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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

World

The Legacy completes an unofficial Scandi-drama trilogy

37 minutes ago - Guardian
The outstanding new Danish drama joins The Killing and Borgen in challenging some of the prejudices of British TV commissionersIf you’re seeking a template for successful family reunions, don’t look to drama set in Denmark. A son grieving his father’s murder is appalled to find the funeral baked meats served cold at his mother’s re-marriage... by Mark Lawson

Black Friday in Britain: where are the best deals?

19 minutes ago - Guardian
More and more British retailers are taking part in the US’s big sales event – and there are some serious bargains to be hadAs Black Friday approaches we round up what the big retailers are doing on the day and pick some of the best deals. We’ll update this as more deals are published. Continue reading by Hilary Osborne and Zoe Wood

'Radical' Scottish land reform plan

10 minutes ago - BBC
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces plans to take action against landowners who pose a "barrier" to development

North Korea organises mass protest against UN - in pictures

54 minutes ago - Guardian
Photographs released of Tuesday’s state-organised rally objecting to resolution that could see charges brought against Kim Jong-un North Koreans protests against UN resolution Continue reading by Guardian Staff

Minecraft at Tate: in gaming, the Renaissance has returned

46 minutes ago - Guardian
This new collaboration is proof that video games hark back to an artistic age obsessed with realism and perspective – the RenaissanceThe spaces created by video games are sublime and majestic. We wander in desolate cityscapes, eerie caverns, on rolling freeways. These worlds are three-dimensional, physically (if not emotionally) deep and complex... by Jonathan Jones

Your pictures: Insects

41 minutes ago - BBC
Readers' photos on the theme of "insects"

Nato fears Russian Black Sea control

38 minutes ago - BBC
Nato's top commander warns that Russia's increased military presence in the annexed region of Crimea could be used to control the Black Sea

Ghana cocaine bust turns political

33 minutes ago - BBC
Ghana's opposition calls for a parliamentary probe into allegations that a suspected cocaine trafficker had access to the presidential lounge at the country's main international airport

VIDEO: How Ferguson protests spread

30 minutes ago - BBC
BBC News looks at the aftermath of the decision not to charge a white policeman who killed black teenager Michael Brown

Black Friday gun purchases test background check system to limit

1 hour 4 minutes ago - Guardian
Nothing says Thanksgiving like a new gun, apparently, and the FBI’s dedicated team is braced for a repeat of last year’s surge to 145,000 calls in one day Black Friday isn’t just when shoppers rush to stores for holiday sales. It’s also one of the busiest days of the year for gun purchases.In the US, there are nine guns for every 10 people... by Associated Press in Bridgeport, West Virginia

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