Brexit effect on UK property: People renting longer, less confidence in traditionally stable market

London’s £1.77 trillion ($A3.3 trillion) property market has traditionally been seen as a safe bet for investors looking for stable, long-term growth, but experts say uncertainty around the UK’s impending Brexit from the European Union mean prices have languished. Property transactions in upmarket central London fell 14 per cent in 2018 alone, one real estate…

From ‘dead’ to ‘blossoming’: How the cultural heart of Paddington is now back to its former glory

To mangle Mark Twain’s famous line, reports of Oxford Street’s death were an exaggeration. The Paddington stretch of the shopping strip was gravely injured when Westfield Bondi Junction opened in the early 2000s. It took years to recover. Now, peppered with trendy bars, restaurants, cafes and shops, Oxford Street is once again the pride of Paddo. “It’s…