The Harry Potter author believes Scotland is better off remaining in the United Kingdom, unlike famous Scots Sean Connery and Irvine Welsh.
HRW reveals how migrant domestic workers in the UK are subjected to serious abuses, including forced labour and physical and psychological abuse.
The UK's Standard Bank has been fined $12.6-million by the Financial Conduct Authority for failing to implement adequate anti-laundering controls.
SA inflation figures, indicators of growth in Europe and China, US corporate earnings reports and elections in Japan will make for a busy week.
The country must drop the politics, look at what's right for its people, and start collecting those taxes.
Alarm bells have been ringing in Washington and London over Rwanda's clampdown on internal freedoms, writes David Smith.
The companies were asked to attend the hearing to offer their views on how best to reform the role of the department.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine have celebrated their first wedding anniversary, marking the milestone in private.
James Murdoch has told an ethics inquiry that he had previously discussed News Corp's bid to take control of pay-TV giant BSkyB with David Cameron.
A case by former subjects of Her Majesty's British Empire has unearthed awful truths, deliberately hidden, of atrocities in African countries.
While the stadiums are ready with 100 days to go for London's Olympics, question marks still hang over the security of the Games and transport.
Abdel Hakim Belhaj was offered £1-million over the alleged UK involvement in his rendition by slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime.
A leading member of the Church of England who believes gay people can be counselled to suppress their sexuality is helping select the next archbishop.
The CIA has reportedly held back data from MI5 and MI6 in retaliation for a UK court disclosing details of a Briton held in Guantánamo Bay.
Plans to snoop on emails and phone calls are causing a furore in the UK. In SA, such methods are already in place -- and routinely abused.
Actor Stephen Fry has called on the UK to use the London 2012 Olympics to "redress a great wrong" and return the Parthenon sculptures to Athens.
The company producing an Angry Birds cartoon series says it has a year's worth of weekly episodes lined up ... but a movie will have to wait.
Tony Blair stands accused of misleading his colleagues over a dispute central to the government's decision to join the US-led invasion of Iraq.
The UK is preparing to pull 1 500 troops out of Afghanistan next year before rapidly accelerating its withdrawal at the beginning of 2014.