Many economists expect house prices to pick up more rapidly after the slowdown in recent months

British house prices rose at their slowest annual rate in nearly two years in May, as growth continued to moderate after double-digit increases in the(...)

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne described the annual fall in consumer prices as “good news for family budgets” and said it should not be mistaken for “damaging deflation.”(Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)

Britain’s inflation rate unexpectedly fell below zero for the first time in more than half a century, as the drop in food and energy prices depressed(...)

Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton. File photograph: Reuters /Luke MacGregor

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Nationwide’s figures showed that house prices dropped by 0.1 per cent in February

British house prices fell in February for the first time in five months, taking the annual rate of increase to its lowest since September 2013, figure(...)

ECB pesident Mario Draghi and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: there are concerns  the ECB’s latest round of stimulus may not be enough to revive the euro zone’s economy. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Lending to euro zone households and companies contracted further in November, adding to concerns that the European Central Bank’s latest round of sti(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), speaks at the European Banking Congress at the Alte Oper concert hall in Frankfurt. Photograph: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Lending to euro zone households and companies contracted further in November, adding to concerns that the European Central Bank’s latest round of stim(...)

A  woman looking at houses for sale in an estate agents in Edinburgh. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

UK house-price growth slowed to its weakest in more than a year in December, adding to evidence that the market for residential property is cooling. T(...)

For sale signs displayed outside UK houses. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The annual rate of increase in British house prices fell to its lowest level in nearly a year this month as the property market continued to lose mome(...)

Half a decade of record low interest rates were marked today as the Bank of England once more kept the cost of borrowing on hold. The fi(...)

UK house-price growth also accelerated in February to the fastest in seven years as London led a recovery that’s spreading across the country. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

UK mortgage approvals rose more than forecast in January to the highest level in more than six years as the property market continued to streng(...)