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.
Pope Francis delivers his traditional Christmas Day address, denouncing violence against religious and ethnic minorities - notably in Syria and Iraq.
Francis steers own course at the Vatican
Images of Christians around the world celebrating Christmas
Swiss monastery opens doors to asylum seekers
Turkish town cherishes St Nicholas as local hero
Photographer Marko Djurica on his picture from Donetsk
Germany's drive to promote more women in business
His pickled heart has provided scientists with few answers
How German markets have exploded across the UK
Nigella Lawson creates a Christmas buffet menu inspired by a trip to Venice
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