Madrid

Caution: Hazardous transfer window in operation

Eden Hazard’s transfer from Chelsea to Real Madrid has been the highlight of the summer transfer window until now

Messi shows Barcelona the way

Messi has shown many facets during his spell-binding career but in Barcelona's win over Liverpool on Wednesday, the dominant one was of a leader

Spain court confirms 4.5-year jail term for ex-IMF chief

Spain's Supreme Court has confirmed former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato's jail sentence of four years and six months for misusing funds

Reds vs Real: The key battles

Where this weekend’s Liverpool-Madrid Champions League final in Ukraine will be won and lost

Madrid will go to the last gran standing

The mayoral race is down to a pair of self-styled "little grandmothers" who are poles apart in their politics but equally tenacious and astute.

Flags at half-mast ahead of Eusebio funeral

Tens of thousands of people are expected to pay their respects at the funeral of Portuguese footballing legend Eusebio da Silva Ferreira.

EU probes Real Madrid, Barcelona over illegal aid

The European Commission has launched an investigation into seven Spanish football clubs after complaints they accepted illegal state aid.

Messi is ready to take on Atletico, says Barcelona boss

Barcelona's Tito Vilanova expects Lionel Messi to be fit for his side's trip to Atletico Madrid, in hopes to seal their fourth title in five years.

Real Madrid close in on La Liga title with rout of Sevilla

Karim Benzema has struck a brace in a 3-0 win over Sevilla on Sunday as Real Madrid edged closer to their first Spanish league title in four years.

The night is always young

Madrid comes alive after dark -- no one sensible goes out dancing before 2am. Resident <b>Paul Richardson</b> picks the best places to go.

Spanish museum reveals earliest Mona Lisa copy

Spanish curators identified Wednesday what they think is the earliest ever copy of Leonardo da Vinci's <em>Mona Lisa</em>.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it