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House prices in Britain have leapt to hit an all-time high. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

British house prices leaped to hit an all-time high in August, mortgage lender Nationwide said on Wednesday, adding to signs of a sharp rebound in the(...)

Many food businesses have launched delivery services

Order prepared food and ingredients from kitchens and farms, and stay occupied with books, toys and paint There has been an explosion of food oper(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson led his Conservative Party to a sweeping victory in an election in December.

British house prices rose in annual terms by more than 1 per cent for the first time in 12 months in December, but uncertainty about Brexit is likely (...)

The aftermath of an EF-4 tornado in Dayton, Ohio. Photograph: Stephen Starr

The large family home at 2036 Maplegrove avenue, a quiet tree-line residential street north of downtown Dayton, Ohio is a wreck. At around 11pm on Ma(...)

Photograph: iStock

Annual house price growth in Britain cooled to a seven-month low in March, mortgage lender Nationwide said on Thursday, adding to signs of fading mome(...)

The plaque in the sacristy of the Vatican’s Pauline Chapel, completed at a cost of €9 million in 2009. Photograph: Patsy McGarry

The third national collection to help fund the visit of Pope Francis and the World Meeting of Families in Dublin (WMoF2018) next August takes place in(...)

Michael Fingleton arriving at the Irish Nationwide inquiry at Blackhall Place on Wednesday. Mr Fingleton is representing himself at the inquiry. Photograph: Alan Betson

One-time Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton’s advocacy skills came under pressure early in his cross-examination of D(...)

All our major churches are ageing and in decline.

The churches run 96 per cent of our primary schools and approximately 50 per cent at secondary level, yet the fastest growing cohort in the Irish popu(...)

One of Michael Noonan’s greatest coups was securing a deal on the promissory notes in 2013. Photograph: Eric Luke

When Michael Noonan’s leadership of Fine Gael went down in flames in the general election of 2002 with the party reduced to just 30 Dáil seats, his po(...)

“The three-and-a-half times income ceiling on mortgages means that as house prices go up, the cohort of households that can meet that condition shrinks.” Photograph: Getty Images

After a sustained period of price growth, the UK housing market appears to be in slowdown mode. Leading indices from Halifax and Nationwide recorded p(...)

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