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Bouygues shares fall on SFR deal

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-04-07 07:11
French conglomerate Bouygues' shares fall 6% in Paris after cable operator Numericable beats it in a bid for Vivendi's mobile phone provider SFR.

HTC losses worse than expected

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-04-07 07:08
Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC reports a worse-than-expected loss for the first quarter of the year after losing ground to its rivals.

Athlete injured after drone crash

SCIENCE & NATURE - Mon, 2014-04-07 07:07
Australia's air safety body is looking into reports that a triathlete has been injured by a drone falling on her.

India elections: Fixing the economy

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-04-07 07:00
Where do the main parties stand on the economy?

Spider invasion prompts Mazda fix

SCIENCE & NATURE - Mon, 2014-04-07 06:49
Spiders crawling into the fuel tanks of Mazda cars have forced the company to issue a voluntary recall notice to apply a software fix.

AUDIO: Game of Thrones author on new series

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-04-07 06:28
Game of Thrones author George RR Martin discusses season four of the television series based on his novels.

Hollywood great Rooney dies at 93

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-04-07 06:18
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 smashes US record

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-04-07 06:02
Captain America: The Winter Soldier earns $96m (£58m) in its opening weekend in the US, claiming the top spot and a new record.

Cumberbatch takes on royal BBC role

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-04-07 05:45
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is to play Richard III on BBC Two in the second series of Shakespeare's History plays.

Sex Pistol Lydon to play King Herod

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-04-07 05:41
Former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon will play King Herod in a US touring production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

IT Crowd's last show tops Bafta nods

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-04-07 04:25
Channel 4's comedy series The IT Crowd and drama Southcliffe lead this year's Bafta TV nominations with four nods each.