'I said to Mandela the two most famous people in South Africa are also famous for their height,' Matlala once recalled
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Monday 07 October 2013
A hugely ambitious production transports an audience back to 1914 in a part-walking tour, part-multimedia journey
Monday 07 October 2013
Update on health of former anti-apartheid figurehead comes as his foundation is award the US Dole Leadership Prize of $25,000
Yearning for a simpler life? Tourists given the chance to live like Mahatma Gandhi for a week - but don’t expect any comfort
Thursday 03 October 2013
For £10 a night, visitors will be invited to meditate, learn to prepare simple food and forget about the outside world for a few days
Wednesday 25 September 2013
In an expletive-filled rant, the actor said Mr Obama needs to be more 'f***ing presidential' and stop dropping his 'G's
Monday 16 September 2013
"If you want a doctor/ I'll examine every inch of you," he growls, with relish, on "I'm Your Man". The 78-year-old troubadour's lyrics have always been infused with lust, as well as searing candour and wit. If an alien race wanted to understand human obsession, the pungent words of Keats and Cohen ("Many loved before us/ I know that we are not new") would probably be the best place to start.
Nelson Mandela: Doctors say South Africa's hero faces 'impending death' but deny he is in 'vegetative state'
Friday 05 July 2013
Meanwhile, his family argues over Mandela's final resting place
Friday 28 June 2013
A report calls out the left for embracing fundamentalists
Wednesday 12 June 2013
South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, tells parliament in Cape Town that 'we are very happy with the progress that he's now making'
Friday 31 May 2013
The idea that our forces would act as a break on American excesses was a pipe dream
Thursday 23 May 2013
One of the two men involved in the Woolwich terror attack was known to a banned Islamist organisation and went by the name of Mujahid,The Independent has learned.
Sunday 07 April 2013
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
Top PR exec Justine Sacco under fire for sending racist tweet before flying to Africa
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- 4 The publisher who played with fire: the battle for control of Larsson's £30m legacy
- 5 Police seize possessions of rough sleepers in crackdown on homelessness