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David Cameron is to do a reading at the funeral this week of Baroness Thatcher, it has emerged.

Margaret Thatcher's body will lie in Parliament chapel on night before funeral

MPs and peers will be able to pay their private respects in St Mary Undercroft

Prime Minister's Questions on same day as Thatcher's funeral 'a bit odd'

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has suggested it would be “a bit odd” to go ahead with Prime Minister's Questions on the day of Baroness Thatcher's funeral.

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Margaret Thatcher’s funeral will have a Falklands War theme and more than 700 armed forces personnel will take part in it, Downing Street announced today.

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Funeral will be a 'ceremonial' service in line with Baroness Thatcher's wishes

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MP Eric Joyce to face no action over House of Commons bar brawl

MP Eric Joyce will not face charges following his arrest over an alleged brawl in a House of Commons bar.

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An influential group of MPs launched a scathing attack against the head of Britain's tax office today for her “catastrophic leadership failure” when she was in charge of the country's border controls.

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