VIDEO: On board Sri Lanka floods rescue boat

Landslides and flooding caused by days of torrential rain have hit many parts of Sri Lanka, with dozens killed and hundreds of thousands displaced.

Landslides and flooding caused by days of torrential rain have hit many parts of Sri Lanka, with dozens killed and hundreds of thousands displaced.

VIDEO: Mexico to extradite El Chapo to US

Mexico approves the extradition of the cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States.

Mexico approves the extradition of the cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States.

VIDEO: The first skate park in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s first skate park, Addis Skatepark, is attracting hundreds of young fans in Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia’s first skate park, Addis Skatepark, is attracting hundreds of young fans in Addis Ababa.

VIDEO: Ninety-seven rescued from Boko Haram

The Nigerian military has announced that 97 women and children held by the Islamist group Boko Haram have been rescued.

The Nigerian military has announced that 97 women and children held by the Islamist group Boko Haram have been rescued.

VIDEO: How do you find wreckage in the sea?

The BBC’s Richard Westcott has been out with a team of oceanographers to find out how difficult is it to identify and recover wreckage from the sea.

The BBC’s Richard Westcott has been out with a team of oceanographers to find out how difficult is it to identify and recover wreckage from the sea.

VIDEO: Startling number of mental patients behind bars in US

In America there are thought to be three times more psychiatric patients in prison than in hospital.

In America there are thought to be three times more psychiatric patients in prison than in hospital.

VIDEO: ‘I’m ashamed of Europe over refugee crisis’

Refugees who fled the Nazis on the eve of World War Two are calling on the government to do more to get children out of the migrant camp at Calais.

Refugees who fled the Nazis on the eve of World War Two are calling on the government to do more to get children out of the migrant camp at Calais.

VIDEO: EgyptAir flight: Four experts explain

As a search continues for a second day for an EgyptAir plane that disappeared over the Mediterranean, aviation experts give their views on what might have happened.

As a search continues for a second day for an EgyptAir plane that disappeared over the Mediterranean, aviation experts give their views on what might have happened.