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Wimbledon captures headlines as we eagerly wait to see if Andy Murray can claim his second Wimbledon title. But the real story of this south-west London area is the little enclave where property prices have doubled over the past five years...


Parents looking to give their children the best start in life will find these commuter towns have homes that offer more space for their money and a choice of very good schools.


We've trawled the shops for the most stylish options for all your alfresco grilling needs — from brightly coloured charcoal fire bowls to mighty multi-burner gas grillstreams, woodburning outdoor fireplaces and even tabletop smokeless barbie grills.


All eight commuter options - including the best of Berkshire’s villages, Reading, Goring and Oxford - are within 60 minutes’ journey time and the new line will also provide direct links to the West End and City for the first time.


The capital has become a houseboat hotspot as Londoners take to the water in Dutch barges, narrowboats and other styles of floating home.


Get the first glimpse of pioneering architecture projects as part of the London Festival of Architecture, at the University of Westminster, this Saturday.

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