Irish Ambassador to London Dan Mulhall at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall, central London, during the annual Remembrance Sunday service. Photograph Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Everything about the Remembrance Sunday commemorations at the Cenotaph in Whitehall in London are minutely planned, down to the positioning of dignita(...)

Irish ambassador to London Dan Mulhall lays a wreath at the Cenotaph memorial in Whitehall, central London, during the annual Remembrance Sunday service. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Irish ambassador to Britain Dan Mulhall today laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in London to mark Remembrance Sunday - the first time Ireland has taken pa(...)

A mounted police officer stands outside St Paul's Cathedral ahead of the funeral of former British prime minister  Margaret Thatcher. Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Even in her final appearance on the stage, former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, who will be cremated today (...)

Mark Thatcher speaks to the press outside the home of former British Prime Minister, Baroness Margaret Thatcher  in London last week. Photograph: Gerry

A single, half-muffled bell will toll as the funeral cortege draws up to St Paul’s. Fourteen Chelsea Pensioners will line the steps as t(...)

Tessa Phillips, who worked at the Finchley Conservative office between 1977 and 2009, signs a book of condolence at the party headquarters in Finchley yesterday. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Operation True Blue got under way yesterday as a special British cabinet office committee was set up to co-ordinate the log(...)