Global Scan

In Syria, 2014 looks to be more of the same

Syria's civil war seems likely to close its third year in 2014 — and aside from Syria agreeing to give up its chemical weapons, little has changes. Bodies are piling up, bombs are still falling and life for the average Syrians is increasingly difficult. None of that seems likely to change as 2013 becomes 2014.

Global Scan

How do you outfox a fox?

People in the UK are getting fed up with foxes, and they're going tech-savvy to try and drive them off. Meanwhile, Santa's causing trouble in the Netherlands.