Technology giant Apple reports profits of $13.6bn for the first three months of 2015, and details plans to return more money to investors.
They are the very definition of a public holiday. But the 144 year-old tradition of banks closing to guarantee everyone a day off may be on the way out.
Google pledges €150m to support news organisations' efforts to earn money from their online coverage.
Motorists going abroad after 8 June are being warned they may need to take a code with them if they want to hire a car.
Shares in Asia open mixed despite US stocks closing lower and a cut to Japan's credit rating.
Oil price hovers at a four-and-a-half month high amid concerns over disruption to supplies from the Middle East.
Leading English rugby union club Wasps, which plays at Coventry's Ricoh Stadium, is launching a seven-year bond as it aims to raise £25m to £35m.
A senior executive at state energy firm China Sinopec Group is under investigation for suspected "serious disciplinary violations".
EE, the UK's biggest mobile operator, saw its operating revenue fall 1.1% to £1.469m in the first quarter.
Deutsche Bank shares fall after it unveils a plan to cut costs by €3.5bn (£2.5bn) and sell off its Postbank business.
First-time buyers would be exempt from stamp duty when buying homes for less than £300,000 under a Labour government, a move the Tories say is "panicky and unfunded".
A controversial artificial sweetener is being removed from Diet Pepsi in the US following consumer concerns about its safety.
China has become the second-largest wine-growing area in the world after Spain, pushing France into third place, figures show.
Students will learn about the global financial crisis in a new economics A-level to be taught from September.
Can mobile banking change how people save and pay for things in Pakistan?
Meet the two brothers who have set up a global concierge business, a company which books or buys things on behalf of rich customers.
The 'super-jumbo' Airbus A380 celebrates its 10th anniversary
David Sun Tak Kei, a director at Hong Kong's Audit Commission explains why China's proposed governance reforms have sparked protests.
The UK's biggest conference pear orchard has been planted at a farm in Kent, using techniques already used abroad in a bid to help British producers compete with their foreign rivals.
Unemployment has hit a seven-year low, but more than a third of the new jobs created last year went to workers from abroad.
Up to four million homeowners could struggle to move house as a direct result of the new rules on mortgage applications which came in last year.
The wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa has damaged the image of the country as an investment destination.
The start-ups taming Africa's deadly transport chaos
How to make money from sunlight
The firm which can hire pop stars to sing for you
Is your partner a financial bully?
Are we in danger of entering a digital dark age?
The small island that's going big on bitcoin
David Cameron promises to work "the hardest I've ever worked in my life" to secure victory on 7 May - as 5,000 small businesses give their backing.
One of India's most influential publishers tells the BBC that it's 'very hard' to make money in the Indian book industry.