The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Manila rejects hostage deadline
A Filipino hostage in Iraq slipped into graver peril today after Manila rejected his captors’ demands for an early withdrawal of Filipino troops. ...  | Read.. 
Japan polls
Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi’s party looked set to fall short of its target of winning 51 seats in today’s upper house election, most TV exit polls forecast, a s ...  | Read.. 
Vatican blacklists Kerry
American Catholic bishops are trying to defy secret advice from Rome that Communion should not be given to John Kerry, the Democratic presidential candidate. ...  | Read.. 
Belief over baby for bin Laden, says relative
Osama bin Laden’s sister-in-law describes him as a man so driven by his beliefs that he would deny a water bottle to his own infant son in the heat of the Saudi desert. ...  | Read.. 
Miss Universe 2004 Jennifer Hawkins of Australia with actor Richard Gere at the opening ceremony of the 15th International AIDS conference in Bangkok on Sunday. (Reuters)
Arnie in Austria
Rabbit rescue
Star struck
Dress diktat
Madonna, bad for heart
John Schlesinger, the Oscar-winning director of Billy Liar and Midnight Cowboy, blame..  | Read.. 
Paparazzi on the prowl for pitter-patter of Hollywood heirs
It’s a typical movie plot: Smart-mouthed swinging single comes in contact with winsome child an..  | Read.. 
‘Unusual’ Cheney
Lynne Cheney today said her husband, Vice-President Dick Ch ...  | Read.. 

Racist attack on French woman
French politicians today condemned an apparently anti-Semi ...  | Read.. 

Pak couple flees persecution
Pakistani doctors Amnat and Ghulam Mustafa are on the run, ...  | Read.. 

Blair aides may bear Iraq blow
Prime Minister Tony Blair’s spy chief and his closest aides ...  | Read..