BP recorded its highest quarterly earnings in more than a decade, Italy’s prime minister, Mario Draghi, called on Brussels to abandon the requirement for unanimity on foreign policy decisions, and Biogen’s chief executive will step down following the disastrous launch of the company’s Alzheimer’s drug. 

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