South Africa: Man fined for soaking Zuma
Thursday 01 December 2011
A man found guilty of assault after spilling a glass of whiskey and water over President Jacob Zuma has been fined 8,000 rand (£635).
Daryl Peense, a betting agent, spilled his drink over a balcony and on to the President at a race course in Durban last year.
Peense claimed he was drunk at the time and only a small quantity of whiskey was spilled. He said he had no intention of injuring Mr Zuma.
Culinary experts in The Netherlands thought it was 'fresh' and 'tasty'
Of all the computers Apple has ever made there’s only one that Steve Jobs had to sell his car to finance
- 1 Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name – in favour of its Lumia brand
- 2 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery: 'I'm living a more fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 NHS staff banned from drinking tea or coffee on the job because it looks like they're not working hard enough
Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery: 'I'm living a more fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
Isis releases first video showing the stoning of woman accused of committing adultery as her father shouts 'don't call me Dad'
Diwali: What is the festival of lights – and how is it celebrated around the world?
Nathan Cirillo: Final pictures emerge of soldier moments before he was shot dead by Ottowa gunman
Ottawa shootings: Terror strikes Canadian capital as attacks leave one soldier and one suspect dead
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
£25000 - £30000 Per Annum: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd: Our large organisa...
£120 per day: Randstad Education Chelmsford: Are you qualified Mandarin Teache...
£23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday: Ashdown Group: An industr...
Negotiable: Randstad Education Cheshire: SEN Teacher required with Early Years...