Almost a year after U.S. President Donald Trump inaugurated NATO's new billion-dollar headquarters with fanfare at a special summit, alliance officials are now finally moving in, leaving their prefab 1960s base that leaked during rainstorms. Two decades of planning, constructionRead More »
We all have our on-the-go warmer weather essentials – sunglasses, sun cream, plasters for inevitable sandal rub – but unless you’re also carrying a portable fan, you’re seriously missing out.
The Conservative council responsible for Grenfell Tower has built fewer affordable homes than any other London borough in recent years, new analysis has revealed. The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has started work on just 244 genuinely affordable homes since 2014 – an average of 61 each year
There’s more to the minimalist design than meets the eye. You might look at a minimalist living room and think ‘stark’, yet a minimalist will see ‘simple’. Where you may see ‘cold’, minimalists will see ‘sleek’. And if you deem a minimalist bedroom ‘boring’, a minimalist might interpret it as ‘sexy’.
This appears to be the most rent ever paid for a Hong Kong parking space, costing more than some of the city's smallest apartments. Hong Kong continues to break records for its high cost of living. Hong Kong real estate is among the priciest in the world, with record-breaking apartments being sold
Washer/dryers have something of a bad reputation – people just don’t believe that they’re very good at either. In recent years, the efficiency of these machines has improved dramatically, with improved running speeds, times and economies, meaning you really can achieve clean, dry clothes from the same
Whether you opt for a luxury tunnel tent, a lightweight backpacking model or something a little more out of the ordinary, your choice of tent will shape your family’s experiences of the great outdoors, probably for years to come.
Jeremy Corbyn today pledged to build one million “genuinely affordable” homes over 10 years to tackle the housing crisis if Labour comes to power. The majority of new homes proposed by the Labour leader would be for social rent, delivered by local councils and overseen by a new government department
The government must now step in and take the lead on housing policy and socially-focused capital investment, to provide the homes that people so desperately need. For these reasons, housing is too important to be led by the private market. When the purpose of housing is to provide a profit for shareholders
Twickenham is London’s “price-cut hotspot” with more homes on the market carrying a “reduced” tag than anywhere else in Britain. Almost 42 per cent of the properties for sale in the south-west London commuter haven have already had their asking prices slashed, according to data from property website
From neck ache to trapped nerves and sleepless nights, sore muscles can be the cause of some debilitating health problems. The sad truth is, though, as much as we would like to, not many of us have the time or budget for weekly massages. When one area is out of whack, it can have an impact on the rest
The housing market is broken, and, after eight long years it is clear that current Conservative housing policy is failing to fix it. To make housing more affordable, we need to build more affordable homes, and to hardwire housing affordability through the system, from planning to funding to delivery
Rogue landlords who exploit vulnerable tenants should face having their properties confiscated, an influential committee of MPs has recommended. The most vulnerable tenants need greater legal protections from retaliatory evictions, rent increases and harassment so they can pursue complaints about repairs
A Labour government would rip up the government’s definition of affordable housing and instead bring in a measure linked to people’s incomes, Jeremy Corbyn will say on Thursday. The Labour leader and John Healey, the shadow housing secretary, set out the party’s plans to link affordability to people
A condemned Northern California house with holes in the roof and mildew in the pipes sold last month for $1.23 million, a price tag that highlights how a housing shortage is fueling skyrocketing home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area. Listing agent Larry Gallegos said Wednesday he received three
Despite coming three days earlier than last year on 16th April, there’s inevitably a massive North South divide, with a gap of two months between when homeowners in Northern Ireland ‘celebrate’ on 10 March compared to those in England on 9th May. The research highlighted another divide across the regions
Councils should be given powers to confiscate homes from criminal landlords who are forcing people to live in freezing, dangerous and damp-filled properties, a parliamentary committee has said. MPs said vulnerable tenants also needed better protection to address the “imbalance in power” as renters were