Berkeley Group Holdings Plc (BKG), the U.K. homebuilder focused on London and southeast England, said annual profit rose 33 percent after it sold more homes in areas where house prices are rising.
Dalian Wanda Group, the Chinese developer controlled by billionaire Wang Jianlin, is investing 1 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) in a British yachtmaker and a London site to build Western Europe's tallest residential tower.
People living in London's East Ham are more likely to be the victims of identity fraud than anyone else in the UK, figures suggest.
John Swinney announced an independent Scotland would have the same flat-rate pension of �144 per week planned by the UK but would increase it annually by the highest of earnings growth, inflation or 2.5 per cent.
Where is inflation? This is the question floated by the media based on US consumer price statistics, which show that the Federal Reserve's trillions of dollars in money injection and near-zero interest rates have not triggered the feared inflation.