Northeast Nigeria bus station blast kills 40 people: sources
YOLA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people including five soldiers, witnesses and a security source on the scene said.

At least 133 killed in tribal clashes in Sudan: tribe leader
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - At least 133 people have been killed and more than 100 wounded in clashes between two groups belonging to an Arab tribe in Sudan's West Kordofan state, a tribal leader said on Thursday.

Scotland could slash air travel taxes under new UK deal
LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland is likely to slash taxes on passengers flying out of the country from next year following a new tax deal with Britain, giving Scottish airports an advantage over rivals south of the border in England.

UK retailers embrace 'Black Friday' discounts
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's high streets, malls and online sites were awash with discounts on Friday as more retailers than ever embraced U.S.-style "Black Friday" promotions, seeking to kickstart trading in the key Christmas period.

Four last copies of Magna Carta united for first time

Visitors view the Lincoln Cathedral Magna Carta during the opening of an exhibition celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC on November 6, 2014London (AFP) - The British Library will bring together the four remaining copies of the Magna Carta for the first time in February as Britain celebrates the 800-year anniversary of the famous constitutional charter.

Non-profit helps former gang members cook up new lives for themselves
In Los Angeles, the "gang capital" of the U.S., Homeboy Industries helps former gang members find new futures in the kitchen