Thatcher document auction
Suits that once belonged to the former Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, have been auctioned off this afternoon, fetching just over £75,000.
The seven outfits that were once owned by the Grantham-born politician were sold at Christie's auction house in London. This is the suit that fetched the most, selling at £25,000.
Three artefacts owned by a genuine pirate have sold at auction for almost £3000 today - three times the estimate.
When auctioneers valued the property they found three items that belonged to Captain William Kidd - the sailor who inspired Johnny Depp’s Pirates of the Caribbean character, Jack Sparrow.
In Other News...
Ayrton Senna's first car will go under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions this afternoon.
The triple World Champion drove The Toleman TG184-2 in his first Formula 1 season.
Major Digger Auction
Buyers from around the UK are expected to be at Donington Park in Leicestershire for the sale of 630 pieces of construction equipment
Stadium seating has been installed for the buyers because of the interest. The equipment is driven past as it's displayed.
The public toilets in Birmingham have been bought at auction for £50,000.
That's £20,000 higher than the guide price.