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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town: Day 1

Silver Mercedes-Benz illuminated the red carpet outside one of Cape Town's most beautiful buildings, Town Hall, for the opening gala of Mercedes Benz-Fashion Week Cape Town last night.

Cauliflower power

Cauliflowers are flying off the shelves.

Malaria vaccine opens a 'new door for science'

Many lives may soon be saved thanks to the world's first malaria vaccine, which could be approved for use in the near future.

Facial Fros: Of beards and men

In days of yore, the beard was a noble thing. It was worn by manly, erudite men who contemplated the meaning of life, or by boys trying to sneak into clubs.

Scrap ban on sex work, slash new HIV infections: study

Scrapping laws that ban sex work would slash the number of HIV infections over the next decade, according to a study presented at the world AIDS forum.

Cristiano Ronaldo unveils CR7 footwear line

The world famous soccer player has revealed his latest project: unveiled on his Facebook page, which boasts over 92 million likes, the 29-year-old footballer has let slip the first details on a line of premium shoes under his CR7 brand.

Religious children more likely to think Harry Potter is real: research

Religious children are more likely to judge the protagonist in a fantastical story to be real than their secular counterparts according to a study.

IVF could be made safer thanks to new research

A team of British researchers successfully developed a new method for stimulating ovulation, resulting in the birth of 12 healthy babies.

'Casablanca' piano up for sale

The iconic piano from Hollywood romance "Casablanca" goes on sale at auction in New York in November, the highlight of more than two dozen collectors' items from the fabled war-time classic.


Fashion Fix: Grit behind the glitz

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town starts today. Deon Redman, technical and casting director, tells us what it's like to work behind the scenes

African Couture: Design that brings out the best in us

Culture influences what trends become fashionable. Culture has a role to play in defining the identity of a society, and can have an effect on how styles change.

Beauty Spot

Our weekly vanity case

How To Wear: Germany's ubiquitous contribution to fashion...

The Birkenstock sandal trend is back, and it might have many women relegating their stiletto heels to the backs of their closets.

Insta Man: Prince of prints is no wallflower

There's little wonder why Chu Suwannapha is known as the Prince of Prints. The South African fashion darling is always wrapped head to toe in eye-popping patterns and colours.

Customise the new Ferrari California T online

Ferrari has launched an online configurator for its California T, allowing car fans to build their ideal version of the convertible supercar down to the last detail.

New Porsche Cayenne makes its debut

Leaner, meaner and with a higher level of standard specifications, Porsche's engineers have worked miracles to squeeze even more power, performance and fuel economy into the latest Cayenne.

New Volvo to boast safety world firsts

When the XC90 is officially revealed in August, the company's range-topping SUV will be one of the safest cars ever built.

The Mini gets immortalized in Lego

The iconic small car is already as collectible as it is miniscule and the new Lego model could well endear it to a whole new generation of fans.

Sunday Times Promotions

Chocolate cake competition 2014

Sunday Times Food Weekly, in association with Woolworths and Sandton City, held its second annual best-tasting chocolate cake competition in the fountain court at the shopping centre. Ten finalists competed for part of the R100000.00 in prizes on offer.

2014 Literary Award highlights

Sunday Times in association with Exclusive Books awarded the Alan Paton prize to Max du Preez for 'A Rumour of Spring', whilst Claire Robertson won the Fiction prize for The Spiral House. Barry Ronge was awarded with a lifetime achievement accolade as well as being announced as the new namesake for future fiction prizes.

Fiction shortlists announced

Sunday Times in association with Exclusive Books announced the short lists for both the Alan Paton and Fiction Awards during the Franschhoek Literary Festival in May 2014. If you missed the event, catch all the action here on this video.

Ladies win big at Literary Awards

The 24th annual Sunday Times, in association with CNA this year, Literary Awards took place at Summer Place. Winners this year included Karen Jayes for her novel For The Mercy of Water in the fiction category, whilst the Alan Paton Award went to Redi Thlabi for Endings & Beginnings

Look-a-like pet competition entries

Some of these lucky pet owners will be winning R500 cash plus a months supply of Hills pet food

Prime Circle 2014 SA Tour

Promoting new album Let the Night In

CCA Mark Banks Grilling

Comics Choice Awards 2014 panel grilled Lifetime Achievement recipient

Comic's Choice Nominees: VIDEO

The Times sponsors the Comic Pen Award

GenNext2014 Image & Grooming Awards

The 10th annual Sunday Times Generation Next Awards took place at Montecasino, Fourways, Johannesburg on May 29. 2014.

Sunday Times Top 100 Companies 2013

Sunday Times in association with Johnnie Walker celebrated the Top 100 Companies, who have delivered the best return on investment at a glittering event in the company of South Africa’s most successful business men and women.

Top Brands 2013 video

Sunday Times Top Brands Awards event.

Wild Weekends with Girls Gone Wild

WildWeekends‬ adventure travel guide featuring travels of Sunday Times ‪Girls Gone Wild‬ team, Claire Keeton and Marianne Schwankhart, has just been released - view audio/visual to see what you can expect.

Bryan Adams in SA

Bryan Adams is in South Africa touring Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban as part of his Bare Bones Tour. Adams plays unplugged stripping his music down to the bone with occasional piano backing. The result was electrifying as the rocker did not disappoint local fans who sang along to all of his best known hits and ballads at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City, Johannesburg.

Springsteen in SA: Video

Ending the last leg of their South African tour, Bruce Springsteen and his E Street band had everyone rocking, rolling and singing so loud that the roof would have been raised if FNB stadium had one.