Germany's biggest utility plans to halve its dividend for 2013 and shut more than a quarter of its power plants. As Hayley Platt reports its in response to a surprise rise in renewables across Europe.
A spokeswoman for Nigel Farage has hit out at "false" allegations that she had an affair with the Ukip leader. Annabelle Fuller complained of being "hounded" after an MEP challenged Mr Farage on the rumours in the European Parliament.
X-Factor judge Louis Walsh says Cheryl Cole saga is not a publicity stunt
Louis Walsh says that Simon Cowell put his neck on the block to give Cheryl Cole a chance in the US and the ongoing saga over her sacking is not a publicity stunt. Louis was speaking as he left his hotel in Glasgow for the X-Factor auditions in Scotland with new judges Kelly Rowland and Tulisa Contostavlos.