Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain's relationship with
the European Union was "not good enough" after his foreign
minister warned the bloc had to change its founding treaties
and give London a meaty reform deal to keep it as a member.
Storms in the United States have pounded parts of Texas still
reeling from torrential rains that killed at least 16 people,
turned streets into rivers in major cities and set a record
for the wettest month in the state's history.
The United Nations' outgoing humanitarian chief has painted a
harrowing portrait of savagery in Syria's civil war, now in
its fifth year, and urged the Security Council to take
collective action to put an end to the carnage.
A panel of experts from government and industry will review
how the United States Federal Aviation Administration
monitors the mental health of commercial pilots and will make
recommendations within six months.
The Queen has set in motion the new British government's
plans for an in-out referendum on staying in the European
Union, but left open questions about when it will be and what
changes to the EU it wants beforehand.