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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.

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Working title for Thatcher's funeral is 'True Blue'

Details of Baroness Thatcher's funeral next Wednesday have been released by the government.

Baroness Thatcher's funeral will take place next Wednesday. Credit: Fiona Hanson/PA Archive

The working title for the funeral's operational plan is 'True Blue'.

Next Wednesday, flags on government buildings and UK embassies around the world will be lowered to half-mast at sunrise (8am) and raised again at sunset (8pm).

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