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SA digs thrill of the chaste

Kissing a total stranger on camera is just too intimate and shameful for South Africans.

Happiest couples 'are tight'

It is possible to tell how happy a couple are together by measuring the distance between them when they sleep, scientists have found.

It pays to stand out from the crowd

Looking the odd one out may seem like a recipe for a mating disaster, but could make you more attractive to the opposite sex.

Jozi leads in online shopping

Johannesburg is not only South Africa's economic hub - its residents are more likely to buy online than those of other cities.

Eat your way to a happy married life

Before you start a fight with your spouse, have a bite to eat.

Artificial blood in the pipeline

The production of blood on an industrial scale could become a reality once there has been a trial in which artificial blood made from human stem cells is tested in patients.

Low blood sugar bad for marital bliss: study

Low blood sugar isn't good for marital bliss because it makes spouses more prone to anger and aggression, says a new study out Monday.

5 minutes with new author Fiona Leonard

Leonard's debut novel, 'The Chicken Thief', is about Alois, a chicken thief finding his way in a Southern African country wracked by political unrest and a crumbling economy.

No point in faking orgasm, study suggests

Men and women in committed relationships have fairly accurate assessments of their partners' pleasure, according to a recent study out of the University of Waterloo in Canada.


Move over Catharine - Prince George is the new fashion icon

Just months ago it was his mother's fashion choices that sparked a buying frenzy -- but with just one pair of mini-dungarees Prince George appears to have stolen her fashion limelight.

I Love my shop

Debbie Goldstein fronts great style at her Madison Boutique in Constantia

Trend Spotter: Fashion gets a dressing down

Larry David, Bill Gates, the late Steve Jobs - aside from being successful white males, these people have another major thing in common: unfashionable taste in clothing.

It's worth it: Beauty firms chase Africa cosmetic boom

Nigeria's Kuddy Cosmetics began as a one-woman business run out of a suitcase, with Kudirat Fashola bringing beauty products back from the United States in her luggage.

The chic of it: YSL changed style's fabric

As a rule, the lives of fashion designers don't make for good films.

Italy raises money by selling luxury cars on eBay

Italy's cash-strapped government has raised more than 370,000 euros by selling 52 luxury cars owned by the state through online auction site eBay, the prime minister's office has said.

Japan's new Russian offensive

Although we were in Russia to get a feel of Datsun's new showrooms, we couldn't resist attending the launch of the manufacturer's new on-DO.

Accent on luxury

An attractive hatchback with an excellent list of specifications that offers real value has been added to the local Hyundai passenger car range.

Heart and Soul of Kia

When the chunky, funky Kia Soul arrived in South Africa in late 2009, it signalled the first ripple of a wave of success for the Korean company.

Limited bling for real fans of Juke crossover

Following the resounding success of Juke in South Africa, Nissan has added a new limited-edition model to the popular compact crossover range.

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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. A late start due to stage rigging issues, plus the rain that lashed down, did not dampen the spirits of die hard fans who cheered for the Boss, as Springsteen stepped out from his protective canopy getting soaked to the bone ­ then making many feel flustered as he took off his shirt exhibiting his sculptured 64-year-old physique Billed as a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the Boss, Springsteen promised the FNB audience that he will be back.

Good Times wine and chocolate pairing

Guests gathered to enjoy a wine and chocolate pairing evening hosted by Waterford Estate’s national sales director, Kerry Sutherland

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.


Over a period of 21 weeks, Sunday Times will be publishing fine-art photographic portraits of 21 local icons, as well as making the short films of the icons available to you that have been broadcast on SABC3

Kani fought apartheid with 'cultural AK47'

JOHN Kani, the internationally acclaimed South African actor, is known as a humble man - but he was very arrogant in his younger days.

21 Icons: Adrian Steirn

Creator of 21 Icons project

Crucial words in the fight for Mandela's life

George Bizos, renowned human rights lawyer, had a number of run-ins with South Africa's notorious former prime minister John Vorster when they were advocates on opposing sides in court battles.

Nursing legend has no time for shut-eye

At the age of 75, neurosurgical nurse and counselling psychologist Lillian Cingo thinks sleep is a luxury

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.

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

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. During Adams performance of 'Everything I do I do it for you' - Ralph Kohlmeyer, 25, asked his girlfriend Jaylene Michael, 24, to get married and of course she said yes. We spoke to them after the concert to hear why Kohlmeyer chose the Bryan Adams concert to pop his question.

These feet were made for running

EVELINA Tshabalala, the daughter of a fourth-generation farmworker of Harrismith in the Free State, defied the odds to become a long-distance runner - and an inspiration to many.

Kentridge 'reduced to being an artist'

WILLIAM Kentridge ended up drawing while waiting to decide what to do when he became an adult.

People's princess whose fame does a power of good

IN her previous life Yvonne Chaka Chaka was "in love with DJs" - thanking them through songs for playing her songs. The rest of her time was spent "working hard every day to make umqombothi" (African beer).

SA's Indiana Jones of fossil hunting

The late Professor Phillip Tobias wanted to be a writer or a journalist when he was younger, but his family told him there was no money in that.

Artist and artwork become one

Painter Mmapula Helen Sebidi will not be drawn into a discussion on Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's view that the time is not right for a female ANC president

SA music's one-man impi

HAD Johnny Clegg been raised by his biological father in the UK, he would have been a Manchester-bred accountant.

Trumpeting his love for SA languages

Hugh Masekela was terrified of losing his ability to speak South African languages during his 30 years in exile.

After 26 years' jail, modest icon says he is undeserving

AHMED Kathrada is widely recognised as one of the founding fathers of a democratic South Africa, but he says there are many people who deserve the accolades more than he does.

Get healthy this Summer

Sunday Times in association with Weigh-Less are promoting the path to a healthier you.

Good Times with Dance Umbrella

Sunday Times readers enjoyed a performance of Adele Blank's show Blank Page at the Market Theatre on Wednesday September 4 2013

MasterChef joined Good Times in Durban

MasterChef fans dine with Benny Masekwameng and Deena Naidoo

MasterChef Montecasino

Over 80 ardent MasterChef fans got together with Benny Masekwameng - Tsogo Sun’s celebrity chef and MasterChef South Africa judge - and editor of The Sunday Times’ Food Weekly, Hilary Biller, for a night to remember.

MasterChef meets Good Times in Cape Town

Sunday Times readers dined with MasterChef judge

Good Times walking in Maboneng Precinct

Good Times invited readers to become tourists in our very own city Johannesburg to explore places that they have never ventured to before

Top Brands 2013 video

Sunday Times Top Brands Awards event.