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Has a new housing bubble appeared, who do you trust with the economy, and is fracking worth it? Our pick of the morning’s headlines

By Prospect Team  

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There is plenty of speculation about the housing market today. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors announced that house prices rose in July by the biggest margin since 2006, as the BBC reports. Notably, buying activity has risen most sharply in the West Midlands and the North East, breaking with the established pattern of price rises limited to the South East. The news comes at the same time as figures from the government’s Help to Buy scheme, which show 10,000 successful applications since…

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