The heart-breaking images of a Syrian toddler lying dead on a Turkish beach have reverberated around the world, but will they lead to a change in British attitudes towards the refugee crisis?
The father of a Syrian child who died trying to reach Europe has described how he fought to save his family after being abandoned by a people smuggler.
As Germany says it will take in 800,000 refugees this year and David Cameron faces criticism for his response to the crisis, what should Britain do?
David Cameron has signalled he's not about to join any Europe-wide resettlement programme for refugees. He isn't about to risk inflaming domestic opinion by adding to Britain's population growth.
Satellite images have confirmed the Temple of Bel has been flattened by the so-called Islamic State.
Four children including a baby girl were among 71 refugees found dead in the back of a lorry left abandoned at the side of a motorway in Austria, police say.
Hungary says it is sending an extra 2,000 police officers to its border with Serbia, and may dispatch troops, as it seeks to control the record number of migrants arriving in the country.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he would consider a coalition against Islamic State, but this would be unlikely to include those backing rebel groups in his country.