Whale saves train! A metro train in the city of Spijkenisse, in the Netherlands, rests precariously on an art installation of a whale after crashing through a barrier at the end of the tracks. The sculpture stopped the train from plummeting 10m (32ft) into water below, and the driver walked away uninjured. bbc.com/news/in-pictures-54840

The first ever picture of a black hole: It's surrounded by a halo of bright gas. A network of 8 telescopes called the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), captured this image of the black hole over 500 million trillion km distant.

Spoon-billed Sandpiper. One of the most endangered bird species, saved from the brink of extinction.

Jeremy and Sheilagh, 1990, on our honeymoon in Hawaii.

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