Reality TV: Too real for celebrities

Celebrities being duped by the lure of their own TV show have been licking their wounds this week after the launch of The Pilot Show on British television's E4 channel on Monday.

India awaits its place in the WiFi world

Before the world could be wired up into a global village, it is already being converted into a wireless planet. But India's red tape and bureacracy means frustrated users are having to wait to join in.

Fatality! The PlayStation experience fails

Gamers at Playstation 2's first national solo exhibition at London's Earl's Court were lucky to get a go on anything, writes Michael Filby, but the day was saved by Nintendo, which poached Sony's crowds outside.

Seaman's agony as Arsenal capitalise on mistake

Arsenal remained the only Premiership team with a 100 per cent record as they summoned Manchester City to a 2-1 defeat, their first at the City of Manchester Stadium.

Crude oil: A campaigner's battle for survival

Coming between a government oil quota of two million barrels per day, five multinationals and countless militiamen in a near-lawless Nigerian region was worth it, says exiled Donny Ohia.

Shock or show stop? Lesbianism at the MTV awards

As pop icon Madonna sensationally kissed fellow artists Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera live on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards, controversy has ensued about the nature of lesbianism and whether it should be used as a promotional stunt.

F1 excitement mounts in 2003 season

Things really are looking up for formula one. The new rule changes introduced this season are resulting in one of the most exciting championship run-ins for years with three main rivals all bidding for the sport's highest accolade.

Mumbai bombings wound peace process

Monday's lunchtime bomb blasts marked the 10th anniversary of a bombing campaign that demolished Mumbai's image as the New York of India in 1993. The implications are many…

Non-stop news vs. 'real' journalism

Television news channels that operate around the clock are cutting considered analysis and investigative journalism out of the picture, argues Alex Walker.

Thailand offers tourists 'the Aids attraction'

A hospice in Thailand offers morbid sightseers access to its Aids patients - dead and alive - for a fee…

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