News A red bellied piranha, similar to the palometas that have injured bathers in attacks in Argentina

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

48 Hours: Buenos Aires

New non-stop flights from London will make the sights and flavours of Argentina's colourful capital more accessible. Mick Webb reports

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.

Good to go: Germany, Buenos Aires, Thailand

Continental drift

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

It's always party time in this city, writes Chris Canty from <a href="http://www.hg2.com">Hg2</a> luxury city guides

Tetro (15)

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

Parks puts the boot into Argentina

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Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

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Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
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Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

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Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

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Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

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Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

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These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

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Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

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Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

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Diana Krall: The jazz singer on being friends with Elton John, outer space and skiing in Dubai

Diana Krall interview

The jazz singer on being friends with Elton John, outer space and skiing in Dubai
Pinstriped for action: A glimpse of what the very rich man will be wearing this winter

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Bill Granger recipes: Our chef serves up his favourite Japanese dishes

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