A British couple left critically ill in an English village were exposed to Novichok -- the same nerve agent used in the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the nearby city of Salisbury this year, police said on Wednesday.
There are currently 50 Bills at various stages of the legislative process in Parliament, many dating back to 2017 or earlier. Last year Parliament passed 11 laws, aside from the statutorily required finance laws underpinning the Budget; the annual average since 2014 has been 18 draft laws.
PRIVATE HEALTHCARE PRICING: How your health issues are manipulated to serve the interests of big medical business
Private healthcare companies continue to build new facilities and doctors have been referring patients to hospitals to fill the beds, with some patients not needing to go there in the first place. This was one of a number of findings from the Competition Commission’s report on the costs of private healthcare, released on Thursday.
Malmesbury mosque attack update: The Hawks’ revelations of attacker’s mental illness bring relief to worried community
Exactly three weeks after a knife attack on a Malmesbury mosque left two dead, the Hawks have released more details about the man responsible for the murders. Confirmation that the attacker was an outpatient at a Cape Town psychiatric hospital has been met with relief in some quarters – but that fact is not necessarily relevant to whether some form of lone-wolf extremism was involved.
On 4 July the Public Servants Association (PSA) revealed it had received assurance from the National Horse Racing Authority (NHRA) that ex-Steinhoff boss Markus Jooste’s horses will not take part in the Durban July on 7 July.
When your friendly neighbourhood Jihadi has a wry sense of humour, a charismatic personality, a persuasive way about him and in some respects is a pretty cool guy, life on Planet Godhelpusall in 2018 gets weirder than ever. Welcome to 15 Years of Terror, a catch-up documentary about WTF happened between September 11, 2001 and wherever TF we are now. A NOVA/PBS production on Netflix.
Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen seems to be about to sing his song about what he knows and when he knew about Donald Trump’s misdeeds. This will be a sad tune for the president, and it comes along as he is about to carry out several summit meetings in Europe.
The Nugent Commission of Inquiry into SARS heard on Friday last week what was arguably its most important oral evidence of the week, a masterclass from tax boffin Cecil Morden. The tax figures presented by Morden were complicated and dry to the point of being boring, especially given the sparks that flew earlier that morning when advocate Dali Mpofu told Judge Robert Nugent that he was presiding over a “kangaroo court”. But despite Mpofu’s questionable huffing and puffing which continued into this week, the devil that will haunt suspended SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane lies in the detail presented by Morden. To do that, we now must revisit Friday, Day 4 of the Inquiry.
Iconic Indian-owned British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover on Thursday became the latest company to warn that new trade barriers with Europe could imperil thousands of jobs and billions in investment, as the government headed into a high-stakes meeting to decide the fate of Brexit.