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High house prices is forcing some people to give up on the dream of buying their own home and some players are waking up to the need for more rentable homes.
How misbehaving at school made one man a multimillionaire
How rape and arson claims set off propaganda campaign
Dolly Parton becomes the latest celebrity to say "ay up me duck", as her charity book initiative is rolled out across Nottingham.
Briton Jade Jones misses out on a medal at the World Taekwondo Championships amid controversy when the electronic scoring freezes.
Why are train drivers in the US called engineers?
Hospitals in the South West are being fined millions of pounds for not meeting their targets.
The BBC's Mark Lobel went to Qatar to report on 2022 World Cup migrant construction workers at the invitation of the government. but was arrested and spent two nights in prison.
Police in the US state of Texas say nine people have been killed in a battle between rival biker gangs at a restaurant in Waco.
Plans to take on thousands more family doctors and mass employment reductions in the civil service are among the main stories on front pages.
Grey seals are compromising the recovery of cod stocks off the Scottish west coast, research has suggests.
Growth in permanent jobs in Scotland continued last month but at the slowest rate for almost two years, according to a report.
Only 10 of the 50 biggest employers in Scotland said they paid all staff working for them the Living Wage, according to a BBC investigation.
The chief executive of Unilever, Paul Polman, urges governments to set clear targets to force low-carbon innovation.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England is ready for a legal battle over any new runways at Heathrow or Gatwick airports.
The chairman of construction equipment manufacturer JCB says he is in favour of Britain leaving the European Union.
The new Conservative government should make bringing down the deficit a priority, members of the Institute of Directors (IoD) have said.
Police are warning people about fake beauty products after substances such as rat droppings, human urine and arsenic were found in seized goods.
The prime minister is to renew his vow to boost NHS funding and create a "seven-day" health service in his first major post-election speech.
Demonstrators in Macedonia's capital Skopje vow to continue their protest until Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski resigns, amid corruption allegations.