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
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".
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
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
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
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
Over the past four years, Russia has lent billions of dollars and sold vast quantities of cheap gas to Dmitry Firtash, an influential Ukrainian businessman with interests in industry and media. Full Coverage