Townsville’s property market sees best sales in years as confidence returns to region | ABC News

Townsville is experiencing an unexpected housing sales boom as North Queensland bounces back from the coronavirus crisis. The pandemic was another blow for a battered market, but strong signs of recovery are offering hope for the future. Lily Nothling reports. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-03/townsville-coronavirus-housing-sales-boom/12417166?WT.ac=statenews_qld For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch … Read more Townsville’s property market sees best sales in years as confidence returns to region | ABC News

House price slide accelerates as coronavirus uncertainty continues | Finance Report

House prices fell in June for the second month in a row, while new housing approvals have crashed. Alan Kohler has today’s finance report. Read more of the ABC’s business coverage here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/business/ For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on … Read more House price slide accelerates as coronavirus uncertainty continues | Finance Report

New Yorkers Occupy City Hall to Push Lawmakers to Defund the NYPD by $1 Billion

Hundreds of protesters camped outside City Hall are demanding that lawmakers slash the New York City police budget. The encampment in City Hall Park in lower Manhattan began forming earlier this week following weeks of street protests sparked by the death of George Floyd and other Black Americans killed by law enforcement. The protesters are … Read more New Yorkers Occupy City Hall to Push Lawmakers to Defund the NYPD by $1 Billion

Breaking: Boris Johnson outlines ‘radical’ plans for Britain’s future

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the UK must be ready for what may come and move with new levels of energy and speed in his latest address to the nation. He added that the government owed the thousands of people who died during the pandemic an answer. Plans include apprenticeship guarantees, more housing to … Read more Breaking: Boris Johnson outlines ‘radical’ plans for Britain’s future

“Defund the Police:” Why Protesters Are Occupying New York City Hall

New York activists, including VOCAL – NY, have been occupying City Hall since June 23 in an effort to get lawmakers to defund the police by at least $1 billion. “You cannot move our bodies out of this space until you give us that $1 billion,” says activist Tatiana Hill. The Defund-the-Police push that emerged … Read more “Defund the Police:” Why Protesters Are Occupying New York City Hall

Candyman – In Theaters September (A Story Like That) (HD)

Candyman In Theaters September https://www.CandymanMovie.com Don’t say his name. This September, Oscar® winner Jordan Peele unleashes a fresh take on the blood-chilling urban legend that your friend’s older sibling probably told you about at a sleepover: Candyman. Rising filmmaker Nia DaCosta (Little Woods) directs this contemporary incarnation of the cult classic. For as long as … Read more Candyman – In Theaters September (A Story Like That) (HD)

Inside India’s 10,000-Bed Coronavirus Mega-Hospital in New Delhi

India is hoping to counter a surge in Covid-19 cases with a new, 10,000-bed dedicated care center in the nation’s capital of New Delhi. The mega-hospital is being set up on 70 acres of a 300-acre religious group’s campus. In the battle against Covid-19, India is now preparing for the worst. The country of 1.3 … Read more Inside India’s 10,000-Bed Coronavirus Mega-Hospital in New Delhi

PM has ‘full confidence’ in Jenrick over ‘cash for favours’ row | ITV News

Boris Johnson is again backing Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick over a “cash for favours” row, saying he has “full confidence” in the minister amid calls from Labour for an “inquiry into his behaviour”. Mr Jenrick is under increasing pressure after documents revealed the extent of contact between himself and multi-millionaire Tory donor Richard Desmond before … Read more PM has ‘full confidence’ in Jenrick over ‘cash for favours’ row | ITV News

Robert Jenrick urged to approve housing plan ‘so Marxists don’t get doe for nothing’ | ITV News

A multi-millionaire Tory donor urged Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick to approve a development scheme so that “Marxists” did not get “doe for nothing”, texts between the two have revealed. The revelation came as Mr Jenrick published letters and texts connected to a major property development in east London. The move came after Mr Jenrick told … Read more Robert Jenrick urged to approve housing plan ‘so Marxists don’t get doe for nothing’ | ITV News

Housing minister pressured to resign over £1bn property deal

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick “insisted” a planning decision for a £1bn property development should be rushed through so a Tory donor’s company could avoid paying up to £50m in tax. He has faced accusations of “cash for favours” after it emerged Richard Desmond had given the Conservative party £12,000 two weeks after the scheme for … Read more Housing minister pressured to resign over £1bn property deal

Protesters Gather Outside Manhattan Housing Court for Cancel Rent Protest

Demonstrators gathered outside the New York City Court in Manhattan to protest against the housing court’s reopening and urge Governor Cuomo to extend his moratorium on evictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Footage of the gathering shows protesters marching outside the Court, several holding “cancel rent” signs while chanting in Spanish and English. Local news reported … Read more Protesters Gather Outside Manhattan Housing Court for Cancel Rent Protest

DRC president’s top aide gets 20-year jail term for corruption

A high-profile politician in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been sentenced to 20 years in prison with hard labour, for corruption. Vital Kamerhe was found guilty of embezzling $48.8m from a public housing fund. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow reports from Nairobi, Kenya. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more DRC president’s top aide gets 20-year jail term for corruption

Singapore’s $45 Million Bungalow

Perched on platforms near the swimming pool at the sprawling residence, two 15-ton stone lions cut imposing figures. The main house’s exterior walls are fitted with display panels showcasing centuries-old marble relics from China. A custom-designed tea room inside features vintage pots and tea bricks that cost $7,000 a piece. Even for Singapore, the setting … Read more Singapore’s $45 Million Bungalow

Protesters gather in Glasgow to ‘send positive anti-racist message on World Refugee Day’

Protesters have gathered in Glasgow city centre despite being warned by police to stay away. Organisers said the Glasgow Says No to Racism event is aimed at “sending a positive anti-racist message from Glasgow’s George Square to the world on World Refugee Day”. Supporters include Stand Up To Racism, Glasgow Campaign to Welcome Refugees, Positive … Read more Protesters gather in Glasgow to ‘send positive anti-racist message on World Refugee Day’

Housing Minister Megan Woods to oversee isolation, quarantine facilities | nzherald.co.nz

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