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South West servicemen among pallbearers at funeral

Servicemen from Cornwall and Somerset were among the pallbearers at Baroness Thatcher's funeral in London today.

The body of Britain's first woman Prime Minister was escorted to St Paul's Cathedral with full military honours.

In Sidmouth, people gathered at the Conservative Club to pay their respects, but in death as in life, Margaret Thatcher proved divisive with questions asked about the cost of her funeral.

Jonathan Gibson reports:



Video footage from last night's disturbances in Bristol

Watch mobile phone footage of last night's disturbances in the Easton area of Bristol here:

200 people had gathered in Chelsea Road to celebrate the death of Baroness Thatcher.

Bottles and cans were thrown at officers, six of whom suffered injuries. One remains in hospital.

A police vehicle was damaged and one person was arrested for violent disorder.

Police officers injured after Bristol street party

Six police officers were injured during disturbances in Bristol to mark the death of Baroness Thatcher.

Police were called to Chelsea Road in Easton at 12.30am after reports of a street party with up to 200 people in attendance.

Six officers were injured - one seriously - after they were pelted with bottles and cans. A police vehicle was also damaged.

One person was arrested.

West Country MPs pay tribute to Margaret Thatcher

Sarah Wollaston, the Conservative MP for Totnes and Hugo Swire, the MP for East Devon, both took to Twitter to give their reactions to the news of Margaret Thatchers death.

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