Celebrity psychic Uri Geller is the beaming new face of Israeli disaster-readiness, starring in army-sponsored TV and Internet advertisements on how to take shelter from missile attacks or earthquakes.
Bulls captain Flip van der Merwe was suspended for three weeks on Wednesday after being found guilty of striking Waratahs prop Paddy Ryan, further deepening the crisis the South African franchise is facing among its second rowers.
Microwave popcorn makers could face a long and difficult task ridding their snacks of trans fats, if a US Food and Drug Administration proposal to ban the additives goes into effect. Just ask Orville Redenbacher.
"Clearly, the costs have to come down. It's not just in the interests of the poor and disadvantaged but the economy as a whole," Carrim said in a statement following a meeting with the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa).
A somewhat more restrained prosecutor Gerrie Nel continued to probe Oscar Pistorius's forensic expert Roger Dixon on the 25th day of the Blade Runner's trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Ukraine's government has formally ended an Easter truce and is relaunching the "active phase" of an "anti-terrorist operation" to eliminate armed pro-Russian separatist groups in the east, First Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Yarema said on Wednesday.