25 November 2014
Many MEPs were surprised at how trenchant the Pope's criticisms were, after he directly addressed them on the current malaise in Europe.
Pope Francis warns that Europe appears "somewhat elderly" and less and less a protagonist, in a speech to EU politicians in Strasbourg.
The eurozone may be stuck in an enduring period of no growth, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.
Ana Botin has moved swiftly to reshape Santander, ousting its chief executive after less than two years in the role.
Pope's surprise assault on EU's malaise
Profile of Portugal's embattled ex-PM Socrates
Juncker no confidence vote fails to gain traction
French come out fighting for their economic reputation
Is the world set to return to the 1980s?
Two Moscow Africans and their love of Russia's president
As part of the 2014 Reith Lecture, Dr Atul Gawande discusses the reasons why doctors can fail
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