Meeting him was to connect to the golden line of British scholar-traveller-adventurers from Patrick Leigh Fermor to Gavin Young
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Wednesday 17 October 2012
Argentina's world class forwards were instrumental in a 2-1 away win over Chile last night that gave the visitors a three-point lead in the standings as the South American World Cup qualifying campaign takes a break until March.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Stopping Lionel Messi is the primary concern of South American teams facing Argentina in the World Cup qualifiers. This week it is Uruguay's turn.
Population growth and over-consumption could have 'potentially catastrophic implications for human wellbeing'
Thursday 14 June 2012
On the eve of the Rio+20 conference, the world’s 105 science academies have warned international leaders that a failure to act now on population growth and over-consumption will have “potentially catastrophic implications for human wellbeing”.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
In the Cordillera Real range in Bolivia he came down some slopes by bicycle
Friday 18 November 2011
It's best not to mess with Theresa May. There was a sharp edge to the Home Secretary's exchange with Ken Clarke as they accepted the Spectator Parliamentary award for Double Act of the Year.
Saturday 05 November 2011
Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat, a landscape so bright, you've got to wear shades. Graeme Green gets an eyeful
Friday 21 October 2011
Cheering crowds greeted more than 1,000 indigenous protesters as they entered Bolivia's capital, La Paz, after a two-month march from the Amazon lowlands.
Friday 19 August 2011
Tuesday 16 August 2011
Butch Cassidy, the Wild West bandit and leader of the Wild Bunch gang, did not die in a shootout 1908 in Bolivia as popularly believed but survived and lived the rest of his days in Washington state, according to a book collector and a writer.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
Bolivia appeals for help as it is hit by the worst snow in 20 years.
Sunday 10 July 2011
The apparent serenity of these two women, dressed in traditional Bolivian attire, offers no hint as to the scripted violence about to be unleashed.
Friday 08 July 2011
Teenage striker Joel Campbell shone as Costa Rica's second string team beat nine-man Bolivia 2-0 to push hosts and tournament favourites Argentina into third place in Group A at the Copa America on Thursday.
Sunday 03 July 2011
The group stages of the Copa America, with only four of the 12 teams being eliminated, were supposed to be a glorified non-event, a chance for the big guns to ease themselves into the tournament and jockey for the easiest route to the final.
Saturday 02 July 2011
The Bolivian government is renouncing the UN's anti-drug convention because it classifies coca leaf as an illegal narcotic.
Friday 01 July 2011
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Argentinian scored 'rabona' wonder goal for Tottenham in Europa League – see it here
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
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- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella