A lack of homes for sale means that the housing market will get off to a slow start in 2017, according to surveyors. Property transactions have slowed since the spring, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) said.
Annual growth in UK house prices accelerated for the first time in eight months in November, a lender's figures show. The Halifax, part of Lloyds Banking Group, said property prices had risen by 6% compared with a year ago.
MOSCOW, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday it sold a stake in oil giant Rosneft for 10.5 billion euros ($11.3 billion) to Qatar and commodities trader Glencore , confounding expectations that the Kremlin's standoff with the West would scare off ...
People board a Megabus, part of Stagecoach, in Washington DC. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images. Angela Monaghan. Wednesday 7 December 2016 08.51 EST.
Dozens of wealthy footballers are being investigated for using income from image rights to dodge tax, it emerged last night. HMRC bosses told MPs the practice was rife, with 43 players, 12 clubs and eight agents under investigation.