The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Pope smokes peace pipe with Muslims
Pope Benedict today assured Muslims that he respected them and was committed to dialogue, in an unprecedented encounter to defuse anger at his use of quotes saying their faith was spread by the sword. ...  | Read.. 
Brown stakes claim as PM
Finance minister Gordon Brown staked his claim today to be Britain’s next Prime Minister with a speech that eased some doubts about his ability to unite his beleaguered ...  | Read.. 
Pak not a banana republic: Pervez
Scoffing at rumours that he had been overthrown in a coup while visiting the US, President Pervez Musharraf said Pakistan was not an unstable “banana republic”. ...  | Read.. 
A tourist takes a picture of Lenin’s statue dumped in a backyard in Mogosoaia, north of Bucharest, on Monday. (Reuters)
Baby diverts flight
Glare on bug buffet
Lanka sea war
Nepal crash
Thai probe
Saddam trial
Scandal scalps Shanghai boss
The Communist Party boss of Shanghai has been sacked for corruption, state media said today, toppl..  | Read.. 
Cop sting on French heroes
Victor Hugo was a miserly money-grubber, poet Arthur Rimbaud was “a monstrosity” and Paul..  | Read..