Queen 'personally decided' to attend Thatcher's funeral

The Queen personally decided to attend Lady Thatcher's funeral. This will be the first funeral of a Prime Minister she will attend since Winston Churchill's.

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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.