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House price growth slows down in London

House price growth slows down in London

Some experts pointed to signs of a "Brexit-related" slowdown, while others said house prices simply could not continue rising at some of the high levels seen in recent years. After decades of runaway growth, London's housing market is finally grinding to a halt, according to government figures published on Tuesday. In Scotland, values edged up by 0.7% to hit £137,000.


Women boycott event chaired by Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti

Women boycott event chaired by Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti

Minister for Rural Development, Abdul Haq Khan, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar , and senior officials of JKSRLM were present on the occasion. "We were told it was a training session and nothing more. But the troubles for Mufti and her government are not just related to the growing resentment among Kashmiris in the Valley. "Hope this programme is organised again because it is an important event", she told reporters.


Australian police closer to deciding Vatican abuse charges

Australian police closer to deciding Vatican abuse charges

At the time, Pell was a senior priest in Melbourne. Victoria Police confirmed in a statement on Tuesday night that it had received advice from the DPP "relating to a current investigation into historical sexual assault allegations". Milligan has covered the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse and previous year interviewed two men who claimed they were abused by Pell in the 1970s, when he was a priest at Ballarat.



US Official Stirs Controversy Over Claim Wailing Wall is Not Israeli Territory

The rival claims to Jerusalem lie at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and no countries now have their embassies there, instead basing them in Israel's commercial capital Tel Aviv. Moving the embassy could serve as a sweetener to Israel at the end of negotiations, or as part of their conditions, perhaps alongside a US embassy to the Palestinian state.


Sorry, paparazzi, celebs now get private treatment at LAX

Sorry, paparazzi, celebs now get private treatment at LAX

Sorry, paparazzi. Celebrities who are sick of being stalked by photographers at Los Angeles International Airport can now find some privacy _ not to mention luxury _ at a new terminal. Travelers flying out of LAX this week could face some confusion as multiple airlines are switching locations as part of a massive renovation project .


Monsoon expected to arrive on May 30: Indian Metereological Department

Monsoon expected to arrive on May 30: Indian Metereological Department

Weather models are indicating that these showers are likely to intensify by May 25, making conditions favourable for the arrival of Monsoon over Indian mainland. This year it reached Andamans six days in advance."The formation of a cyclonic circulation over the Andaman Sea has resulted in strengthening and deepening of cross equatorial southwesterlies and persistent convective activity and rainfall over the region during the past few days".