July 28, 2021

Sir Ronald Sanders: Cuba could help us normalise relations

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By SIR RONALD SANDERS From The Tribune ALL may not be lost in the efforts to improve relations between the government of Cuba and the Biden Administration in the US, despite the rhetoric – most of it emanating from the Cuban government in the wake of protests by thousands across the island. The protests were […]

UK homebuyer demand continues to boom in Q2

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The latest Homebuyer Hotspots Demand Index by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has revealed that homebuyer demand across the UK has continued to climb during Q2 2021. GetAgent’s Hotspots Demand Index monitors homebuyer demand across the UK on a quarterly basis, using market data from the major property portals. Current demand is based on the […]

UK: Scotland and London lead the way for new build property sales

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By James Lockett The latest research from HouseScan has revealed that just 6.9% of all homes sold in Britain over the last year came via the new build sector, however, new build sales have driven the market to a greater extent across a number of locations.  Since March of last year, 54,176 new build homes have been […]

London remains one of the top global prime real estate market

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By James Lockett Research by Astons, the international experts on real estate, residency and citizenship through investment, has revealed which prime global real estate markets are on course to see the biggest increase in values in 2021.   Astons analysed prime real estate values across 18 global destinations in 2020 as well as looking at […]

One woman’s work to help domestic workers escape slavery

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By Miriam Karmali, Freedom United Original story From The Guardian In an inspiring story of resilience in the face of horrific abuse, a Filipino woman has recounted how she survived domestic slavery in London to take on a leading role in the organization that rescued her. Analiza Guevarra was raised in extreme poverty in the […]

Win this London Flat for £5

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UK: It’s your last chance to win this awesome London flat for £5 You have until midnight on Wednesday 30th June to enter the latest house raffle competition by Winmydreamhome.com with the winner set to scoop either an outstanding London flat valued at £500,000 or a minimum cash prize of more than £128,000! Winmydreamhome is a trusted […]

UK: Build to Rent is now the dominant force in London’s new build sector

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Research from Build to Rent specialists, Ascend Properties, shows that Build to Rent developments are beginning to dominate the new build sector throughout the UK, not least in London. Build to Rent has, alongside the rest of the new build sector, endured difficult times during the COVID-19 pandemic with completions dropping slightly in the face of […]

UK: Out West

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From British Theatre Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London From Friday 18 June until Saturday 24 July | Tickets from £10* Three new plays by Tanika Gupta, Simon Stephens and Roy WilliamsCo-directed by Rachel O’Riordan and Diane Page Next month the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre reopens with Out West – the world premiere of three new short plays written by […]

London beats the commuter belt for pandemic property sales but trails on price appreciation

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From Propaganda PR Astons, the international experts on real estate, residency and citizenship through investment, has found that London has trailed behind the commuter belt where pandemic property price appreciation is concerned. However, the capital has held its own in terms of the number of homes sold, suggesting that the demise of the London market […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Vaccine refusal is as dangerous a pandemic as Covid-19

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By Sir Ronald Sanders, From Antigua Observer Vaccine refusal is fast becoming as dangerous to human health and to economies as the Covid-19 pandemic.     In 2019, even before the novel coronavirus was confirmed and began its spread around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that vaccine refusals had led to a resurgence of […]