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Lack of sex contributes to depression in South African women

A study by anti-depressant pharmaceutical firm Pharma Dynamics has found that little bedroom action elevates symptoms of depression in South African women.

Long-term paracetamol use poses risk: study

Doctors may be under-estimating the risks to patients from long-term use of paracetamol, the world's most popular painkiller, researchers said.

Dad’s genes dominate: study

Even if you look like your mother, an innovative study suggests that not only humans but, in fact, all mammals are genetically more like Dad.

Dating is a bit steep for oldies

Smartphone dating app Tinder launched a premium paid subscription version this week, but drew criticism over a pricing system that charges older users more.

Brush Up: Treat your palate — or just swish about i your palette

Can you remember the last time you painted something simply for the sake of dipping brushes and making shapes?

Cafe Culture: The great outdoors

The sorry chorus around the table as we sat outside on the charming Bree Street pavement in Cape Town was "Why don't we have this in Joburg?"

Five of the best: Top pizza joints in Joburg

Little restaurants that don't just serve pizza, but a slice of Jozi life

Love Joburg

Singer Connell Cruise and Orbit Jazz Club owner Aymeric Peguillan compare notes

Bones to pick:Stick with the ribs

If you're going to try a new restaurant, visit the original branch and order the signature dish. In the case of Sticky Fingers BBQ, it's the one in Observatory and a rack (or more) of ribs.


Tommy Hilfiger to publish memoir

Tommy Hilfiger will publish a memoir with Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House.

Some like it deceased

Singing up a Hollywood actress as the face of a beauty brand is common practice nowadays. But Max Factor has taken the unusual step of appointing a star who has been dead for more than half a century.

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.

Aston Martin rediscovers the X factor

The at-times eccentric British sportscar marque is making a huge statement of future intent with its new DBX concept, which it unveiled to the press at the Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday.

Aston Martin Vulcan: a gripping performance

With the launch of its new Vulcan and its bespoke ownership program, Aston Martin is the latest supercar company to offer its top customers the chance to become race car drivers.

McLaren unleashes the 675LT

With a devilish 666bhp on tap, aggressive styling and a set-up that's as track-focused as possible while remaining road-legal, the McLaren 675LT could well be the quintessential supercar.

Range Rover Evoque updated with new design feature, technologies

Land Rover has revealed the 2016 model of its highly successful model Range Rover Evoque.

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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