Austerity strikes rock Spain, Italy

2012-11-14 21:41

Hundreds of thousands of Europe's beleaguered citizens have gone on strike in several capitals, demanding more jobs.

Hundreds of thousands march in Spain

2012-02-19 19:01

Hundreds of thousands of people have protested across Spain against reforms to the labour market they fear will destroy workers' rights and spending cuts they say are destroying the welfare state.

Greece calls snap elections for April

2012-02-13 19:31

Greece will hold general elections in April, the government said, hours after parliament voted through tough new austerity measures aimed at saving the country from bankruptcy.

Riots across Athens, buildings in flames

2012-02-12 21:51

Riots have spread across Athens with at least 5 buildings ablaze, before the key Greece debt vote.

Greeks unhappy with cabinet debt deal OK

2012-02-11 18:16

Thousands of protestors massed in Greece under heavy police watch after the government approved unpopular austerity cuts to get vital rescue funds and avoid the "chaos" of a default.

Gordhan: IMF funding rise won't hurt SA

2012-01-25 17:48

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the International Monetary Fund's quest for $600bn in additional funding will not have a major affect on SA.

Monti: Italy must stop being Europe's weak link

2011-11-17 19:01

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has outlined his government's programme - focussing on eliminating the budget deficit in 2013 and stimulating economic growth.


US stocks rally on eurozone debt hopes

2012-08-08 08:08

US stocks have climbed for a third straight day, pushing the S&P above 1 400 for the first time since early May.

'Superhuman' effort by Greek police

2012-02-13 22:33

Police in Athens have waged a "superhuman" effort to contain violence during anti-austerity demonstrations that injured dozens and damaged 170 businesses.


Riots set Athens on fire

2012-02-13 09:26

Rioting spread across central Athens and buildings went up in flames amid mass protests, as lawmakers prepared to vote for a crucial debt deal needed to prevent bankruptcy in Greece.

1 comments 3527 Views

Portuguese protest austerity measures

2012-02-11 22:25

Thousands of people massed in Lisbon in a protest against austerity measures ahead of next week's talks with international creditors.

Bernanke vows to shield US from EU woes

2012-02-07 18:01

US Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke has repeated his pledge to protect the US economy from fallout from the eurozone debt crisis.

Wary banks park funds at ECB

2012-01-16 12:58

Banks have left half a trillion euros at the European Central Bank as debt worries and an ECB cash injection left them awash with money but afraid to lend.

Greece staying in euro is only choice

2011-11-14 22:30

The new Greek PM, Lucas Papademos says remaining in the 17-nation eurozone is the only choice.

  • Friday Grabouw - 11:32 AM
    Road name: N2 Eastbound
    DELAYS between Sir Lowrys Pass and Grabouw
  • Friday Cape Town - 10:14 AM
    Road name: M3 Inbound
    EVENT - left lane closed between Rhodes Avenue and UCT
More traffic reports...

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Escape winter, head to Mauritius

Escape winter by spending 7 nights in Mauritius' tropical bliss from R13 215 per person sharing. Includes return flights, airport transfers and accommodation. Book now! - shop online today

Get many eggs in one basket!

Gaming bundles: 2 Super Hits games for R99, 3 Disney games for R99 and more + exclusive accessory bundles only available on While stocks last. Shop now!

25% off bestselling books!

The Real Meal Revolution by Tim Noakes, Jeffrey Archer’s Be Careful What You Wish for, Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor E. Frank and many more titles. Shop now!

Up to 25% off electronics

Buy top electronics and save up to 25%. Such as’s 1# selling product the gobii eReader, Patriot X Porter flash drive, Asus Nexus 7” 3G tablet, Samsung Galaxy SIII, Lenovo G580 Notebook and many more. Shop now!

DStv HD PVR Decoder now R949

The DStv HD PVR Decoder has further revolutionised the television experience with lifelike viewing, sharper images, more vibrant colours and precision picture quality. Now R949, save R550. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 30% off appliances & homeware

Save up to 30% on appliances and homeware this Easter! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now.

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.