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Sharon Hodgson MP

Despite being Shadow Minister for Public Health and claiming to be a campaigner to improve children’s diets, Labour’s ‘jolly giant’ Sharon Hodgson is a...

Soggy Sofas, Maddening Mirrors and Civic Vacuum Cleaners

Examples of the worst kind of ‘Angry People in Local Newspapers’ and the most irrelevant of stories   On Saturday, Glenn and Gwen Harper of Horden,...

Trimming Trimdon

Tony Blair’s former home heads to auction for £35,000 less than he sold it for in 2010   Myrobella House in Trimdon Colliery, County Durham was...

I’m out

Duncan Bannatyne slices £100,000 off asking price of his former marital home   Listed in June 2013 for £899,000 according to Zoopla and now reduced to...

John Armstrong

This poet and artist was born in Consett, County Durham and began writing aged just 13 during his time studying at a monastery in...

Reversing Fortunes: Tales of former home of Claus von Bulow

A most curious tale of playboys, socialites, lawyers and real estate moguls   This week the mystery buyer of Clarendon Court, the former marital home of...

Picture of the Week: Going white for Linda

A white van man not afraid to bare his heart     After a mixed response to our last picture of the week, taken from the...

Owen Oyston

This flamboyant fedora wearing tycoon made his fortune selling an estate agency empire just before the 1987 stock market crash. He’s now worth in...

Andrew Davis

He was labeled “Baron Von Essen” but evidence of his pedigree failed to surface. Starting in 1990, this buccaneer built up a collection of...
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A Mini White House in Mississippi

Colonial Revival ‘Mini White House’ on an 8-acre plot in Mississippi for sale for just £299,000 or £56 per square foot; the mini mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Monster of the Moment – Dr Walter Palmer

Reprehensible “driller killer” dentist Dr Walter Palmer will forever be remembered for slaying ‘Cecil The Lion’; the sexual harasser of his own employees has now gone and done it again – this time the monster massacred an endangered ram.

Cheaper Than Fiction – A Bargain in The Boltons

Cheapest, smallest house on the best side of one of London’s most sought after streets, The Boltons, comes up for sale; the tardis like building was home to novelist-politician Jeffrey Archer and his scientist wife Mary in the 1970s.

Mackintosh Icebergs

‘Iceberg home’ formed in part from the former Glebe Place, Chelsea, SW3 studios of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife for sale for sum 1,178% higher than in 2012.