Iraqis displaced by drive against IS

The BBC’s Karen Allen meets families who fled their homes near Mosul, Iraq, amid an offensive against so-called IS.

The BBC’s Karen Allen meets families who fled their homes near Mosul, Iraq, amid an offensive against so-called IS.

Going flat: Why I had double mastectomy

A series of striking images of women who have had double mastectomies has been featured in a US newspaper. Rebecca Pine was one of the women. Photos courtesy Miana Jun.

A series of striking images of women who have had double mastectomies has been featured in a US newspaper. Rebecca Pine was one of the women. Photos courtesy Miana Jun.

Australian frog species found that ‘flashes’ enemies

A species of frog which startles predators by flashing its orange groin has been found in Australia.

A species of frog which startles predators by flashing its orange groin has been found in Australia.

Calais ‘Jungle’ camp before and after demolition

The last residents of the Calais “Jungle” camp were evacuated to temporary accommodation centres on Thursday.

The last residents of the Calais “Jungle” camp were evacuated to temporary accommodation centres on Thursday.

When Putin met Steven Seagal

Steven Seagal has become the latest international actor to be granted Russian citizenship.

Steven Seagal has become the latest international actor to be granted Russian citizenship.

Chinese city reintroduces odd motoring punishment

China’s Shenzhen is re-launching an unusual measure to tackle motoring offences.

China’s Shenzhen is re-launching an unusual measure to tackle motoring offences.

Road safety campaigner: Why we said students had died

A school in Wisconsin told students four of their classmates had died in a road accident as part of a road safety campaign.

A school in Wisconsin told students four of their classmates had died in a road accident as part of a road safety campaign.

Wild panda winched to safety from China dam

A wild panda was winched to safely in China after falling into a dam at a hydroelectric power plant.

A wild panda was winched to safely in China after falling into a dam at a hydroelectric power plant.