Property prices around the world in key locations increased by 6.5% between March 2016 and march 2017 - the highest increase in 3 years, according to the Knight Frank global house price index.

Of the 55 countries reviewed, 11 showed double digit growth, whereas a year before it was only 4.

The results were released just before the French and Dutch elections and both saw growth. Property in South Korea, the UK and Germany slowed.