News and reports from Europe.

Divorce lawyers are a girl's best friend when it comes to pets

A couple’s animals could become the next battleground in expensive divorce cases after a British court ordered a banker to pay £50,000 a year in maintenance for his ex-wife's horses.

UK credit crisis rattles '15 million workers', survey says, the professional social networking site, has unveiled the results of the first national survey of workplace and employee attitudes since the credit crunch hit.

Law Society warns over UK’s new shared equity scheme

Homebuyers seeking to purchase property under the Government’s new shared equity initiative risk losing out if the property market picks up, warns the Law Society.

Lowest divorce rate for 26 years due to 'uncertainty'

Divorce figures for England and Wales have fallen to their lowest rate for 26 years because marriage has become such an unattractive option, a top UK divorce lawyer says...

Supermodel’s home purchase supports London property market

The Central London property market is in a league of its own, highlighted by house purchases by celebrities such as Lisa Snowden…

War reporters launch ASMALLWORLD 'Insider Series'

In a first for the online social community ASMALLWORLD, a live joint webcast with the International Herald Tribune, ‘Behind the Scenes: How to Report a War’ was deemed a success...

New build properties in London selling cheap

Who said there aren’t affordable Zone One new build properties for under £286,000?

Scream masterpiece back on public display

Edvard Munch’s The Scream, a symbol of human anguish and one of the world’s most recognizable paintings, is going on display again almost four years after being stolen...

Top divorce lawyer backs binding pre-nups

British matrimonial and family lawyer Ayesha Vardag is in favour of English courts applying couples' prenuptial agreements…

New Capital Gains Tax rules could save you thousands

A new single rate of 18% to UK Capital Gains Tax for buy-to-let investors and second home owners will be introduced in April, benefiting individuals, trustees and personal representatives...


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