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Princess Diana ‘Supplied News Of The World With Royal Phone Directory’ – Paper’s royal editor Clive Goodman says Prince of Wales’s valet gave him two more books, Old Bailey told. [guardian]
Shocking Farlam Commission Findings – This week at the Farlam commission of inquiry, evidence emerged that miners at scene two, or the small koppie, were shot at with their hands in the air in surrender. General Ganasen Naidoo, North West deputy provincial commissioner, is in the witness stand. [m&g]
Malaysia Airliner Communications Shut Down Separately, US Officials Say – Two U.S. officials tell ABC News the U.S. believes that the shutdown of two communication systems happened separately on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. One source said this indicates the plane did not come out of the sky because of a catastrophic failure. [abc]
2014 SAMA Nominations Announced – It’s one of the biggest accolades all South African musicians aspire to win one: The South African Music Award (SAMA). The nominees were announced moments ago with MicCasa leading the nominations. [2ovfm]
Ukraine Crisis: Russia Tells UN It Does Not Want War – Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations has told an emergency meeting of the Security Council that Moscow “does not want war” with Ukraine. [bbc]
Merkel Warns Russia – Germany’s Angela Merkel warned Moscow on Thursday that it risked “massive” political and economic damage if it refused to change course on Ukraine, saying Western leaders were united in their readiness to impose sanctions on Russia if necessary. [reuters]
Gruesome Shooting Scene Photos Sicken Oscar Pistorius At Murder Trial – Detailed forensic evidence at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was interrupted twice Thursday by the accidental display of pictures of Reeva Steenkamp’s dead body and mortal wounds, prompting the man who killed her to be violently ill. [cnn]
The Photos That Pistorius Couldn’t Bear To See – Court shown the trail of blood that led through athlete’s house after he shot dead his lover. [daimai]
Zuckerberg Phones Obama, ‘Frustrated’ By NSA’s Extensive Spying – Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg called President Obama to express his frustrations and concerns, following an alarming report that the NSA has been apeing his company’s servers to install malware on other computers. [fox]
7days Is At It Again – This time with a casual Golf day, cold drinks, beautiful ladies and the presence of their superb deals on brand new Cars. Check it out [here]
New Blood Test Speeds Diagnosis Of Concussions, Swedish Scientists Say – Swedish researchers say they have devised a blood test that could better diagnose sports-related brain injuries and prevent American football, rugby and ice hockey players returning to the field in danger. [glomail]
Michael Schumacher’s Family Sees Encouraging Signs Of Improvement – Michael Schumacher is showing “small, encouraging signs” that he may awake from his coma, his agent said Wednesday, more than two months after a ski crash left the Formula One champion with severe head injuries. [sportsillustrated]
Hamilton on Schumacher: All Things Happen For A Reason – Lewis Hamilton is confident Michael Schumacher will wake up from his medically induced coma, saying that “all things happen for a reason”. [yahoo]
Rollover Means Tonight’s Megamillions Jackpot Is R3.8 Billion – Another rollover pushed the Megamillions lottery jackpot close to record-levels last night, with Friday prize sittign at a whopping $353 million. Get tickets [here]
Or You Can Do What We Do – And make the system buy you new tickets automatically when it hits a certain minimum size jackpot [here]
Movie Theatre Text Killer Also Sent A Text – Curtis Reeves Jr., accused of fatally shooting a man in a movie theater during an argument over texting, himself sent a text message from his seat in the Wesley Chapel Cobb 16 Theatres. [tbay]
Chelsea Clinton’s ‘Obsessed With Diarrhea’ – Chelsea Clinton recently left the audience speechless at South by Southwest festival in Texas when she revealed that she was truly and absolutely “obsessed with diarrhea”. [bustan]
Helicopter Crash In Thick Fog Kills Four In Norfolk, UK – Aircraft that crashed near Beccles on Norfolk-Suffolk border was reportedly travelling to Northern Ireland. [guardian]
Eric Cantona Arrested For Assault In London – Metropolitan Police have arrested and cautioned former Manchester United star Eric Cantona for assaulting a man in London. [telegraph]
Model Sues Playboy For Using Her Butt as a Golf Tee – A Playboy model is suing the magazine after she was injured by a golf club during a nude photo shoot. [gawker]
Icasa To Probe Phone Fees – The Independent Communications Authority yesterday announced that it would spend the next six to eight months investigating the information and communications technology sector – and cellular giants Vodacom and MTN appear to be the main targets. [tlive]
Secrets Of The Glitterati Living At The ‘World’s Most Powerful Address’ – New book reveals life within imposing $1 billion Manhattan tower block home to Wall Street titans, foreign oligarchs, technology moguls and film and music stars. [telegraph]
Jay Z And Kanye West Deliver The Mother Of All Performances At SXSW – For just over two hours Wednesday night, hip hop gods Jay Z and Kanye West tantalized a packed crowd at Austin Music Hall with hit after hit after hit. [beast]
Seth Rogen Lists With Whom He’s Smoked Weed And With Whom He, Surprisingly, Hasn’t – Seth Rogen was a guest on “Watch What Happens Live” Wednesday, March 12, and Andy Cohen put him on the spot, asking him to “out” his stoner friends. [huffpo]
Hal Douglas, Movie Trailer Voice Over Master, Dead At 89 – Hal Douglas, who lent his vocal gravitas to hundreds of movie trailers in his long career as a voiceover artist, died March 7 at his home in Lovettsville, Va. He was 89 and had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2010. In October, he suffered a stroke, losing most of his ability to speak. [variety]
Scarlett Johansson Debuts Pregnant Body in Lace Dress at ‘Captain America 2’ Premiere! – Scarlett Johansson makes her first red carpet appearance as a pregnant woman at the premiere of her new film Captain America: The Winter Soldier on Thursday (March 13) at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. [jusjar]
Deals we think you’ll dig..
There are a number of ongoing deals setup at our various exclusive partners. We get emailed regularly to remind the readers about these various discounts and specials. They’re all pretty fantastic and worth knowing about – so we thought we would leave them here, out of your way at the bottom of the Morning Spice, should you ever need to find the one you’re looking for 😉
R2,999 / Month For A Brand New MINI – The product range at MINI is diverse, to say the least. That’s why we’ve managed to structure a special deal for those of you desperate to join the MINI family, but are struggling to pull it together. [check it out]
50% Off At Grootbos Private Luxury Lodge, Just 2 Hours Out Of Cape Town – Finally the last minute deal returns! If you book at Grootbos within 48 hours of arrival, you get 50% off your booking. That’s a VERY healthy discount – especially for a 5-star luxury surrounded by the splendour of nature. [check it out]
First Month Storage Space Only R1 At Stor-Age – Whether you need a locker for a bicycle or a garage for your house contents, Stor-age has the space you need. And they’re offering a special R1 for the first month deal – no strings attached! You can take you stauff out after one month – no problem! [check it out]
Case Of Pierre Jourdan MCC for Only R600 – For something that usually sells in high-end restaurants for R250+ it’s nice to know you can order Pierre Jourdan Cuvee Brut for only R100 a bottle. [check it out]
Get R150 Off Your First Uber Ride – If you haven’t tried Uber yet, you’re making a mockery of yourself. Stop riding cheap unreliable taxis with drivers who don’t know if they’re coming or going. Give yourself the private driver treatment with Uber and get R180 off your first ride! Sign up and boom, you’re done! [check it out]
30% Off Beats By Dre Headphones – Beats by Dre is a partner of 2oceansvibe and that’s why we’ve made sure our readers should be looked after when they want to buy a pair. 30% off is the deal we got for you. Enjoy it! [check it out]
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