French conglomerate Bouygues' shares fall 6% in Paris after cable operator Numericable beats it in a bid for Vivendi's mobile phone provider SFR.
Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC reports a worse-than-expected loss for the first quarter of the year after losing ground to its rivals.
Australia's air safety body is looking into reports that a triathlete has been injured by a drone falling on her.
Where do the main parties stand on the economy?
Spiders crawling into the fuel tanks of Mazda cars have forced the company to issue a voluntary recall notice to apply a software fix.
Game of Thrones author George RR Martin discusses season four of the television series based on his novels.
Mickey Rooney, the American child actor who became the world's top box-office star in the late 1930s, dies at the age of 93, US police say.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier earns $96m (£58m) in its opening weekend in the US, claiming the top spot and a new record.
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is to play Richard III on BBC Two in the second series of Shakespeare's History plays.
Former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon will play King Herod in a US touring production of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Channel 4's comedy series The IT Crowd and drama Southcliffe lead this year's Bafta TV nominations with four nods each.