Property News:

Bomb team removes 'historic device' from Hereford property
…A suspected explosive device has been safely removed from a property


US to allow Americans to sue foreign firms over Cuba property seizures
… that do business in Cuba on property there seized from Americans. The move marks… the Bay of Pigs. "Americans who have had their private and hard-earned property stolen…, called Title III, means that Americans whose property was seized following the Cuban…


Property tax reform call to boost Scottish council funding
…A new system of property tax and environmental charges should be introduced… moving towards a "more progressive" system which would shift the burden onto property… but it is economically efficient and effective to shift the tax burden onto property and land owners…


Boris Johnson rebuked over late property declaration
… foreign secretary had failed to register a share of a Somerset property within 28 days… to declare the property interest in time revealed a "pattern of behaviour" regarding… to the committee's report, Mr Johnson acquired his share in the property in January 2018 but only…


Insecure Aberdeen property where body was found was padlocked
… as suspicious. The council said procedures relating to securing properties that are believed… to be vacant would be updated. It has not yet confirmed whether the property was checked… a review of the council's actions and can confirm the property was locked in February…


Newcastle landlords condemn 'sledgehammer' licensing plan
… them to pay up to £750 per property. More than a hundred have held a meeting… would affect about 19,000 properties. "Even if you say 10% are bad that still leaves… for landlords with a history of poor compliance, showing their property met certain…


How a Chinese firm fell victim to intellectual property theft
… of intellectual property. "A couple of years ago one of my IT managers copied ten thousand… and protecting intellectual property (IP) is a key demand for Washington. They argue American…


Fergus Wilson: Hundreds face eviction as landlord sells property empire
… his entire property portfolio. Fergus Wilson, 70, says he is retiring after… about 300 properties across Kent. Their buy-to-let empire has made them…. At one point they owned nearly 1,000 properties. They say they've provided homes…


Teenager charged with woman's murder in Stoke-on-Trent
… in a block of flats. Police said the woman, who was found at a property in Fletcher Road…


Crews tackle thatched roof fire and large heath blaze
… cottage. They were called just before 21:00 BST to a property in Norden, near Wareham… of the cottage to reduce the damage to the inside of the property. A few hours earlier crews…