A global school league table from the OECD puts Asian countries at the top, the UK in 20th and the US trailing in 28th place, behind countries including Vietnam.
As the British government says it will opt out of European plans for a quota system for migrants, Damian Grammaticas meets one Syrian who has reached Germany.
How the Kevin Pietersen drama unfolded, from a triple century to being again told he will not be selected for England.
Another earthquake has hit Nepal, only two weeks after more than 7,000 people died in a earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8.
Russia delays for about a month the return of three astronauts on the International Space Station after the recent failure of its supply spaceship.