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Margaret Thatcher funeral in live video with AFP

Margaret Thatcher’s funeral in London will be broadcast live by AFPTV teams from the forecourt of Saint Paul’s Cathedral, where the funeral procession is set to arrive and where Queen Elizabeth is expected to attend the church service.

The Live broadcast is scheduled to last from 09:30 GMT to 10:10 GMT.

It can be viewed on


AFP carried its first live video broadcast in 2012. Since the start of 2013, which is set to be a year of significant growth for live HD coverage all over the world, AFP has already broadcast live feeds of events such as the election of Pope Francis, funeral of Hugo Chavez and David Beckham’s first press conference for the PSG football club.


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AFP is a global news agency delivering fast, accurate, in-depth coverage of the events shaping our world from conflicts to politics, sports, entertainment and the latest breakthroughs in health, science and technology. With 2,260 journalists spread across almost every country, AFP covers the world 24 hours a day in six languages. AFP delivers the news in video, text, photos, multimedia and graphics to a wide range of customers including newspapers and magazines, radio and TV channels, web sites and portals, mobile operators, corporate clients as well as public institutions.

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