Actor’s warning after phone charger fire destroys refurbished home which was uninsured

Steven Mangan and his daughter Saoirse

Actor and musician Steven Mangan, who starred in Irish police drama Red Rock, has warned people not to leave their phones charging unattended Steven Mangan and his daughter Saoirse A charging iPhone caused a fire in the home of actor and musician Steven Mangan, who starred in the award winning Irish police drama Red Rock. … Read more

Some lighting hacks could make your home look more expensive

Some lighting hacks could make your home look more expensive

Whether you’re putting your house up for sale or are looking to make subtle changes, homeowners are always searching for new and simple ways to improve their homes on a budget. According to interior designer Anni Vanderbeek, from the US, this luxurious look can be achieved by simply choosing the right lighting. taking to TikTokthe … Read more

‘We live 5 minutes from our in-laws who have a larger home’: I want to swap houses. Would that come with any tax implications?

‘We live 5 minutes from our in-laws who have a larger home’: I want to swap houses. Would that come with any tax implications?

I am a California resident. My husband and I own a 1,800-square-foot home that we bought in 2019 for $1.5 million. We have between 40% and 50% equity in the property due to a large down payment. We live five minutes from our in-laws who have a larger home (around 2,250 square feet) that they … Read more

Former Graceland owner Robert Sillerman sells $7.7M UES home

Former Graceland owner Robert Sillerman sells $7.7M UES home

A limestone mansion once owned by the late entertainment mogul Robert FX Sillerman — the former owner of Graceland who consolidated radio stations and concert ticket sales — has sold for $7.7 million. That’s $4.3 million less that what Sillerman and his wife Laura had paid for the residence at 151 E. 72nd St. when … Read more

Man saves fellow passenger's life on flight home from Gran Canaria

Man saves fellow passenger's life on flight home from Gran Canaria

Jon Thordarson was traveling back home from a holiday in Gran Canaria when fellow passenger Terry Potter collapsed from a cardiac arrest. A paramedic, Jon started CPR and gave six shocks with the plane’s defibrillator before 50-year-old Terry started showing signs of life. “I’ve spent the last seven years volunteering as part of Restart a … Read more

Huge LA estate nicknamed 'The One' set to break record as most expensive US home ever sold

Huge LA estate nicknamed 'The One' set to break record as most expensive US home ever sold

A stunning four-acre lot in Los Angeles nicknamed “The One” is set to break the record for the most expensive home ever sold in the United States. The plot, which is situated on top of a mountain in Bel Air, has been listed on the market for $295million (£217.5m) by Aaron Kirman of Compass and … Read more

Covid led to more mothers opting for home births

Covid led to more mothers opting for home births

Hundreds more women gave birth at home in 2020 as Covid-19 kept more people away from hospitals. Charity Birthrights says the closure of many home birth services during the pandemic means the number could have been much higher. Some 14,281 mothers across England and Wales gave birth at home in 2020, according to the latest … Read more

Police begin to remove protesters blocking Canada-U.S. bridge hours after judge ordered truckers to go home

Police begin to remove protesters blocking Canada-U.S. bridge hours after judge ordered truckers to go home

Canadian police moved in to remove protesters blocking the entrance to the Ambassador Bridge between the United States and Canada early Saturday. Less than 24 hours after a judge ordered them to leave the police in Windsor Ontario tweeted that it had “commenced enforcement at and near the Ambassador Bridge,” which connects the Canadian city … Read more

Millions of older people have lost confidence to leave their home, charity warns

Millions of older people have lost confidence to leave their home, charity warns

A hidden mental health crisis is debilitating for older people, with millions having lost the confidence to leave their homes, a charity has warned. Age UK said the last two years have had an “alarming” impact on older people, many of whom have lost confidence and motivation and are experiencing anxiety, memory loss and disturbed … Read more