Designer growing trees into furniture

2015-05-24 08:54

Deep in the English countryside, there's a bizarre sight: rows of trees being grown into upside-down chairs, slowly taking shape over years of careful nurturing.

Kanye West wants Downton Abbey replica mansion

2013-11-25 16:20

Kanye West is reportedly keen to build a full-size replica of the mansion from Downton Abbey for himself and Kim Kardashian because he is a huge fan of the show.

Doctor Who to transcend time zones

2013-10-02 18:00

BBC has announced that one of it's longest running show that has a massive cult following, Doctor Who , will broadcast its 50th anniversary episode across the world, including SA, at the same time as its UK broadcast.

Zookeeper suspended for punching seal

2013-08-07 14:18

A British zoo has suspended one of its animal keepers for allegedly punching a seal.

Father of the web scolds West over spying

2013-06-26 15:04

The British inventor of the world wide web has accused Western governments of hypocrisy in spying on the internet.

Anglicans will have women bishops

2012-11-22 22:27

The incoming spiritual head of the world's Anglicans Justin Welby says that the Church of England will eventually include women bishops despite a vote this week rejecting such a move.

Home ownership in England to fall

2011-08-30 14:36

Home ownership in England will slump to its lowest level since the mid-1980s in the coming decade due to soaring prices and a shortage of new houses, a study reveals.

Beckhams plan UK return

2011-03-14 10:00

David and Victoria Beckham are reportedly planning to move back to the UK at the end of this year so their sons can be educated in England.

'You'll Never Cry Alone'

2010-12-04 17:49

Football-mad Germany on Saturday expressed sympathy for England's failed 'perfect' bid to host the 2018 World Cup.

Pakistan humiliated in England

2010-08-29 15:34

England crushed Pakistan by an innings and 225 runs to win the fourth and final Test at Lord's with more than a day to spare.


RWC no distraction in Super Rugby

2015-05-19 11:59

With 2015 being a World Cup year, are Super Rugby players affected by the possibility of Springbok selection?

6 super patriotic pics of everyone's favourite royals

2013-11-08 11:37

The royal family showed their support on UK's Poppy Day, which commemorates their fallen army heroes and raises funds for veterans.

BoE mulls ditching paper pounds for plastic

2013-09-10 18:34

The Bank of England is considering replacing paper money with polymer bank notes, which are billed as cleaner, stronger and more secure.

Scientists power cellphone using urine

2013-07-18 08:37

British scientists have harnessed the power of urine and were able to charge a mobile phone with enough electricity to send texts and surf the internet.

Microchip deadline for UK pets

2013-02-06 17:31

British authorities say all dogs in England will have to be fitted with microchips by 2016 to help reunite owners with lost or stolen pets.

'Fireball' sparks concern in UK

2012-03-04 14:28

A meteor spotted over northern England and Scotland has sparked a flood of worried calls to authorities about a possible aeroplane in distress.

Red card for lavishness

2011-08-14 12:16

Soccer's new goal: kick the spending habit.

UK bends booze laws for royal wedding

2011-01-12 16:38

Britons celebrating the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton will be allowed to toast the happy couple in pubs into the early hours.

England have All Black plan

2010-11-02 20:51

England coaches have been anything but mesmerised by the 100% increase in tries scored in the Tri-Nations competition.

England comfortable with DRS

2010-08-05 18:30

England captain Andrew Strauss has said his side are becoming comfortable with cricket's controversial Decision Review System.

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