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Joel Joffe, lawyer who defended Mandela, dies aged 85

Tributes were paid Tuesday to Joel Joffe, the lawyer who defended Nelson Mandela in the trial that saw the anti-apartheid icon jailed, following his death at the age of 85. Continue reading

World Refugee Day 2017

According to the UN Refugee Agency, the world is now witnessing the highest level of displacement on record. An unprecedented 65.6 million people around the world have been forced from home. Among them are nearly 22.5 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18. Continue reading

News in 90 seconds

Between Uber antics and 'witch hunts' and a fire that killed 17 people in London it has been an interesting week of news. As you prepare for the weekend Hot-Topix would like to share the following stories which we think make for interesting reading.  Continue reading

Women make better investors than men

It runs contrary to popular belief but women make better investors than men, and this isn't fanciful hypothesis. It is proven. Continue reading

It’s Hello Bette! as Midler steals the show at Tony Awards

Half a century after her debut on Broadway, Bette Midler brought the house down at the Tony Awards yesterday when she took home the award for best actress in a musical. Continue reading