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Margaret Thatcher Dead: Taiwanese TV Channel Accidentally Broadcasts Pictures Of The Queen

09/04/2013 14:36 BST | Updated 09/04/2013 14:52 BST

A Taiwanese television station has apologised after showing The Queen in a package about the death of Margaret Thatcher.

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Who is this elderly lady?

The headline was correct - Margaret Thatcher Dies Of Stroke - but it was accompanied by clips of Queen Elizabeth meeting the public.

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The Queen was pictured with Prince Philip

Viewers of CTI Cable complained, and the channel apologised for getting the two women mixed up.

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The TV station apologised for the mix-up

Meanwhile, Thailand's Channel 5 apologised after showing a picture of actress Meryl Streep in its package.