A cessation of hostilities is declared in parts of Eastern Ghouta after a Russia-led initiative.Read more
Quentin Sommerville on what might happen to so-called Islamic State now its "caliphate"'s shrinking.
The advance of so-called Islamic State in Syria and Iraq has had major implications for the UK.
Looking back to 2013 when MPs voted against action in Syria, a result secured after Labour decided to oppose it. Douglas Alexander, shadow foreign secretary at the time, and Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi, who held opposing views then, spoke to Daily Politics presenter Andrew Neil about British foreign policy and its role in military action abroad.
The 800-strong community on Tilos have made 50 refugees feel at home.