Thatcher foe Arthur Scargill reacts to news of her death

Arthur Scargill, one of Margaret Thatcher's greatest domestic foes, has publicly remained silent since her death - but a text message seen by ITV News has revealed his reaction to the news.

Scargill, who led the National Union of Mineworkers during the 1984/85 miners strike, exclaimed "SCARGILL ALIVE!" when he received a text that read, "Thatcher's dead".

ITV News UK Editor Lucy Manning reports:

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Scargill's reaction to Thatcher

Arthur Scargill has managed to avoid media attention since Margaret Thatcher's death. But now, for the first time, ITV News can reveal his response