Madigan boots Leinster to win

2014-10-26 17:45

Seven penalties from Ian Madigan have given three-time European champions Leinster a victory away at French side Castres.

EU to scale up Ebola response

2014-10-19 12:42

European foreign ministers are set to meet under pressure to scale up their response to the Ebola epidemic after warnings it could become the "disaster of our generation".

Struggling Disney announces crisis plan

2014-10-06 10:30

Euro Disney, which runs Disneyland Paris, has announced it will receive a refinancing package to overcome a crisis after a sharp fall in visitor numbers.

Zegna Ghibli is Maserati's show special

2014-10-03 14:26

Talk about a tongue-twister... Maserati has teamed up with an Italian men's fashion house to create the hot new Ghibli Ermenegildo Zegna Edition concept for the 2014 Paris auto show.

Merc, BMW going for 'keep it simple'

2014-10-03 11:19

BMW and Mercedes are planning to take the pace out of the spex race by offering more standardised cars - though posher models will still be available.

669kW Asterion: First hybrid Lambo in Paris

2014-10-02 09:22

Lamborghini has unveiled its first plug-in hybrid, the Asterion LPI 910-4, ahead of the 2014 Paris auto show. This green-friendly Lambo is no slouch - 669kW and 100km/h in three seconds!

Kia's Optima hybrid for Paris show

2014-09-29 14:17

Kia will showcase its future hybrid technology at the 2014 Paris Motor Show with the debut of its Optima T-Hybrid concept.

Cayenne S E-Hybrid hot stuff for Paris

2014-09-29 10:27

Porsche will debut a plug-in hybrid version of its Cayenne S SUV at the 2014 Paris auto show along with updates for the Cayenne range, among them Diesel, S and Turbo models.

Infiniti Q80 Inspiration for Paris show

2014-09-26 06:21

Infiniti will unveil its Q80 Inspiration, a four-seater 1+1+1+1 'fastback' sedan, at the 2014 Paris auto show. Take a closer look...

Lufthansa pilots call off strike

2014-09-16 09:13

German pilots union Cockpit has called off a strike scheduled for Tuesday due to advances in negotiations with Lufthansa, the union said late Monday.

How Divine! New Citroen DS revealed

2014-09-11 13:36

Citroen's premium division, DS, will spin-off from the French automaker. The new 'brand' will showcase a stunning concept car ahead of the 2014 Paris show - the Divine DS.

Peugeot punts Exalt concept for Paris

2014-09-05 08:41

Peugeot will use the Paris auto show to unveil a tweaked version of its forward-thinking Exalt hybrid concept car that uses recycled newspaper in the interior finishes.

See the REAL Paris with a homeless tour guide

2014-08-25 12:25

What better way to visit the streets of Paris than with people who have lived in them... literally.

Col du Tourmalet: what an adventure

2014-08-03 21:55

Whether along a sweltering N14 during the 94.7 challenge, Chapmans Peak, Suikerbossie or the Col du Tourmalet, you will always find camaraderie, says reader Philippus Groble who won a chance to participate in the Tour de France.

F1 Renault engine project 'for sale'?

2014-06-25 10:15

Formula 1 engine supplier Renault is the subject of rumours making the rounds that the company might be up for sale. What will Red Bull do?

Euro taxi drivers cause chaos in cities

2014-06-12 12:45

Major cities across Europe were hit on June 11 2014 when conventional taxi drivers protested about a high-tech service offered over cellphones by international company Uber.

Europe's taxi drivers in Uber protest

2014-06-11 08:13

South Africa the only place with rife taxi wars? Think again... traditional taxi drivers will today protest against 'unfair and illegal' competition from cellphone app-using services such as Uber.

Beauty and the Grease: Girls-only garage

2014-06-10 08:26

Spanners and Spandex? Well, not quite, but Only Girls in Paris caters purely for female customers with auto mechanics graduate Aurore Dabireau one of the techies. Beauty and the Grease, perhaps?

Declaration of war on Boko Haram 'a game changer'

2014-05-19 07:54

The declaration of "war" on Boko Haram extremists by African leaders at a security summit in Paris is a major step to tackle the regional threat posed by the groups, analysts say.

Merc seeks Red Bull punishiment

2014-04-15 15:19

'There is a real risk that it will do it again,' Mercedes has urged FIA judges to add to Red Bull's punishment.

'New evidence' in Ricciardo appeal

2014-04-14 09:43

Red Bull will present 'new evidence' to the FIA as it challenges driver Daniel Ricciardo's Melbourne disqualification.

Panis no fan of 'green' F1

2014-03-27 11:09

Another critic, another negative response for the 2014 F1 season. Former F1 driver said Olivier Panis dislikes the new F1.

Paris enforces car ban

2014-03-17 08:57

Thousands of cars will be banned from Parisian roads as the city tries to curb dangerous pollution levels by introducing alternate driving days for the first time.


Beyoncé and Jay Z are still crazy in love

2014-10-23 11:42

Hip-Hop’s number 1 couple is still going strong and have just renewed their wedding vows, totally squashing all those divorce rumours.

World food prices slump to 15-yr lows

2014-10-09 19:30

Bumper harvests and big stockpiles of food are helping to drive world food prices down to the lowest levels for about 15 years.

Eiffel Tower's new glass floor aims to turn heads

2014-10-05 11:23

A much-anticipated facelift of the Eiffel Tower is to be unveiled with a new glass floor to dizzy the millions of tourists who flock to the landmark every year.

Power-cars muscle green off Paris stands

2014-10-03 12:18

Ferrari 458 Speciale, Bentley Mulsanne Speed, Lamborghini Asterion... The 2014 Paris show is hosting some of the hottest vehicles yet - and perhaps giving 'green' the finger?

Jaguar's SA-bound XE debuts at Paris show

2014-10-02 14:22

Jaguar is showing its new XE sedan at the 2014 Paris auto show. The new XE will arrive in South Africa in 2015 - but take a look at your next car now...

Fresh Fords all lined up for Paris show

2014-09-30 07:44

Ford is ready to reveal a number of new models at the 2014 Paris auto show, among them the new C-Max, Grand C-Max and S-Max.

Kia goes virtual for Paris show stand

2014-09-29 14:17

Kia is going virtual at its 2014 Paris auto show stand. So, even if you can't be at the show you can get a Google View of its 23-car assault.

4x4 Golf: New Alltrack for Paris show

2014-09-26 12:35

Volkswagen will debut an all-wheel drive Golf estate crossover at the 2014 Paris auto show - the Golf Alltrack. We have gallery and details on this latest Golf variant.

Paris show: SA-bound Mini five-door

2014-09-22 10:45

Mini’s first five-door hatchback will be on display at the 2014 Paris auto show. We have a gallery and prices for the cari. Also on show will be the Mini Superleggera Vision concept.

Bernard leads Bordeaux to win

2014-09-14 19:00

Pierre Bernard has kicked 17 points to help Bordeaux-Begles climb into fifth spot in the Top 14 in France.

F1 bans pit-radio tips for drivers

2014-09-11 08:19

You know those cheerful little radio messages 'twixt pit and driver that lighten up F1 racing? Well, they're now banned, starting with the 2014 Singapore F1 GP on Sept 21.

Paris cop charged as 50kg coke goes AWOL

2014-08-07 05:00

A Paris drug squad officer has been charged in connection with the spectacular theft of more than 50kg of cocaine from the squad's own headquarters.

Paris hotels allow guests to 'pay what you want'

2014-07-23 16:19

This trial being done in France sounds too good to be true - but you have until the 10th of August to try it out.

BMW, Nissan to collaborate on next electric car

2014-06-17 12:16

Nissan and BMW are keen to collaborate on electric cars after Tesla agreed to share its patents with competitors.

Euro taxi drivers cause chaos in cities

2014-06-12 09:49

Major cities across Europe were hit on June 11 2014 when conventional taxi drivers protested about a high-tech service offered over cellphones by international company Uber.

Beauty and the Grease: Girls-only garage

2014-06-10 12:30

Spanners and Spandex? Well, not quite, but Only Girls in Paris caters purely for female customers with auto mechanics graduate Aurore Dabireau one of the techies. Beauty and the Grease, perhaps?

Nissan's star makes a comeback

2014-05-21 07:55

The Nissan Pulsar is to rise from the dead, but not as you remember it. Nissan has spilled some details of a new car that will stir South Africans' memories of the 1980's.

Marko slams 'aggressive' Merc

2014-04-16 12:43

Red Bull adivsor Helmut Marko has hit back at Mercedes after it called on the Formula 1 court of appeal to impose 'a further sanction' on Red Bull.

Merc seeks Red Bull punishiment

2014-04-15 09:05

'There is a real risk that it will do it again,' Mercedes has urged FIA judges to add to Red Bull's punishment amid F1's fuel flow affair.

'15 Dakar: Peugeot lion to roar again

2014-03-27 11:21

Peugeot has announced that its lion will roar in the desert again. The brand will be back in the Dakar Rally in 2015 for the first time in 25 years.

Polluted Paris cracks down on traffic

2014-03-17 10:31

Springtime in Paris... it's supposed to be a wonderful time but fearsome smog is smothering the city and strict traffic regulations are in force - but, hey the buses are free!

Three days free public transport in Paris

2014-03-13 18:28

Paris authorities say they would make public transport free for three days to encourage drivers to leave their vehicles behind due to severe pollution.

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