39 of the most controversial and shocking events from the past decade that we're still talking about today

2020-01-05 15:49

The last 10 years include dozens of controversies, including Jerry Sandusky's conviction, Anthony Wiener's sex scandals, and Hillary Clinton's emails.

5 things you need to know in SA business today and the 18 biggest tech scandals of 2018

2018-12-06 06:28

Surprise surprise, it's load-shedding time,; the market worries about Huawei; Sanlam slumps; and more.

'Dieselgate' fallout leads to score-settling at Volkswagen

2017-02-10 16:47

Volkswagen's "dieselgate" crisis has turned personal this week, as the German auto giant's patriarch and ex-boss Ferdinand Piech implicated his successors in the cheating scandal.

Petrobras to cut 30% of executives

2016-01-29 15:00

Brazilian petroleum giant Petrobras has announced that it will cut 30% of its senior executives as part of a restructuring plan.

Ex-Petrobras official gets a 5-year jail sentence

2015-05-27 18:36

A Brazilian judge has sentenced a former international director at state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA to five years in prison for money laundering.

Petrobas scandal exacts economic toll on Brazil

2015-04-21 11:44

The biggest ever corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobas is causing bankruptcies among suppliers, with job losses mounting by the tens of thousands.

Brazil's Rousseff unveils anti-graft plan

2015-03-19 21:00

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff has tried to get ahead of the storm of scandal bearing down on her presidency by unveiling a raft of anti-corruption measures.

The fallen hero

2013-02-15 12:04

Make sure your kid knows the difference between heroes and role models.

Oprah’s interview with the Kardashians

2012-06-19 14:48

Want to know what exactly went down during O’s chat with the fame hungry family?


Why the beauty community on YouTube is one of the most turbulent and drama-filled places on the internet

2019-05-23 13:41

Because beauty YouTube is so competitive and full of big personalities and passionate followers, it's no surprise they're all constantly at war.

Steinhoff continues trade, appoints subcommittee

2017-12-11 09:45

Disgraced retail international holding company Steinhoff has established a board subcommittee to bolster independent governance following the resignation of CEO Markus Jooste over accounting irregularities.

VW owners split for first time on diesel scandal

2016-06-23 17:02

The Volkswagen’s typically close-knit owners have publicly split for the first time over the diesel crisis after the German state of Lower Saxony withheld support for two executives.

Norway sovereign fund weighed down by VW, China woes

2015-10-28 16:30

The Volkswagen scandal and China's slowdown have impacted Norway's public pension fund, which has reported a negative 4.9% return in the third quarter.

Global regulators to meet about scandal

2015-05-25 12:15

Global regulators are meetiing in London to try to tighten their grip on markets after banks have been fined billions of dollars for manipulating interest rates and currencies.

BoE, stung by scandals, flags market concerns

2015-03-27 21:00

The Bank of England has warned about possible frequent irregularities in financial markets in an attempt to address problems relating to recent scandals.

France to hand Austria HSBC tax data soon

2015-02-27 18:58

France will soon hand over to Austria tax data linked to leaked client data of lender HSBC Holdings after admitting failings in compliance at its Swiss private bank.

What would Diana say about Harry?

2012-08-29 11:57

What do you think Diana would say about Harry’s ‘crown jewels’ experience?

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