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We’ve got the tools to tackle the climate crisis, we must use them now

We’ve got the tools to tackle the climate crisis, but we mustn’t wait any longer to use them.

Buying & Mortgages

‘We own our house mortgage free after moving from Bromley to Norfolk’

How one couple managed to clear their mortgage shortfall with one home move

Property News

Why Londoners shouldn’t fret over stalling house prices

A gentler pace of growth may prove to be no bad thing for the capital

Where to live

Seoul Bird’s Judy Joo’s guide to foodie central London neighbourhood

Judy Joo has lived in Marylebone for 17 years. She runs Korean fried chicken restaurant Seoul Bird and has starred on Saturday Kitchen and Sunday Brunch

Where to live

Drag Race’s Crystal on her ‘vibrant and chaotic’ London neighbourhood

East London drag queen Crystal starred in the first season of RuPaul's Drag Race UK and has lived in Dalston for six years with her husband, Tom.


Where to find the hottest new homewares brands launched this year

Meet the Londoners turning Covid chaos into creativity, and feeding our interiors addiction to boot

Property News

Rishi Sunak announces stamp duty holiday extension until end of June

The stamp duty holiday will be extended until June 30, the Chancellor confirmed


How Pierce Brosnan’s Earplugs became the art you need in your home

We wouldn’t blame you for coveting Bond’s cars, suits or watches - but his earplugs? Find out why they are the new interior decor must-have.


Tips and tricks from inside the home kitchens of five top London chefs

How top London chefs have adapted their home kitchens to handle a year of extraordinary use


Pantry porn, the interiors trend resurrected by the pandemic

It's been around for a while but #PantryPorn is back on our radar thanks to the pandemic. It's time to get your cupboards in order


London’s 10 most expensive streets of the decade revealed

The roads where homes have sold for the most money since 2011.


DIY kits from London makers bringing crafting into the 21st century

Looking for lockdown solace? The best kits to help you flex your creative muscle and add a personal touch to your home.


Cost of renting in London continues to fall amid successive lockdowns

City centre rent drops are happening throughout the UK but London leads.


How to build your own desk for less than £100

The shops have sold out of budget home-working options but it's easy and inexpensive to make your own — and it will give you something to do in lockdown. 


Meet the Gambian asylum seeker making Instagram's 'it' cushions

Cheer up even the barest room with a charismatic cushion. 


Grand Designs returns with big-budget London cemetery build

Aspiring self-builders rejoice – Kevin McCloud is back on our screens with a new set of extraordinary new homes to ogle. 

Property News

Are home moves and viewings allowed during lockdown 3?

The housing market will remain open while some of the harshest restrictions are imposed in England.


10 predictions for how our homes will look in 2021

Houzz report pinpoints the top ways our homes will change this year. 

Homes & Property

Six easy ideas to make your home feel festive this Christmas

Interiors guru Lisa Mehydene shares the chic, fun projects that make her home feel festive.