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Former prime minister Baroness Thatcher dies peacefully in her suite at the Ritz after suffering a massive stroke at 87

 

  1. The Iron Lady became Britain’s first and only female Prime Minister
  2. Baroness Thatcher had suffered from poor health over the past decade
  3. Mrs Thatcher had been staying at the Ritz hotel up until her death
  4. Politician will have a ceremonial funeral at St Paul’s Cathedral next week
  5. Last politician to be afforded that honour was Winston Churchill in 1965
  6. David Cameron: ‘We’ve lost a great leader and a great Briton’
  7. Queen ‘sad’ and sends private message of sympathy to her family
  8. President Barack Obama: ‘She stands as an example to our daughters’
  9. Family asks well-wishers for donations to Royal Hospital Chelsea
  10. MPs to return from recess early to pay tribute to former PM in Commons
  11. The grocer’s daughter became the longest serving British prime minister of the 20th century

Prime Minister David Cameron said she had a ‘lion-hearted love of this country’ and ‘fought for Britain’s interests all the way’.  ‘We’ve lost a great leader, a great Prime Minister and a great Briton’, he said. ‘There were people who said she couldn’t make it, who stood in her way, who said that a woman couldn’t lead, and she defied them all. Margaret Thatcher took a country that was on its knees and made Britain stand tall again. She was the patriot prime minister. When people said Britain could not be great again, she proved them wrong.

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Margaret Thatcher, 1925 – 2013

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