The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Protests grip French cities
Huge crowds of students, trade unionists and Left-wingers took to the streets across France today to put pressure on the conservative government to cancel a new law they fear will undermine job security for young workers. ...  | Read.. 
Spain binge
Mass street drinking sessions fuelled clashes between Spanish youths and riot police early today, leaving 80 people injured and 70 arrested in Barcelona and Salamanca, police ...  | Read.. 
Key Iran dissident freed
Iran’s most prominent political dissident, Akbar Ganji, has been released after six years in prison for criticising some of the most powerful figures in the Islamic Repu ...  | Read.. 
Parties urge Maoists to end strike
Nepal’s main political parties piled fresh pressure today on Maoist rebels to end an indefinite road blockade that has raised prices and crippled life across the Himalay ...  | Read.. 
US snubs Adams
Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was delayed at a Washington-area airport yesterday for a secondary security screening, a Homeland Security department official said. ...  | Read.. 
US actor Natalie Portman in a publicity picture for her new film V for Vendetta. (Reuters)
Tummy tuck trick
Steel Shakira statue
Hamas cabinet
Egypt flu
UK drug trial
Will they, won’t they'
The champagne is on ice, the paparazzi are lurking in the bushes and Lake Como’s most luxuriou..  | Read.. 
Cruise irked by TV satire
Tom Cruise threatened to boycott promotion of his upcoming Paramount Pictures film unless a sister ..  | Read..