A News24 festive season special - politicians 'sing' All I Want For Christmas Is You

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Watch as some of South Africa's politicians bring a little festive cheer.

WATCH: Gift of the Givers brings some festive cheer to families of 96 slain police officers

2018-12-12 18:51

Gift of the Givers and Police Minister Bheki Cele have brought some festive cheer to families of slain police officers. Watch the video here.

PICS: Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

2018-12-09 12:47

A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned.

SEE: Paralysed man stands for the first time to propose to his girlfriend

2018-12-06 16:19

A man from Florida in the US recovering from paralysis stood up for the first time this week to pop the question to his girlfriend in a tearful proposal that was captured on camera.

Royal Mail ‘delivers’ children’s letter to their dad in heaven

2018-12-04 14:02

A Royal Mail office manager has touched the hearts of two Scottish siblings in a moving way.

WATCH: This is an awesome timelapse of Trafalgar Square Christmas tree being erected

2018-12-03 22:12

A timelapse of the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree being put into place with two large cranes in London.

MUST SEE: Twitter helps police to find couple who lost engagement ring - 'Thank you, Twitter. Case closed!'

2018-12-02 23:10

The New York Police Department says an English couple who lost an engagement ring down a Times Square utility grate will be getting it back.

WATCH: From Soweto to the skies - entrepreneur creates 'air taxi' business

South Africa's first black-owned air taxi brings affordable air travel to more than 150 airports across the country. CEO Thokozani Miya describes his business as 'Uber in the air'. Watch.

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WATCH: Cheers, hugs as NASA's InSight lands on Mars

2018-11-27 07:37

It was cheers and hugs after NASA's Mars lander InSight touched down safely on the surface of the Red Planet to begin exploring - for the first time - the planet's core.

Runaway dog Millie found 10km from home after 3 days

2018-11-23 05:34

Millie was found and rescued next to the N2 highway by a kind-hearted member of the public and taken to an animal shelter.


From till packer to Dr Hadebe: Maties graduate keeps his promise to gran

2018-12-13 05:39

Xolani Hadebe, 27, packed groceries and had to endure many university rejections, but it was all worth it this week when he graduated as a doctor.

Durban's Santa transforms broken toys into shiny gems

2018-12-12 07:29

One man's trash is another man's treasure - this is the motto Durbanite Shiven Gopi lives by as he fixes broken toys to donate to children's homes over the festive season.

WATCH: Furry friends spread festive cheer in paediatric oncology ward

2018-12-09 09:01

Paws for People spread some festive cheer in the paediatric oncology ward at the Netcare Unitas Hospital in Centurion. Watch.

Meet racer Wade Young - SA's greatest motorsport athlete you've probably never even heard of

2018-12-06 14:00

Wade Young is set to defend his Motul Roof of Africa title on the back of arguably the most successful competitive year by any South African sportsperson, in any discipline.

SA telescope confirms new evidence of white dwarf cannibalising companion star

2018-12-04 11:28

Work by researchers operating the Southern African Large Telescope in the Northern Cape has confirmed that a white dwarf star is cannibalising its companion star.

SA's Cristiano Morgado wins a record 5th World Karting Championship at Finals in Brazil

2018-12-03 11:58

Durban’s veteran kart racer Cristiano Morgado won the 2018 Rotax DD2 Masters Grand Final world championship in Conde-Paraiba, Brazil on Saturday, 1 December 2018.

Triple celebration as mom, dad and son graduate from same university on same day

2018-11-30 16:12

The family from Hereford, England, were delighted to all throw their caps on the same day when collecting their certificates at Worcester Cathedral earlier this month.

Stranded Syrian refugee leaves airport for Canada

2018-11-27 14:36

A Syrian refugee who spent several months in limbo in a budget terminal at a Malaysian airport has been granted permanent residency by Canada and is en route to Vancouver, his lawyer said.

4 lions rescued from Ukraine now roam spacious new home in Eastern Cape

2018-11-23 14:30

Four lions rescued that had been kept in hellish conditions in captivity in the Ukraine have arrived at their new home in the Kragga Kamma Game Park in Port Elizabeth.

#WorldHelloDay: Learn how to say hello in 20 different languages

2018-11-21 19:30

Celebrated on November 21 annually, 2018 is the 26th year that World Hello Day is being held.

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