MPs, peers and parliamentary staff. Her funeral takes place today.