Thatcher 'fine' after operation


Former prime minister Baroness Thatcher is “absolutely fine” in hospital after undergoing a minor operation, a spokeswoman said.

The 87-year-old was admitted to hospital yesterday and is expected to be kept in overnight tonight after having a growth removed from her bladder.

“She is absolutely fine,” the spokeswoman said of the ex-premier, who has suffered some ill health in recent years.