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Site of the train accident near Harda. 5 August 2015 Indian trains in deadly derailment

Two passenger trains in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh derail on a partially flooded bridge, killing at least 24 people, officials say.

Video

Aerial view of the Maracana Complex, a Rio 2016 Olympic Games venue

Aerial views of Olympic preparations

The BBC's Wyre Davies takes a helicopter tour over Rio de Janeiro to survey the preparations for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Earth

Anyone who doubts that species really do change should read this

How do we know evolution is real?

Anyone who doubts that species really do change should read this

Capital

The curious psychology of your office space

Can’t focus? Blame your desk

The curious psychology of your office space

Autos

The Mars rover has nothing on the Swincar E-Spider

The world's most amazing ATV

The Mars rover has nothing on the Swincar E-Spider

Culture

The role of comedy in the age of outrage

When does a joke go too far?

The role of comedy in the age of outrage

Future

It’s best if you don’t look down

A crane driver’s commute

It’s best if you don’t look down

Travel

This month’s winning photographer explains how he got this starry shot

‘I think I can see a galaxy!’

This month’s winning photographer explains how he got this starry shot

Witness

Shuntaro Hida

The day the bomb fell

On August 6, 1945, Japanese doctor Shuntaro Hida was called away to a neighbouring village to treat a patient. That unplanned journey would save his life.

bizarre cosmic objects

Pulsar

The most accurate clocks in space

The size of a city and spinning at 641 times per second, one pulsar sparked an entire new class of space objects - and an incredibly accurate method of timekeeping.

BODY mATTERS

Armpit

The messages hidden in our sweat

We all know that we sweat when we are hot, anxious or embarrassed - but it’s less well known that sweat carries emotional messages.

Weather

London

 

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Light Cloud

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Sunny Intervals

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