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Property search website Rightmove said asking prices for property put on sale between mid-April and mid-May rose by 2.1% after a 1.6% rise the month before. The report echoed other gauges that show Britain's housing market retained much of its momentum in the first half of 2022, despite the phasing out of temporary tax breaks on property purchases in the second half of 2021. But with household budgets being squeezed by high inflation and tax rises, Rightmove had doubts about whether the housing market can keep up its recent strength - even though there is scant sign of a slowdown in price growth now.
The Queen has been the royal patron of the RHS since 1952 and has attended more than 50 times during her 70-year reign. Here's her time at Chelsea in pictures.
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A US military plane bringing several tons of much-needed baby formula from Germany landed Sunday at an airport in Indiana as authorities scramble to address a critical shortage.
Analysts say election of Albanese government will not ‘shift the dial’ on economic forecasts
The Czech central bank will likely raise interest rate further in June if data from the economy are in line with the bank's latest macroeconomic forecast, Governor Jiri Rusnok said on Sunday. "If the current forecast is being confirmed, the probability is high," he said in a Czech Television debate. Rusnok will be succeeded in July by board member Ales Michl, who has opposed all 550 basis points worth of rate hikes the bank has delivered over the past year, and has said he expected to propose rate stability for some time after he takes over.
If economy goes into tailspin, gap between areas with weak and strong labour markets would be exposed
Grant Shapps said ministers are looking at drawing up laws which would make industrial action illegal unless a certain number of staff work.
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Yuri Popovich invested in the supposedly safe cryptocurrency to protect against risks of the invasion
This year’s meeting may just manage some climate progress, but many say the forum is irrelevant in a changed world
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The Transport Secretary said ministers want to ban strikes unless a certain number of staff continue to work.