Facebook has posted a 72-percent year-on-year rise in first-quarter revenue, driven by mobile advertising revenue. Apple's figures were less remarkable, but the company has announced some major plans for its shares.
A FIFA presidential candidate has lashed out against the unequal distribution of wealth among the continent's clubs. He argued that European football was now more divided than it ever was during the Cold War.
Southern eurozone member Portugal has said its return to capital markets after a three-year pause has been successful. The government's auction of a long-term bond issue was met with strong demand from investors.