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Syrian refugees warm themselves around a fire  in Ankara, Turkey (CNS)

David Cameron asked to do more in response to ‘one of the worst humanitarian catastrophes of our time’

David Cameron made the remarks when he visited the US last week (PA)

The Prime Minister was speaking to the US news programme Face the Nation

Pope Francis greets Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle at Rizal Park, Manila, yesterday (AP)

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David Cameron admits to playing the ‘infantile’ computer game Angry Birds (PA)

Britain’s gutless churches are partly to blame for our synthetic, petulant outrage whenever we decide we’ve been ‘offended’

Alex Salmond and Alistair Debate shake hands after their televised debate last month (PA)

Why has it proven so hard for the Better Together campaign to galvinise enthusiastic support for our union?

Prime Minister David Cameron (AP)

Conservative whips canvassing their party’s MPs over whether they would support military action

Obama speaks about the death of James Foley (PA)

American forces have conducted 14 new strikes since Tuesday

An Iraqi Christian refugee holds a 12-day-old baby in Ankawa (CNS))

The Royal Prerogative was, in effect, abolished on the basis of a PR campaign that required Parliamentary consent to establish legitimacy for going to war, and Iraqi minorities are paying the price

David Cameron (PA)

Only by challenging the social and the economic liberalism that pervades the Conservatives will the Prime Minister be able to claim victory for families

David Cameron (PA)

The Prime Minister has announced several policy initiatives relevant to families