All surviving US ex-presidents invited to Thatcher 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.

All of Britain's surviving ex-prime ministers have also been invited along with a representative of the family of Nelson Mandela and a host of foreign dignitaries and celebrities, Downing Street said in a statement.