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Planning rules on extensions to be relaxed ‘to boost the economy’

The government wants to get planning officers “off people’s backs” with a relaxation of current rules in England to boost the economy. The government will consult on allowing people, for a three-year period, to build larger extensions on houses – read more

The recession-proof places to buy in London

As house prices keep plummeting, some London areas seem recession-proof. Below you can see reports on where is best to buy. Fergus and Jo Stewart live in Fulham with their four-month-old baby, Sebastian, but they are hoping to move to read more

London: Shard inauguration and opening details

At the Shard inauguration skyscraper in London, the new landmark’s architect and investors outline their vision for its future. With external work on the Shard now complete, the controversial development has reached its complete height of 1016ft (309.6m) and the structure’s current silhouette read more

London 2012 Olympics: Sheep, farmyards and even fake RAIN as olympic stadium becomes home to rural idyll for spectacular opening show

The Olympic stadium will be turned into an idyllic scene of the British countryside for the Games opening ceremony with rivers, real cows and sheep grazing in meadows and a cricket match on a village green. The transformation of the read more

FREEHOLD AND LEASEHOLD PROPERTIES IN THE UK EXPLAINED

When you look at the particulars of an apartment you will be told whether it a leasehold properties or you are buying a share of the freehold. When you buy a freehold – as is common when you buy a read more

IBERDROLA BOOSTS PRESENCE IN UK WITH DEDICATED LONDON OFFICE

The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Edward Davey MP, has officially opened the new London offices of Iberdrola and ScottishPower in an inauguration ceremony presided over by the Chairman and CEO of Iberdrola and Chairman of ScottishPower, read more

Take a look inside ‘One Hyde Park’ the most amazing development in London

Conceived by the Candy brothers, the 86 apartments in London’s One Hyde Park are among the world’s most expensive homes. The apartments in the development in Hyde Park are among the world’s most expensive homes, costing on average £6,000 per read more