The fish already injured swimmers cooling down from the heat last month
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Saturday 12 March 2011
New non-stop flights from London will make the sights and flavours of Argentina's colourful capital more accessible. Mick Webb reports
Friday 04 March 2011
A referee has set a record by showing 36 red cards in a single game, dismissing all the players, substitutes and coaches.
Friday 18 February 2011
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.
Wednesday 26 January 2011
Wednesday 12 January 2011
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.
Friday 07 January 2011
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.
Monday 13 December 2010
At least four people have been killed as violence erupts over disputed land in Buenos Aires.
Thursday 09 December 2010
Néstor Kirchner: Former President of Argentina credited with revitalising the country's economy
Friday 29 October 2010
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.
Friday 24 September 2010
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
Monday 20 September 2010
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.
Sunday 27 June 2010
Saturday 26 June 2010
Tuesday 15 June 2010
Francis Ford Coppola has been less public than Allen during his lean times.
Monday 14 June 2010
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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