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11 December 2018 12:01 PM Briton arrested in Egypt for spying charges says he is free

A British-Libyan tourist says Egyptian authorities have released him two weeks after he was arrested over a video he filmed on his cellphone that showed a military helicopter in the background. Muhammed Fathi AbulKasem announced his release in an audio message posted on YouTube on Dec. 8. He says "I'm not ready to talk right now, but I feel I owe you, due to your support 64

10 December 2018 7:43 PM Molinari named European Tour Golfer of the Year

London - Francesco Molinari won the European Tour's Golfer of the Year award on Monday to cap a memorable 2018 for the Italian. Molinari became the first Italian to win a major when he clinched the British Open at Carnoustie earlier this year. That triumph followed his victory in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth and a maiden PGA Tour title in the Quicken 56

07 December 2018 3:57 PM JSE holds on to gains as in tentative trading

The JSE rebounded on Friday following consecutive sessions of losses due to negative global sentiment. Global markets were relatively tentative ahead of the release of the all-important Non-Farm Payrolls data out of the USA which was pencilled for release at 15:30. The number came in worse than expected as the US economy managed to add 155 000 jobs versus 172

06 December 2018 5:44 PM White monopoly capital according to Johann Rupert

Johann Rupert, South Africa's second-richest man with a $6.3bn fortune, dismissed the idea of "white monopoly capital" in a now-notorious interview with Johannesburg-based radio station PowerFM, arguing that state-owned companies such as Eskom were the true monopolies. The 68-year-old chairman of the maker of Cartier watches has sparked widespread debate 194

06 December 2018 4:20 PM Leicester City crash helicopter rotor pedals failed: probe

London - Disconnected cockpit pedals caused the helicopter crash that killed the Thai billionaire owner of Leicester City football club and four others on October 28, a British investigation found on Thursday. The death of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha shocked global sport and left the small city in the heart of England in mourning two years after their improbable 68

02 December 2018 2:39 PM UK's Labour will try to topple May if Brexit deal rejected

Britain's opposition Labour Party is ramping up the pressure on UK Prime Minister Theresa May, saying it will call a no-confidence vote in the Conservative leader if Parliament rejects her Brexit deal on December 11. May is battling to persuade sceptical British lawmakers to back the deal agreed between her government and the European Union last month 105

30 November 2018 10:41 AM Egypt arrests Briton on suspicion of spying: family

A 19-year-old British man has been arrested in Egypt on suspicion of spying, his family told the BBC on Friday. Muhammad Abul-Kasem, 19, was detained in the northern port city of Alexandria on his arrival from Libya on November 21, the report said. The British Foreign Office said it was "seeking more information from the Egyptian authorities following 64

29 November 2018 12:18 PM Virunga National Park says ranger killed in militia attack

A wildlife park in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that is home to critically endangered mountain gorillas says a park ranger has been killed after an attack by armed militia at a ranger post on Lake Edward. Virunga National Park said the situation has been stabilized and an investigation into Wednesday morning's attack has been opened. It said Kasereka 72

27 November 2018 4:30 AM Tulip-shaped or a turkey baster? What a new London skyline could look like when this building is approved

Tulips are usually not associated with British culture. The Dutch own tulips, they own it! Yet it seems that plans are in the pipeline for a new floral-shaped building, The Tulip, which will offer a 360-degree view of the city of London. According to Vogue the British architectural firm Foster + Partners have submitted a plan for a 300+m tall skyscraper 99

26 November 2018 3:03 PM Bumper season expected as Proteas set to face Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Cape Town - Tickets have gone on sale for what promises to be an exciting home season of cricket for the Proteas as they face Pakistan and Sri Lanka. “As we prepare for a bumper home season with both Pakistan and Sri Lanka visiting our shores, we can all look forward to a programme of top class international cricket,” commented CSA Chief Executive, Thabang 62