Asian shares get off to a positive start in a holiday-shortened trading week, with Chinese shares leading the region's gains on stimulus hopes.
After losing one member, the boy band says there are no plans to split up, despite rumours started on social media.
The owner of B&Q, Kingfisher, has abandoned its planned purchase of French DIY chain Mr Bricolage.
Former England and Liverpool forward John Barnes says black managers struggle to find a new job after being sacked by a club.
Japan's fisheries minister overrules an order by the Okinawa governor suspending work on a new US military base, amid a deepening stand-off.
A flood alert is issued in Indian-administered Kashmir following torrential rain and a surge in the water level of the Jhelum river.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is found guilty of fraud and breach of trust in a retrial after being cleared in 2012.
Australia has introduced a new rule to ensure two people are in the cockpit at all times, following the Germanwings air crash last week.
Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP party look set for victory in France's local elections, exit polls suggest.
Former world number one Tiger Woods drops out of the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in his career.
Chelsea to bid £75m for Bale, Sterling to turn down Liverpool deal, Modric to Manchester City, plus more.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg say Ferrari are genuine rivals after Sebastian Vettel's impressive victory in Malaysia.
Italian luxury goods retailer Prada sees its net profit fall 28% last year as sales slumped in major markets of China and Europe.
Australia orders two people to remain in the cockpit at all times during commercial flights, after last week's Germanwings crash.
At least 100 people have died in political unrest in Bangladesh since the beginning of the year, and hundreds more have been injured, as Akbar Hossain reports
The Solar Impulse 2 plane has departed from Mandalay in Myanmar as part of its round-the-world flight, Kasia Madera reports
Arab leaders meeting in Egypt have decided to act together to confront what they say are "unprecedented" threats facing the region, as Alan Johnston reports.
Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.
The refugee who carried these shoes until he met his mother
Ukrainian volunteers use drones over rebel-held Donetsk