15 December 2014
History came back to haunt Europe in 2014, not least with Russia's intervention in Ukraine, the BBC's Europe editor Gavin Hewitt writes.
President Vladimir Putin seeks to ease fears over Russia's economy, insisting that the dramatic fall in the rouble will stabilise.
Obesity can constitute a disability if the health effects have an impact on people's working lives, the European Court of Justice rules.
Renowned Italian film composer Ennio Morricone tells the BBC's Will Gompertz that he regrets turning down the chance to compose music for Clint Eastwood.
The knock-on effects of Russia's economic troubles
Greece on knife-edge over presidential vote
The ordinary Russians fighting a 'holy war' in Ukraine
Can Russia avoid economic disaster as rouble plunges?
Bleak predictions in Russian media as currency plunges
Turkey's Erdogan in battle with 'parallel state'
Return to political turmoil looms ahead of presidential vote
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