Evans Cycles has been sold in a deal thought to value the retailer at about £100m.
A United Nations spokesman denies allegations of a child abuse cover up in the Central African Republic, calling them "frankly offensive".
Five new allegations in the case of the corrupt ex-Tower Hamlets mayor are been identified by the Met Police.
Shakespeare's Globe reveals Emma Rice from Kneehigh will be its third artistic director, taking over from Dominic Dromgoole in April 2016.
Baltimore's top prosecutor says Freddie Gray's death was a homicide and plans to file criminal charges against officers involved in the case.
A west Belfast residents' group wants the capacity of the new Casement Park stadium to be halved in light of safety concerns expressed at a Stormont committee.
Tree-cutting service firm Man Coed in Mold goes into administration with the loss of 80 jobs expected.
The killer of a children's TV actor who showed "no remorse" over the fatal stabbing outside a London nightclub is jailed for life.
A former police chief says he was "wrong" to issue a statement saying fans' behaviour at Hillsborough "made the job of the police harder", the inquests hear.
Nick Clegg says the Lib Dems will not sign up to another coalition with any party that does not guarantee £8bn in extra annual funding for the NHS in England.
Andy Murray could have to play three times on Saturday after rain delays his Munich Open quarter-final against Lukas Rosol.
David Cameron says he wants to close the "growth gap" between the south and north of England by boosting transport, science, skills and infrastructure.
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with an injection of your comments.
Manny Pacquiao says his hunger to win has returned for Saturday's super-fight with Floyd Mayweather.
The Royal Institute of Navigation says reliance on sat-navs is undermining map-reading skills. So why should we still read maps?
The Guardian newspaper comes out in support of the Labour Party and says that Ed Miliband has "resilience".
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
There will be no criminal prosecutions over the treatment of an elderly patient at two south Wales hospitals, police say.
Images from the campaign trail: 1 May
Turkish police fire rubber bullets and tear gas at left-wing May Day protesters in central Istanbul.