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Protesters say Transport for London is doing nothing to tackle the rise in fatal accidents
If you’re a germaphobe, it’s probably best to look away now. A major exhibition at the London-based Wellcome Collection examines the uncleanliness of human life.
In a light, high-ceilinged room, vintage floral teacups chink and cucumber finger sandwiches are being served. Although it spans several decades, the décor goes well with the jaunty Andrews Sisters soundtrack – there's a sun-coloured 1960s wooden dresser, kitsch ceramic swans clustered on its shelves, a fringed standard lamp, a 1950s blue sofa, a couple of well-loved velvet armchairs gathered around a teak coffee table – and underneath, a battered box of Scrabble.
Taking a look at the nearly completed redevelopment of one of London's busiest railway stations, Matilda Battersby dons the orange overalls