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What is a digital autopsy?

What is a digital autopsy? A digital autopsy finds the cause of death with 3D imaging and computer software instead of a scalpel. From Leonardo da Vinci’s dissection table to 3D visualisations on a screen, post-mortems are undergoing a technical overhaul. From whether you think it’s an invasive procedure or you don’t care what happens […]

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Modern death rituals

Modern death rituals You don’t go to church, but you religiously eat the same cereal every morning. You don’t believe in a higher being, but you find yourself crossing your fingers when you need some good luck on your side. So when it comes to death, does a little ritual help? Here we look at […]

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How is retirement changing?

How is retirement changing? We’re not just living longer, we’re also expected to work for longer. But will the traditional notion of retirement – putting your feet up at a beach in Spain, attending to your allotment and making painfully bad style choices, all the while receiving a steady income from the state – disappear […]

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What is an excepted estate?

What is an excepted estate? An excepted estate is where no inheritance tax needs to be paid. When starting the probate process and dealing with a Will, you’ll need to figure out exactly how much the estate is worth in total. After that, you can work out whether you’re dealing with an excepted estate. Here’s […]

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