Margaret Thatcher

An onlooker photographs the funeral of Baroness Thatcher making its way down Fleet street this morning.

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An onlooker photographs the funeral of Margaret Thatcher making its way down Fleet street on Wednesday.

 A pint of milk is left outside the residence of Baroness Thatcher in Chester Square

A pint of milk is left outside the residence of Margaret Thatcher in Chester Square

Milk is left outside the residence of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in Chester Square in reference to her time as education secretary when she imposed spending cuts that included the removal of free milk for children aged over seven in school. Thatcher died after suffering a stroke at the age of 87.
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British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher outside 10 Downing Street Photo by Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Margaret Thatcher waves at the crowd outside Downing Street in London, on General Election day, June 11 1987. The vote resulted in the third consecutive victory for Thatcher's Conservative party

A well-wisher places flowers at the door of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's home in London

A well-wisher places flowers at the door of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's home in London

Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died after suffering a stroke at the age of 87, her family has announced. Thatcher was Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was Britain’s first female prime minister, serving three consecutive terms in office from 1979 to 1990 and was one of the dominant political figures of the 20th century in Britain. Thatcher held a life peerage as Baroness Thatcher, of Kesteven in the County of Lincolnshire, which entitled her to sit in the House of Lords.
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