Economic prospects under the new German government
Germany's grand coalition is in office. Chancellor Angela Merkel and her cabinet ministers have been sworn in. Now, business leaders are waiting to see what will change for the better or worse. Our reporter went along to Alba, a major recycling company in Berlin.
Natural Gas from Azerbaijan
The EU wants to wean itself from natural gas supplier Russia, which provides about a third of Europe's needs but has shown itself willing to cut off supplies for political reasons. So EU officials celebrated a new deal with Azerbaijan which includes two pipelines from the Caspian Sea country to Europe.
Maersk from Denmark, Italy's MSC and CMA CGM from France are planning to bundle their freight transports starting next spring. The deal has sparked fears of unfair competition among some competitors, especially in the US.