What you read on www.building.co.uk over the holidays

1. Top 10 health and safety blunders of 2008

Steel erectors misusing masonry attracts most attention

2. House prices fall to 2004 levels

Homeowners spend holidays worrying about negative equity

3. Equity swap ruled out in Taylor Wimpey debt deal

The fight to save the housebuilder continues

4. Top 10 weird and wonderful stories of 2008

Architect's rude drawing tops the silly list

5. British engineers invent carbon-negative cement

Good news at last as Boffins increase cement's eco-credentials