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9 days ago
Trump to quit business to focus on presidency
Trump to quit business to focus on presidency
World

As concerns over his dual role mounts, US President-elect Donald Trump vowed to step back from running his global business empire.

9 days ago
Thief grabs pot of gold off armored truck
Thief grabs pot of gold off armored truck
World

New York police are searching for a man who vanished after swiping a 39 kg pail of gold flakes, worth around R22.5 million off an armored truck.

9 days ago
Saudi prince calls for lifting of ban on women drivers
Saudi prince calls for lifting of ban on women drivers
World

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has called a ban on Saudi women drivers an infringement of their rights.

9 days ago
The sextortionists who target young men
The sextortionists who target young men
World

Criminals use 'honey traps' to entice men to commit compromising acts on webcams, and then blackmail them, UK police say.

9 days ago
Castro hailed as ‘one of the greatest heroes of the 20th century’
Castro hailed as ‘one of the greatest heroes of the 20th century’
World

President Jacob Zuma paid tribute to former Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana at a mass memorial rally held in the Plaza de la Revolucion.

9 days ago
Thanksgiving meal may have killed three
Thanksgiving meal may have killed three
World

San Francisco Bay Area health officials suspect that a community Thanksgiving meal killed three people and sickened at least 14.

9 days ago
Russia gets three cloned dogs - at R1.4m each
Russia gets three cloned dogs - at R1.4m each
World

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has just taken delivery of three genetically enhanced pups created to work with secret agents.

9 days ago
Teacher who had sex with four pupils gets 12 years in jail
Teacher who had sex with four pupils gets 12 years in jail
World

A boarding school music teacher who sexually abused four female pupils was jailed for 12 years on Tuesday.

9 days ago
Trump said no flag-burning - so they burned some
Trump said no flag-burning - so they burned some
World

A small group of activists responded to a tweet by President-elect Donald Trump about flag-burners in the way you might expect.

9 days ago
Zuma in Cuba for Castro funeral
Zuma in Cuba for Castro funeral
World

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Havana to attend the funeral of the late former President of Cuba Fidel Castro Ruz.

9 days ago
Cop in hot water after #titgate bust-up
Cop in hot water after #titgate bust-up
World

A top British cop pulled down her dress and shouted 'Look at these!' after criticising a colleague for having a breast enlargement.

9 days ago
Trump names ‘dream team’ to overhaul health system
Trump names ‘dream team’ to overhaul health system
World

Donald Trump taps an Obamacare critic and a policy guru to help him repeal and replace Barack Obama's signature health-care programme.

10 days ago
Alcoholic ends own life under Dutch euthansia laws
Alcoholic ends own life under Dutch euthansia laws
World

A man of 41 has ended his life under Dutch euthanasia laws because he could not bear being an alcoholic.

10 days ago
Spanish Civil War ruins offers a lesson on cost of conflict
Spanish Civil War ruins offers a lesson on cost of conflict
World

Belchite teaches later generations about the human cost on both sides of the 1936-1939 war in which an estimated 500 000 people died.

10 days ago
Amazon worker jumps off building
Amazon worker jumps off building
International

An Amazon.com employee was injured when he leaped off a building at the company's Seattle headquarters in what police said was a suicide attempt.