Use of Sodium Pentothal to secure confessions – classified by some as torture – still common in certain regions of India
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BP, Rio Tinto and Dow Chemical accused of using the 2012 games to 'greenwash' their reputations
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Eric Schmidt: The executive chairman of Google endorses the Observer's campaign to bring coding to the classroom
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Prof Jim Hansen to use lecture at Edinburgh International Science Festival to call for worldwide tax on all carbon emissions