Al Zaatari  camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq. Jordan’s King Abdullah said  his people could not accept any more refugees. Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

International aid organisations are on Thursday set to present to a London summit, entitled Supporting Syria and the Region, a new strategy for dealin(...)

The Olympic Stadium in London which will host the 2017 World Championships in 2017. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty

IAAF president Lord Coe has promised to investigate claims of bribery in the bidding process for the 2017 World Championships in London. The city wa(...)

Abortion is illegal in the Republic except where the pregnancy presents a real and substantial risk to the mother’s life. File photograph: Getty Images

A clinic in Manchester accounted for close to one third of all abortions for women with Irish addresses over the last five years. Women from the islan(...)

No ‘typical’ clients: a  Marie Stopes International clinic in the north of England. Photograph:  Ross Parry Agency

“The Northern Ireland and Irish governments don’t mind women having abortions just as long as they’re not here in Ireland,” according to Northern Irel(...)

Trading places: Patrick Hanlon (left) “had been the career man with the sexy title and high-paying job” while Russell James Alford  “earned a relative pittance working on a checkout; now it was the opposite”

Bonnie and Clyde. Batman and Robin. Thelma and Louise. Travelling is always easier with a sidekick. Someone walking down the same path as you. Someone(...)

A screengrab from CCTV footage of a man recorded throwing a jerry can of petrol at Finsbury Park Mosque in London. Photograph: London Metropolitan Police

Police have released footage of a man hurling a jerry can of petrol into a mosque in an attack detectives have called an “Islamophobic hate cr(...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals against Switzerland’s Roger Federer. Photograph: Alex Morton/Reuters

Both finalists were history men but Novak Djokovic underlined that he has more of it in front of him than does Roger Federer when he beat the Swiss in(...)

The last time Johnny Marr featured prominently on a live album, it was on The Smiths’ 1988 record Rank. Twenty-seven years later, the gui(...)

Novak Djokovic reacts after beating Japan’s Kei Nishikori in London. Photograph: Getty.

Novak Djokovic, as expected, continues to look invincible as the season he regards as his “best ever” moves with the momentum of a runaway truck towa(...)

Roads cut through the site where EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point nuclear power station will be constructed in Bridgwater, southwest England. File photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Chinese president Xi Jinping sealed a multibillion dollar deal to finance nuclear power stations in Britain, crowning a visit that prime minister Davi(...)