The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
US, France agree on plan to end fighting
The US and France agreed today on a Security Council resolution calling for fighting between Israel and Hizbollah to end, but on the ground both sides traded fire and a Hizbollah rocket killed three. ...  | Read.. 
Tigers halt attack, pull back
Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger rebels said they had halted an offensive on a government-held town in the east today and were pulling back, a sign that conflict on the island ma ...  | Read.. 
Nepal to seize palace land, give it to poor farmers
Land owned by Nepal’s King Gyanendra may be confiscated and handed to poor farmers, a minister said today, in the latest move to remove the monarch’s privileges aft ...  | Read.. 
Israel: Time running out
Time is running out for Israel’s military campaign in Lebanon following the completion of a draft UN Security Council resolution on a cessation of hostilities, an Israel ...  | Read.. 
Official: Fidel on the mend
Cuban leader Fidel Castro is recovering satisfactorily from stomach surgery, the country’s vice-president said today, while government sources said he had started to eat ...  | Read.. 
Fans inspire Roald Dahl celebration
Like the giant peach that grew bigger and bigger, a 90th birthday party for the late Roald Dahl has blossomed into a month-long nationwide celebration of the author’ ...  | Read.. 
A tourist in Havana, Cuba, on Friday. (Reuters)
Stupid pill
Sleek bed
Obese kitty
Sex stunt
US finds taste for French fries
In a sign of the warming relations between France and America the cafeterias in the US House of..  | Read.. 
Job blow to smokers
European employers are free to say “smokers need not apply” when they advertise for jobs,..  | Read..