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

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

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

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

Columnist Venetia Rainey

Nuclear deal with Iran would make the world a better place

Thu 20 Nov, AT 17:02 Venetia Rainey

Five good reasons why the West and Iran should come to an agreement – and the sooner the better

Policeman carries a barrier past a broken window after a group attempted to break into the city's legislature

Hong Kong: support for protests wanes as police begin clear-up

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 13:31

Use of violence by small groups of protesters is evidence the movement is splintering, say organisers

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