Katy Perry waits on convent sale

Katy Perry has to wait to see whether a judge will evict a developer from a convent she wants to purchase, in a bitter property battle.

12:11 PM  Judge says LA archbishop can't sell former convent to pop star while lawsuit is unresolved.

Weekend gardening tasks

Find a permanent space in your garden bed for crowns and you'll be cropping asparagus for years.

11:45 AM  It's asparagus time! Plus caffeine fiends will be pleased to hear there's a great use for all those grounds ...

Breaking Bad pad up for sale

The New Mexico home of Breaking Bad character Jesse Pinkman has hit the market

Jesse Pinkman's house from the hit TV series could be yours for $2.4m - "meth lab not included".

This house was built in 3 hours

This villa was erected from six modules in just three hours, and is claimed to be able to withstand earthquakes

Quake-proof 3D-printed house assembled in China - and it took only 10 days to make from start to finish.

Blue beauties of early spring gallery

Tecophilaea cyanocrocus, the Chilean blue crocus, is an ideal bulb for growing in pots.

True blue is a rare commodity in the flower world, which makes their arrival in spring all the more welcome.

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Realtor's dream home in Auckland gallery

The kitchen cabinetry reflects Cheryl's fondness for "the Hamptons look".

She sold the house she loved, and then realtor Cheryl Whiting fell hard for the charms of another.

House of the week: Raglan gallery

A studio added on to this barn-style home offered the perfect spot for this local artisan to perfect her craft.

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House of the week: Mt Pleasant gallery

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