The death of a teen Dutch rape victim put the spotlight on euthanasia in Europe, where some countries allow children to be euthanised

2019-06-06 15:07

In the Netherlands and Belgium, minors can request doctors to terminate their life if they are going through extreme suffering that cannot be eased.

The rand and JSE firmer following Wall Street's bloodbath overnight

2019-05-14 13:20

But Asian equities slumped after US indexes tanked at least 2% on Monday. "Markets are likely to take Trump's words with a few pinches of salt."

The economic data from France is so bad that one analyst simply wrote "?!" on the chart

2019-01-28 14:05

The survey in question was the INSEE services confidence poll. It showed a cliff-edge drop in expectations from France's non-manufacturing companies.

The US Army is practicing to take down enemy aircraft in the skies over Europe

2018-12-29 09:29

This month, Ohio National Guard soldiers in Europe practiced shooting down enemy aircraft — a skill that's gaining new value amid tension with Russia.

3 travel experts share their top tips if a White Christmas is in store for you

2018-12-13 13:38

While South Africans are used to seeing those from colder climates sunning themselves on our beaches in summer, the opposite is often true as well.

This is why Europe is faltering

2018-11-04 17:50

The Italian debt crisis and Trump’s global war on trade might be the final straws.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Bashir , DRC

2017-05-18 08:28

President Robert Mugabe's party has reportedly shipped in brand new cars worth millions of dollars for election campaign, and Zimbabwe’s national airline has been barred from flying to Europe.

Big weekend for 7 young SA racers abroad

2016-04-08 13:03

Several South African drivers will be competing internationally from April 16-17, as what is believed to be a record number of South African motorsport competitors competing in several top global series.

Many killed on Macedonia tracks 'had stopped to rest'

2015-04-25 08:16

Many of the 14 migrants who were hit and killed by a train in a remote river gorge in Macedonia had stopped to take a rest after an exhausting hours long hike, railway officials say.


A third of the people in this European country are millionaires

2019-05-27 08:39

Of the 38,300 people who live in Monaco, a tiny city-state on the French Riviera,12,261 of them are millionaires.

Watch: take a look inside Europe's largest virtual reality lab

While the dome would be a gamer's paradise, it is used by businesses to create virtual replicas of workplaces, from factories to oil rigs.

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While China and the US spar over trade, Europe quietly heads for its worst year since the financial crisis

2018-12-20 15:48

European stocks have dropped three times more than the S&P 500 in the US, and are headed for their worst year since the financial crisis.

Inside Eurostar's London business lounge, which has a free cocktail bar with its own brand of gin

2018-12-09 15:02

The experience starts before you even get on board.

Global markets breeze higher on growth outlook

2018-09-21 19:09

Global stock markets rose Friday as optimism on the US economic outlook outweighed lingering trade war worries, dealers said.

Record heat is stoking wildfires in Europe — and it's setting off leftover bombs from World War II

2018-08-04 08:33

It has also soaked up river water across the continent, exacerbating a longstanding problem: still-dangerous weaponry left over from World War II.

Top European firms warn on Brexit

2016-05-31 22:36

The leaders of 50 of Europe's mightiest companies have warned that Britain will be weaker if its people vote to break away from the European Union.

7 tips for having the best European summer holiday

2015-07-28 14:14

Thinking about escaping the cold SA winter by going on a European summer holiday? Here are some helpful hints to make sure you have a good time.

Euro set to continue slide

2015-03-13 11:12

Experts believe the euro could lose another 22% and hit 85 eurocents against the dollar, and that the eurozone may experience the biggest capital flight in its history.

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