UK-based bank Standard Chartered posts a 22% fall in pre-tax profit for the first three months of the year.
Burundi is hit by a new wave of protests as opposition to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term spreads beyond the capital.
The rate of economic growth halved in the three months to the end of March, official figures show, continuing a slowdown that began six months ago.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Greece is in the final stretch of talks with the EU and that he believes an interim deal will by in place by 9 May.
An RAF flight carrying UK aid and British army troops, including Gurkhas, is flying to Nepal - as a TV appeal for donations is to broadcast in the UK.
A new EU-wide alert system to deal with road accidents, called eCall, gets the go-ahead from Euro MPs.
A group of prisoners due to be executed for drugs offences in Indonesia have spent what are believed to be their final moments with their families.
Entertainer Keith Harris, best known for performances with his puppet Orville, has died, his agent says.
Here's how the BBC's Thomas Martienssen recorded his experiences of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal from Mount Everest.
Japanese carmaker Honda forecasts that profit for the current financial year will rise by just 0.4%, after results fell short of expectations last year.
Oil giant BP has reported a sharp fall in profit for the three months to the end of March as the dramatic fall in oil prices takes its toll.
Nepal is on a "war footing" as it struggles to meet the overwhelming need following Saturday's earthquake, its prime minister says.
The city of Salvador in north-eastern Brazil is hit by deadly landslides, leaving 14 people dead and hillside homes swept away.
India cancels the registration of nearly 9,000 foreign-funded NGOs saying they have failed to comply with tax rules.
Comedian Sandi Toksvig is to leave BBC Radio 4's comedy show The News Quiz after nine years and 28 series.
Belgian defender Gregory Mertens needs a "miracle" after collapsing on the pitch with a heart-related illness.
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Mark Bosnich appears in a Sydney court to plead guilty to reckless driving.
The BBC's Yalda Hakim travelled to the historical town of Bhaktapur where a rescue operation was underway.
Pictures emerge showing Everest Base Camp on the day after Nepal's earthquake triggered an avalanche which swept away many tents, killing 18 people.
Andrew Lesnie, Oscar-winning Australian cinematographer of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films, has died at the age of 59.