British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie have bought a house on London's exclusive Connaught Square.

The high profile plan to move in when Blair leaves office and will let the property until then. When they do take up residence they will be living just around the corner from Madonna and Stella Mccartney.

The Blairs spent a staggering $6.5 million (GBP3.5 million) on the four storey property which comes complete with its original Georgian features, including a wooden staircase.

01/10/2004 17:35