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What does the ruling on the suspension of British parliament mean?

The court said that the advice the PM had given to the queen, who formally issued the prorogation order, was "unlawful, void and of no effect"

The law aimed at blocking no-deal Brexit

The Brexit law that received royal assent on Monday is at the centre of a constitutional stand-off with enormous implications for Britain

British MPs set to vote on no-deal Brexit

Some eurosceptics are now pressing to end Britain's 46-year EU membership with no deal, but May warned this could cause "significant economic shock"

Brexit bill becomes law, allowing the UK to leave the EU

The bill transfers decades of European law onto British statute books, and also enshrines Brexit day in British law as March 29 2019

Italy votes in uncertain election stalked by populism

Tensions between far-right and anti-fascist activists have marred a gloomy campaign dominated by fears about immigration and economic malaise.

KFC falls fowl in Britain with chicken run

Hundreds of KFC outlets remained shut in the the UK due to a supply crisis after the company changed delivery partners

Pope’s butler sentenced to 18 months over Vatileaks scandal

The pope's former butler has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing secret documents from the Vatican that revealed fraud and intrigue.

Greece closes in on coalition deal

Greece has begun a second day of coalition talks under the gun from financial markets and world powers after elections won by a pro-euro party.

Greece rushes to form government after election

Greece raced to form a coalition by the end of Monday after an election victory by pro-bailout parties eased global fears of a Greek eurozone exit.

Global anti-abuse conference set for the Vatican

Catholic leaders from around the world will meet next week for a conference to combat child abuse which will include a penitential service.

Crew, honeymooners rescued from Italy cruise disaster

Emergency services are searching for those still missing as honeymooners and a crew member have been rescued from the cruise ship wreck near Italy.

Panic on cruise ship ‘like on the Titanic’

Three people have died and several went missing after a cruise ship accident off an Italian island sparked chaos as passengers tried to get off.

Italy pins hopes on €10bn bond sale to solve debt woes

The EU is headed for Rome for talks as the Italian treasury launches a €10-billion bond sale to try to stem the nation's debt crisis.

Agreed reforms pave the way for Berlusconi’s resignation

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is set to resign after a parliamentary revolt and a wave of market panic that has shaken the eurozone.

Tunisian leader vows ‘total break’ with old regime

Tunisia's interim president on Wednesday promised a "total break" with the past and hailed "a revolution of dignity and liberty".

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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