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The decision that no one will face charges over the mining accident in Chile that left 33 men underground for 69 days has left many speechless
The Carlton Intercontinental hotel on the exclusive Promenade de la Croisette in Cannes was the setting for an extraordinarily brazen diamond heist at the weekend, in which a lone gunman strolled into a jewellery exhibition taking place at the hotel and stuffed a suitcase with millions of pounds worth of Leviev diamonds before walking out. The owner of Leviev diamonds, Lev Leviev, is yet to comment on the theft. Apart from being a billionaire with an amazingly alliterative name, just who is this wronged bling merchant?
Even before Mandela’s illness, the political parties of South Africa were at loggerheads over their versions of the anti-apartheid struggle. Now the struggle is intensifying
The England and Wales Cricket Board can begin the process of allocating matches for the 2019 World Cup after finalising the hosting agreement with the International Cricket Council.
It was the ancient Greek sage Chilon of Sparta who is recorded as first coining the phrase “do not speak evil of the dead”, 2,600 years ago.
The Italian's appointment has proved hugely controversial
Unite and Unison back mass action for the first time since 1926
New manager made inflammatory comments in the past
Speculation over who will succeed Cynthia Carroll as Anglo American’s chief executive ended today as AngloGold Ashanti boss Mark Cutifani was appointed to what has been dubbed “the toughest job in mining”.
For the chairman and chief executive of Murray Energy, an Ohio-based coal company, the reelection of President Barack Obama was no cause for celebration. It was a time for prayer — and layoffs.
Cricket South Africa and the national team's players have accepted an apology from England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive David Collier over comments he made concerning the Kevin Pietersen text row.
A member of the South Africa squad that toured England this summer has denied that his team-mates deliberately provoked Kevin Pietersen into sending them text messages during the Test series – and added that they were actually surprised at how much information the England batsman was sending them.
Australia's finance minister has declared rock star Bruce Springsteen the answer to economic woes.
Critic Without a Ticket: Liggett could have covered the race blindfold and still made more sense of it than Porter and company
Australia's Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, today sought to calm anxieties over a controversial new carbon tax stoked by what she called a “hysterical fear campaign”.
"There's potash in them thar hills" might lack the potency of the Klondike's rallying cry, but the discovery is causing passions to run high in the North York Moors.