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Corsica refuses to drop burkini ban, becomes the third French town to do so

“The population of Sisco lives in permanent fear. There are many provocateurs here ... We are living on a powder keg,” he said.'

Jewels worth $53m stolen in Cannes

An armed man has held up an exhibition in the French Riviera resort of Cannes, making away with jewels estimated to be worth about $53-million.

First glimpse at ‘kick-ass’ Mandela biopic

The teaser poster and trailer for "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" has been unveiled at the prestigious 66th Cannes Film Festival.

Love or loathe criticism marks Cannes’s top prize entries

Typically for Cannes, where critical passions run high, both cheers and boos rang out as entries vying for the Palme d'Or prize award were shown.

Lars von Trier at Cannes ‘sympathises’ with Hitler

Danish director Lars von Trier said Wednesday he sympathised "a little bit" with Adolf Hitler at the Cannes film festival.

Cannes’s late surprise

Agnes Poirier looks at Laurent Cantet's film <i>Entre les Murs </i>, which won the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Festival.

Indy goes old-school

Back after 19 years, the new Indiana Jones film premiered at Cannes. Charlotte Higgins reports from the festival.

Feel-good factor coming back to TV worldwide

TV around the world is starting to ditch humiliation and confrontation in favour of the feel-good factor and good old-fashioned fun. That's the big message from this year's influential five-day Mipcom audiovisual trade show which opened its doors on Monday in the ritzy French Riviera resort of Cannes.

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Ramaphosa asks all South Africans to help to avoid 50 000 Covid-19 deaths this year

Calling this ‘the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy’, the president said level three lockdown remains, but enforcement will be strengthened

Watch it again: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19 spread

The president's address comes after a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Command Council

Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

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