SA, Russia, Turkey furious over US, UK spy claims

Russia and Turkey have joined SA in expressing outrage over revelations that the UK and the US spied on foreign delegates at G20 meetings in 2009.

BIS or BS? BlackBerry still doesn’t know

While BlackBerry users have been reconnected with BBM and their emails, there were still problems accessing the internet via the smartphone.

Paul McCartney weds US heiress (She loves you, yeah?)

Former Beatle Paul McCartney has married New York heiress Nancy Shevell, three years after settling his acrimonious divorce with Heather Mills.

Blair criticises UK riots response

Tony Blair has weighed in on the debate over the causes of this month's riots, attacking claims that the country's "moral decline" was to blame.

Cameron vows to restore order after ‘mob rule’

As news came of the first death in Britain's fiery riots, the prime minister recalled Parliament and ordered thousands more police onto the streets.

Sky’s off limits to Rupert Murdoch, say UK lawmakers

News Corp's Rupert Murdoch faces an onslaught from British lawmakers, as the government backs calls for him to drop his bid for pay TV giant BSkyB.

Giggs named in injuction row in British Parliament

A British lawmaker had defied a court ruling to name Ryan Giggs as the footballer who used an injunction to keep details of an alleged affair secret.

Kate’s dress to become instant global focus

Two billion viewers, 1 900 guests, four bridesmaids and two cakes but there can only be one dress for the royal wedding.

William and Kate: Long courtship for royal romance

Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding is the culmination of a 10-year courtship which began as friends and blossomed into love.

Blair defends actions in new Iraq inquiry grilling

Tony Blair said on Friday he was determined to do whatever it took to disarm Saddam Hussein despite legal concerns.

Fresh revelations hit UK coalition after Murdoch row

UK's coalition government was hit by fresh evidence of internal tensions on Thursday from a newspaper sting that has already caused a major row.

UK cops probe student protests after royals attacked

UK police began a probe on Saturday into a recent wave of student protests after the latest culminated in a mob attack on a car carrying royals.

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Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

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