Victims of massacre laid to rest

THEY BURIED them on a north-facing slope in a field of wild herbs, overlooking the site of the massacre. There were 64 in total and the graves, piled high with brown soil, were laid out in a grid. The youngest was that of a four-year-old child.

Comment: The war is over, but has anything changed?

Belgrade seems to have shrugged off the bombing as though little has happened

Leading Article: A token gesture that highlights our failures

IT ALL sounds very honourable. It all sounds oh-so-thoughtful. In reality, however, the proposal that Britain should introduce a special remembrance day for the Holocaust should be seen for what it is: tokenism.

Liberation of Kosovo: War crimes - Women's bodies found in stream

THE BRITISH forensic team investigating war crimes in Kosovo has uncovered almost 80 decomposing bodies, some of them of women and children, in a stream outside the village of Blacrvka, the Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook, said in New York yesterday.

Beeb beaming after well planned coup de grass

WE WERE not expecting a huge story in the opening week of Wimbledon but we got one. And the BBC did their utmost to bring the shock news to the nation. It began with Des Lynam interrupting his prepared spiel in his Wimbledon eyrie, and rolled on through all the main bulletins on BBC1. It was also headline news on Ceefax - yes, the BBC had actually retained some broadcasting rights to a sport by winning a new five-year contract for Wimbledon.

Kuwaiti Sheikh to fight ruling

SHEIKH Fahad Al-Sabah - the member of Kuwait's royal family caught in a web of financial intrigue - plans to appeal against last week's High Court ruling which found him party to the misappropriation of $900m (pounds 560m) from the Kuwait Investment Office, writes Peter Koenig.

Leading Article: Truth is always the best basis for reconciliation

THE INTEREST in massacres, murders and dead bodies in Kosovo may seem tasteless, but it is justified. It is important to know exactly what has happened during and before the two-and-a-half months since the international observers were withdrawn and Slobodan Milosevic's forces had the run of the place.

With a little generosity, we could end the Balkan nightmare

There is no reason that Serbia should be forever trapped in a European political underworld

Monitor: US press comment on the peace agreement signed with Serbia

All the News of the World

Monitor: The Sunday papers review the Balkans peace agreement

All the News of the World

I'm proud to bring you the small print of the peace pact

Mr Milosevic is an honourable man, a man with whom we can do business

Letter: Slogans which make no sense

GEOFFREY ROBERTSON may be right in stating that international criminal justice can be fair, but if this is the case it is certainly not demonstrated by the indictment of Slobodan Milosevic ("No right without wrong, no peace without justice", 30 May).

Football: Republic confident of escaping censure

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND officials are optimistic that Uefa, football's European governing body, will not throw them out of Euro 2000 as punishment for the Irish government's refusal to grant visas to Yugoslav players.

War In The Balkans: How a deal was done

AGREEMENT CAME after a very late night, a two-page document and several meetings with Slobodan Milosevic. Yesterday the man who brokered the deal that may have brought peace to Kosovo, the Finnish President, Martti Ahtisaari, said his talks with the Yugoslav President and indicted war criminal were "very business-like". There were, Mr Ahtisaari added, "no voices raised in the discussions. We went through the paper. I tried to clarify the issues that were raised."
Barn owls are among species that could be affected
charity appeal
Sarah Silverman (middle) with sister Reform Rabbi Susan Silverman (right) and sister actress Laura Silverman (left) at Jerusalem's Western Wall for feminist Hanuka candle-lighting ceremony
peopleControversial comedian stages pro-equality Hanukkah lighting during a protest at Jerusalem's Wailing Wall
Arts and Entertainment
The Bach Choir has been crowned the inaugural winner of Sky Arts’ show The Great Culture Quiz
arts + ents140-year-old choir declared winner of Sky Arts' 'The Great Culture Quiz'
After another poor series in Sri Lanka, Alastair Cook claimed all players go through a lean period
cricketEoin Morgan reportedly to take over ODI captaincy
Life and Style
food + drink
Arts and Entertainment
a clockwork orange, stanley kubrick
Career Services

Day In a Page

Independent Travel
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence – Five-star MS Swiss Corona 7 nights from £999pp
Lake Como St Moritz & the Bernina Express 7 nights from £809pp
Lake Maggiore, Orta & the Matterhorn 7 nights from £939pp
South Africa
Prices correct as of 19 December 2014
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'You look for someone who's an inspiration and try to be like them'

Homeless Veterans appeal

In 2010, Sgt Gary Jamieson stepped on an IED in Afghanistan and lost his legs and an arm. He reveals what, and who, helped him to make a remarkable recovery
Could cannabis oil reverse the effects of cancer?

Could cannabis oil reverse effects of cancer?

As a film following six patients receiving the controversial treatment is released, Kate Hilpern uncovers a very slippery issue
The Interview movie review: You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here

The Interview movie review

You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here
Serial mania has propelled podcasts into the cultural mainstream

How podcasts became mainstream

People have consumed gripping armchair investigation Serial with a relish typically reserved for box-set binges
Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up for hipster marketing companies

Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up

Kevin Lee Light, aka "Jesus", is the newest client of creative agency Mother while rival agency Anomaly has launched Sexy Jesus, depicting the Messiah in a series of Athena-style poses
Rosetta space mission voted most important scientific breakthrough of 2014

A memorable year for science – if not for mice

The most important scientific breakthroughs of 2014
Christmas cocktails to make you merry: From eggnog to Brown Betty and Rum Bumpo

Christmas cocktails to make you merry

Mulled wine is an essential seasonal treat. But now drinkers are rediscovering other traditional festive tipples. Angela Clutton raises a glass to Christmas cocktails
5 best activity trackers

Fitness technology: 5 best activity trackers

Up the ante in your regimen and change the habits of a lifetime with this wearable tech
Paul Scholes column: It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves

Paul Scholes column

It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves
Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Club World Cup kicked into the long grass by the continued farce surrounding Blatter, Garcia, Russia and Qatar
Frank Warren column: 2014 – boxing is back and winning new fans

Frank Warren: Boxing is back and winning new fans

2014 proves it's now one of sport's biggest hitters again
Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton: The power dynamics of the two first families

Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton

Karen Tumulty explores the power dynamics of the two first families
Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley with a hotbed of technology start-ups

Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley

The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
Did Japanese workers really get their symbols mixed up and display Santa on a crucifix?

Crucified Santa: Urban myth refuses to die

The story goes that Japanese store workers created a life-size effigy of a smiling "Father Kurisumasu" attached to a facsimile of Our Lord's final instrument of torture
Jennifer Saunders and Kate Moss join David Walliams on set for TV adaptation of The Boy in the Dress

The Boy in the Dress: On set with the stars

Walliams' story about a boy who goes to school in a dress will be shown this Christmas