Viral videos with 5by: grandmas smoking marijuana

Video Fri 21 Nov, AT 16:37

Five of the best viral videos of the week, hand-picked by our video partner 5by

Serial podcast review: what we learnt from episode 9, To Be Suspected

Summary Fri 21 Nov, AT 16:03

This week on the Serial podcast, three new pieces of information appear to punch holes in the prosecution's timeline of events

Smoking

Islamic State militant quits over smoking ban

One-Minute Read Fri 21 Nov, AT 15:57

French jihadist returns home after just two weeks because he couldn't kick the habit

Chinese man experiences the pain of childbirth

Chinese men experience the pain of childbirth – video

Video Fri 21 Nov, AT 14:51

'It felt like my heart and lungs were being ripped apart', cried one soon-to-be father after receiving electric shocks

F1 Mercedes team-mates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton

Button raises eyebrows at Hamilton Rosberg showdown

Preview Fri 21 Nov, AT 14:51

'Clean' remark from German driver prompts a quizzical reaction from Hamilton's former team mate

Credit cards

Are you using the right credit card?

Personal Finance Fri 21 Nov, AT 14:29

With Christmas approaching it's time to check your credit card, whether you want to cut interest payments or earn rewards

Danny Welbeck Robin van Persie

Arsenal v Man U tops the bill, but can Swansea steal the show?

Preview Fri 21 Nov, AT 13:48

Premier League preview: Chelsea odds-on for another win as old rivals scrap over European places

Eton College students

Private school students 'get better degrees with poorer grades'

One-Minute Read Fri 21 Nov, AT 12:29

Good exam results not necessarily enough to get into leading universities, new research shows

Arsene Wenger

Wenger's legacy is at stake as Arsenal reach a crossroads

Preview Fri 21 Nov, AT 12:22

Gunners boss must adapt his approach or risk tarnishing his reputation as Man Utd come calling

Columnist Edie Lush

How to beat arrogant Uber: take back your digital identity

Fri 21 Nov, AT 11:52 Edie Lush

With HubID, you’ll decide what you’re going to share with retailers – and you’ll even charge them for it

Picture posted by Emily Thornberry showing a Strood house covered in England flags

Thornberry's house tweet and five other bizarre resignations

Deja Vu Fri 21 Nov, AT 11:47

Labour MP Emily Thornberry quits after tweeting picture of a Strood house covered in England flags

The Mole

Ukip hopes of a Labour defector rise after ‘white van’ tweet

Fri 21 Nov, AT 11:28 The Mole

Cameron loses Rochester by-election after promising to win it – but does Miliband now have most to fear?

Barack Obama announced executive actions in the US

Executive orders: how a US president can rule by decree

Briefing Fri 21 Nov, AT 10:57

Republicans say Obama's immigration rules are illegal and should be overturned, but executive orders have a long history

Crocodile

Mafia 'use crocodiles and anacondas to frighten victims'

One-Minute Read Fri 21 Nov, AT 10:18

Italian police warn exotic animals are becoming the Mafia's weapon of choice as their trade intensifies

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