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A piece of debris that washed up on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion Plane debris being sent to France

Debris found on an Indian Ocean island is being taken to France to determine if it is from the missing airliner MH370, Malaysia's PM says.

Video

Man in Calais

One night by the Calais security fence

The BBC's Paul Adams spends one night with some of the migrants trying to gain access to the rail tracks that run through the Channel Tunnel.

Earth

Whales filmed gatecrashing orcas' enormous fish feast off northern Norway

Humpbacks gatecrash orcas’ feast

Whales filmed gatecrashing orcas' enormous fish feast off northern Norway

Capital

Just like that online shoe purchase, more of our lives are try-before-you-commit

The cult of ‘try before you buy’

Just like that online shoe purchase, more of our lives are try-before-you-commit

Autos

It's pedals, not pistons, for this 25mph mini-hybrid

Meet the human-electric Morgan

It's pedals, not pistons, for this 25mph mini-hybrid

Culture

A poll of critics determines the best US movies

The 100 greatest American films

A poll of critics determines the best US movies

Future

The chemistry of food flavour heaven

Why does bacon taste so good?

The chemistry of food flavour heaven

Travel

An ode to Jaffna’s flavourful fare

Sri Lanka’s spicy secret

An ode to Jaffna’s flavourful fare

food and drink

Coffee

The bitter end for a much-loved drink?

We could be facing the end of coffee as we know it. BBC Future's David Robson takes a closer look.

business brain

Favela

Shanty towns open up for tourists

With a year to go until Rio de Janeiro hosts the 2016 Olympics, a number of entrepreneurial residents in the city's notorious favelas have turned their homes into guesthouses.

Careers

Woman hands

'How my job almost killed me'

Merideth Gilmor’s job nearly killed her before she took a risky step back. More success followed when she started her own firm - and reconnected with her family.

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