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Viral videos with 5by: Google's year in search 2014

Video Fri 19 Dec, AT 16:14

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

DZHOKHAR A TSARNAEV

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Boston bombing suspect appears in court

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Dec, AT 16:10

The US is fascinated by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of two brothers alleged to be behind bomb attack

Random pills

Ibuprofen 'could extend your life by 12 years'

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Dec, AT 15:44

Researchers have found that ibuprofen has a dramatic effect on lifespan – at least among flies

Illegal migrants near the coast of Tripoli, Libya

Migration: why Libya is the critical link in a deadly chain

Briefing Fri 19 Dec, AT 14:54

Most people trying to cross the Mediterranean without papers come through the lawless north African state of Libya

Raheem Sterling of Liverpool FC

Liverpool and Arsenal play off for title of 'crisis club'

Preview Fri 19 Dec, AT 14:06

Premier League preview: Man City aim to dislodge Chelsea at the top as Gunners visit Anfield

Thames Garden Bridge

Garden bridge for Thames gets go-ahead from Mayor's office

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Dec, AT 12:31

Joanna Lumley's idea for a green footbridge to go ahead, costing £175m and generating controversy

Columnist Don Brind

Who would you rather be this Xmas: Ed, Dave, Nick or Nige?

Fri 19 Dec, AT 12:31 Don Brind

Sudden slump in voter 'satisfaction' with Ukip's Nigel Farage offers Cameron a ray of hope

Warbler

Birds 'sense' severe weather to flee tornado danger

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Dec, AT 11:50

Underground sound waves may have alerted songbirds to dangerous weather, allowing them to escape

Mario Balotelli

What can Balotelli learn from the FA about online racism?

First Reaction Fri 19 Dec, AT 11:37

Striker's anti-racism message backfires as he is banned, fined and sent on an 'education course'

UK female soldiers in Afghanistan

Women soldiers 'will be in combat roles by 2016'

Talking Point Fri 19 Dec, AT 11:24

Women may soon be fighting on the front line – but is that good for them or the defence of the realm?

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