The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Thrice-married man in serial killings
The Suffolk serial killer, who has terrorised the red light area of Ipswich by killing five young women, has been “caught”, most people in Britain will believe after police charged a 48-year-old forklift truck driver, Steven Wright, late last night with all five murders. ...  | Read.. 
Naomi seeks dumb roles, big cheque
Naomi Watts, who has tackled emotionally wrenching roles, has a love-hate relationship with the idea of starring in a romantic comedy. ...  | Read.. 
No Castro as House meets
Cuba’s National Assembly began its year-end session today without ailing leader Fidel Castro, who was last seen in public on July 26. ...  | Read.. 
Pope warns of culture clash if God is ignored
Pope Benedict warned in a year-end speech today of an impending clash of cultures and religions if humanity continued to shut God out of its life. ...  | Read.. 
China critic gets rare pardon
In a rare display of official tolerance, outspoken Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng was sentenced to three years in prison for subversion but execution of his sentenc ...  | Read.. 
Plea against Christmas
Ten doctoral students from three of China’s top universities have posted an online petition slamming local Christmas celebrations and calling on people to “resist w ...  | Read.. 
Naomi Watts in a scene from her new film The Painted Veil. (AP)
Brolly veil
4 charged for Iraq massacre
The US military yesterday charged four Marines with murder and four others with dereliction of duty..  | Read.. 
UK airports remain in Christmas standstill
Travellers struggling to get home for Christmas faced another day of chaos today, with some 350 fli..  | Read..