He 'loves your a##': ambassador reveals 'Trump-speak'
In an unusual moment of levity in the televised hearing, Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the European Union, acknowledged he may have told Donald Trump that Ukraine's leader 'loves your a##'.
Porsche and Mercedes embark on new era of electric racing
French driver Jean-Eric Vergne, the first double champion, is aiming to complete his title hat-trick with the Chinese-owned DS Techeetah team in a series humming with renewed energy.
Eskom needs over R180 billion to comply with new emissions laws
Eskom, which uses mainly coal-fired power plants to generate electricity, was one of 37 top domestic polluters, including Sasol, granted a five-year reprieve by government until 2020 to meet air emission standards.
SAA running out of cash as unions seek to expand strike
State-owned SAA has racked up losses of more than R28 billion over the past 13 years and wants to cut jobs as part of a turnaround plan.
World champion Boks to host Scotland, Georgia in July
The Springboks will welcome the Scots on 4 and 11 July, before playing Georgia a week later, South African Rugby said on its website here on Wednesday.
I'll stop when my body tells me to, says Federer
Roger Federer won his last Grand Slam in January 2018 when he claimed his sixth Australian Open but the Swiss has won seven ATP titles since then, taking his career tally to 103.
Rand slips as risk mood turns cautious
The rand weakened slightly early on Wednesday, reflecting an uptick in the dollar in relatively subdued trade as a resolution to the trade spat between the US and China remained in the balance.
Inflation slows to 8-year low, putting rates cuts back in picture
Headline consumer inflation slowed to 3.7% year-on-year in October from 4.1% in September while monthly price growth was flat at 0%.
The Who are first honoured as London unveils Music Walk of Fame
Following the presentation of the Walk’s founding stone, The Who’s two surviving members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend posed by their own plaque, depicting a music record, laid out in London’s buzzing Camden district.
Schools close across Australia's south as bushfire threat looms
On Wednesday, attention shifted from the east coast to South Australia state, where officials lifted the fire danger warning to “catastrophic”, with temperatures poised to hit 42°C and strong winds also forecast.
'Couldn't believe what I was hearing': White House aides testify in Trump probe
The third day of impeachment hearings conducted by the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee marked the first time that officials from inside the White House publicly expressed their misgivings about a freewheeling pressure campaign that now threatens Trump’s presidency.
Chile's police chief suspends use of rubber bullets
The intervention came after a study by the Universidad de Chile, commissioned by Santiago’s Salvador Eye Hospital, reported that only 20% of the projectiles were made of rubber while the remainder comprised silica, barium sulphate and lead.
Vodafone extends tech partnership with Ryanair
The two companies said on Wednesday they had extended an existing partnership for Vodafone Business to support 300 Ryanair sites and some 153 million passengers across 40 countries.
Ramsey double sends Wales through to Euro 2020
The Welsh, who reached the Euro 2016 semi-finals, finished runners-up on 14 points from eight games, three behind Croatia who sealed their berth on Saturday with a 3-1 win over Slovakia.
Mali army says 24 soldiers, 17 militants killed in attack on northern patrol
The Malian patrol attacked on Monday was in Tabankort, Gao region, while on a joint operation with Niger against militants operating near the border.
Man City report record revenue for 2018-19 after 'extraordinary' season
Record-breaking broadcast revenue was the main driver of City’s overall revenue growth, rising 19.7% year-on-year, largely due to the club’s Champions League participation.
Ferrari drivers should follow Hamilton's example - Brawn
Lewis Hamilton, now a six times world champion, collided on the penultimate lap with Red Bull’s Thai rookie Alexander Albon and immediately recognised he was at fault.
Rand steady as investors eye Fed, stocks lifted by trade deal optimism
At 1530 GMT, the rand was 0.2% stronger at 14.7800 per dollar compared with an overnight close of 14.8140.