Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher dies following a stroke

Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher has died.

Monday, 8th April 2013, 1:33 pm
Margaret Thatcher

Baroness Thatcher died this morning following a stroke, her spokesman Lord Bell said.

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Lord Bell said: “It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother Baroness Thatcher died peacefully following a stroke this morning.

“A further statement will be made later.”