£5 million London property lottery

A couple plan to sell their £5 million home in the heart of Belgravia London in a competition where potential homeowners can buy tickets for just £50. The winner has to guess the correct auction value of the house, which has been calculated by averaging valuations by three local estate agents. Property competitions have become [...]


Harrods Sells Gold Bars

Harrods department store announced on Thursday it had joined with Swiss refiner Produits Artistiques Metaux Precieux to offer gold bars weighing 12.5kg. Harrods, established in 1834, is the first London shop to offer gold in-store. The bars are being kept in a miniature vault on the lower ground floor. The price of gold has soared [...]


Rough Diamond collection by Lee Broom

In his collection entitled Rough Diamond, designer Lee Broom transforms vintage furniture in its original condition into Design Art with light. Club Chair (above) is a traditional Chesterfield that has been spectacularly transformed with fairground jewel light bulbs. Luminaire Bergère (below) is a one-of-a-kind unfinished Parisian relic that displays the juxtaposition of old and new.


Oslo the most expensive city, London 22nd

Many of the world’s regions have switched places in the UBS rankings as currencies fluctuated in the wake of the financial crisis. UBS Bank used to rank London the most expensive city in the world – but it has now plummeted to the 22nd spot. All in just one year. In the 2009 list, Oslo [...]


Victoria Beckham Fall 2009 ad campaign

For her latest ad campaign, Victoria Beckham has chosen the St Stephens Gardens in Westminister London for let models swing in unison on the doorstep of Central London Townhouses. Shot in one take and co-directed by Mat Jerrett and Beckham herself, the short video is entitled Swings and also shows Victoria in a small cameo [...]


World’s most expensive chocolate bar on sale

A gold-coated Cadbury’s Wispa chocolate bar could be the most expensive in the world – with a price tag of £961.48 ($1,630). The special edition bar goes on sale as Cadbury relaunches the Wispa Gold after a massive Facebook campaign to bring it back. The chocolate went back into production last month following a huge [...]

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