David Cameron said he has not made a decision on whether to arm the opposition in Syria.
He said that Britain can do more in technical assistance and other help to aid those opposing President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
More top news
The number of antibiotics being prescribed by GPs in England has fallen by 2.6 million.
Homeowners could be able to switch their mortgage for a better deal within seven days, under government plans to improve existing services.
From Wednesday "legal highs" are to be legal no more, with the Psychoactive Substances Act coming into force. But what does it all mean?