Month: May 2013

Property market ‘will help Dubai combat debt’


Dubai will recover from its debt problems with its flourishing property market. Summary: Dubai’s prospering real estate market will help get the UAE out of debt The IMF warns that measures are needed to moderate the pace of growth of this sector Huge international interest in Dubai property will help this Dubai’s property market will… Read more »

Students ‘shouldn’t be given breakdown of tuition fees’

International investors target UK property market

University students should not be provided with a course-by-course breakdown of their tuition fees. This is according to Deputy Chief Executive of the Higher Education Funding for England Steve Egan, who was reported by The Times as saying it would raise issues because of competition laws. He spoke at the Higher Education Finances – Transparent… Read more »

Capital Stores announces expansion plans in Trafford Park

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Capital Stores has revealed it will expand in Greater Manchester after taking over a warehouse unit in Trafford Park. The online retailer has signed a lease for five years at the 25,990 sq ft space, Insider Media reports. It will be charged £5 per sq ft for Unit 10 on Centenary Park, with the letting… Read more »

North-west sees property values rise by 1.7%

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Property prices in the north-west increased by 1.7% from April to May 2013. Summary: House values in the north-west rose by 1.7% between April and May They also climbed by 0.6% from May 2012 The average price of a property in the region is £165,165 May saw positive signs in the property market for the… Read more »

Success at the Expo 2020 ‘will boost construction on The World’

The World

If the UAE is successful with its bid for the World Expo 2020, this will encourage construction work on The World islands. Summary: Being granted the World Expo 2020 will help the UAE with new developments This includes man-made The World islands The World will comprise 263 islands when finished Continued development on The World… Read more »

Michael Owen declares love for Dubai on recent trip

Michael Owen

Michael Owen is another fan of Dubai after he headed to the UAE to speak at an event. Summary: Michael Owen headed to Dubai to honour the Arabian Business’ Brits Power List During his trip, he tweeted his love for the UAE city He also tweeted photos of himself in sunny Dubai Michael Owen announced… Read more »

TripAdvisor: Manchester rated 2nd favourite UK location

August saw 95,000 tourists visit RAK

Manchester has been named as the second best location to visit in the UK, according to a recent research by TripAdvisor. The travel website announced its 2013 Travellers’ Choice Destinations Awards, revealing the favourite destinations as chosen by holidaymakers around the world. London was picked as the top UK location, with student city Manchester taking… Read more »

40% British adults use comfort blankets

Many adults are still as reliant on their comfort blankets as children, with two in five Brits saying they have emotional blankets. This is according to TopCashback, which revealed adults comfort themselves in a number of ways after findings revealed 72% of British people are concerned about their emotional wellbeing. Natasha-Rachel Smith, Consumer Affairs Expert… Read more »