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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>.

Three Moroccans try to reach Spain on surfboard

Three would-be immigrants from Morocco tried to row across the Strait of Gibraltar on a surfboard in rough seas before they were picked up by a passing ferry, a Spanish newspaper said on Tuesday. The ferry was 20 minutes out of the Moroccan port of Tangiers on November 20, according to a passenger, Miguel Marin, quoted by <i>El Mundo</i> newspaper.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

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