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27 November 2014 Last updated at 14:30 ET

Spain is not corrupt, says PM Rajoy

Spanish leader Mariano Rajoy tells MPs that most politicians are not corrupt, a day after his health minister stepped down over a kick-back scandal.


GoogleEuropean MPs want Google break-up

A landmark vote at the European Parliament has called for Google's search business to be separated from its other businesses.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (C), the Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk (R) and the newly appointed speaker of the parliament Volodymyr Groysman shake hands in the parliament in Kiev, 27 November 2014Ukraine in anti-corruption pledge

Ukraine's new parliament meets for the first time, as the president says he intends to nominate a foreigner to lead the country's anti-corruption efforts.

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Kick-starting the European economy

Jean-Claude Juncker has launched the European Commission's New Deal, and it will be judged by its success or failure.

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