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Autism risk linked to particulate air pollution

Children whose mothers were exposed to high levels of fine particulate pollution in late pregnancy have up to twice the risk of developing autism as children of mothers breathing cleaner air, scientists at Harvard School of Public Health reported.

Cozzie Up: Local swimwear brand is sizzling this summer

The sun is shining, the surf is up and a new luxury swimwear brand will have you diving into those refreshing waves in style.

Speedo Swag: Have you got frontage?

The time has come. You have spent the year slaving away in a gym that only plays techno so that, come December, you're ready for Speedo season.

No 'unpredictable erections' on SA's first legal nude beach

If you plan to go skinny-dipping at South Africa's first legal nude beach, make sure you cover up any "unpredictable erections".

Alpha males like it hot

Gourmets have traditionally shunned hot, spicy food - so they might be a little piqued by a study indicating that men who like eating chillis have more testosterone.

Why weight loss is a lot of hot air

Ever wonder where the kilograms you burned to get a better holiday body actually went?

Corpses for compost

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust - and corpses to crops?

Pageants put pressure on girls: activist

While Rolene Strauss's crowning moment as Miss World has been hailed as inspirational, pageants could have the opposite effect, according to a gender activist.

Most pregnant women urged to give hospitals a miss: British experts

British experts have reversed the advice they have been giving for the past 40 years that hospital is the best place for women to give birth.


John Galliano's comeback collection dropped from Paris couture line-up

British designer John Galliano's decision to show his comeback couture collection in London instead of Paris has resulted in him being dropped from Paris's haute couture calendar for January.

Christian Louboutin unveils R8,308.44 limited-edition luxury nail polish

Launched for the holidays with only 1,000 pieces set to be sold, Christian Louboutin's Starlight nail polish comes in a bottle hand-decorated with 1,500 Strass crystals.

Beauty Spot

Oxygenetix, recently launched in South Africa, is the first breathable make-up brand.

Westwood: Let them eat less

UK fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood has declared that people who can't afford organic food should "eat less" and stop getting fat.

Converse is ready to walk all over rivals

Worn by millions all over the world, the Converse sneaker is a slice of Americana beloved by everyone, from schoolboys to rap stars.

Woman praises Honda, not God after son survives crash

When a semi-trailer smashed into her son’s car, one mother didn’t thank God for her son’s survival but rather the engineers at Honda.

Honda to recall almost 570,000 vehicles in China

Japanese carmaker Honda will recall almost 570,000 vehicles in China from February due to potentially defective airbags, China's quality watchdog said.

Aston Martin's latest special editions include vintage details

To mark its 60th anniversary, Aston Martin Works is building six bespoke cars based on the current Vanquish, each of which will reflect the achievements of the firm during one of its six decades.

McLaren unveils limited edition 650S

McLaren Special Operations (MSO), the British manufacturer's custom car division, has presented a special limited edition of the 650S coupe. This series of just 50 cars commemorates the victory of the McLaren F1 GTR in the 1995 Le Mans 24 Hours Race.

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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.

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

EXCLUSIVE: In Oscar's footsteps

Never seen before - Sunday Times walks you along the path taken by Oscar Pistorius on the fateful night, February 14, 2013, when he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Comic Choice Awards' 2014 - PG16L

Highlights and classic performances from our local comedic talent

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.

GenNext2014 Image & Grooming Awards

The 10th annual Sunday Times Generation Next Awards