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Junk food might not be so bad for the heart

A ''Western'' diet of deep-fried food, sugary drinks, alcohol and red meat has long been viewed as a recipe for poor health and shortened life-span.

London boasts largest number of billionaires: rich list

London has more billionaires -- measured in pounds sterling -- than any other city in the world, according to a report.

Exercise in disguise: five ways to burn calories without hitting the gym

For those who have trouble finding time to play sports, there are plenty of ways to get some exercise without even realizing.

Chronic shortage of donors affects State transplants

A total of 2‚096 patients are waiting for a kidney transplant at the Steve Biko and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg hospitals‚ but only 48 kidney transplants have been done in the last three years.

Pics: Mrs World Candice Abrahams gives back

It’s been just over one month since our very own Candice Abrahams brought back the Mrs World crown home from China. And judging by her social media posts she’s loving every moment of her reign.

Boost both body and brain with chocolate say two new studies

More good news for chocolate lovers, with two new studies published this week finding that consuming a little dark chocolate can help boost physical as well as mental performance. 

Run further for denser bones says new study

The results of a new Spanish study published this week in the European Journal of Applied Physiology suggests that endurance running can be beneficial for bone health.

A big sweet tooth can predict body mass index in children: study

If your toddler has more of a sweet tooth than a penchant for salty snacks, they may be at increased risk of weight gain.

Four ways to keep cellulite at bay

With summer just around the corner, the number-one enemy of bikini-wearers everywhere is back on the agenda.

Pound Seats: Broke metaphor blues

Carla Busuttil's new exhibition - Choice. Click. Bait - at the Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg aims to examine growing wealth inequality and the overload of information in the digital age.

Abstract Art: Langa finds hidden voice

It is a rare thing when an exhibition makes the hairs on your arms stand on end. It is also a surprise that Moshekwa Langa's work would have this impact.

New Territories: Story of an African fracas

After 25 years covering Africa for a variety of publications, British journalist Michela Wrong, known for the three non-fiction books she's written about the continent, has ventured into fiction with Borderlines.

Google and SAB lead pack as most attractive employers to work for

Google was ranked first as the best in its category in the Universum most attractive employers awards in South Africa for 2016.

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Your ultimate gift guide: 85+ stylish finds for him, her & the kids

No matter who you’re shopping for, Sunday Times Fashion Weekly’s definitive gift guide for 2015 will lead you to the finest presents and most covetable stocking fillers for the festive season

Women are the future of Hermes Watches, new top man says

The new head of Hermes Watches is hoping a more feminine touch, added with the fashion group's own in-house know-how, will help it navigate through the turbulence rocking the sector.

Ralph Lauren hands over CEO role to Gap executive

Ralph Lauren, creator of the Polo brand and an iconic figure in the US fashion industry, will step aside as chief executive of his namesake company, the company announced Tuesday.

Hudson Approach: Kentridge on the verge of that Manhattan transfer

William Kentridge is the toast of New York, again.

Divine Design: Accessories with 'vadumba'

''It was all slightly mad and emotional," says London-based furniture designer Justin van Breda, of his latest project Curate, a new collection of home accessories created by fellow South Africans.

Aston Martin goes to the extreme

British luxury sportscar maker Aston Martin has taken the wraps off the Vantage GT8, a limited-edition £165,000 ($234,000) version of its standard Vantage that the company claims is as close to a road-going racing car as the law allows.

Order books open for the Ford GT

The first new supercar from Ford in over a decade will be limited to just 250 examples a year and each one is expected to cost a minimum of $450,000 (R6,561,967.50).

Audi refreshes the A3 with sharper looks and smarter tech

Audi is adding a new front grille and headlamps plus more aggressive lines to all model variants of its hugely popular premium compact car.

Honda announces airbag inflator recall

Although “no incidents involving defective inflators have been reported” Honda Motor Southern Africa on Thursday “expanded its recall campaign to replace Takata-supplied airbag inflators”.

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Mercedes launches first new-look high performance E-Class

The Mercedes-AMG E43, revealed on Friday, offers a three-liter V6 biturbo powerplant and optional four-wheel drive.

Rolls-Royce celebrates a new Dawn

In its first ever live-streamed launch event, Rolls-Royce has officially unveiled its new four-seat drophead, The Rolls-Royce Dawn. 

Ford offering a smarter way to avoid a speeding ticket

Ford is launching a new technology called Intelligent Speed Limiter that will ensure that whatever the road and whatever the country, you'll never accidentally pick up a speeding fine.

From hats to legs to music, Joburgers party it up

Joburgers are never afraid of a ‘Phuza Thursday’. This week their diaries were packed with everything from pretty pins to punchy paintings. Oh, and there was a pathetic music party in there too