Eric and Ernie's writer Braben dies
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Eddie Braben, the writer behind comedy duo Morecombe and Wise, dies at 82.
Doors co-founder Ray Manzarek dies
Today at 11:28, SAST
Ray Manzarek, keyboard player and founder member of the 1960s rock band The Doors, dies aged 74 in Germany after a long battle with cancer.
Tearful Douglas hails Liberace role
Today at 14:47, SAST
Film star Michael Douglas breaks down in tears at a press conference in Cannes while discussing his role as flamboyant pianist Liberace.
Sir Elton John to top Hyde Park gig
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Sir Elton John is to headline a new Hyde Park festival celebrating British songwriters - Ray Davies and Elvis Costello will also play.
Ang Lee 'pulls out' of TV project
Today at 17:23, SAST
Oscar-winning director Ang Lee pulls out of his first TV project, because he needs "some rest", after spending more than four years making and promoting Life of Pi.
Musical world hails Wagner birthday
Today at 14:08, SAST
The musical world will come together on Wednesday to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of composer Richard Wagner with a series of programmes and events.
Kelly Rowland joins The X Factor USA
Today at 13:43, SAST
The singer will appear with Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato along with newcomer Paulina Rubio.
Dancing on Ice to be axed
Today at 11:00, SAST
The ice skating TV series is to be axed after one further series.
Russia: Eurovision snub 'outrageous'
Today at 17:53, SAST
Russia's foreign minister calls Azerbaijan's failure to award any Eurovision points to Russia "outrageous" and promises a response.
BBC to boost referendum coverage
Today at 15:43, SAST
The BBC announces a new £5m investment package to help boost its coverage of the Scottish independence referendum.
Source: BBC News
City of Jo'burg lodges error on Gupta property
Today at 19:29, SAST
An objection has been lodged over an error on the 2013 property valuation roll relating to a property belonging to the Gupta family, the City says.
Pule wants in on SABC board appointments
Today at 18:37, SAST
Communications Minister Dina Pule wants to be involved in the process of appointing the South African Broadcasting Corporation board members.
Source: Mail & Guardian Online
Search for US tornado survivors
Today at 20:46, SAST
The search for victims of the gigantic tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb continues into a second day, with 24 people confirmed dead.
Key pair barred from Iran election
Today at 20:21, SAST
Two prominent figures in Iran, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, are barred from standing in next month's presidential election.
Source: BBC News
Nigeria: Africa Visit - Again, Obama Skips Nigeria
Today at 07:54, SAST
[Leadership]United States president Barack Obama will not be visiting Nigeria as recently speculated in the media. Obama and his wife Michelle will only visit Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania between June 26 and July 3.
Algeria: Algerian Press Demand Truth On Bouteflika's Health
Today at 16:00, SAST
[RFI]Algerian newspapers on Tuesday denounced a news blackout by the government over the state of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has been in a French hospital for three weeks. The government has accused local and international media of ...
Source: All Africa