South African university apologises for running survey saying white people are 'more attractive' than black people University of Cape Town student newspaper Varsity conducted the pollFound that 38% think white people were the most attractiveAfrican people came last with only 8% of the vote Student bodies and human rights activists have criticised the article. By Jaymi Mccann PUBLISHED: 19:13 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:42 GMT, 6 April 2013 A South African student newspaper caused a racial storm after publishing a poll that said white people are the most attractive race. The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Varsity newspaper conducted a survey of 60 students to decide which race is the most attractive.
Will Oscar Pistorius compete in London this summer Paralympian who shot dead his girlfriend has bail conditions relaxed so he can travel abroad July meet at Olympic Stadium to showcase 'Paralympic champions of 2012'Pistorius won golds in both individual 400m event and the 4x100m relay South African star is charged with murdering girlfriend Reeva SteenkampHe can now leave the country to compete in international competitions Must provide authorities with travel plans at least a week before departureHis lawyer argued Pistorius had been effectively under 'house arrest'Pistorius did not attend the appeal, his next court appearance is June 4 . Pistorius won a gold medal in the individual 400m T44 event and another in the 4x100m relay.
‘Get me back to Belgravia’: Mother of six demands she is rehoused in exclusive suburb after a cap on housing benefit forced her out of 2MILLION home Stephanie Demouh was entitled to housing benefit because she was registered as a single mother She lived in a four bedroom house in Belgravia, near Sloane Square, for about three yearsGovernment housing cap resulted in Westminster Council moving family Demouh says she needs to live in the exclusive area so her children can get to school Westminster City Council says it will now investigate the case By Tara Brady PUBLISHED: 10:59 GMT, 17 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:55 GMT, 17 March 2013 A mother-of-six who was forced out of a 2million home in one of London's most expensive areas after the government introduced a cap on housing benefit is demanding the council rehouse her in the same neighbourhood so her children can attend an elite school. Stephanie Demouh, originally from Togo, in west Africa, was entitled to the handouts because she claimed she was a single mother. She was allocated a four-bedroom house in Belgravia, near Sloane Square, where she has been living for about three years with her children.
Motorcycling champion whose new wife died on honeymoon at luxury Dubai hotel is arrested for being drunk Sean Emmett was arrested at a police station and spent four days in a cellPolice said he smelt of alcohol but Mr Emmett, 43, said he was not drunk He was at the station to sign papers to organise release of his wife's bodyAbbie Emmett, 27, died after she fell from a balcony during their honeymoonMr Emmett is now facing jail and said he has been banned from leaving Dubai By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 10:25 GMT, 11 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:05 GMT, 11 March 2013 A former professional Grand Prix motorcyclist has been arrested in Dubai just weeks after his wife plunged to her death from a hotel room during their honeymoon. Abbie Emmett, 27, died just days after she had arrived in the United Arab Emirates with new husband Sean, 43, following their wedding in South Africa.
Fighting for brotherly pride: Two lion cubs come to blows before breakfast Alan Murray saw the tussle in the Phinda Game Reserve, South Africa The fight woke their sleeping siblings who piled in to calm things down By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 17:22 GMT, 10 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:40 GMT, 10 March 2013 This is the moment a boisterous young lion tells his brother to shove off as he pushes him to the ground with his two front paws in a no-holds barred play fight. The two creatures woke early and finding themselves with nothing to do as the rest of the pride slept. They stalked one another before squaring up and lashing out.
British student, 20, gang-raped by four men on balcony in Thailand after 'boyfriend left her in a bar' Attackers dragged the woman off the street as she came out of the barThey took her to a neighbouring building where she was found at 5amShe had been advised to leave the night spot because of her condition By Alex Gore and Andrew Drummond PUBLISHED: 10:34 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:54 GMT, 18 February 2013 Enlarge Attacked: The British student, 20, was gang-raped in Nakhon Si Thammarat, southern Thailand A British student has been gang-raped by four men on a balcony in Thailand after being dragged off the street as she came out of a bar in the early hours of the morning. The men had been driving around in a pick-up truck when they spotted the 20-year-old coming out of the popular night spot on Saturday morning. Police said the girl was drunk and had been left by a fellow traveller from South Africa after both had been advised to leave the bar because of their condition.
Dave sees red at Arrows 'axe' By Black Dog PUBLISHED: 22:25 GMT, 2 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:41 GMT, 3 February 2013 A sense of humour can be a dangerous thing, David Cameron learned after teasing hacks on board his plane during his North Africa tour. Rebuking one paper for claiming the SAS faced the chop, he said: ‘It’s total rot. I suppose tomorrow there’ll be a headline Red Arrows To Be Scrapped and the day after, Trooping The Colour Abandoned.’ Sure enough, when he landed in the UK yesterday, one front page screamed: Red Arrows Face Axe.
Married banker, 46, leapt seven floors to his death from City restaurant Coq d'Argent 'after struggling to pay children's school fees'Inquest finds Nico Lambrechts intended to kill himself when he jumped off the roof of Coq d'Argent in October last yearBanker was about to move home to South Africa and had financial troubles /10/18/article-2219345-050942290000044D-717_634x399.jpg” width=”634″ height=”399″ alt=”Suicide: Mr Lambrechts jumped to his death in the internal atrium of the building in the City of London” class=”blkBorder” /> Suicide: Mr Lambrechts jumped to his death in the internal atrium of the building in the City of London Site: Police stand at the spot where Mr Lambrechts fell to his death Domenico Ferrini, who hired Mr Lambrechts at Investec in June last year, said that the banker had joined the company shortly before it was due to move its headquarters to Cape Town. 'He was very interested to start with and it was a wonderful opportunity within our growing business,' he said. 'I think there were a few things he was worried about.
Grandad set to be a father for the seventh time at the age of 74 after 32-year-old wife becomes pregnant (and his first son is 51!)The father of six and grandfather to ten will welcome a child next yearHe is refusing to rule out more children with his 32-year-old wife | UPDATED: 23:18 GMT, 30 December 2012 Late bloomer: Mike Armitage, 74 is about to become a father for the seventh time Like most men his age, 74-year-old Mike Armitage could reasonably be expected to be reaching for his slippers and taking it easy.
'Er, this bit isn't real': New David Attenborough series will tell viewers which shots are fakedBBC2 series Africa will see viewers told when scenes not filmed in the wild The BBC was accused of 'fakery' following last year's Frozen Planet seriesOne episode featuring a polar bear birth was filmed in a Dutch zoo Producers say they will make it clear when 'controlled filming' is involvedThe move will 'maintain trust and credibility' with viewers It was one of the most memorable moments of legendary wildlife presenter Sir David Attenborough's Frozen Planet series.