House prices UK: Values ARE going up as Halifax confirms property price growth in July

Halifax released their House Price Index, which suggests that prices saw an annualised rise of 3.3% (Image: GETTY) The Halifax released their House Price Index this morning, which suggests that prices saw an annualised rise of 3.3 per cent in July, and a 1.4 per cent increase on June to reach an average property value of £230,280, versus £219,266 at the same time last year. On a quarter-by-quarter basis, prices rose by 1.3 per cent. Coming off the back of an interest rate rise last week, this does provide a…

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Ant McPartlin CONFIRMS divorce to wife of 11 years Lisa Armstrong after rehab stint | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Ant, 42, had entered into rehab earlier last year to try and battle his addiction to painkillers.  As the star fought to recover, there were rumours that his relationship to Lisa, 41, was on the rocks.  Now, Ant’s spokesman has released a statement confirming the sad news that the pair are officially splitting up for good.  Confirming to the MailOnline, it read: “In response to the recent speculation in the media, Ant is very sad to announce that, after 11 years, he is ending his marriage to Lisa McPartlin. “Ant…

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