The Indian girls who survived being raped

Rape women Girl

BBC News : Photographer Smita Sharma has been chronicling the lives of rape victims in India for years. Helped by local health workers and non-governmental organisations, Ms Sharma has travelled the length and breadth of the country to meet survivors of rape and record their stories. The subjects of the photographs, many of them children, have not been identified. All ...

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The Tennis Files: Have top players been paid to lose

The Tennis Files

BBC News : The world tennis authorities have admitted they took no action to pursue 28 top-level players, including winners of Grand Slam titles, named in a secret 2008 report into suspected match-fixing. All were allowed to continue playing and a third were flagged up again after playing in more suspicious games. The revelation is contained in a cache of ...

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Sir Bradley Wiggins’ seven-point guide to winter cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins' seven-point guide to winter cycling

BBC News : For many amateurs, it’s hard to find the motivation to ride a bike in the gloomier months. How does the UK’s first Tour de France winner force himself outdoors when it’s cold and wet? “Unfortunately, living in the north-west of England, the weather has always been something to contend with when cycling in the winter,” says three-time ...

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Threatened mountain goat gets help from the skies

Drones are being used to monitor the animals in their mountainside habitat

By Sylvia Smith BBC News Populations of Spanish ibex are being hit by a deadly disease. Now scientists are using drones and thermal cameras in an effort to conserve the mountain goat. A herd of wild mountain goats leap and scatter at a sudden sound overhead. The scrubby, uneven terrain of the upper reaches of the Sierra de las Nieves national ...

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Wasim’s pic with daughter Aiyla

Wasim's pic with daughter Aiyla : He’s bowled us over with his cricketing career and kept us hooked with his commentary, but Wasim Akram reminded us that he’s also a doting dad when he shared an adorable snap with his daughter Aiyla. Both father and daughter look quite content in each other’s company in the photograph. Using the hashtag #kidsforlife in his accompanying tweet, ...

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