Paralympian icon faces charge of premeditated murder
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Friday 26 October 2012
The FTSE 100 Index is to lose another female chief executive after Cynthia Carroll announced she is to step down as boss of Anglo American.
Saturday 13 October 2012
Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) said it has lost 1.1bn rand (£78m) in revenues as a result of strikes at its mines in South Africa.
Saturday 06 October 2012
Tensions mounted in South Africa's resources industry yesterday as Anglo American fired 12,000 platinum miners, Shell declared force majeure on fuel deliveries and unrest in the mining industry spread to take another life.
Thursday 04 October 2012
A series of wildcat miners' strikes in South Africa spread to the iron-ore sector yesterday and hit another gold firm in an escalation of the labour unrest that is testing President Jacob Zuma's leadership.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Less than £200... The Harbourmaster is an upmarket B&B in Aberaeron, Wales. In October, it has two-night short breaks with dinner, bed in one of its 12 individually styled rooms and a full Welsh breakfast each morning for £160pp, based on two sharing, for midweek stays. Harbour-master.com
Sunday 26 August 2012
Practice pays off for young left-armer as he takes three wickets in last over for Hampshire
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Saturday 18 August 2012
Lonmin last night appealed to its striking staff to come back to work in the aftermath of the escalation of the violence at its Marikana mine in South Africa that pushed the death toll to 44 in the past week.
Friday 17 August 2012
18 dead at British-owned platinum mine as authorities lose patience with rival factions in industrial dispute
Tuesday 14 August 2012
Three people have been killed and at least six injured at a South African mine operated by the platinum producer Lonmin as rival trade unions clashed with each other and the company's security staff.
Friday 10 August 2012
Daniel Fogg will today conclude what has been a poor campaign by the British swimmers when he competes in the 10 kilometre open water race in Hyde Park hoping to enjoy a better day than team-mate Keri-anne Payne.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
Almost 900 million people watched part of the London Games' opening ceremony on television, the International Olympic Committee predicted today.
Saturday 04 August 2012
I wake up to a nightmare. An intruder is in the house.
Thursday 12 July 2012
Our blogger Raymond Fung decides to use his new-found business knowledge for good causes
Friday 29 June 2012
Phillip Tobias was a palaeoanthropologist who broadened and deepened our knowledge of the earliest history of the human-like species that came before our own. Working together with Mary and Louis Leakey he discovered and documented Homo habilis, a two million-year-old possible ancestor and one of the earliest users of tools. More recently he collaborated with Professor Ron Clarke in describing a new Australopithecus species, from a fossil skeleton dubbed Little Foot, which dates back some three million years or more.
Justin Bieber was one of the hardest hit
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