And Finally

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A construction project in Florida had to be paused recently after workers discovered a burrowing owl egg.

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Our popular "and finally" section, with the most absurd, offbeat, strange or funny construction stories, has entertained readers over the past year.

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The billionaire ruler of Dubai has submitted plans for a third mansion on his Highlands estate due to a “lack of accommodation”. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum plans to build an 11-bedroom lodge on his 63,000-acre Inverinate Estate in Wester Ross only weeks after an extension had

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A pre-World War II water tank is to be given a new lease of life as a luxury home. Plans drawn up to convert the two-storey Catcraig Water Tank, on the outskirts of Dundonald, and make it fit for 21st century living were approved by South Ayrshire Council.

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In a revealing account of Istanbul's spiralling housing market, Hafize Gaye Erkan, the newly appointed head of Turkey's central bank, has been forced to move back in with her parents after she found herself grappling with the same housing affordability crisis affecting many in the city.

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Broadcaster Kirsty Young should be given the green light to build a lodge on a deserted island on Loch Lomond, an official report has said.

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A fake road toll plaza collected money from motorists for over a year-and-a-half before being discovered by authorities.

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A group of allotment holders have won a lengthy battle against one of Britain’s wealthiest aristocrats to stop their communal growing plot being bulldozed for luxury flats.

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A former hotel in Canada’s Nova Scotia has been saved from demolition and moved using an unusual method – hundreds of bars of soap.

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Airbnb is looking to capitalise on a growing swathe of empty homes in Japan, hoping to convince owners to remodel the vacant homes into tourist attractions.

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The appearance of graffiti has sped up the repair and reopening of an Edinburgh road, it would seem.

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A construction team in Ohio has moved an apartment building from one part of a town to another. The apartment building in Findlay was previously on Grand Avenue near the YMCA, and it was moved to West McPherson Avenue to serve as the bones for a new apartment project.

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A man has been ordered to demolish a £500,000 home illegally built during lockdown after neighbours complained about light pollution. The barn-style home, erected on agricultural land without planning permission, drew attention because of its large glazed windows, which locals said lit up at n

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