The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Icon’s piles of assets, loads of debt
As Hollywood reacted with sadness and shock to the death of Michael Jackson, Sony executives in New York were on the phone all night on Thursday with Jackson’s advisers trying to understand the financial morass the pop star is leaving behind. ...  | Read.. 
Content to be just a singer
The cliche is that rock stars want to be movie stars, and movie stars want to be rock stars. Michael Jackson was content to be the King of Pop. ...  | Read.. 
Gondolier breaks Venice male monopoly
Nine centuries of male monopoly on the canals of Venice came to an end yesterday when the first woman passed the gruelling test to become a trainee gondolier. ...  | Read.. 
$1.6 million for lunch with Buffet
A bidder agreed to pay $1.68 million for a steak lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett in a charity auction completed last night, according to eBay’s website wh ...  | Read.. 
Iran bar on Mousavi aide
Iran has banned an ally of the country’s Opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi from leaving the Islamic state, the official Irna news agency reported today. ...  | Read.. 
Five militants dead in Karachi shootout
Pakistani police killed five suspected Islamist militants in a gunfight in Karachi today in escalating violence in the country as the army prepares to intensify its action ag ...  | Read.. 
Venice’s first certified female gondolier, Giorgia Boscolo, poses on a gondola after passing her test. (Reuters)
Happiest at 28
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The call that signalled idol’s last moments
This is the full transcript of the dramatic telephone call reporting Michael Jackson’s co..  | Read.. 
Star was a tortured soul: Lisa Marie
Michael Jackson’s former wife Lisa Marie Presley said yesterday the pop star was a tortured so..  | Read..