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OVERSEAS PROPERTY SEARCHES: FRANCE, SPAIN AND PORTUGAL LOCATIONS ARE MOST POPULAR WITH UK HOME HUNTERS

Online searches for idyllic holiday homes abroad have surged just as these European hotspots begin to navigate their way out of lockdown.

RENTERS EVICTION BAN EXTENDED: LANDLORDS CANNOT EVICT TENANTS UNTIL LATE AUGUST SAYS ROBERT JENRICK

The coronavirus eviction ban for renters has been extended for two months, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announced tonight, after...

 
 
 

WILD HONEY & RYE: POTATO PANCAKES WITH MUSHROOM SAUCE RECIPE

Polish potato pancakes are like latkes, in that they are made with potatoes, grated onion and egg, then pan-fried.

SIGNS HOUSE PRICES MAY AVOID SLUMP: SURGE IN VIEWINGS SINCE LOCKDOWN RELAXED BOOSTS MARKET OPTIMISM

Three-fold surge in viewings boost major housebuilder's hopes for housing market.

 
 
 

TURN SHARED SPACES INTO SAFE HAVENS: HOW TO GROW FOOD IN FRONT GARDENS, ADD KERB APPEAL AND HELP THE COMMUNITY

Londoners are turning their front gardens into havens for a safe-distance drink with the neighbours.

HOW TO CREATE A MOOD BOARD: KEEP YOUR COLOUR PALETTE ON TRACK WHEN DESIGNING YOUR NEXT ROOM MAKEOVER

Get free samples from top brands for a mood board and create the perfect look for your home. Follow Barbara Chandler on Instagram sunnygran

 
 
 

LIVE THE HIGH-LIFE AT THE WALDORF ASTORIA: SLEEK MANHATTAN APARTMENT SUITES TO GO ON SALE AT NEW YORK'S ICONIC LUXURY HOTEL

The iconic Waldorf Astoria will welcome guests and residents to its newly-renovated space, which includes 375 grand apartments, in...

LONDON FOOD MARKETS: PLAN TO MOVE SMITHFIELDS, NEW COVENT GARDEN AND BILLINGSGATE TO BARKING HITS MILESTONE

The controversial plans involve moving Smithfields from Farringdon, its home for 800 years.

 
 
 

'UPSIDE DOWN' LIVING IN MAIDA VALE: SIR TERRY FARRELL'S SLEEK TOWNHOUSES FEATURE MULTIPLE TERRACES BUILT AROUND OUTDOOR LIFE

The new scheme also boasts integrated terraces and a top floor living space with olive and blue interiors and vintage furnishings.

FINCHLEY CHURCH CONVERSION: APARTMENTS WITH STONE ARCHES AND STAINED-GLASS WINDOWS IN LEAFY NORTH LONDON SUBURB

Some flats in the Edwardian church conversion have stained-glass windows, columns and 18ft-high ceilings.

 
 
 

THE BECKHAMS' SECRET ESCAPE: VICTORIA AND DAVID PLAN NEW BASEMENT WITH TUNNEL LINKING TO THEIR COTSWOLDS HOME

The Beckhams want to use the new basement space as a wine cellar, with a walkway linking it to their nine-bedroom farmhouse.

PROPERTY MUST HAVES: HOME OFFICES AND GARDENS TOP HOME WISHLISTS FOR LIFE AFTER LOCKDOWN

Home offices and gardens have overtaken factors such as number of bedrooms on the league table of property "must haves", according...

 
 
 

ICONIC MERSEY FERRY FOR SALE: ORIGINAL SHIP SEEN IN GERRY AND THE PACEMAKERS FILM COULD BE YOURS FOR £100K

The iconic 'Ferry Cross the Mersey' ship is on the market for £100,000 with potential to be converted into a hotel, office space, a...

ENTIRE VILLAGE FOR SALE IN SWEDEN: 60-ACRE SPA TOWN ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF STOCKHOLM LISTED FOR £5.6 MILLION

The spa town's 70 buildings include a church, a hotel and a restaurant.

 
 
 

LONDON HOUSING MARKET: HELP TO BUY SCHEME AND 90 PER CENT MORTGAGES RETURN - BUT MORE AFFORDABLE HOMES ARE URGENTLY NEEDED

Shared-ownership enquiries are rocketing in London and nervous young home buyers are being tempted back by the better mortgage deals...

HOUSE PRICES: LOCKDOWN LEADS TO SHARPEST MONTHLY FALL IN VALUE SINCE FINANCIAL CRISIS

Just over £4,000 was knocked off the price of the average UK home in one month.

 
 
 

BEST PLANT POTS FOR INDOORS: CHOOSE FROM CONCRETE, GLAZED OR HANGING PLANTERS TO TRANSFORM A CORNER OF YOUR HOME

The first of a new series in which we find key pieces that let you revamp your home without committing to a total room makeover.

FLEXIBLE SPACES: HOW THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN WILL AFFECT THE DESIGN OF OUR FUTURE HOMES

Covid-19 has brought about a revolution in the way we think about home. The new normal will see many more of us needing permanent and...

 
 
 

ED SHEERAN'S SUFFOLK HOME: SHAPE OF YOU SINGER'S COUNTRY ESTATE TOPS LIST OF 'MOST SEARCHED FOR' CELEBRITY HOMES IN THE UK

There were 46,000 UK searches for Ed Sheeran's Suffolk pile in the past year, while Kim and Kanye's home was the most-Googled worldwide.

HOW TO BUY A BIGGER PROPERTY WITHOUT DOUBLING YOUR MORTGAGE: THE KEY AREAS WITH THE BIGGEST SAVINGS FOR UPSIZERS

Do the maths. Upsize to a larger home in town or country and you'll get more for your money.

 
 
 



Michael Jordan to donate $100m in fight for racial equality

Michael Jordan to donate $100m in fight for racial equality

Michael Jordan and his company have pledged to donate $100m over the next 10 years to organisations engaged in the fight for racial equality and social justice. Read more ...

Madeleine McCann suspect ‘linked to disappearances of two other children'

Madeleine McCann suspect ‘linked to disappearances of two other children'

Christian Brueckner, 43, is being investigated over the 2015 disappearance of Inga Gehricke, while officers are also said to have contacted the family of René Hasee, 6, who... Read more ...

Hollyoaks' Rachel Adedeji accuses soap of racism after response to BLM movement

Hollyoaks' Rachel Adedeji accuses soap of racism after response to BLM movement

Hollyoaks star Rachel Adedeji, who has starred on the soap since 2016, has hit out at the show's response to the Black Lives Matter movement. Read more ...

Prince William reveals he has been a helpline counsellor for people in crisis

Prince William reveals he has been a helpline counsellor for people in crisis

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have video called people across the UK to mark Volunteers' Week. Read more ...

Tim Davie appointed new BBC Director General to replace Tony Hall

Tim Davie appointed new BBC Director General to replace Tony Hall

Davie will replace Tony Hall this year Tim Davie has been appointed the new BBC Director General. Davie, formerly an acting Director General, will take over from outgoing Tony... Read more ...

Joe Biden slams Trump for suggesting George Floyd is 'looking down' from...

Joe Biden slams Trump for suggesting George Floyd is 'looking down' from heaven and celebrating 'a great day'

Joe Biden slammed President Donald Trump for suggesting on Friday that George Floyd, the Black man killed by Minneapolis police last week, is celebrating from heaven, possibly... Read more ...

Madeleine McCann suspect linked to boy, 6, who disappeared from beach in 1996

Madeleine McCann suspect linked to boy, 6, who disappeared from beach in 1996

German detectives have contacted the father of René Hasee today for the first time in 20 years, following the child's sudden disappearance from a beach in Portugal Read more ...

Love Island Australia cast and villa revealed ahead of its UK launch

Love Island Australia cast and villa revealed ahead of its UK launch

Leading the lineup are a hunky footballer, a naughty nurse, a feisty animal handler and a former beauty queen, all on a mission to find love in the famous Mallorcan villa. Read more ...

Alexis Ohanian Resigns From Reddit, Urges Board to Fill His Seat With a...

Alexis Ohanian Resigns From Reddit, Urges Board to Fill His Seat With a Black Candidate

Alexis Ohanian has resigned from the Reddit board. The tech entrepreneur, who is the husband of Serena Williams, announced on Friday that he's taking a step back from the... Read more ...

Trump says Brees should NOT have apologized for calling NFL player protests...

Trump says Brees should NOT have apologized for calling NFL player protests 'disrespectful'

Donald Trump waded back into the debate over NFL player protests by condemning New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees's recent apology for calling the demonstrations 'disrespectful.' Read more ...