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UK homebuilders get 6 weeks to pledge payment for cladding

Hundreds of thousands of people in the UK live in buildings that were deemed a fire risk following the Grenfell Tower fire in Kensington, London in 2017.

UK homebuilders get 6 weeks to pledge payment for cladding. (Representative image)
UK homebuilders get 6 weeks to pledge payment for cladding. (Representative image)
Published on Jan 29, 2023 05:56 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta

UK PM fires Conservative chairman over unpaid tax probe

Rishi Sunak Sunak fired the party chief following a scandal that cast doubt on the premier's own judgement and vows of integrity.

Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. (Photo by CARLOS JASSO/AFP)
Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. (Photo by CARLOS JASSO/AFP)
Published on Jan 29, 2023 03:01 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta

London sees skyrocketing rent, landlords demand up to 3 lakh: Report

Citing the imbalance between the people looking to rent and available properties, the rents across Britain could rise a further by 5 per cent this year.

Last year, it was the second-highest annual rent growth ever with average rents for newly listed properties up 9.7per cent outside London.(Reuters File)
Last year, it was the second-highest annual rent growth ever with average rents for newly listed properties up 9.7per cent outside London.(Reuters File)
Published on Jan 28, 2023 05:30 PM IST

UK student nurse held for planning attack on air force base

Mohammad Farooq, 27, was arrested outside St. James’s University Hospital in Leeds, northern England, on Jan. 20 with what prosecutors say was a “viable” pressure-cooker bomb containing 13.7 kilograms (30 pounds) of a homemade low-explosive mixture.

Mohammad Farooq, 27, was arrested outside St. James’s University Hospital in Leeds, northern England, on January 20.(Representative image/ AP)
Mohammad Farooq, 27, was arrested outside St. James’s University Hospital in Leeds, northern England, on January 20.(Representative image/ AP)
Updated on Jan 27, 2023 08:26 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

Londoners are selling homes on WhatsApp in booming private sales market: Report

Almost a quarter of London homes were sold off-market in the final three months of last year, according to broker Hamptons International.

Londoners are selling homes on WhatsApp in booming private sales market. (Bloomberg)
Londoners are selling homes on WhatsApp in booming private sales market. (Bloomberg)
Published on Jan 27, 2023 01:47 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta
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