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Police raid in Birmingham following London attack

British police arrested a number of people in a raid on a property in Birmingham just hours after the deadly attacks in London, news reports said Thursday.
South African Rand coins are seen in this photo illustration

Rand closes in on R12.50/$‚ its best level since 2015

The rand was on a much firmer footing on Thursday morning‚ helped by the steady flow of improving local data and more stable global markets.

3 things Papa Penny's kids could have done to save him from the chest pains

In the latest edition of Tsonga musician Papa Penny's reality show, the father of over 18 children wanted to have a family reunion with his all his kids, but that didn't work out as planned.

Mayor of Mpumalanga town robbed‚ kidnapped and dumped

The mayor of the Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality in Mpumalanga was robbed and kidnapped before being dumped in nearby Kwaggafontein‚ police said on Thursday.

Thousands of litres of booze seized at Port Elizabeth harbour

Authorities have revealed that illegally imported liquor and food worth more than R1-million was confiscated during a joint clampdown at the Port Elizabeth harbour in January.

SA record still standing after onslaught from unit anchored by Simbine

A Team South Africa relay unit anchored by Akani Simbine came close‚ but could not break the South African record at the fourth and final leg of the Athletics South Africa Speed Series.

'I couldn’t afford to study at varsity'- Emtee begs fans to stay in school

Roll Up hitmaker Emtee has urged his fans not to drop out of school to pursue music careers.

Artist Thania Petersen's photographic self-portraits revise colonial history

Thania Petersen has come full circle in her search for a place to call home. She left Cape Town aged 10 when her family joined her father, a political exile, in London.

It's just not cricket as Test series turns 'toxic'

A leading Indian commentator has hit out at the "toxicity" blighting the series against Australia, and called for both sides to show restraint before the winner-takes-all final Test begins on Saturday.

Klaasen gets his gloves ready

A tall redhead walked to the middle of Seddon Park with determination and focus at the start of South Africa's training session here yesterday and, inevitably, turned heads.

Activists up in arms after on-off Sea Point school sale gets final go-ahead

A “robust response” was promised by affordable housing activists on Wednesday after Premier Helen Zille’s cabinet decided to go ahead with the sale of a school site in Sea Point.

Pretoria man gets death threats after being mistaken for Spur bully

A Pretoria man says his life has been turned upside down after he was falsely identified as the man who aggressively grabbed a woman and threatened to assault her at a Spur restaurant in Johannesburg.

WATCH: Video emerges showing moment of London attack, pedestrian jumps off bridge

A video has emerged of Westminster Bridge on Wednesday showing the moment a car was driven into pedestrians earlier in the day in the worst attack in London since 2005.

Motlanthe: Don't use artists for 'narrow' political ends

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has chastised “governing parties” for expecting artists to publicly pledge support for them.

Joe Mafela's family says Grace Bible Church wanted to charge R89k for memorial service

The family of the late Joe Mafela has been forced to seek an alternative venue after the Grace Bible Churc wanted to charge them R89,000 for the actor's memorial service.

Spur apologises after CCTV footage shows man 'aggressively grabbed' woman's child

Spur Corporation issued an unequivocal apology on Wednesday to a mother who was threatened with a “klap” by a fellow diner during a heated argument over their children at the weekend.

An injured man is assisted after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London

WATCH: Shocking footage shows pedestrians mowed down by terrorist on bridge in London

Shots have been fired outside the UK Parliament in an incident UK police are treating as "terrorist" related.

Members of the emergency services take an injured person away on a stretcher after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London

London attack: SA witness describes scene of eerie quiet following bloody carnage

A year to the day after a terrorist outrage in Brussels‚ a South African has described the aftermath of a deadly attack outside the British Parliament in Westminister‚ London.

Sex gives a 48-hour 'afterglow' that strengthens your bond with your bae

New research suggests that if you want to maintain your relationship, having sex could give you and your partner a short-term boost of sexual satisfaction which also has a longer-lasting effect on your relationship.

SA record still standing after onslaught from unit anchored by Simbine

A Team South Africa relay unit anchored by Akani Simbine came close‚ but could not break the South African record at the fourth and final leg of the Athletics South Africa Speed Series.

Southee tossed on injury pile ahead of third test

The third test between New Zealand and South Africa at Seddon Park on Saturday could become the Match of the Men Who Weren’t There.

Klaasen gets his gloves ready

A tall redhead walked to the middle of Seddon Park with determination and focus at the start of South Africa's training session here yesterday and, inevitably, turned heads.

It's just not cricket as Test series turns 'toxic'

A leading Indian commentator has hit out at the "toxicity" blighting the series against Australia, and called for both sides to show restraint before the winner-takes-all final Test begins on Saturday.

Strength vs strength is way to go

The decision to reduce the number of teams competing in Super rugby in the near future makes sense because the current format clearly isn't working.

How the electronics ban on flights will affect SA travellers

South Africans who are booked on flights to the United States via Dubai or one of the US’s other “high risk” cities from this Saturday until mid-October will have to make sure that their laptops‚ tablets‚ games consoles and cameras are fully insured.

Seven arrests over British parliament terror attack: police

Seven people have been arrested including in London and Birmingham over Wednesday's terror attack at the British parliament, the police said on Thursday, revising down the number of victims to three people.

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