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Religious children are more likely to judge the protagonist in a fantastical story to be real than their secular counterparts according to a study.
A call for the government and employers to subsidise childcare facilities in the workplace is being greeted with enthusiasm, and scepticism, amongst readers of The Times.
Peace talks between Central Africa's sectarian rivals were suspended after the ex-rebel Seleka group failed to show up less than a day before the deadline of a deal.
Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to do everything possible to influence pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine and help ensure a full probe into the Malaysia Airlines crash last week.
Economic Freedom Fighters' members stormed into the Gauteng legislature during their march in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
Commonwealth Games organizers will use the Glasgow opening ceremony as a UNICEF fundraiser.
England's Football Association wants FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia's ongoing confidential report into alleged World Cup bidding corruption to be published.
There is a lot going against the Sharks as they go into their fifth away Super rugby semifinal and their eighth overall when they meet the Crusaders on Saturday.
Former Proteas coach Gary Kirsten has joined the national team ahead of their second Test against Sri Lanka starting in Colombo on Thursday.
A journey that began with a phone call to a betting shop in Holywood in Northern Ireland 10 years ago came to an emotional climax on the 18th green at Royal Liverpool as Rory McIlroy celebrated his first Open Championship win.
South Africa's number one tennis player Kevin Anderson took some time off to let his hair down before getting to the nitty-gritty of competing in the Atlanta Open this week.
Where have all the German Formula One fans gone?
Latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in US coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King and others, as well as McDonald’s products as far away as Japan
A tree planted in memory of George Harrison has died after being infested by beetles, according to reports.
Musician La Roux has hit out against Kanye West, saying that "nobody likes him," according to reports.
The first ever appearance of world-renowned death metal band Katalysm in South Africa showed exactly why 20 successful years in the industry is down to meticulous tone and meticulous performance.
Some of these lucky pet owners will be winning R500 cash plus a months supply of Hills pet food
Beyond the donkeys on a potholed road in southern Ethiopia, is an unexpected sight -- vineyards bursting with merlot, syrah and chardonnay grapes ripening in the African sun.
Join us for an exciting chocolate extravaganza on Saturday July 5 at Sandton City in the Checkers Court starting at 10am. It's FREE.
Despite high prices, World Cup tourists have given a big thumbs up to the just-ended event in Brazil, according to a study released Tuesday.
The iconic small car is already as collectible as it is miniscule and the new Lego model could well endear it to a whole new generation of fans.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) wants hackers to help it build a better more secure Wi-Fi network.
Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius's visit to a nightclub while on a charge of murdering his girlfriend was "unwise", his family admitted after the sprinter was involved in a drunken brawl.
Rescue workers at the crash site of Malaysian airliner MH17 in eastern Ukraine found one of the black boxes from the passenger liner.
The ANC should be worried by the EFF winning 10 percent of the votes in Gauteng in the general election, the EFF's Dali Mpofu said on Thursday.
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