'Black Spring': what is happening in Burkina Faso?

Briefing Fri 31 Oct, AT 15:19

Army chief takes control as president resigns after violent protests calling for democratic change

Viral videos with 5by: adorable shaking puppies

Video Fri 31 Oct, AT 15:26

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

The camera of a street-view car

Google fined over Street View image of woman's cleavage

One-Minute Read Fri 31 Oct, AT 14:36

She argued that the image was a violation of her privacy and modesty and could put her in danger

The Week's top tech stories, 31 October

A need-to-know round-up of the essential tech stories that broke this week

A row of houses

Is now the right time to buy a house?

Briefing Fri 31 Oct, AT 13:48

As Britain prepares for a fall in house prices, here's why it might still be a good time to buy

Columnist Robert Fox

Let them drown: Britain’s new 'strategy' for mass migration

Fri 31 Oct, AT 12:24 Robert Fox

Like Blair before him, Cameron looks for glory and ducks big issues that require strategic thinking

Dummies

Crash dummies fatten up to reflect obese Americans

One-Minute Read Fri 31 Oct, AT 11:21

Research suggests that morbidly obese drivers are 56 per cent more likely to die in a car crash

Columnist Venetia Rainey

Israel v Palestine: is this the start of the Third Intifada?

Fri 31 Oct, AT 11:01 Venetia Rainey

'Chickenshit' Netanyahu… Sweden's 'Ikea politics'… Global insults fly as violence erupts in Jerusalem

Firework factory fire

Two people missing in firework factory fire – video

One-Minute Read Fri 31 Oct, AT 11:00

Police have arrested a man in connection with the blaze as the search for the missing people continues

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