Demand for houses soared in Scotland last month, according to a report the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
The Glasgow Commonwealth Games led to an additional £282m worth of tourism, according to official research.
Alex Salmond says he will "miss" first minister's questions, ahead of his final opposition grilling before standing down from the job.
Lyse Doucet reports from the Syrian city of Aleppo a UNESCO World Heritage site that is a battleground in the Syria conflict.
Republic of Ireland assistant boss Roy Keane has the "full support" of the Irish FA after an "incident" at the team hotel.
Satya Nadella steers Microsoft away from irrelevance
The effects of the latest bank rate rigging scandal and the successful mission to land a spacecraft on a comet feature on front pages.
A slowdown in activity in the housing market and slowing property prices will only be "temporary", according to surveyors.
The challenges facing first-time buyers
Oil firm Royal Dutch Shell was told a pipeline had reached the end of its life years before it spilled up to 500,000 barrels of oil in Nigeria, according to court documents seen by the BBC.
The Australian Coalition government's ability to control the Senate has become more difficult after an apparent split in the Palmer United Party.
Demonstrators attack the Guerrero state congress building, in south-west Mexico, in new protests over the case of 43 missing students.
The cycle path called a work of art
Actor and director, and star of the IT Crowd, Richard Ayoade talks about playing geeks, and middle-aged people on Tinder.
The iconic American musical celebrates its golden anniversary with a revival show at Washington DC's Arena State.
The people attacked by tigers who lived to tell the tale
The Ministry of Defence insists that it will continue to ensure that Royal Navy warships are built in the United Kingdom.
Labour leader Ed Miliband tells the BBC's Nick Robinson that the party will go forward "united".
England captain Chris Robshaw says beating South Africa at Twickenham on Saturday would be a "huge stepping-stone" for his side.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has spoken to the BBC about his leadership and has said he has not thought of quitting, despite criticism.