News Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford had to issue an apology after falsely claiming a reporter took photos of his children

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has apologised after he claimed a Canadian reporter was “lurking” around his house, climbing his fences and taking photos of his children.

The rifts open in the press lords' anti-euro front

Mr Black's intervention raises the question of how the media cookie will crumble in the election

Friction, explosive rows and humiliation at ONdigital

News Analysis: Conflict is said to have set Stephen Grabiner on the road to eVentures but ambition may have helped

Media: The Word on the Street

GLENN HODDLE was famously vilified for revealing private conversations with England footballers. Where does that leave Nicholas Coleridge, publisher of Conde Nast? Coleridge's reputation as a gentleman in an ungentlemanly world is looking a little shaky after an article in The Guardian in which he spills the beans on his interviews with applicants for the Tatler job. Coleridge names no names; so we must guess at the identity of the award- winning writer described as being "one walnut short of a Caesar salad". Coleridge is more forthcoming about the identity of the friend who told him to recruit someone who was good with staff as she and her husband had had problems with butlers coming and going. It was Barbara Amiel, columnist and wife of Telegraph owner Conrad Black.

Countdown To The Euro: Blair treads softly on new currency

"WE HAVE to fight back against all this nonsense," Tony Blair told one of his closest advisers as he surveyed another day of damaging headlines about how an EU-wide tax policy was going to be imposed on Britain.

Charm is not enough - now Blair must take on Murdoch

The die is cast and there is no point in pulling any punches in the bitter euro debates to come

This is Europe, not America

In Vienna Tony Blair damned the Europhobic press. Ian Gilmour applauds him

Europe: Cunningham hits at press Eurosceptics

THE CLEAREST signal so far of Tony Blair's growing frustration with the Eurosceptic press in Britain emerged yesterday in an attack by Jack Cunningham on the "Europhobic prejudice" of the media.

Media: The Spectator: crisis, what crisis?

Amid rumours that staff are rebelling and his star is falling, Frank Johnson, editor of the right's favourite weekly, talks to Darius Sanai

Media: Analysis; Conrad's new baby may have teething troubles

A WEEK ago, it seemed that Conrad Black had asserted his dominance over Canada's newspaper market in a way that no one could challenge. A few days later, with one bold stroke, one of his few rivals had challenged him. It could have big ramifications for the conservative media tycoon who owns The Daily and Sunday Telegraph and The Spectator.

Donors sought for Tory ballot

TWO SENIOR Conservative treasurers have agreed to underwrite the pounds 300,000 cost of the party's ballot on Europe amid concern among members about the state of the party's finances.

Money doesn't grow on men

This may be the age of equality, but women still expect a man to provide for them financially. Not a good idea, suggests Aminatta Forna

Press barons unite in war on the euro

Labour dismay as Murdoch and Black pledge personal crusade

Profile: Stephen Grabiner - All set for the TV showdown

Jeremy Warner meets a man who's pitting exuberance against experience as he competes with Sky for digital subscribers

Old-timers get online

Net gains

Wanted: editor with relish for holy circulation war

Tycoon Conrad Black (right) is determined to revive religious journalism for Catholics, writes Clare Garner
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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee