The campaign that has cost the Army 439 lives in Afghanistan was never endorsed by MPs
Decision to name a chunk of Antarctica after Queen is provocative, says geopolitics professor
She might be tempted to speak out on gay marriage and Leveson - but risks a constitutional crisis if she does
Long-range missile puts satellite into orbit, but tests could be part of nuclear programme
Ecuador reveals effects of Julian Assange's isolation, but he still faces arrest if he goes to hospital
William Hague officially recognises Syrian opposition, but makes no mention of arming rebels
British businessman whose death sparked ructions in Chinese Communist Party, 'passed information to MI6'
Meanwhile X himself tells Telegraph the sex abuse allegations are 'totally without any grounds'
Former Defence Secretary tells Cameron there can't be one rule for the BBC and another for the Tories
WikiLeaks founder calls on President Obama to ‘do the right thing’ but makes no promise to give himself up
Opinion digest: global progress, Syrian regime change and British multiculturalism
The calls for Osborne's head would be deafening if MPs weren't on holiday. But how long can this go on?
West condemns threat to use WMD against foreign forces: 'the world is watching' says Obama
Border with Iraq and key Turkish frontier posts now in rebel hands, but China and Russia block progress at UN
Mohammed Morsi makes promises to women, children and Christians after finally being declared president
Reports of blackmail and leaky buses filter back from the frontline of geopolitics
Foreign Secretary warns of descent into sectarian violence with village turning against village
President al-Assad can count on Russian support, but social media means his internal repression cannot be ignored forever