Juncker unveils investment plan to kick-start EU growth

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STRASBOURG, France - The European Commission presented a plan on Wednesday for some 300 billion euros (238 billion pounds) of largely private new investment in the European Union, saying it was time to kick-start growth without adding to public debt. | Video

UK terrorism watchdog criticises new security proposals

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LONDON - Britain's terrorism watchdog has criticised the government's proposed new security laws, describing some of the measures as an "announcement waiting for a policy".

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All eyes on oil - so will output change?

OPEC leader Saudi Arabia has signalled it's unlikely to push for a major change in oil output at the producer group's meeting this week. As David Pollard reports, their comments come as Russia refuses to cooperate in any production cut.  Video | Factbox 

Pierre N'Gahane, the French official in charge of deradicalisation nationally, poses during an interview with Reuters in his office in Paris November 21, 2014. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Secular France moves to confront jihadism

SEINE-ST-DENIS, France - France has been slow to respond to the spread of jihadist ideology because strict state secularism forbids any incursion into individuals' religious affairs. Fearing attacks on French soil, France is now ramping up its efforts.  Full Article 

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement to the media in Jerusalem November 18, 2014.  REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israel's lurch to the right dims peace prospects

JERUSALEM - With Israel's right-wing coalition looking increasingly shaky and talk of early elections growing, all the constituent parties are trying to shore up their base. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's response is a familiar lurch to the right.  Full Article 

Health workers remove the body a woman who died from the Ebola virus in the Aberdeen district of Freetown, Sierra Leone, October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Josephus Olu-Mammah

Ebola discoverer sees eventual end to epidemic

West Africa's Ebola epidemic could worsen further before abating but new infections should start to decline in all affected countries by the end of this year, a leading specialist on the disease says.  Full Article 

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Real-life aircraft cockpit becomes a simulator

A virtual flying enthusiast converts parts of a written-off Airbus 320 aircraft into a working flight simulator in his northern Slovenian home. Jim Drury reports.  Video 

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The power of women's fashion

From the suffragettes to Margaret Thatcher and Angela Merkel, women have used fashion to define and enhance their position in the world. Hayley Platt speaks to the curator of a new exhibition in London to find out what the clothes reveal about the women wearing them.  Video