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Britain built thousands of homes to battle the housing shortage - on flood plains - Business Insider


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Britain built thousands of homes to battle the housing shortage - on flood plains
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Britain is suffering from a severe housing shortage which means, in tandem with rising demand, prices are rocketing. So the best way to deal with lack of supply is to build houses. But it turns out Britain's government built around 10,000 houses that ...

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Here's just how wealthy the top 1% in Britain are - Business Insider


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Here's just how wealthy the top 1% in Britain are
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What exactly does it take to be in the 1% in Britain? A lot, it turns out. The chart from the Office for National Statistics below shows that to be in the 1% in the UK you have to have personal wealth of at least ?2.8 million. Wealth is calculated by ...

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Forget buying a home in Britain ? soon people won't be able to afford rent - Business Insider


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Forget buying a home in Britain ? soon people won't be able to afford rent
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Last month, RICS said in its RICS Residential Survey for October that UK house prices are expected to rise by 4.5% per annum over the next five years (a cumulative increase of around 25%). This was a little less that it predicted in its report today ...
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UK house prices to rise 6% in 2016Evening Standard
UK house prices forecast to show 6pc increase in 2016Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
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Japan shares choppy on machinery orders

Shares in Japan were choppy on Thursday after official figures show Japanese firms could be spending less on physical assets.

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