Expert finds SA painting valued at £1m in London kitchen

An art expert discovered the Irma Stern painting, once sold to help fund Nelson Mandela's legal defence, being used as a noticeboard in a London flat.

Game of Thrones author gives fans the finger

Fans of George RR Martin's books want to know if he'll live long enough to give them an end to the series, a question he finds pretty offensive.

Exploding supernovas of passion: the bad sex awards

Mathematics professor scoops bad sex award with "quirky" and "wildly experimental" scenes of lust.

Freud’s sofa not so good

The Freud Museum in London has launched an appeal on the 157th anniversary of his birth for funds to reupholster the famous couch.

Silk cape out of spider’s web

It has taken eight years and more than one million Madagascar golden orb spiders to create a work of art.

‘Tough’ Giffords back at scene of shooting

The survivor of a shooting, US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords returns to the scene of the crime a year after 19 people were gunned down in Arizona.

Making a wordy living

Kelly, a local government finance adviser becomes Britain's national Scrabble champion.

Host of Christmas past

In true Dickensian style, a magnificent gift has arrived at the doorstep of Charles Dickens's only surviving London home.

Bone to pick with sensitive museums

Museums are increasingly getting cold feet about exhibiting human bodies and body parts, despite surveys showing great public interest.

An exhibition of fakes and mistakes

The National Gallery in London's Trafalgar Square is about to open its worst exhibition ever.

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The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories