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      Cameron makes case for Syria bombing

      The prime minister is presenting his case to the Commons for the UK launching air strikes against so-called Islamic State in Syria.

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      Osborne defends Spending Review U-turn

      Chancellor George Osborne defends his Spending Review decision to spend money from better public finances on reversing tax credit cuts.

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      Net migration to UK hits record 336,000

      Estimated net migration to the UK reached a record 336,000 in the year to June, Office for National Statistics figures show.

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      Trump mocks disabled reporter

      Republican presidential contender Donald Trump is criticised for mocking a disabled New York Times reporter.

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      Audio of 'warning' to Russia jet issued

      The Turkish military releases an audio recording of what it says were warnings to a Russian warplane before it was shot down on the Syrian border.

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      Protests after Chicago dashcam video

      The release of a video showing a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times sparks largely peaceful protests in Chicago.

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      Barclays fined for poor client checks

      Banking giant Barclays has been fined £72m for failing to conduct proper checks on very rich clients because it did not want to inconvenience them.

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      Queen and duke set for tour of Malta

      The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are set to arrive in Malta on Thursday afternoon for a three-day tour.

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      Pope celebrates huge Mass in Kenya

      Pope Francis celebrates Mass with many thousands of people in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on his first visit as pontiff to Africa.

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      Lead poisons '100,000 birds annually'

      About 100,000 wetland birds are killed every year from poisoning by discarded lead ammunition, say scientists.

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      Source: BBC International