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UK agents have generated £2.7 billion in fees thanks to the stamp duty holiday

By James Lockett Research from WiggyWam, the all-in-one property platform, shows that UK estate agents have generated an estimated £2.7 billion in agency fees since the introduction of the stamp duty holiday.  Since July of last year, the housing market has experienced unprecedented demand and estate agents have been working flat out. An estimated 772,830 […]

CYMI – Families reunited in Gaza after swarms of airstrikes

BY Josh London, CMO, Reuters After weeks of escalating tension, the skies over Gaza are filled with scores of rockets and airstrikes that have wreaked havoc on civilian lives. Leaders from around the world, including US President Biden, Jordan’s King Abdullah and UN Secretary-General Guterres, are calling for a halt to the bloodshed. Journalists on the ground […]

Miss Universe 2021: The winner, the top 10, and how Miss USA did

By CNN.COM WIRE SERVICE Miss Mexico Andrea Meza was crowned Miss Universe at the 69th annual pageant, which was delayed several months because of Covid-19. “MÉXICO ESTO ES PARA TI,” Meza, 26, wrote in the caption of an Instagram post — “Mexico this is for you.” The competition was held in Hollywood, Florida, at the Seminole […]

Veep Kamala Harris keeps Enemies List of Journalists: Report

By Charlie McCarthy From Newsmax Vice President Kamala Harris keeps a list of reporters and other political players who might be deemed racist or who “don’t fully understand her or appreciate her life experience.” Harris declines many interview requests, but that hasn’t stopped her from keeping an eye on those writing about her, The Atlantic said in a lengthy […]

Giuliani Attorneys say Feds treat him like Cartel Head or Terrorist

By Theodore Bunker From Newsmax Attorneys for former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has officially complained that federal investigators are treating his client like the head of a drug trafficking organization or a terrorist, NBC New York reports. Giuliani’s representatives wrote in a letter to a Manhattan federal judge who is currently considering whether or not to appoint […]

Biden Tax Returns: He paid 25.9% rate and earned $607,336

From Newsmax President Joe Biden has said the wealthy should pay more in taxes — and 25.9% of his income went to the federal government in 2020. Biden on Monday revived the long-standing presidential tradition of releasing his tax filings, in yet another contrast to his predecessor, former President Donald Trump. Biden and his wife, […]

UK: House prices vs other investments: Slow and steady or high-risk high-reward

By James Lockett House price inflation has been steadier than other kinds of investments in recent years, offering consistent appreciation not seen with a number of other commodities. Warwick Estates analysis shows that between 2020 and 2021 prices have risen by 8.3%, far lower than the majority of other commodities on the investment market, with Bitcoin […]

My top picks for The Lawyer’s In-house Financial Services Conference 2021

By Catrin Griffiths, Editor, The Lawyer The 2021 edition of The Lawyer’sIn-house Financial Services Conference is just around the corner. Featuring over 15 webinars and roundtables to choose from, storytelling sessions for those interested in a genuine sharing and exchange of ideas, and virtual book clubs to help break the ice with fellow attendees, the programme has something for everyone. So, if you work with in-house counsel […]

Maison Margiela and Reebok introduce new Colorways of the Classic Leather Tabi & Club C Maison Margiela

BOSTON, MA – May 18, 2021 – Today Maison Margiela and Reebok announce new colorways of the Classic Leather Tabi and Club C Maison Margiela as part of their ongoing collaboration. Beginning May 21st, the Classic Leather Tabi will be available in both grey and red and the Club C Maison Margiela will be available in […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]