Testing the Stress Tests
Speculation is mounting over how many lenders are set to fail the European Central Bank's stress test. The ECB wants to find out if the largest regional lenders could withstand another financial crisis. The results will be published on Sunday. Some banking experts question the validity of the health check.
Italy's Credit Crunch
While Europe's lenders wait to hear whether they have passed the European Central Bank's stress tests, businesses are left wondering why their lender won't hand out loans. Italy, for one, has been struggling to return to growth - in part because its army of small firms is trapped in a credit crunch.
Health Symposium Tackles Ebola
Efforts to halt the Ebola epidemic in West Africa have led to huge logistical challenges and caused a run on many medical supplies, especially things like protective clothing and equipment necessary to isolate the virus. Here in Berlin, the first-ever German-African Healthcare Symposium has brought together politicians and experts from the medical sector. Their goal is to discuss how German expertise can, among other things, be used in the battle against Ebola.