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A woman has died and 19 people were injured after an advertising tower outside a Linkin Park concert collapsed in strong winds last night.
It might require some pretty far out IVF advancements, but Matthew Knowles and Tina Knowles are going to have to produce some more offspring. For the good of humanity. All of the ones they've had so far have turned out marvellously.
A suspected stowaway has been found dead in the landing gear bay of a plane at Heathrow airport.
One of two men accused of being hired by British newlywed Shrien Dewani to kill his bride on their honeymoon in Cape Town has been jailed for 25 years after admitting murder.
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India batsman Sachin Tendulkar's long wait for his 100th international century came to an end today as he moved into three figures in the Asia Cup clash with Bangladesh.
Chris Tremlett and Graeme Swann's fitness remains in doubt for England's final warm-up match against a Pakistan Cricket Board XI tomorrow.
Australia's bid to address its recent crisis at the crease has already been dubbed the batting boot camp.
Saracens' much talked-about decision to play their Heineken Cup pool contest with Biarritz in sun-kissed Cape Town, as opposed to – er – wintry Watford, was being talked about even more yesterday as South African rugby officials demanded that the fixture go ahead at Newlands, one of the oldest and most evocative venues in the sport.
Poignantly, 20 years ago Peter Roebuck wrote a foreword to a book about suicides, as its author recalls
Australia were bowled out for their lowest total against South Africa as 23 wickets fell on an enthralling second day in the first Test at Cape Town.
His defence team said he was mentally unfit to stand trial and would face violent sexual assault in prison
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.
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.
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
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?