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The fish already injured swimmers cooling down from the heat last month

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Referee brandishes 36 red cards in one match

A referee has set a record by showing 36 red cards in a single game, dismissing all the players, substitutes and coaches.

Non-Leaguers Crawley Town scout out Old Trafford

Crawley Town got all their sightseeing out of the way well in advance of tomorrow evening's FA Cup fifth-round tie away to Manchester United by taking a guided tour of Old Trafford yesterday.

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Football masseur struck by lightning in Argentina

Racing Club masseur Cesar Nardi died after being struck by lightning during a team training session outside Buenos Aires, the Argentine first division side said.

DVD: The Secret in Their Eyes (18)

Perplexingly, Juan José Campanella's slick Argentinean legal thriller bested Jacques Audiard's gangster/prison drama A Prophet and Michael Haneke's masterpiece The White Ribbon for last year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. That's not to say The Secret in Their Eyes isn't worthy or compelling, it's just not a patch on the other two.

Video: Squad riots kill four in Argentina

At least four people have been killed as violence erupts over disputed land in Buenos Aires.

Independiente win Copa Sudamericana on penalties

Independiente 3 Goias 1 (3-3 on aggregate, Independiente win on penalties)

Néstor Kirchner: Former President of Argentina credited with revitalising the country's economy

Néstor Kirchner was Argentina's President for four years until he surprisingly stepped aside in 2007, without campaigning, for a fellow Peronist who would become the current President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. As her name suggests, she happened to be his wife. Many people thought this was strange – even more so recently, after Kirchner the husband said he would run against his wife a year from now in the nation's next presidential elections.

Kamchatka, By Marcelo Figueras, trans. Frank Wynne

Argentina, 1976. It is a terrifying time for all with left-wing leanings and thousands disappear, many the victims of extra-judicial executions. A young boy is taken out of school and his family flee to a safe house in the secluded hills outside Buenos Aires. They adopt new identities and the boy names himself Harry after his hero Houdini.

Bent Larsen: Chess player who with Bobby Fischer was one of only two players the Soviets feared in the 1960s and '70s

In the mid-1960s, at a time of extreme Soviet chess domination, the "Great Dane" Bent Larsen was, along with Bobby Fischer, one of the only two western players whom the Soviets truly respected and sometimes feared.

Tetro, Francis Ford Coppola, 120 mins (15)<br/>Whatever Works, Woody Allen, 92 mins (12A)

Two cinema giants do their best to trash their reputations with a story of unrecognised genius &ndash; and old guy gets girl

The Hedonist: Buenos Aires

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Francis Ford Coppola has been less public than Allen during his lean times.

Parks puts the boot into Argentina

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