Respect MP George Galloway has said he will not be taking part in Parliamentary tributes to Baroness Thatcher today.
Asked if he would be attending, he said: "I understand it is not a debate, so no. If it were a debate about the legacy of Margaret Thatcher I would be first in the queue for prayers. It is a state-organised eulogy."
More top news
Cult internet star The Wealdstone Raider has thrown his football shirt into the ring in the battle for 2014's Official Christmas Number 1.
Iconic red box used by the former Prime Minister to carry documents during his days as Secretary of State sold for £158,500.
Temperatures will remain higher than what is usually expected in the day for December ahead of rain moving in from the west tonight.