Syria's neighbours are sharply cutting numbers of refugees they allow in as the world community fails to share the burden, say two prominent NGOs.
Scotland boss Vern Cotter goes with the same starting line-up that beat Argentina for the Test against New Zealand.
Medical schools should send ambassadors into primary schools to help widen access to the profession from poorer backgrounds, guidance says.
Canadian world number eight Milos Raonic withdraws from the World Tour Finals at London's O2 Arena with a quad injury.
Taking vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements does not seem to cut the risk of developing dementia, say Dutch researchers.
Labour leader Ed Miliband pledges to tackle "vested interests" and "powerful forces" as he delivers what is being called a "fight-back" speech.
An investigation is launched by Police Scotland following a report of a sex attack in an Edinburgh park.
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Alex Salmond uses his final appearance at First Minister's Questions to praise his government's "substantial achievements" in office.
Around 100 mourners attend the funeral of a Welsh soldier after a social media campaign was held amid concern no one would attend.
More than 30 members of staff at a Kent prison have stopped work for heath and safety reasons, the Prison Officers Association (POA) has said.
The findings of Fifa's inquiry into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process are questioned by the man who investigated corruption claims.
UK drone experts are being sought by Amazon to help with its fledgling drone-based delivery service.
A pilot pleads guilty to being three times over the alcohol limit while flying a passenger plane from Spain.
Alan Cumming says writing about his childhood physical abuse was a "cathartic" experience for his family.
Cancer charities say they are "deeply concerned" at moves to restrict medicines available through a special fund set up by the prime minster.
England hooker Josh Hodgson says he will "learn from his mistake" after smashing a door at a student flat in New Zealand.
India's Rohit Sharma hits 264 against Sri Lanka to break the record for the highest individual score in a one-day international.
Support for 43 Mexican students who disappeared