News Mourners visit the home of Margaret Thatcher in April 2013; her Belgravia house will go on sale after major refurbishment

A development company has bought the property and is getting it ready to sell on

Mary Dejevsky: How much are you giving, Jeremy?

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David Prosser: Down to the Treasury to close tax loopholes

Outlook: There is much to admire about the campaign group UKuncut, which has grown into a formidable protest movement within a few months of its launch. Its direct action has had a real impact, closing branches of Top Shop and Vodafone. It has also been completely peaceful. There will no doubt be further protests today, as the group's appeal to "citizen volunteers" gains support, and next Saturday it plans a nationwide day of action.

House Doctor: 'I'm selling my late parent's home. Do I face a hefty tax bill?'

Question: I'm inheriting half of my late father's house but want to sell it to my brother and his family as he's keen to live there. Will I face a hefty tax bill? The house is estimated to be worth about £240,000 and the rest of his estate is worth roughly £12,000.

Consumer Rights: What should I ask a lawyer about my house purchase?

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Michael Brown: Between 'fairness' and rough justice

Mr Cameron's attempt to design 'fair' cuts seems outwardly attractive, but he is unwittingly ceding philosophical groundto his political opponents

Matthew Norman: Hail the masochist tendency

For all the whiff of born-to-punish superiority that clings indeliby to the Chancellor, this is a politician of a selflessness that verges on the uncanny

When insurance could make all the difference

Life insurance is relatively cheap for most people but can make a huge impact on the lives of loved ones we leave behind. And, unlike almost all other types of insurance, premiums on life cover are falling as life expectancy increases at a rapid rate. For instance, a 35-year-old male non-smoker can get £100,000 worth of cover on a 20 year level term policy starting at around £10 per month. Yet many people – married and single – choose to go without this most basic of insurance policies.

Leading article: The unfinished Conservative revolution

This time last year, most Conservatives, if informed that David Cameron would be in Downing Street by the next Tory conference, would probably have envisaged a triumphal victory rally in Birmingham over the coming days.

BBC to broadcast Ashcroft tax allegations

The BBC tonight cancelled a Panorama documentary on the business and tax affairs of Lord Ashcroft, just hours before it was scheduled for broadcast last night. Click here to read more

John Rentoul: Blair's gift to Cameron – a leader's guide

New Labour's belated recognition of the gap between saying and doing will come in handy for his successor at No 10

Punch & Judy: 350 years of hard-hitting entertainment

When Samuel Pepys came across a captivated crowd watching the street performance of an anarchic little puppet called Punchinello and his beleaguered wife Joan, the diarist chronicled the event in his diary, dated 9 May 1662.

Tullow Oil dragged down by Ugandan tax dispute

Tullow Oil was the FTSE 100's second-biggest faller yesterday after the company admitted its deal to buy a stake in a key Ugandan oil field is being held up by a tax dispute between the seller, Heritage, and the government in Kampala.

Fiona Reynolds: 'In difficult times, simple pleasures are important'

An ever-expanding National Trust is playing a crucial role in people's lives, its director general, Fiona Reynolds, tells Andy McSmith

Michael Brown: A Tory government would have done exactly the same

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Mysterious to the end, JG Ballard's daughters reveal his secret archive

Author had always denied keeping notes and manuscripts
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