ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday June 08, 2008
Vol. 42 - No 54
Front Page
Financial Times
TV Times
Funday Times

Oil at $ 139: US, Asian powers in crisis talks
The United States and Asia's four largest powers voiced “serious concern” today about a record spike in oil prices but vowed to keep scaling back politically sensitive fuel subsidies. Oil prices, which have soared five-fold since 2003, posted their highest ever one-day gain of 10.75 dollars to close at a new record of 138.54 dollars in New York after hawkish remarks by an Israeli official on oil producer Iran.
Painful last act for vanquished Clinton
Hillary Clinton today formally folds her historic quest to be America's first woman president, after a nominating campaign once seen as inevitable crumbled under Barack Obama's onslaught. Clinton's ordeal, in Washington's National Building Museum, will be closely watched for the tenor of her endorsement of the presumptive Democratic nominee, after her first post-primary effort last Tuesday struck some as ungracious.
Why celebs attempt to hide pregnancies
Deny, deny, deny. That's what musician Pete Wentz did in April when reports surfaced that fiancee Ashlee Simpson was carrying his child. In an angry missive to, Wentz fumed: "There is a witch hunt for people to be pregnant whenever they get engaged in Hollywood. This is all news to me." Last week, Wentz, who married the 23-year-old singer (now Simpson-Wentz) last month at her parents' .......

Oil at $ 139: US, Asian powers in crisis talks
Painful last act for vanquished Clinton
Israel, Palestinians agree to draft new peace pact
Pakistan officially asks UN to probe Bhutto slaying
Indian school names Hanuman as chairman
Sour gold
Fuel prices push Britons towards pedal power
Why celebs attempt to hide pregnancies
Waiting for President Barack Obama - View from Dubai
Scarcity in an age of plenty

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