Euro Mania! (Cover Story | Euro 2004 Portugal)

The Continent's best footballers and their feverish fans are in Portugal for the Euro 2004 championship. Europe is ready — and willing — to be transfixed

Catch Some Rising Stars (Cover Story | Euro 2004 Portugal)

Euro 2004 is filled with young, gifted players who are ready to shine. Meet the hot prospects

The Most Famous Man in the Middle (Cover Story | Pierluigi Collina)

The game's most recognizable ref, a celebrity in his own right, is taking part in his last European Championships. Don't expect the tall guy with the killer stare to go unnoticed


Can This Man Beat Blair? (Britain | Politics)

Have the elections helped Michael Howard in his quest to unseat Tony Blair?


A Kingdom in Crisis (Middle East | Saudi Arabia)

Al-Qaeda steps up attacks on Westerners — and its campaign to bring down the House of Saud. The threat has never been greater


The New Druglords (Latin America | Columbia)

Colombia's paramilitaries take over the drug trade


The Unusual Suspect (Notebook | War On Terror)

Has the mastermind of the Madrid bombs been captured in Milan?

Biz Watch (Notebook)

Here Comes iTunes; France's Real Power Brokers; Disney Woes;

World Watch (Notebook)

G-8 fall-out; Kurds back Iraq Plan; eBay weirder sales;


History by the Glass (Global Adviser | Euro 2004 | Porto)

Portugal's best-loved export has a colorful past (and makes a delicious present)

Essential Steps (Global Adviser | Euro 2004 | Braga)

Climb a stairway to heaven in the nation's holy city

Tragic Love (Global Adviser | Euro 2004 | Coimbra)

Hotel sits on a tale of romance and royal intrigue

The Diners' Port of Call (Global Adviser | Euro 2004 | Food)

Feeling a little peckish after all that sporting excitement?

Best In Glass (Global Adviser | Euro 2004 | Leiria)

The quality is clear to see in all its works


Turkish Delight (Arts | Ballet)

In Paris, dance legend Pina Bausch offers a calm, funny take on everyday life in stormy Istanbul