28 January 2015
In saying that the eurozone will only thrive again if there is a fiscal union, the governor of the Bank of England is in effect criticising Germany for not spending and borrowing more to support weaker eurozone countries.
Falling oil prices are forcing Royal Dutch Shell to cut back investment by some $15bn (£9.9bn) over the next three years.
The social network reports fourth-quarter profits of $701m, a 34% increase from the same period a year earlier, buoyed by strong mobile advertising sales.
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics reports its first drop in full-year profits for three years, in part due to a sharp drop in mobile phone sales.
Malaysia officially declares the disappearance of MH370 over the Indian Ocean in March 2014 an accident, and says all 239 people on board are presumed dead.
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China's investment in Latin America under the spotlight
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