As the gun carriage made its way along the Strand towards Fleet Street, applause and boos competed growing in volume.
A fight nearly broke out between one group of supporters of Lady Thatcher and demonstrators, with insults exchanged and threats made.
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Gauthier Destenay was part of an official photograph of the spouses of Nato leaders, but went unnamed by the White House in the caption.
It will be cooler in the north with possible outbreaks of thundery rain in Scotland.