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Three Scottish seaside towns have seen house prices double in 10 years, the Bank of Scotland says.
Drivers with convictions for offences such as assault and drink-driving were issued taxi licences last year, a BBC Scotland investigation reveals.
Europe's next cheap holiday destination?
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Mr Carter's comments were misinformed and that Iraqi forces were just days away from recapturing Ramadi.
Foo Fighters and Taylor Swift close the final day of Radio 1's Big Weekend at Earlham Park in Norwich.
What makes Indian farmers kill themselves?
How a campaign targeting YouTube celebrities became a worldwide trend
BBC Sport takes a look at some of the stars bowing out of the Premier League after the 2014-15 season.
Jonah Fisher has been to Rakhine state in Myanmar to meet Rohingya migrants who are being forced to return home - but at a cost.
Mumbai Indians win the Indian Premier League title after beating Chennai Super Kings in the final in Kolkata.
Lewis Hamilton finds strength from despair after Mercedes lose their bearings, says chief F1 writer Andrew Benson.
A major search is being carried out in an area of the English Channel off Dorset after a diver failed to resurface.
A deluge of rainfall has burst rivers and brought flood warnings to several southern US states, with Texas and Oklahoma the worst hit so far.
Ben Stokes's memorable 85-ball century can help win back the public's affection for England, says Jonathan Agnew.
French director Jacques Audiard's film, Dheepan, wins the top prize at Cannes, the Palme d'Or.
Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez announces on a leaked video he has gone on hunger strike demanding "freedom for political prisoners".
Iraq hits back at a US claim that its army was routed at Ramadi by Islamic State because soldiers lacked the will to fight.
Spanish exit polls predict gains for protest parties in local elections, but the governing People's Party receives the most votes.
Jermaine Beckford scores a hat-trick to help Preston thrash Swindon Town in the League One play-off final at Wembley.
Teenage sprinter Dina Asher-Smith becomes Britain's all-time fastest woman after setting a new 100m record.