Thatcher Funeral

  • Margaret Thatcher makes final journey on a gun carriage April 17, 2013

    London: Borne on a horse-drawn gun carriage, the coffin of Margaret Thatcher made its final journey from the centre of British political power on Wednesday past thousands of supporters who lined the streets of London to bid farewell to the "Iron Lady". The former prime minister was honoured with a gun...
  • Thatcher's body lies in chapel as funeral debate rages April 17, 2013

    London: A coffin bearing the body of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was placed in a chapel in Britain's parliament before her funeral on Wednesday as a debate about the ceremony's scale and guest list deepened. Draped in the red, white and blue British flag, Thatcher's casket was driven through London's...
  • Over 2,000 to get invite for Margaret Thatcher's funeral April 12, 2013

    London: More than 2,000 people are being invited to attend the ceremonial funeral for former British prime minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher next Wednesday, an initial list released by Downing Street said on Thursday. Thatcher, Britain's first woman and longest serving prime minister of the 20th century, died on Monday aged...
  • Thatcher's body removed from Ritz, funeral on April 17 April 10, 2013

    London: Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral will take place in London on Wednesday, April 17, David Cameron's office said on Tuesday. The service will be held in St Paul's Cathedral, Downing Street said. Buckingham Palace said in a statement that the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, will attend...