Bed-ridden grandfather, 74, is stabbed to death at his home in south London as man, 23, is arrested

David Oliver (pictured) is the victim of the stabbing A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing a 74-year-old bed-ridden grandfather to death at his home. The suspect, who was known to the deceased, was arrested yesterday morning at the property he shared with victim David Oliver and his wife Sue in Mottingham, … Read more Bed-ridden grandfather, 74, is stabbed to death at his home in south London as man, 23, is arrested

Master woodcrafter and sculptor Tim Stead’s home is saved for the nation after 11th-hour campaign

The stunning home of master woodcrafter and sculptor Tim Stead has been saved for the nation – after an 11th-hour fundraising campaign helped raise £450,000. The Tim Stead Trust had almost given up hope of raising the cash needed to buy the late artist’s home, which is furnished in sculpted wood made by Stead himself … Read more Master woodcrafter and sculptor Tim Stead’s home is saved for the nation after 11th-hour campaign

Lockdown is imposed on five Beijing neighbourhoods, with 1.6 million people ordered to stay at home

Lockdown has been imposed on five Beijing neighbourhoods after two cases of the British Covid-19 variant were detected in the Chinese capital.   The cases had ‘no genetic correlation with previously reported local cases and imported cases in Beijing’, the head of the Beijing health authority Pang Xinghuo told reporters, but are ‘considered to be variants of … Read more Lockdown is imposed on five Beijing neighbourhoods, with 1.6 million people ordered to stay at home

Master woodcrafter and sculptor Tim Stead’s home is saved for the nation after 11th-hour campaign

The stunning home of master woodcrafter and sculptor Tim Stead has been saved for the nation – after an 11th-hour fundraising campaign helped raise £450,000. The Tim Stead Trust had almost given up hope of raising the cash needed to buy the late artist’s home, which is furnished in sculpted wood made by Stead himself … Read more Master woodcrafter and sculptor Tim Stead’s home is saved for the nation after 11th-hour campaign

Cost of a home in Britain reaches record high of £250k

Average property prices across Britain reached a record high of £250,000 in the year to November, new official figures show. The average cost of a home increased by 7.6 per cent over the period, up from a 5.9 per cent rise in the year to October. London’s average house price surpassed the £500,000 mark for … Read more Cost of a home in Britain reaches record high of £250k

Man who insisted on being buried in back garden of three-bed home he was born and died in

A father-of-four whose dying wish was to be buried in the garden of the house he was born and died in has been pictured for the first time – as his property hits the market for £125,000. Michael Jackson, 61, was laid to rest in the garden of his three-bedroom house in Leeds, West Yorkshire, … Read more Man who insisted on being buried in back garden of three-bed home he was born and died in

MasterChef winner Oli Martin has top tips to help make home cooking restaurant standard

Missing restaurant food? Then make it at home – by following the advice of top chef Oli Martin. He won the festive edition of MasterChef: The Professionals recently and his restaurant at Hipping Hall in Kirkby Lonsdale has an impressive four AA rosettes, so he knows his way around the kitchen. Here he offers top … Read more MasterChef winner Oli Martin has top tips to help make home cooking restaurant standard

Two-thirds of Lincolnshire care home residents die in Covid outbreak

Care home devastated by coronavirus: Two-thirds of the 27 elderly residents at a Lincolnshire care home die in sudden outbreak as manager describes ‘horrendous’ ordeal All residents and 20 staff caught Covid at The Old Hall care home in Lincolnshire Eighteen residents – aged 79 to 99 – died, some without seeing their relatives Home … Read more Two-thirds of Lincolnshire care home residents die in Covid outbreak

Home repossessions set to surge after support schemes end

Home repossessions set to surge tenfold next year as support schemes dry up By Fiona Parker For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 GMT, 19 January 2021 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 19 January 2021 Home repossessions may surge tenfold in 2022, banking body UK Finance warns. Millions of borrowers have struggled to pay their mortgages in … Read more Home repossessions set to surge after support schemes end

Property searches double for the Cotswolds in lockdown

The already in-demand Cotswolds have reached new heights of desirability amid the coronavirus pandemic, new research has suggested. The area’s pretty rural villages have long been a favourite among the rich and famous, with homes in the area owned by Kate Moss, Jeremy Clarkson, David Cameron, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and the Beckhams, to name but a … Read more Property searches double for the Cotswolds in lockdown