Why did it take a member of Take That to remind us that popular music has lost touch with politics?
St Paul's ceremony undisturbed by protesters - we Brits don't go in for 'shrieking at coffins'
Cameron risks propaganda charge – but there seems little doubt ten days of memories have helped Tories
Will we want Tony Blair to get a similar send-off? His claim to being a war leader is greater than Thatcher's
Aquascutum suits and signature black handbags will be displayed in Reagan-esque Library and Museum
It's significant that the PM and his family are spending the weekend 'chez Merkel', say analysts
Broadcaster's argument for playing anti-Thatcher song contradicts its history of censorship
Lord Hall faces 'first test' after anti-Thatcher campaigners push 'Ding Dong the Witch is Dead' to the top of the chart
YouGov poll suggests that any 'Thatcher bounce' is boosting Labour rather than the Conservatives
Among the international guests will be FW De Klerk, the last president of apartheid South Africa
Former canon chancellor says Thatcher was too 'divisive' for this 'place of togetherness'
Gordon Brown had a good excuse and sent his wife; Ronnie Campbell would rather have been in a 'torture chamber'
Foreign Secretary intervenes as preparations for £10m 'Operation True Blue' intensify
Protesters opposed to 'eulogising' of former PM send Julie Garland's 1939 song racing up the charts
Tricky afternoon ahead: how do Labour MPs stay polite for Ed's sake when they remember Thatcher with fear and loathing?