The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Nepal firms shut down
Maoists in Nepal today forced the closure of 35 major companies, including an Indian joint venture, even as Delhi advised Kathmandu to get out of its 'siege mentality' and play a 'pro-active role' in dealing with the rebel threat. ...  | Read.. 
Jakarta hunt for bombers
Indonesian police launched a nationwide manhunt today for al Qaida-linked militants blamed for a suicide car bomb attack outside the Australian embassy that jolted both count ...  | Read.. 
Naomi chat on drugs
Naomi Campbell, who won a legal battle against a tabloid newspaper over her right to privacy after revelations about her drug addiction, is to talk about her drug battles on ...  | Read.. 
Bush steams ahead of Kerry
President Bush emerged from his New York convention with a solid lead over Democratic challenger John F. Kerry, strengthening his position on virtually every important issue ...  | Read.. 
Glenn Close during a photocall for her film Heights at the American Film Festival in Deauville, France. (Reuters)
Girlie grouse
Penny prize
After baby, Paltrow puts brakes on career
Now that baby Apple's on board, actress Gwyneth Paltrow is putting the brakes on her film career...  | Read.. 
On 9/11-eve, Osama on US lips
Three years after the devastating September 11 attacks, US secretary of state Colin Powell said he ..  | Read.. 
Putin orders siege probe
Russia's parliament will launch an inquiry into a school si ...  | Read..