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Crumpet, anyone? (access required)

Looking for pubs, red telephone booths, cobbled streets, and Tudor cladding? Head on over to Shanghai. At least that’s what developers hoped would happen when they launched Thames Town on the city’s outskirts in 2006. The English satellite village was ...

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Oh, to live in Mumbai… (access required)

Valued at $1.5 billion, Buckingham Palace is the most expensive home in the world. But you don’t have to be a queen to live in the next best thing. Meet Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, who owns a 27-story, 400,000-square-foot south-Mumbai ...

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Getting to the home truth (access required)

A trip to Davidson may qualify as a real-estate venture. That’s where you’ll find the town’s liberal stance on affordable housing mirrored in Homeless Jesus, a life-size statue of a blanket-swathed human sleeping on a public bench. Only two stigmata-bearing ...

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