Boris Berezovsky in financial difficulty before death

Boris Berezovsky is thought to have been in financial difficulty before his death, after paying out large legal fees over the last few years.

In July 2011, he paid out Britain's biggest ever divorce settlement to his ex-wife Galina Besharova, with some reports suggesting that the deal may have been worth up to £100 million.

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Berezovsky died from hanging

A post-mortem into the death of the Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky has found he was hanged. A pathologist found nothing to indicate a violent struggle, a spokesman for Thames Valley Police said.