A Dutch scientist has plans to turn our umbrellas into rain gauges to help fill in the gaps in weather data.
US TV network Fox is developing a series about the 2013 Boston marathon bombing, according to reports.
Jamaica scraps controversial plans for a tax on bank withdrawals, which had prompted widespread criticism because of perceived unfairness.
The entrepreneurs who set up businesses in South Africa's busy townships.
Facebook announces its own mobile ad network to place adverts inside third-party apps, putting it into competition with Google and Apple.
Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony says its losses for the year to March will be bigger than expected due to higher restructuring costs.
The US singer postpones more concerts, in Amsterdam and Antwerp, because of ill health.
Lloyds Bank plans to float 25% its revived TSB business at the end of June it has said, with at least some of the shares being made available to the public.
A scientist claims he has a found a way of tracing where our DNA was formed, over 1000 years ago.
A state-of-the-art telescope to monitor Cardigan Bay's dolphin population is launched by a conservation charity.
Xavier Domonique Smith, also known as Lil Za, will do community service after police found ecstasy in his room at Bieber's house.
Japanese beverage giant Suntory Holdings completes the buyout of US firm Beam, maker of Jim Beam whiskey, in a $16bn deal.
The National Portrait Gallery has successfully raised the £10m required to keep Sir Anthony Van Dyck's final self-portrait in the UK.