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£160,000 Flat in London is Just as Destitute as You’d Expect

Living in London is not cheap. Those lucky enough to afford to buy their own houses and avoid paying rent still have to pay extortionate amounts of money for pretty much everything. Sometimes, though, there are rare occasions where something relatively affordable hits the market. The downside is that the one I'm talking about is just as destitute as you might expect. Read More >>

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Wales Prepares to Go it Alone on Taxes for the First Time in 800 Years

The Welsh Assembly is making its poor members read a 220-page document all about property tax, as Welsh authorities push ahead with a plan to ditch stamp duty on property sales and replace it with a new tax. A tax that'll stay in Wales and become part of their budget to do with as they please. Read More >>

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Mark Zuckerberg Really, Really Loves Walls

Mark Zuckerberg is building a wall on his 700-acre Hawaii estate, and his neighbours are pissed off. Somewhere, Donald Trump is thrusting his tiny fists in the air, furious that he’s been ousted as the world’s resident wall-loving entrepreneur. Read More >>

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An Entire North Yorkshire Village For £20m is Our Deal of the Day

Got a spare £20 million knocking around? For that money, you can get your hands on a 21-bedroom mansion, a pub, a petrol station, a church, a primary school, 43 homes, a playing field with a pavilion and a stonking 2,116 acres of land. The entire village of West Heslerton in North Yorkshire is up for grabs after former owner Eve Dawnay passed away and her family decided to sell up. Read More >>

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If You Own Land, How Far Above and Below Do You Own?

On paper, the concept of land ownership sounds very simple- you pay money and in return you're given unfettered access to a predetermined amount of land. But how much of that land do you actually own? Do you own the sky above it? How about the land below it? What about all the animals that may live there; do you own those too? All of these questions and more define what exactly it means to "own" a piece of land. Surprisingly, many of the answers aren't well defined from a legal standpoint as you'll soon see. Read More >>

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£90 Million Could Buy You This 21 Bedroom Mayfair Mansion

Now that 95 per cent mortgages are back in fashion again, you'd only need to put down £85m to get yourself in this astonishing house in London's Mayfair, complete with 21 bedrooms, pool, sauna, a garage that can take four limos, a lift and seven reception rooms. For all your receptionists. Read More >>

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Who Owns The Moon?

The moon is not as far away as some things, but it's definitely farther away than your nearest McDonalds or the bottom of the ocean or, you know, anything on Earth at all. Basically it's not easily accessible. So it would be pretty presumptuous for a person or group to say that they owned a certain part of it. Or all of it. But it's kind of complicated to figure out what would happen if anyone tried. Read More >>

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Canadian Man Willing to Swap ENTIRE HOUSE for Bitcoins

Canadian Taylor More has put his house on the market, which is not a particularly newsworthy event even in this age of ongoing housing crises. What's unusual is the asking price, which is $405,000 -- or the equivalent in online currency Bitcoins. Read More >>

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Now You Can Buy an Entire Tuscan Village on eBay

That's right, anyone with a couple of million pounds to spare could be the lucky new owner of a whole Italian village. The place has been deserted for 50 years, so there's not even any pesky locals to deal with. Just think, you wouldn't even have to learn Italian. The deal includes 25 cottages and eight hectares of land with only deer, wild boar and some wolves for neighbours. Read More >>

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All the Insane Loot Seized from Megaupload’s Crazy Owners

What do you spend your cash on when you're milking the hell out of the internet with your very own filesharing supersite? Buy things like a Rolls-Royce Phantom with a license plate reading "GOD." Now, the government owns it! Read More >>