House prices rose by 8.0% in the 12 months to March to reach £252,000 on average but are 0.5% lower than they were in February, Office for National Statistics figures show.
More top news
Jeremy Corbyn has denied allegations of bullying saying "intimidation is not allowed" in the Labour party.
A gunman who killed nine people and at a Munich shopping centre was German-born and had no links with Islamic State, authorities say.
Torrential rain and flooding has killed 24 people in China and forced tens of thousands from their homes, according to state media.