Iraqi police forces on patrol in Hammam Al-Alil town, south of Mosul.
EAP/Iraqi Federal Police handout
Guerrilla tactics are hampering the advance into Iraq's northern capital.
Ride-sharing app Uber is facing a new wave of legal claims after a landmark ruling on work conditions. But any triumphalism is deeply premature.
External pressure has led to delivery giant, Hermes, being referred to the chief tax man over whether or not its workers should be classified as 'self-employed'.
The ruins of the city Cyrene, an ancient Greek and Roman city near present-day Shahhat in Libya.
Hand over your travel photos and help build digital 3D recreations of threatened heritage sites.
Theresa May meets her Saudi counterparts.
While Yemen burns, Theresa May's government plays with words.
Turning plastic into fuel in Aleppo.
As a new cessation of hostilities comes into force, Russia's influence over the Syrian conflict is deepening.
On the march.
David Jones / PA Archive
A century on from the UK's only ever general strike, the major federation for organised labour in Britain must learn to be more effective.
Psychological distress among teenage girls has risen by 4% in the past decade.
The leadership hopefuls.
Ben Birchall / PA Wire
Despite attempts to curb union power, they still exert a huge amount of influence over the Labour Party.
It’s what we do with our painful experiences that matters.
Why psychological pain and trauma could have some positive effects – but only for some people.
Reining in big business?
Chris Radburn / PA Wire
The new prime minister has suggested putting employee representatives on company boards. But how serious is she about the idea?
Too many people still believe that Iraq collapsed because there was no plan for it; others think the West has learnt from its mistakes. Wrong and wrong.
The EU referendum came down to deep divisions over immigration, borders and cultural identity that cannot be safely ignored.
Unions (mostly) united.
Rick Findler / PA Archive
The bulk of Britain's unions are campaigning to stay in the European Union – but they'll be hard pressed to secure workers' rights.
Fallujah has been an icon of Sunni resistance ever since the US bombed it in 2004.
Fronto-temporal dementia is a rare form of dementia that typically strikes people in middle-age. Sadly, it is often misdiagnosed.
As Libya falls further into chaos, the US has agreed to back the new government's request to lift an arms embargo against it.
Up in arms.
Moves to criminalise sex work are facing tough opposition from those in the industry.
The Iraqi army is in increasing need of the US’s help.
The Obama administration likes to say it won't put "boots on the ground" in Iraq – but that's increasingly at odds with reality.
Face blind or super-recogniser?
As many as one in 50 people are face blind, meaning they can't tell one face from another.