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The ancient silk-road city of Palmyra is located in the Syrian desert and was one of the wealthiest cities in the Near East during its prime. (via Hello! Daily News)

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Portraits of Syrian child refugees – in pictures

Portraits of Syrian child refugees – in pictures | World news | The Guardian

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More on Syria and some atmosphere from the Venice film festival: the best news pictures of the day

Military working dog Quin is photographed with his handler at the Wiltshire military training ground of Salisbury Plain as 7th Armoured Brigade prepare to deploy to Afghanistan on Operation Herrick 19. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA

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Incredible street art from Denver by the artist Gamma.

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The map that saved the London Underground

Edward Johnston's original drawing for the London Underground symbol (Source: London Transport Museum)

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"Lord help me remember the poor" - sometimes I think myself that human being doesn't deserve for its existance

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Portraits of Syrian child refugees – in pictures

Portraits of Syrian child refugees – in pictures | World news | The Guardian

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Corbyn: Cameron is failing in his duty as a human being over inadequate response to refugee crisis

'Britain has granted asylum to less than 300 Syrian refugees since the start of 2014 - an embarrassing number compared to Germany, where up to 800,000 refugees are expected to be registered this year alone .. "The government's response to the refugee crisis has been wholly inadequate, and we are being shamed by our European neighbours. It is our duty under UN law, but also as human beings, to offer a place of safety, and play a role internationally to share our responsibilities ..

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BBC One circle-themed idents replaced by new campaign

BBC One's famous circle-themed images are replaced after 10 years with a new "diversity" campaign.

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Scenes from Inside Aleppo: How Life Has Been Transformed by Rebel Rule

Scenes from Inside Aleppo: How Life Has Been Transformed by Rebel Rule | Vanity Fair

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