Margaret Thatcher dies following stroke

Baroness Thatcher

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BARONESS Thatcher died this morning aged 87 following a stroke.

The former prime minister, who had suffered bouts of illness for many years, was said to have died peacefully.

Her spokesman, 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.