Carol Thatcher due to return to the UK tonight

Baroness Thatcher's daughter Carol is expected to return to the UK tonight, her brother Sir Mark said.

Sir Mark left Lady Thatcher's Belgravia townhouse this afternoon after collecting flowers left outside the property.

Asked by reporters when his sister Carol would be returning to the UK, he said it would be "late, late this evening".

But he made no further comment on the plans for his mother's funeral.

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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.