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

The Week's top tech stories, 21 November

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

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

What is Black Friday? US frenzy inspires UK

 shoppers

Briefing Fri 21 Nov, AT 15:33

British shoppers expected to spend £1m every three minutes as they embrace the American tradition

Serial podcast: an 'ethical minefield' or the best podcast ever?

First Reaction Fri 21 Nov, AT 15:28

It has broken records and become a worldwide hit, but critics are worried about where the Serial podcast may be heading

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

Oil drill

Oil price futures rally on talk of Opec production cut

One-Minute Read Fri 21 Nov, AT 13:09

Oil futures have risen amid reports that Opec may act to shore up prices, but more volatility is expected

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