The 12-nation Unasur bloc meeting as regional leaders express anger over incident
Grounding President’s plane was an ‘act of aggression’ that will result in complaint to UN
The Barcelona striker was ill due to the high altitude of Argentina's match
A third of the Earth's land surface is classified as desert, from the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica to the North African Sahara – and it is a subject that represents a life's passion for landscape photographer George Steinmetz. Inspired by a hitchhiking trip across North Africa in the 1970s, the American aerial artist has spent the past 15 years documenting deserts from above.
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.
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.
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
Bolivia's President hopes a highway through virgin land will lead to prosperity – but indigenous groups are furious
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.
Messi & Co must beat Brazil and end 18 trophyless years to make a country smile again
Our run down of the teams involved in the 2011 Copa America, which kicks off on July 1, continues with a closer look at Bolivia.
They started out as a novelty act. Now Bolivia's female wrestlers are a sporting phenomenon – with a cultural message
Quinoa is hailed as a 'superfood' in the West. But those who grow it can no longer afford it
Fifa has denied being slow to react to fears that two international friendly matches were being targeted by match fixers.
Four corners of the world
As the annual migration of wildebeest, pictured, lures thousands of visitors to East Africa, the latest Foreign Office advice gives very specific warnings, starting in the Tanzanian capital, Dar es Salaam.