The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Tense parents await news of children
When Bakhat Fazil rushed to the Lal Masjid to rescue his three daughters who were holed up inside, he was not greeted by his children but two hurtling bullets. ...  | Read.. 
Jokes get harder with age
It is no laughing matter — a new study suggests that older adults have a harder time getting jokes as they age. ...  | Read.. 
Bush backing for Pervez
President George W. Bush reaffirmed his confidence yesterday in Pakistan’s President as a strong ally in the war against extremists. ...  | Read.. 
40-year jail message to bombers
Since Britain did away with the death penalty in 1965, a minimum of 40 years in prison is the deterrent being handed out as the norm by judges in the most serious terrori ...  | Read.. 
Nepal scraps king allowance
Nepal’s royal family will not be getting an annual allowance this year, officials and news reports said today, amid government efforts to phase out the monarch's ro ...  | Read.. 
Doubts over Madonna’s guitar solo at concert
Debate is raging on Internet message boards over whether Madonna’s “rocking” Live Earth performance owed more to technical wizadry than musical talent. ...  | Read.. 
Michelle Pfeiffer and John Travolta at the premiere of Hairspray in Los Angeles. (AP)
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Sister fights for right to bury Ghazi
The Pakistan supreme court today ordered the government to permit slain cleric Abdul Rashid Ghazi&#..  | Read.. 
Tories dangle family lollipop
The Tories announced yesterday that they want to offer financial incentives to make marriage mo..  | Read..