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15 January 2019 12:45 PM What next for Brexit? Three main scenarios

What next? With the Brexit deal between Britain and the EU facing defeat in the British parliament in a crucial vote on Tuesday, that's the question on everyone's lips. This is the Brexit that the British government and EU leaders want – and one which many MPs in the British parliament object to. The deal has been rejected by some of British Prime Minister 93

14 January 2019 11:02 AM Anderson relieved to beat Melbourne heat

Melbourne - South African tennis star Kevin Anderson was relieved to come through his first round encounter in hot conditions at the Australian Open on Monday. Anderson, the fifth seed at the year’s first Grand Slam, saw off tricky Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 in two hours and 53 minutes. Anderson, who has reached the fourth round at Melbourne 48

11 January 2019 7:45 PM Russia dismisses reports of prisoner swap with US

Russia's Foreign Ministry has dismissed suggestions that an American arrested in Moscow on suspicion of spying could be used in a prisoner swap for a Russian held in the United States. Paul Whelan, a former US Marine, was arrested in Moscow last month on suspicion of spying. Whelan's arrest raised speculation that he could be swapped for one of the Russians 50

08 January 2019 9:52 AM Susan Boyle is back in the spotlight and better than ever

Cape Town – It’s been almost a decade since singer Susan Boyle was the runner-up of Britain’s Got Talent‘s season 3 in 2009. In a video that made her world-famous Susan Boyle sang I Dreamed A Dream on the popular reality show’s stage. Now, she’s back for America's Got Talent: The Champions and ready to wow the crowd again. In a video shared on the programme’s 56

02 January 2019 4:11 PM Top seed Svitolina crashes out in Brisbane

Brisbane - Top seed and defending champion Elina Svitolina crashed out of the Brisbane International at the hands of Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich on Wednesday. In a replay of last year's final, Sasnovich reversed that result as she ousted Svitolina 6-4, 0-6, 6-3. The Belarusian displayed some breathtaking shot making in the first set before Svitolina 31

01 January 2019 7:28 AM British demand for Irish passports rises as Brexit looms

British demand for Irish passports surged in 2018 as Brexit moved closer. Out of the total number of applications in the year to December 14, 98 544 came from Great Britain, an increase of 22% from the year-earlier period, the foreign ministry said in Dublin. The UK’s vote to leave the EU has raised concerns that its citizens could lose the right to live and work in Europe 40

31 December 2018 12:39 PM UK needs leadership, US Ambassador says as Brexit looms

The UK is in need of leadership, US Ambassador to London Woody Johnson said, as he also cast doubt on the chances of a bilateral trade deal if Prime Minister Theresa May manages to push her Brexit agreement through Parliament. “I’m feeling the country is in need of leadership,” Johnson said on Monday in a BBC Radio interview. “You can see the frustration 107

31 December 2018 11:25 AM Notable deaths in 2018

- 15: Dolores O'Riordan, singer-songwriter of Irish band The Cranberries, drowned accidentally in a hotel bath aged 46. - 27: Ingvar Kamprad, Swedish founder of affordable flat-pack furnishing empire IKEA, passed away at home aged 91. - 21: US preacher Billy Graham, spearhead of a worldwide evangelical Christian movement and spiritual counsel to several 52

29 December 2018 9:11 AM Brits surprise Greeks at Hopman Cup

Perth - A shock singles win for the unheralded Cameron Norrie over star Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas inspired Britain to victory in the opening tie of the mixed teams Hopman Cup in Perth on Saturday. Norrie secured the biggest scalp of his career to upset the exciting Tsitsipas in the opening men's singles, but Maria Sikkari then squared the tie with a three-set 32

28 December 2018 1:51 PM Stand-up comedy to keep you laughing until the end of the year

Cape Town - Streaming platforms like Showmax and Netflix have been wonderful for South African comics in 2018. And it’s not only Trevor benefitting from on-demand TV, check out this selection of local and international stand-up and comedy specials, all available to stream instantly. CHECK OUT THE LIST HERE: (WARNING: Some of the trailers below are NSFW) 60