British Prime Minister David Cameron hailed Margaret Thatcher as an "extraordinary" woman who had revived the country's fortunes, at a special parliamentary tribute to the divisive former leader Wednesday.
A pedestrian walks past graffiti that reads "Iron Lady? Rust in Peace" refering to former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in west Belfast, Northern Ireland, on April 9, 2013.
The Iron Lady's harshest critics stayed away in a sign of her bitterly disputed legacy. But still both houses were mostly packed, full of lawmakers recalled from their holidays after Thatcher died on Monday aged 87.
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