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Preventing cancer spread: mouse study points to fat

Spanish scientists announced Wednesday they may have identified a way to stop cancer from spreading, at least in mice, and said it could be linked to eating fat.

Rings and things … other ways to prevent HIV are on the cards

The rate of HIV infection remains greater than the number of people initiating treatment.

It's a squeeze, but Paris Impressionist museum is still a hit after 30 years

It is one of the greatest and most visited art museums in the world, and the only one in an old railway station.

Leading African academics quiz Bill Gates on HIV/AIDS and the role of philanthropy

Philanthropist Bill Gates is the founder and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Teenagers are increasingly becoming HIV positive

Urgent action is needed to improve HIV prevention and treatment for young people‚ Unicef says‚ projecting that new HIV infections among adolescents are projected to soar. Girls are particularly vulnerable.

Jeyes left flushed after their 100s of flushes per toilet block claim is debunked

The promise that a single toilet cleaning block will deliver hundreds of perfumed flushes got a different odour after it was put to the test.

Fraser-Moleketi wants Africa to be ‘cradle of creativity’ in the fashion world

Political veteran Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi is flying the flag high for African fashion.

Meals on designer wheels: Jozi creatives set to pimp street vendors' kitchens

The proof of the pudding may be in the eating, but let's not forget the importance of presentation.

Going swimmingly: Your junk deserves trunks

When photographer Fred Prysquel drew a pair of swim shorts on a napkin in a St Tropez cafe in 1971, he didn't know it would revolutionise the men's swimwear market. Named after a car's crankshaft, Vilebrequin quickly became the global byword for chic men's swimming trunks.

One in seven with HIV in Europe unaware of infection: study

One in seven people with HIV in Europe is unaware of their infection, the EU and World Health Organization reported Tuesday as 2015 marked another record year for new HIV cases in the region.

New gallery: The big business of art

The opening last week of Circa Gallery, Cape Town's newest art space in a refurbished heritage building overlooking the V&A Waterfront was a wet but convivial affair.

Summer books: Seven seriously good reads

With the holidays around the corner it's time to catch up on reading. This selection of serious fiction will keep you occupied over the coming tribulations of family gatherings and overcrowded beaches.

Keep festive season calories in check with healthy breakfast options

The festive season is almost here and we all know that making healthy decisions when it comes to food can go right out of the window when the festivities start.

Brian Lara Rum Eatery brings Caribbean flavours to Joburg

Linden’s newest restaurant, Brian Lara Rum Eatery, only opened at the end of October, but it’s already a firm favourite among locals.

South Africans are rediscovering Cinsaut, the world's 'lost' wine

A parent of ever-popular Pinotage, Cinsaut is making a comeback in South African cellars

Where to buy the very best boerewors in South Africa

No braai would be complete without some juicy boerewors. To help you buy the best, our panel of judges tasted their way through Grabouw boerewors from the five leading supermarkets.

Who bakes South Africa's most mouthwatering malva pudding?

Deliciously syrupy, Malva pudding has become a store-bought staple. To help you buy the best, our panel of judges put five desserts from leading supermarkets to the taste test.

Jozi bars that serve up a magnificent view with their sundowners

As the weather heats up and the jacarandas put on their final show of the year, there’s no better way to spend an evening than with a cold drink in your hand watching the sun go down.

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Israeli shoe designer Kobi Levi holds up one of his cat-inspired shoe designs entitled 'Miao'.

Celebs Gaga for Israeli fashionista's fantasy heels

Israeli designer Kobi Levi's psychedelic shoes resemble everything from banana skins to sex acts, flamingos and stretching cats - and they are all the rage among well-heeled stars like Lady Gaga.

Sling shots, blow-up dolls: 10 fantastical shoes you have to see to believe

There's no limit to Israeli footwear designer Kobi Levi's imagination. From birds to cups of coffee, his artistic shoe designs show that absolutely anything can spark the idea for a pair of head-turning heels. And, yes, you can actually wear them all - and celebs like Lady Gaga, Fergie and Whoopi Goldberg do.
Models present creations by German designer Karl Lagerfeld as part of his Spring/Summer 2017 women's ready-to-wear collection for fashion house Chanel during Fashion Week in Paris

4 major trends from Paris Fashion Week

As a hugely eventful Paris Fashion Week - overshadowed by the robbery of Kim Kardashian's jewellery - comes to an end on Wednesday, we sum up the big catwalk trends

Get a sneak peek at the Kenzo x H&M collection coming to SA soon

Swedish retailer H&M has unveiled a full lookbook for its highly-anticipated collaboration with French luxury label Kenzo, ahead of its slated release next month.

Lobby group for electric cars launched in South Africa

A consortium aimed at accelerating the development of electric cars‚ stimulate investor confidence in the sector and meet government’s commitments to reduce emissions‚ was launched in Johannesburg on Monday.

New minibus taxis and trucks now have on-board 'speed cops'

Public transport and goods vehicles registered after today will by law require speed governers - a device installed in the vehicle electronics system that will ensure that it does not exceed prescribed speed limits.

Fasten your seatbelts: Porsche unveils training centre for young Capetonians

For 75 young Capetonians who love fast cars‚ a dream is about to come true.

McLaren gets back on track

British supercar maker McLaren has announced a new £16,500 (equivalent to about US$20,600) package of enhancements for the 570S which will boost its on-circuit performance without diluting its everyday on-road capabilities.
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