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Britain's Iron Lady dies
LONDON (AFP) - Cheering and jeering mingled in the air as Margaret Thatcher's coffin passed through London on Wednesday - a stark reminder that Britain is still as deeply divided over the Iron Lady as when she was in power.
LONDON (REUTERS) - The coffin of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher was carried into St Paul's Cathedral for her funeral on Wednesday after she had been applauded by thousands of people lining the route.
LONDON (AFP) - Mrs Margaret Thatcher survived an assassination attempt when she was Britain's prime minister and police are taking no chances that her enemies might seek a final attack by targeting her funeral.
LONDON (AFP) - Britain has invited all the surviving former US presidents to the funeral of former premier Margaret Thatcher next week as part of a more than 2,000-strong guest list, Prime Minister David Cameron's office said on Thursday.
LONDON (REUTERS) - Britain has decided not to invite Argentine President Cristina Fernandez to Baroness Margaret Thatcher's funeral next week, a government source told Reuters on Thursday, a snub likely to deepen a bitter diplomatic dispute over the Falkland Islands.
LONDON (AFP) - The Falkland Islands plans to hold a public day of mourning to coincide with the funeral of Margaret Thatcher, the former British prime minister who waged war with Argentina in 1982 to retake the archipelago.
LONDON (AFP) - British Prime Minister David Cameron led parliament in a special session of tributes to Margaret Thatcher on Wednesday, describing the divisive former leader as an "extraordinary" woman who had revived the country's fortunes.
LONDON (AFP) - Britain's lawmakers will gather for a special session of parliament on Wednesday to debate the legacy of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, whose death on Monday exposed bitterly divided views on the "Iron Lady's" 11 years in power.
SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr says British leader Margaret Thatcher made an "unabashedly racist" comment, recalling what she said to him about Asian immigration after she left office.
LONDON (AFP) - Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch on Wednesday paid tribute to former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, crediting her with giving him the strength to face down print unions in the 1980s.

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