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Margaret Thatcher's funeral: images of the day

George Osborne sheds a tear and Cherie and Gordon meet again.

Margaret Thatcher's coffin is carried on a gun carriage drawn by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery as it arrives at St Paul's Cathedral. Photograph: Getty Images.

Banners are displayed outside Easington Colliery Club and Institute by former miners.

Spectators look on during the funeral.

Gordon Brown greets Cherie Blair.

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

Guests take their seats during the funeral at St Paul's Cathedral. 

David Cameron after reading from John 14. 1-6

George Osborne weeps during the Bishop of London's sermon. 

William Hague, Justine Thornton, Ed Miliband, Miriam González Durántez, Nick Clegg, Sarah Brown, Gordon Brown, Cherie Blair, Tony Blair, Norma Major, John Major, Samantha Cameron and David Cameron at the funeral.

The Bearer Party made up of personnel from the three branches of the military carry Margaret Thatcher's coffin.

Carol Thatcher, Marco Grass, Sarah Thatcher, Mark Thatcher, Michael Thatcher and Amanda Thatcher look on from the steps of St Paul's Cathedral as the coffin is placed in the hearse.