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House prices predicted to rise 2% next year

House prices predicted to rise 2% next year

As recently as July this year, Greater London had the highest annual house price inflation of any United Kingdom region but in October it was the lowest, up just 0.1% over the year. Adrian Gill, director of Your Move and Reeds Rains estate agents, said: "House price growth has slowed again, but in London, as elsewhere, there's still appetite to continue driving up prices where buyers see value".


OH gas prices 21 cents higher than same time last month

OH gas prices 21 cents higher than same time last month

Sacramento, CA, December 12- Average retail gasoline prices in Sacramento have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.49/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 720 gas outlets in Sacramento. Crude oil prices are up about 3.4% Monday morning with WTI crude oil for January delivery trading at $53.23 after closing at $51.50 on Friday. Mount Morris and Nunda have current prices that are 17 cents higher than a year ago.


Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills

Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills

The Bills (6-7) have lost two in a row and are likely to extend the longest playoff drought in North American sports to 17 seasons. "What do you think I'm going to say?" He delivered by rushing nine times for 72 yards and cap an 82-yard drive by waltzing into the end zone untouched from 5 yards out to put the Steelers ahead 21-7.


National Grid agrees United Kingdom distribution sale, to return cash to investors

National Grid agrees United Kingdom distribution sale, to return cash to investors

Investors in National Grid PLC (LON:NG.) will share £4bn after the energy networks operator agreed to sell a 61% stake in its United Kingdom gas distribution business to a group of infrastructure investors for around £13.8bn. Up for grabs is a 50.1 per cent stake in four National Grid pipelines which supply gas to parts of the country. Together Hermes Investment Management, Amber Infrastructure/International Public Partnerships Ltd.


Qantas to fly Australia-London non-stop

Qantas to fly Australia-London non-stop

Time to load up your iPad and charge your noise-cancelling headphones - Qantas has announced the launch of non-stop flights between Perth and London, a direct route that will take 17 hours. "Our modeling shows that people from the east coast as well as South Australia would fly domestically to Pert to connect to our non-stop London service".



Amazon denies plans to open 2000 grocery stores

An Amazon spokeswoman declined to elaborate on the statement. In its report Monday, the Journal said that "Amazon envisions opening more than 2,000 brick-and-mortar grocery stores under its name, depending on the success of the new test locations" for Amazon Go and two experimental drive-thru stores.