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Vladimir Putin ducks out of G20 early amid Ukraine criticism

Russian President Vladimir Putin left the G20 summit early after several international leaders criticized Russia's role in the crisis in …

Annual Dutch Blackface Festival Ends In Mass Arrests

The arrests came after clashes broke out between supporters and opponents of the controversial blackface tradition.

Stephen King: The Rolling Stone Interview

Stephen King's office building sits on a particularly dreary dead-end road on the outskirts of Bangor, Maine, just down the street from a …

Desert Island Discs: 22 great guests

The instantly recognisable tune of By the Sleepy Lagoon (composed in 1930 by Eric Coates and with added seagulls) sounded for the 3,000th time in 2014 as the BBC radio programme Desert Island Discs reached a magnificent milestone. Royal Navy test pilot Eric Winkle Brown was the landmark guest in a …

Royal Navy

Hanging Spear: Headwaters of the Hudson, ACT III

Click below to read ACT III: INSPIRATION, the flipbook photo-essay finale to this week’s three installments looking at Pat Keller and Steve Fisher‘s …

Patrick Reed faces fine for foul-mouthed outburst including homophobic remark in Shanghai

American draws unwanted attention again after being caught on camera swearing at HSBC Champions in Shanghai<p>Ryder Cup star Patrick Reed is set to be punished by the PGA Tour after a foul-mouthed outburst on the opening day of the WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai.<p>While playing partner Graeme …

David Cameron slaps down Britain's EU Commissioner over £1.7bn bill

David Cameron slaps down Britain's European Commissioner and says it is "perfectly reasonable to express strong bills" about a £1.7 billion bill from the EU<p>David Cameron has slapped down Britain's new EU commissioner after he called for "calm" in the row over a £1.7 billion bill imposed on Britain …

Autumn internationals - rugby writers' predictions

What is the match to watch and how many games will England win? Telegraph Sport rugby writers make their predictions for the autumn internationals<p><b>What is your match to watch?</b><p><b>Sir Ian McGeechan</b> - <b>England</b> v <b>New Zealand</b>. But all this weekend’s games are intriguing.<p><b>Mick Cleary</b> - <b>Wales</b> v <b>Australia</b>. Nine on …

Pakistani police officer axes man to death over blasphemy | Reuters

LAHORE Pakistan (Reuters) - A policeman in Pakistan hacked a man to death for allegedly making derogatory remarks about the companions of the Prophet Muhammad, police said, just two days after a Christian couple was lynched over blasphemy in the same province.<p>The man, Tufail Haider, 55, was taken …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>The rising star dishes on fame and wears the 5 freshest summer style swerves you should try.<p>By Samuel Hine1 day agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>We wheeled …

Premier League transfer duds: £181.5m spent on 15 players = 34 starts, 2 goals and one own goal - Telegraph

Emirates ends Fifa sponsorship over corruption concerns

United Arab Emirates airline Emirate ends its sponsorship deal with Fifa amid corruption allegations<p>Emirates, the world’s biggest international airline, will not renew its sponsorship of Fifa, allowing its contract with <b>football’s</b> global governing body to expire at the end of the year.<p>The decision …

Corruption

Autumn internationals: How southern hemisphere's finest compare ahead of their European tours

Ahead of the start of the autumn internationals, Telegraph Sport assesses the strengths and weaknesses of New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina<p><b>NEW ZEALAND</b><p><b>Where are they strongest?</b> Where do you start? Tempo, execution of skills under pressure, pace, power, game-line breaking runners, …

Best iPhone & iPad Apps From October 2014

From slick expenses-trackers to video-centric coding tutorials, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in October.<p>Here, we sift through the rubble to present you with our selection of the best App Store newcomers from the past month.<p>Flickr<p>It was a long time coming, but Flickr finally landed …

The Dish on Free Trip Scams

<i>National Geographic Traveler</i> editor at large <b>Christopher Elliott</b> is the magazine’s consumer advocate and ombudsman. Over the past 15 years he has helped countless readers fix their trips.<p><b>Here’s his latest advice:</b><p><b>Reader Question: I received an award notification saying I won a seven-night cruise.</b> …

Louisiana, Three Ways: Atchafalaya Swamp

I’m in Killer Poboys to meet with Charles Chamberlain, a Ph.D. in American history and local History Man. Ten years a historian at the Louisiana State Museum before setting up his own company, Historia, to provide outsiders with insights into the Pelican State, Chamberlain knows Louisiana. He’s …

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested at Thai-Lao border

BANGKOK (AP) — One of the founders of popular file-sharing website The Pirate Bay has been arrested under an Interpol warrant as he was crossing into …

Murder of Alan Henning may have saved thousands of lives after 'backfiring' on Isil, says expert

British aid worker Alan Henning's murder has 'turned the tide' against Isil by deterring would-be jihadis from fighting in Syria and Iraq, claims anti-radicalisation expert<p>The murder of British aid worker Alan Henning may have saved thousands of lives after the beheading “backfired” on Isil by …

Mount your iPhone 6 inside any car with Logitech’s new Protection+ case

The overhauled design of iPhone 6 has slowed third party accessory makers to a crawl. We’ve seen a variety of docks and ultra-thin cases from smaller outfits, but name-brand companies are taking an exceptionally long time to bring iPhone 6/Plus accessories to market. Originally released for the …

Has Ryanair really changed its spots?

More people are flying Ryanair than ever before. Its passenger numbers have increased compared to 2013 every month this year so far, apart from one dip in March – not one of its busier months. Yesterday, it reported that 8.5 million passengers flew with the airline in October – five per cent more …

Project Zero: Rumored Galaxy S6 specs and details

We still don’t know if Androids dream of electric sheep (dessert yes), but it’s safe to say we do know what keeps Samsung up at night. Between increasingly tough competition, growing consumer unrest, and a disastrous 3rd Quarter earnings report, Samsung is definitely aware of its bedroom …

The last Pirate Bay founder has finally been caught and arrested

It was only a matter of time. The last of The Pirate Bay's three co-founders was arrested yesterday on the border between Laos and Thailand, signalling the end of a drawn-out manhunt for the site's infamous creators. Fredrik Neij's apprehension follows an arrest in June for fellow co-founder Peter …