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18 December 2018 4:15 AM UK said to prepare migration policy favouring high earners

Theresa May’s government is on the point of agreeing its post-Brexit immigration policy, after months of internal arguments over which applicants should be favored to enter the UK. Under the proposals, preference will be given to higher earners and people from favoured nations. These are likely to be the countries whose citizens are currently allowed 14

18 December 2018 3:18 AM Alleged baby killers: Judgment expected in Baby Daniel matter

The Women & Men Against Child Abuse (WMACA) said they were hoping for a guilty verdict in the judgment of the Baby Daniel murder trial taking place on Tuesday. "We expect to see a guilty verdict and we definitely won't be satisfied with anything less than a life sentence for both of the accused. His mother and her boyfriend are equally guilty of the torture 14

17 December 2018 6:02 AM Le Clos named FINA swimmer of the year

Cape Town - At the conclusion of the 2018 FINA World Swimming short course Championships, FINA announced South African Chad le Clos and Hungarian Katinka Hosszu as its male and female Swimmers of the Year. According to the SwimSwam website, the honour is Le Clos’ second, after winning in 2014, and Hosszu’s fourth, after winning in 2014, 2015, and 2016. Le Clos’ 20

15 December 2018 5:08 PM Kashima Antlers set up Real Madrid World Club semi-final

Al-Ain - Asian champions Kashima Antlers beat Mexican side CD Guadalajara 3-2 in the quarter-finals of the Club World Cup on Saturday to set up a semi-final against Real Madrid. Guadalajara roared into an early lead thanks to Angel Zaldivar's third-minute goal but Ryota Nagaki equalised in Al-Ain. Kashima went ahead through Serginho's 69th minute penalty 26

14 December 2018 1:41 PM Malinga back as Sri Lanka ODI, T20 skipper

Colombo - Sri Lanka on Friday brought back Lasith Malinga after a long hiatus as captain of its limited-over squads to lead the national team against New Zealand. Sri Lanka Cricket said the 35-year-old right-arm fast bowler was named skipper of a 17-man squad for three one-day internationals and one T20 starting January 3. Malinga led Sri Lanka to the T20 World 23

14 December 2018 4:13 AM Slight improvement in backlog at Western Cape High Court

The backlog of late judgments in the Western Cape High Court has slightly improved since our last update, though 16 cases have been awaiting judgment for six months or more. According to the judicial norms established by government notice in 2014, judges are advised to hand down judgments "no later than three months after the last hearing" 25

13 December 2018 12:13 PM REVEALED: Ireland coach turned down All Blacks role

Cape Town - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt reportedly turned down an offer to work under his New Zealand counterpart Steve Hansen last year. NZ Rugby CEO Steve Tew told the New Zealand Herald that they approached Schmidt about an assistant coaching position last year. New Zealand asked Schmidt to replace retiring assistant coach Wayne Smith as part of the All Blacks' 25

13 December 2018 4:30 AM Nibali aiming for 2019 Giro-Tour double

Rome - Four-time Grand Tour winner Vincenzo Nibali announced on Wednesday that he will ride in both the 2019 Tour de France and Giro d'Italia, according to Italian media reports. The 34-year-old has never won two Grand Tours in a single season, and said that his home race would be his main target next year. "Next year, I will do the Giro and the Tour. The Giro d'Italia 21

12 December 2018 7:35 PM Twitter reacts to Cameron van der Burgh's retirement

Cape Town - Olympic superstar Cameron van der Burgh announced that he will retire from competitive swimming following the FINA Short-Course World Championship in Hangzhou. His announcement came after Van der Burgh won gold in the men's 100m breaststroke. Van der Burgh previously hinted that he would retire after the 2020 Olympic Games, however, the 30-year-old 19

12 December 2018 7:23 AM Rassie: Stick played a big role in 2018

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has praised the work done by assistant coach Mzwandile Stick during the year. Having been the Bok backline coach under Allister Coetzee in 2016, Stick was then axed from the coaching team for 2017 with Coetzee instead turning to Cheetahs coach Franco Smith. Erasmus, however, made the decision to go back to Stick 27