Surprise as UK house prices set record after four months of falls

Jeremy Leaf, a north London estate agent and a former residential chairman of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics), said strong pent-up demand for most types of property, especially small houses, much of it brought forward by the stamp duty holiday, was supporting the market.

Ellen DeGeneres makes a telling comment about ‘not wanting to pay her staff overtime’ in a resurfaced Australian TV interview from 2013 – as she apologises to her team amid a probe into ‘toxic, bullying’ workplace

They continued: ‘For the record, the day-to-day responsibility of the Ellen show is completely on us. We take all of this very seriously and we realise, as many in the world are learning, that we need to do better, are committed to do better, and we will do better.’

Who Won the Battle of Portland?

But there was a method to the madness that unfolded outside this federal courthouse, a crackdown the president threatened to expand to Chicago and other American cities. The nation had been ravaged by Trump’s inability to lead: More than 150,000 Americans were dead from a pandemic that competent nations had subdued; 25 million Americans were […]

The new American Dream is just as unattainable as the old one

Vocational training was an option for those who couldn’t attend college because it was too expensive or too hard; those who went, it was understood, were poor or dumb. Fast-forward to today: The average cost of college at a private four-year institution (tuition only) is $143,360, and where 50% of high school seniors self-report that […]

Dystopian Deeds: How China’s top-notch mass surveillance system threatens global freedoms

“The CCP and [Chinese President] Xi Jinping consider AI critical to its future military and economic power competition. The Belt and Road Initiative [BRI] has a digital silk road of Chinese-built fiber-optic networks that expose internet traffic to greater monitoring by Chinese intelligence agencies,” Humire asserted. “There is a fear of economic retaliation from China because […]

UK’s coronavirus bailout hits £310BILLION: Rishi Sunak hints at a tax and spend reckoning to come amid Tory panic at rising debts – after he unveils ANOTHER £30bn of crisis spending with VAT and stamp duty cuts to save jobs

‘This moment is unique. We need to be creative. So to get customers back into restaurants, cafes and pubs and protect the 1.8million people who work in them, I can announce today that for the month of August we will give everyone in the country an Eat Out To Help Out discount. 

What Cameron Diaz doesn’t have to explain

She explained this in an interview on the podcast “Jemele Hill Is Unbothered.” “The idea that I have this great husband and these three beautiful children and a happy home life was really something I needed to complete, to close the hole in my heart,” Pompeo said, referring to an unhappy childhood. There was also […]