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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain must build one million homes to meet shortfall, says new report

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... that successive governments have failed to fill. For almost 10 years the project, 32 kilometres east of London, has languished- first as developers worried about its vast scale and then as the financial crisis hit the construction industry. However, now, under a new government-backed plan, more than 20,000 new homes will be built in Ebbsfleet, which is only 17minutes from the centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1483020/britain-must-build-one-million-homes-meet-shortfall-says-new
  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Mainland buyers of British property unfazed by new taxes

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:37am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Mainlanders, who spent about £3.5b on British property last year, are unfazed by new tax laws New taxes won't dampen Chinese interest in UK Property-related taxes imposed and proposed by the British government will not deter mainland Chinese intent on buying property in Britain, lawyers and industry insiders say. "The new tax laws ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1486708/mainland-buyers-british-property-unfazed-new-taxes
  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    British PM David Cameron faces Euro poll backlash from expenses storm

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 08:52pm by GDN

    ... the Treasury Financial Secretary, reducing the number of women in the cabinet to three, the lowest figure since 1992. The jumpy mood over lawmakers' behaviour was heightened when Fabricant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1474157/british-pm-david-cameron-faces-euro-poll-backlash-expenses-storm
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Geldof family 'beyond pain' after mystery death of Peaches, 25

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 08:45pm by GDN

    ... for Cancer Research UK. Her death was received with shock by colleagues in the entertainment industry. Television presenter Phillip Schofield said he was "utterly stunned" at "the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1469575/geldof-family-beyond-pain-after-mystery-death-peaches-25
  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Londoners priced out of home market blast foreign buyers

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Bloomberg

    ... took off after the financial crisis in 2008 as a weaker pound, economic instability from Europe to Asia and record-low returns on fixed-income investments prompted wealthy buyers to search ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1469461/londoners-priced-out-home-market-blast-foreign-buyers
  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Songbird Estates' results buoy London property market

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... properties, but has been broadening the appeal of its Canary Wharf site beyond major banks and financial firms, with space dedicated to technology start-ups and plans for residential development. ... the increase in net asset value, including more office space let, with occupancy rates rising to 97 per cent, the highest since the financial crisis, and more demand for retail space, where yields had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1462526/songbird-estates-results-buoy-london-property-market
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Chinese firm to develop London's third financial district in US$1.5b deal

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Joint venture to turn dock into US$1.5b complex for Asian demand rivalling Canary Wharf Chinese firm to build London financial hub A Chinese developer has signed a deal to convert a derelict plot of land next to London's City Airport into the British capital's third financial district. It is aimed at Chinese firms and will be worth an expected US$1.5 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1249347/chinese-firm-develop-londons-third-financial-district-us15b-deal
  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    UK house builders set plans for expansion after government boost

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 07:34am by Reuters

    ... operational. "As the land we are buying today is for the homes we will be building in 2016 and beyond, the industry needed a longer term framework for Help to Buy," Barratt's chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1457073/uk-house-builders-set-plans-expansion-after-government-boost
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    George Osborne buys round of whisky for restive Scots with tax freeze

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:24pm by AFP

    ... in an apparent attempt to woo Scots ahead of an independence referendum this year. "Scottish whisky is a huge British success story. To support that industry, instead of raising duties on Scotch ... the whisky industry is one of the twin pillars of the economic plan for independence drawn up by Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond. But Osborne, an opponent of independence, warned in his budget ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1453338/george-osborne-buys-round-whisky-restive-scots-tax-freeze
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Shetland Islanders’ Viking heritage casts shadow on Scots independence

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 09:09pm by AP

    ... to the south and reliant on the unpredictable fishery industry and on making knitwear from sheep wool. But the islands have prospered since large reserves of oil were discovered in the 1960s. Amid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1456357/shetland-islanders-viking-heritage-casts-shadow-scots-independence

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