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Margaret Thatcher dies - Twitter reaction as CNN blunders with Jimmy Savile picture and Guido Fawkes closes for a day

Following the news that Baroness Margaret Thatcher died peacefully this morning after a stroke, the nation has taken to Twitter to discuss the loss.

With Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher, and Thatcher all trending, both positive and negative comments are being made about the former Prime Minister.

Unfortunately, CNN are also grabbing a large amount of room on Twitter as well, after running a picture of Thatcher with Jimmy Savile during its on-air broadcast.

It has also been suggested – but not confirmed – that the BBC made a typo in an article and suggested that Thatcher died following a ‘strike’.

Guido Fawkes has announced that he is shutting the site for the day as a mark of respect.

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