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Shrien Dewani too stressed for extradition, court is told

Shrien Dewani, the British man accused of organising his wife's murder during their honeymoon in South Africa, is suffering from mental disorders which make him unfit for extradition, a judge was told yesterday.

Dewani suspect has tumour surgery

One of two men in police custody for the murder of the honeymooner Anni Dewani, from Bristol, has had surgery to remove a brain tumour, the Wynberg Regional Court in Cape Town heard.

Albertina Sisulu: Nurse and freedom fighter revered by South Africans as the mother of the nation

Albertina Sisulu was revered by South Africans as the true mother of the nation.

Cipriani back in Melbourne Rebels team

Troubled flyhalf Danny Cipriani will return to Melbourne's starting XV for the first time in more than a month when the Rebels travel to Super 15 rivals the ACT Brumbies on Friday.

Dewani spoke of needing 'a way out' of engagement, court told

A British businessman accused of arranging his wife's murder while on honeymoon in South Africa told a witness he needed to "find a way out" of his engagement seven months before she was killed, an extradition hearing has been told. South African authorities are seeking to extradite Shrien Dewani, 31, from Bristol, over the death of his Swedish wife, Anni, 28, who was shot in the back of a taxi in Cape Town last November.

Dewani's life 'at risk' if extradited

Lawyers for Shrien Dewani say his life would be in danger in a South African prison.

Fresh notes on a scandal: BBC4's adaptation of Women in Love has a distinctly female focus

A spot of word-association. What springs to mind when you read the following: DH Lawrence, Women in Love and Lady Chatterley's Lover? It wouldn't be the wildest guesswork to suggest that Women in Love might be twinned with naked wrestling, Alan Bates and Ollie Reed grappling by the fireside in Ken Russell's 1969 movie, or Lady Chatterley with that 1960 obscenity trial. As for Lawrence himself, he has become almost totally synonymous with sex – an earthy, unrestrained, would-you-let-your-servants-read-it kind of sex, that is against the sniggering Carry On tradition of the British psyche. No wonder the French seem to appreciate him more than we do.

Dewani 'suffering from acute stress'

The businessman accused of hiring a hitman to kill his wife while on honeymoon in South Africa missed an extradition hearing because he was too stressed to attend, a court was told.

Police 'know motive' in Dewani case

The intrigue surrounding Anni Dewani's murder in Cape Town grew yesterday, as the local police commissioner claimed that a motive would be announced tomorrow.

Escape to Cape Town this winter

The sun is shining on Cape Town just now – and beyond lies South Africa's most alluring region, with natural charm in abundance, says Harriet O'Brien

Honeymoon murder: Questions the groom must face

A night-time taxi ride leaves a bride slain. Did her husband arrange her death? Is he linked to an earlier killing? Or is he being framed by man trying to save his own neck?

Police chief brands honeymoon murder suspect a 'monkey'

South Africa's chief of police yesterday described the British widower of a tourist killed on honeymoon in Cape Town as a "monkey" as he insisted his force was right to consider him a murder suspect.

Murdered bride's husband paid to have her killed, says cab driver

Shrien Dewani arranged to have his new bride murdered after striking a deal with a taxi driver in South Africa where they were on their honeymoon, the High Court in Cape Town heard.

Husband accused over honeymoon murder

A British man whose new wife was killed on honeymoon in South Africa plotted her murder, a court heard today.

Three accused over honeymoon murder appear in court

Three men accused of kidnapping and murdering a woman on her honeymoon appeared today in court in South Africa.

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