The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Big blaze empties California homes
Dying winds gave California firefighters their first big break today after four days battling wildfires, but San Diego faced more calamity as blazes there burned out of control and kept more than half-a-million evacuees from returning home. ...  | Read.. 
Blackout, when down & out
After making headlines for everything but music, Britney Spears is back with an album industry insiders say should top the charts despite her. ...  | Read.. 
Australia sanctions on junta family
Australia slapped financial sanctions on Myanmar’s generals and their families today as supporters of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi marked her 12 years in captivity ...  | Read.. 
VIPs on Benazir ‘suspect’ list
Benazir Bhutto had named four well-known persons, including Punjab chief minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi and former ISI chief Hamid Gul, as those who pose a threat to her life ...  | Read.. 
China begins moon race before India
China launched its first lunar probe today, the first step in an ambitious 10-year plan to send a rover to the moon and return it to earth. ...  | Read.. 
Russian ‘chessboard murderer’ guilty
A Russian man who claimed he wanted to record a murder for eve-ry square on a chessboard was found guilty today of killing 48 people in Moscow. ...  | Read.. 
Randa Najjar (right) hugs her daughter Shareen after evacuation from their home in California. (AP)
Big blaze empties California homes