Four-goal Newcastle romp back to Premier League
Exactly 348 days after being relegated, Newcastle overcame their obvious nerves to bag a prize worth more than £100 million.
Arkansas carries out first double execution in US since 2000
Marcel Williams, 46, was pronounced dead at 10:33 CDT, a little more than three hours after the execution of 52-year-old Jack Jones.
SA anti-trust body wants LPG supply deals capped at 10 years
The Competition Commission launched an inquiry into the LPG sector, where 90% of the wholesale market is shared between Afrox, Easigas, Totalgas and Oryx Energies.
EU executive urges change of tack in relations with Turkey
Commissioner Johannes Hahn called on EU foreign ministers when they meet in Malta to consider a new format for relations with Turkey.
SA banks threatened by delay in money-laundering law, global body says
President Jacob Zuma has been lobbied by the Black Business Council not to sign the bill, citing that it is unconstitutional.
Angola’s presidential council proposes 23 August for national vote
Dos Santos, 74, will step down as president after 38 years at the helm but will retain control of the powerful ruling MPLA party.
Chile rocked by 6.9-magnitude quake; no major damage reported
The US Geological Survey twice revised the magnitude before settling on 6.9, a strength usually capable of causing severe damage.
Arctic thaw quickening threatens trillion-dollar costs – report
The report by 90 scientists, including United States experts, urged governments with interests in the Arctic to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Venezuela death toll rises as unrest enters fourth week
The ruling Socialist Party accuses foes of seeking a violent coup with US connivance, while the opposition says he is a dictator.
US submarine makes South Korea port call, North remains defiant
The USS Michigan is built to carry submarine-launched ballistic missiles and Tomahawk cruise missiles.
EU warns Britain - Don’t assume free trade deal for the City
Britain’s PM Theresa May singled out banking and other financial services among her priorities for a future trade deal with the bloc after Brexit.
Hollande urges French to reject Le Pen in presidential run-off vote
Macron and Le Pen, leader of the National Front (FN), go head-to-head on 7 May after taking the top two places in Sunday’s first round.
Kenya promises to curb election-related violence amid party primaries
President Uhuru Kenyatta is seeking a second term and three-times defeated challenger Raila Odinga is building an alliance.
Thailand reaches for the stars with new Michelin Guide
The dining publication was introduced by the French Michelin tire company in 1900 to encourage people to take road trips.
Nikon files patent case against ASML, Carl Zeiss over lithography tech
Nikon said it is seeking damages and to prevent ASML and Zeiss from selling the technology.
Serena thanks unborn baby after returning to world number one
The American took to social media to offer her first public thoughts on impending motherhood.
Russian heptathlete stripped of Beijing 2008 bronze
Tatiana Chernova's 2008 sample tested positive for anabolic steroid turinabol.
ANC to introduce amended land claims bill in May
The ANC said the Restitution of Land Rights Bill sought to extend the date for lodging a land claim to 30 June 2021.