April 27, 2015
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  • 14/12/2010 | World

    Sweden to appeal UK bail for WikiLeaks founder

    A British judge granted bail of US$317,400 for the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, wanted in Sweden for alleged sex crimes and the target of US fury over the release of secret diplomatic cables.

  • 16/12/2010 | World

    WikiLeaks' Assange freed on bail

    WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange was freed on bail while he fights extradition to Sweden over allegations of sex crimes, Britain's Press Association news agency reported. Assange is the target of US fury over WikiLeaks' release of secret diplomatic cables.

  • 03/02/2012 | World

    UK insists: ‘William’s tour is just routine’

    UK’s Defence Minister Philip Hammond reiterated that the deployment of Prince Williams into Malvinas Islands is a routine mission planned long ago, and rejected suggestions the decision to send the heir to the throne to the region represented an escalation of the UK's position.

  • 03/02/2012 | World

    UK energy secretary quits over criminal charges after committing speeding offence

    British Energy Secretary Chris Huhne resigned after learning he would face criminal charges for allegedly lying to police, a fall from grace that could tweak the dynamics of the coalition government and weaken its environmental agenda.

  • 05/02/2012 | Argentina

    'It's the UK who is alone in this, not Argentina,' Timerman says

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said in Venezuela on Sunday that “Argentina is not alone on its sovereignty claim over the Malvinas Islands,” assuring that it’s the UK who is actually alone.

  • 06/02/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't says 'LatAm support shows how serious Argentina's foreign policy is'

    Vice President Amado Boudou said today Argentina leads “a serious and solid” foreign policy, and that the best example of it, is the “clear support showed by Latin American countries in our claims of sovereignty over the Malvinas, South Georgia and Sandwich Islands.”

  • 07/02/2012 | World

    Global media echoes of CFK’s announcement over Malvinas

    Press from all over the world echoed President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s announcement over the Malvinas Islands, focusing on the complaint that Argentina will file before the UN due to the alleged “militarisation” of the area.

  • 08/02/2012 | World

    UK media portraits CFK as 'quintessential bully'

    After President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced Argentina will complain to the UN over the “militarisation” of the South Atlantic, British newspaper The Telegraph published a controversial article slashing the Head of State and bringing back to life the possibility of the “Argentine regime” sending a military taskforce to the Malvinas.

  • 08/02/2012 | World

    CFK a 'troubled woman', says British war vet

    After yesterday’s announcements made by Argentina over Malvinas sovereignty claims, numerous British voices came on stage to express their feelings on the topic.

  • 08/02/2012 | Argentina

    'UK wants to see if we are tempted to take arms,' Puricelli

    Defence Ministry Alberto Puricelli assured today that the Government’s strategy regarding the Malvinas islands "will always be to go through diplomatic channels," although he warned that “the UK is hoping Argentina will fall in the temptation of taking arms."

  • 09/02/2012 | World

    Malvinas: UK dismisses Argentina's complaint to the UN

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron said no one should doubt his determination to keep the Malvinas Islands British as he dismissed President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s complaint to the United Nations.

  • 10/02/2012 | World

    'Argentine accusations are rubbish,' UK

    British Ambassador before the UN, Mark Lyall Grant, assured that Argentina’s accusation regarding the militarization of the South Atlantic are “rubbish,” refused to confirm whether the UK will deploy nuclear submarines and requested the national Constitution is modified in order to exclude the Malvinas islands.

  • 11/02/2012 | Latin America

    Uruguay 'concerned' over South Atlantic militarization

    Uruguay is concerned over the “militarization of the South Atlantic,” within the framework of the Argentine-UK dispute over the sovereignty of the Malvinas islands, Uruguayan Foreign Minister Luis Almagro said today.

  • 12/02/2012 | Argentina

    Archbishop Arancedo support's CFK's claims over Malvinas

    The head of the Argentine Episcopal Conference (CEA) José María Arancedo expressed his support for the Government's strategy to claim the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands, deeming it “a state matter.”

  • 13/02/2012 | World

    RAF jetfighters patrol skies in Malvinas, UK media

    After Argentina addressed the UN reporting the militarization of the South Atlantic by British forces, two UK’s RAF jetfighters came into action as patrolling the skies of Malvinas Islands, and escorting a private Cessna that was heading to the Islands for a re-fuel stop.

  • 13/02/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Argentina to accept UN's mediation offer

    The National government will officially accept the mediation offer made by the UN after the escalated diplomatic tensions between the United Kingdom and Argentina as the latter reinforced claims of sovereignty over the Malvinas, South Georgia, and Sandwich islands.

  • 14/02/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't accepts UN mediation offer over Malvinas dispute

    Through a letter sent to United Nations (UN) General Assembly President, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, Argentina announced that it had accepted the organization's mediation offer to find a pacific solution to the Malvinas sovereignty conflict with the United Kingdom.

  • 15/02/2012 | World

    UK MPs to visit Malvinas next month

    Members of the UK’s Defence Select Committee have confirmed that a group of British Members of Parliament (lawmakers) will be visiting the Malvinas Islands next month to inspect Britain’s military force after heightening tensions with Argentina before the 30th anniversary of the conflict.

  • 15/02/2012 | World

    Malvinas surrender telex up for auction in London

    British auction house Bonhams will be auctioning a copy of the original telex message sent by Royal Army General Jeremy J. Moore to the UK Government informing the unconditional surrender or Argentine forces in the Malvinas war. The telex is set to fetch $21,600 pesos (£3,000) at auction. 

  • 16/02/2012 | World

    UK's minister to visit Malvinas today

    UK media has disclosed today that Universities Minister David Willets is to visit the Malvinas Islands today, thus becoming the first British minister to visit the South Atlantic archipelago.

  • 17/02/2012 | Arts and Media

    UK spies: Charlie Chaplin's real name a mystery

    The real name and birthplace of legendary silent-film star Charlie Chaplin is shrouded in mystery, Britain's domestic spy agency concluded after a probe into US claims he was a communist sympathiser, documents released revealed.

  • 22/02/2012 | World

    Wife of UK's Blair sues over phone hacking

    The wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair has begun legal action over the alleged interception of her private phone messages, her lawyer said, making her the latest public figure to be drawn into a hacking scandal that has shaken the country's media.

  • 22/02/2012 | World

    UK expresses condolences

    Amidst the mounting tension between Argentina and the UK over the Malvinas Islands sovereignty, David Cameron’s administration expressed its condolences to Argentina over the train accident that killed 50 people and injured over 600. Spain and Mexico also sent similar messages.

  • 24/02/2012 | Argentina

    UN to analyse Argentina's sovereignty claim on Malvinas

    The United Nations will receive an Argentine mission on June 14 to discuss Argentina’s sovereignty claim on Malvinas Islands, according to Prensa Latina, a Cuba-based news agency.

  • 24/02/2012 | Argentina

    The Malvinas/Falklands: diplomacy interrupted

    This is the piece written by actor Sean Penn for "The Guardian". Britain should open negotiations with Argentina over immigration to the Falklands and the distribution of natural resources in the south Atlantic, he says.

  • 25/02/2012 | Argentina

    Lawmakers ratify sovereignty over Malvinas

    Legislators from all political parties came together to put forward a bill containing a multi-partisan declaration today ratifying Argentina’s claims for the sovereignty over the Malvinas islands, which will be approved by both chambers of Congress in March.

  • 27/02/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't rules out Argentine boycott to London Olympics

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner rejected the possibility that a delegation of Argentine sportsmen may not fly to London to attend the 2012 Olympics as part of an Argentine boycott in response to the United Kingdom’s refusal to discuss the Malvinas Islands sovereignty.

  • 27/02/2012 | World

    UK risks Argentine ire with South Atlantic marine reserve

    Britain said on Monday it was creating one of the world's biggest marine reserves around the cluster of the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands claimed by Argentina, a move that may fuel tensions already rising before the 30th anniversary of the Malvinas war.

  • 28/02/2012 | World

    UK gov’t and opposition blast Argentine ban of British cruise ships

    The British government said today it is "very concerned" that Argentina decided to turn away British ships from docking in the country. Provincial authorities prohibited two British-linked cruise ships from docking in Tierra del Fuego yesterday, upping the ante in Argentina's spat with Britain over the Malvinas.

  • 29/02/2012 | World

    After UK complaints, Argentina suggests EU to mediate Malvinas conflict

    The Argentine Foreign Ministry suggested “the EU and the Union of South American nations (UNASUR) analyze the Malvinas islands conflict and urge both countries to negotiate” following the UK’s request to the EU to express concern regarding the Argentine plea of not buying British products.

  • 29/02/2012 | World

    South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands marine protected area established, reports say

    The Government of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI) announced the establishment of a large sustainable use Marine Protected Area (MPA) covering over 1 million km2 of the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands Maritime Zone, Malvinas based newspaper Penguin News reported today.

  • 01/03/2012 | World

    UK withdraws diplomats from Syria, closes embassy

    Britain announced today that the UK is closing its embassy in Syria and withdrawing British diplomats. It has assured, however, Britain is not breaking diplomatic ties with Damascus.

  • 01/03/2012 | World

    UK galleries pay US$72 million for Titian masterpiece

    Two British galleries have raised 45 million pounds (US$72 million) for an important painting by Renaissance master Titian, dipping into their own coffers rather than asking the cash-strapped public to help.

  • 01/03/2012 | World

    UK Foreign Office: 'flights are a matter for the islanders to consider'

    After President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced her intentions to reinstate regular flights between Buenos Aires and the Malvinas Islands, the British Foreign Office said any discussion of the flights was a matter for the islands' government to consider.

  • 02/03/2012 | World

    UK: 'Decisions regarding flights to Malvinas must be considered by the islands' administration'

    The UK Foreign Office came on stage today to respond to President Cristina de Kirchner who yesterday said she wanted Argentina's flag carrier Aerolíneas Argentinas to fly to the Malvinas Islands and to renegotiate a 1999 agreement with Britain.

  • 05/03/2012 | World

    British general warns UK could lose the Malvinas to Argentina

    During an interview to the British newspaper “The Times”, Malvinas’ war veteran and major general Julian Thompson said the United Kingdom would lose the Malvinas islands if Argentina decided to invade the archipelago.

  • 06/03/2012 | World

    Malvinas' gov't to name new Islands' CEO

    The Malvinas’ Office of the Legislative Assembly has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive for the Islands, local newspaper Penguin News informed.

  • 06/03/2012 | World

    Malvinas Governor says 'high level of trust' is needed before recovering links with Argentina

    In an interview with a Buenos Aires radio, Malvinas Islands Governor Nigel Haywood reiterated that “Most of the worldwide actions and raising questions on the Islands matter have started because of Argentina’s verbal attacks. We just defend the islanders’ right of self determination.”

  • 08/03/2012 | World

    Italian, British hostages killed in failed Nigeria rescue

    An Italian and a British hostage kidnapped in May in Nigeria were killed today by their captors during a joint raid by British and Nigerian forces in an operation to free them, Italy's government said.

  • 09/03/2012 | World

    Italy gov’t condemns failed British raid in Nigeria

    President Giorgio Napolitano led a chorus of condemnation of Britain's failure to inform the Italian government before launching a botched rescue mission with Nigerian forces that led to the deaths of British and Italian hostages held by a militant Islamist group.

  • 09/03/2012 | Argentina

    Amid tensions over Malvinas, UK changes Ambassador to Argentina

    John Freeman has been appointed new Ambassador to Argentina to replace outgoing Ambassador Shan Morgan, the UK Foreign Office informed.

  • 09/03/2012 | Argentina

    Profile: John Freeman

    The UK’s newly-appointed Ambassador to Argentina, Dr John Freeman, who is to take office during the winter months in Buenos Aires, has a long history working as a diplomat. Freeman has worked all over the world, including different placements in South Africa, Germany and Singapore.

  • 10/03/2012 | World

    UK Minister: 'Argentina's inflation, jobs' more important than Malvinas

    The UK's Minister of State for the Foreign Affairs office Jeremy Browne assured that if he were Argentine, "having low inflation and jobs would be more important than the Malvinas islands," prior to his visit to Chile, which, consequently takes place just before President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's official visit in the lead up to the 30th anniversary of the Malvinas War.

  • 12/03/2012 | Latin America

    ‘Economic blockade to the Falklands (Malvinas) not right,’ says UK’s Browne in Chile

    During his two-day official visit to Chile, United Kingdom’s Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne criticized what he called an “economic blockade” to the Malvinas Islands by saying it “wasn’t right.”

  • 13/03/2012 | World

    Obama, Cameron vow partnership; urge Iran to 'meet its obligations or face the consequences'

    In a joint article for yesterday's Washington Post, United States President Barack Obama and United Kingdom’s Prime Minister David Cameron stressed the two countries’ historical partnership and vowed to extend the relationship as the two work together on key international issues.

  • 14/03/2012 | World

    UK’s unemployment rate hits 13-year high

    United Kingdom’s unemployment rate held at a 13-year high of 8.4 percent in the three months to January, and the youth unemployment rate rose to a record high, official data showed today.

  • 14/03/2012 | World

    Obama, Cameron: Window for diplomatic solution with Iran is shrinking

    In a joint press conference with UK Prime Minister David Cameron, US President Barack Obama enouraged Iran to seize the opportunity of talks with world leaders to avert "even worse consequences."

  • 15/03/2012 | World

    Obama, Cameron discussed tapping oil reserves, sources

    President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed the possibility of releasing emergency oil reserves during a meeting hold yesterday, two sources familiar with the talks said, the first sign that Obama is starting to test global support for an effort to knock back near-record fuel prices.

  • 15/03/2012 | Argentina

    'Gov't will sanction banks, companies and funds backing Malvinas illegal oil drills,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman gave a press conference announcing sanctions against banks and companies that partner with and/or finance oil companies conducting oil drills in Malvinas Islands. This in hand, the Argentine government took another step in the late diplomatic cross-fire with the UK over the sovereignty of the Malvinas, Sandwich, and South Georgia islands in the South Atlantic Ocean.

  • 15/03/2012 | World

    UK backs Malvinas islanders' right to drill for oil

    Britain said today it supported the rights of Malvinas islanders to exploit their oil reserves after Argentina said it would take legal action against companies involved in energy exploration around the South Atlantic islands.

  • 15/03/2012 | World

    UK Gov't launches gay marriage consultation

    The government launched a public consultation process today on its plan to let gay couples marry, giving Christians and others three months to air their strong objections while insisting it would not back down.

  • 16/03/2012 | World

    Borders & Southern says Malvinas well result delayed

    British oil firm Borders & Southern pushed back the time frame for initial results from an exploration campaign offshore the Malvinas Islands, which is fiercely opposed by Argentina, after a well experienced technical issues.

  • 16/03/2012 | World

    Cameron: Obama backs UK’s rule over Malvinas

    US President Barack Obama supports the British rule over the Malvinas Islands, UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron said at the end of a three-day visit to the United States, British newspaper ‘The Telegraph’ reported today.

  • 16/03/2012 | World

    US ratifies 'neutrality' over Malvinas issue, calls for 'pacific solution'

    United States stated that it maintains its neutral position over the Malvinas Islands dispute between Argentina and the United Kingdom and hopes for an agreed solution, an official source of the US government assured after the visit of British Prime Minister David Cameron to the White House.

  • 18/03/2012 | World

    UK says Iran blocking website in censorship battle

    Britain accused Iran of blocking a website days after it was launched by the British government to reach out to Iranians, in the latest spat over media censorship.

  • 18/03/2012 | World

    Budget to help poorer families, UK's Chancellor

    UK's Chancellor George Osborne said he would use his 2012 budget to help those at the bottom of the earnings ladder, hinting he could go further in lifting more people out of paying income tax.

  • 19/03/2012 | Argentina

    Taiana: 'Refusing to negotiate will cost the UK much more than doing so'

    Former Foreign Minister, Jorge Taiana, told reporters that Argentina has made “a major achievement by making its sovereignty claim over Malvinas islands part of the international agenda”. Likewise, the former minister considered that claims are causing big troubles to the United Kingdom.

  • 19/03/2012 | World

    Middleton makes public speech debut

    Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge gave her first public speech as a member of the British royal family today. She visited to formally open The Treehouse, a children's hospice service for the counties of Suffolk and Essex.

  • 20/03/2012 | Latin America

    UK regrets Peru's cancellation of HMS Montrose visit

    The UK Government said they “regretted” the decision made by the Peruvian government to cancel the HMS Montrose frigate’s stopover at El Callao port in Peru this week.

  • 20/03/2012 | World

    UK: Poll says 61% of voters favour defending Malvinas 'at all costs'

    As the 30th anniversary of the beginning of the Malvinas War approaches, a new poll conducted in the UK by the newspaper The Guardian has determined that British people are largely determined to defend the islands.

  • 20/03/2012 | Latin America

    Peruvian opposition divided after Humala cancels British frigate permit

    Political and media sectors in Peru harshly criticized Peruvian Foreign Minister Rafael Roncagliolo for his last-minute decision to void a permit allowing a British frigate to dock at the El Callao port.

  • 24/03/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Gov't begins legal proceedings against five British oil firms for illegal drilling

    The Government announced today that they had begun the legal proceedings put together with the AFIP tax agency against five British oil companies, accusing them of "carrying out illegal operations" in the Malvinas Islands.

  • 25/03/2012 | World

    UK's Cameron pledges inquiry on cash for access claim

    Prime Minister David Cameron pledged to investigate why a senior Conservative party fundraiser offered exclusive access to him in return for donations of 396,700 dollars a year.

  • 26/03/2012 | Latin America

    'Peru isn't anyone’s colony,' Humala says over denial to UK's warship

    Peru's President Ollanta Humala said today his country won’t tolerate any foreign impositions on its internal affairs. The Andean leader alluded to the resolution to prevent the UK's HMS Montrose frigate from docking at El Callao port in Lima after ending its patrol mission in the disputed Malvinas Islands.

  • 27/03/2012 | Latin America

    Uruguayan businessmen seek to extend commercial links with Malvinas

    Uruguayan businessmen look to extend their commercial ties to the Malvinas Islands as the head of the British Chambers of Commerce in Uruguay, Guillermo Wild confirmed to the that a Uruguayan trade mission should arrive to the islands within the next days to explore business opportunities.

  • 27/03/2012 | World

    UK, Argentina clash over nuclear submarine comment

    Britain has officially denied sending a nuclear-armed submarine to the South Atlantic region today. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg dismissed what he called ''baseless insinuations'' during a speech at the international Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea.

  • 27/03/2012 | World

    Nobel Peace Prize winners call for Malvinas talks

    Six Nobel Peace Prize winners called for Britain to open talks with Argentina over the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands, ahead of the 30th anniversary of the war between the two nations. The call came in the form of a letter directed to the UK's Prime Minister David Cameron.

  • 27/03/2012 | World

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  • 28/03/2012 | World

    'We won't back any economic blockade to Malvinas,' Uruguay's Almagro

    Uruguay’s Foreign Minister Luis Almagro denied the existance of a group of Uruguayan businessmen travelling to Malvinas Islands within the next weeks in order to extend commercial links as the Vice President of the British Chambers of Commerce in Uruguay confirmed to the yesterday, but confirmed the arrival of a Uruguayan air-freight on April 13.

  • 29/03/2012 | World

    OECD: Euro zone lagging behind in economic recovery

    Euro zone nations are falling far behind the United States and Canada as a fragile recovery takes root in advanced economies, the OECD said today, advising central banks to keep easy money flowing so the rebound does not prove short-lived.

  • 29/03/2012 | World

    UK: 'Argentina poses no credible military threat to Malvinas'

    On the verge of the Malvinas War 30th anniversary, the UK’s Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said that the Islands “don't face a current credible military threat from Argentina”, and remembered that “Argentine Mirage combat jets are no real menace to the Islands, which are well defended by the way too powerful RAF Typhoon jets.”

  • 30/03/2012 | World

    UK insists it will 'steadfastly defend' the Malvinas Islands

    Foreign Secretary William Hague formally announced before ambassadors the opening of UK’s diplomatic headquarter at El Salvador to strengthen the relations with Latin America and warned once more that his country will “steadfastly” defend the Malvinas Islands.

  • 01/04/2012 | World

    Approval ratings hit low for Cameron, poll

    Prime Minister David Cameron's approval rating hit its lowest level since he took office, a poll showed, after his Conservative party came under fire for an unpopular budget, cosy ties to rich donors and a botched handling of a looming fuel strike.

  • 01/04/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: UK, US banks receive warning letters from Argentine embassy in London

    As many as 15 British and US banks have received warning letters by the Argentine embassy in London about possible legal action over giving advice or even writing research reports about companies involved in the Malvinas Islands' nascent oil industry, UK’s newspaper Sunday Telegraph said.

  • 02/04/2012 | World

    Hague: 'UK won't negotiate over islands' sovereignty but still wants to work with Argentina'

    In a statement entitled “Why we still want to work with Argentina”, commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Malvinas War, the United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, William Hague, stressed UK’s eagerness to work with Argentina on several aspects surrounding the Malvinas issue.

  • 02/04/2012 | World

    'No British gov't could negotiate sovereignty with Argentina,' UK's MP

    The UK’s Malvinas Islands All-party Parliamentary Group stated today that “no British government will negotiate with Argentina the sovereignty of the South Atlantic archipelago as we all support the islanders right to self determination.”

  • 02/04/2012 | World

    Cameron reconfirms UK's commitment to islanders

    UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron talked to British media as today's Malvinas War 30th anniversary is commemorated in both nations, and reconfirmed his commitment to the population of the archipelago invaded in 1833.

  • 08/04/2012 | World

    UK cruise retraces Titanic's ill-fated voyage

    Descendants of some of the 1,500 people killed when the Titanic sank a century ago were among the passengers on a cruise ship that set off from Britain on Sunday to retrace the route of the liner's ill-fated voyage.

  • 09/04/2012 | Argentina

    'It's the UK who sets a blockade in Malvinas,' Timerman says

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman accused today the United Kingdom of setting a “blockade against all Argentines” as the European country holds illegal occupation of the Malvinas Islands, during a presentation at the Peronist National Front headquarters.

  • 13/04/2012 | World

    New Malvinas war unlikely, says former commander

    Amid a UK-Argentine diplomatic and trade face-off over the Malvinas islands, retired Royal Marine Brigadier Ian Gardiner – who commanded a Marine company in the 1982 Falklands war – thinks a new Argentine attack on the islands is unlikely.

  • 13/04/2012 | World

    S&P affirms UK's triple A rating, stable outlook

    Standard & Poor's reaffirmed today its top-notch AAA rating for Britain, saying it expects the country's debt burden to peak in 2014. S&P's also said its outlook for Britain's rating was stable.

  • 17/04/2012 | World

    UK library acquires key early gospel for $14 mln

    A seventh century gospel discovered in a saint's coffin more than 900 years ago, and the oldest European book to survive fully intact, has been acquired by the British Library for nine million pounds ($14 million), the library said on Tuesday.

  • 17/04/2012 | World

    UK 'very concerned' over YPF expropriation plans

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague said he was “very concerned” at President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s announcement to expropriate YPF, a decision he believes “goes against all the commitments Argentina has made in the G20 to promote transparency and reduce protectionism.”

  • 21/04/2012 | Sports

    Newcastle surge on as Chelsea hold Arsenal

    Newcastle United surged towards Champions League qualification with a 3-0 home win over Stoke City to move into fourth spot in the Premier League on Saturday as rivals Arsenal and Chelsea ground out a 0-0 draw and Tottenham Hotspur lost 1-0 at lowly Queens Park Rangers.

  • 24/04/2012 | Argentina

    Argentina presents UK with plan to resume flights to Malvinas

    Argentina’s Ambassador to the UK Alicia Castro officially presented today Argentina's proposal to establish Aerolíneas Argentinas airline regular flights to the Malvinas Islands, during a meeting with UK’s Minister of State Jeremy Browne in London.

  • 24/04/2012 | Argentina

    London 'confident' new Argentine Ambassador will boost relations

    The British Foreign Office welcomed today Alicia Castro’s nomination as the top Argentine diplomat in the country. United Kingdom Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne said he was confident the Argentina's new Ambassador to the UK will work to boost relations between the two nations.

  • 25/04/2012 | World

    Murdoch: ‘I never asked a prime minister for anything’

    Rupert Murdoch rejected accusations today that he used his media empire to play puppet master to a succession of British prime ministers, electrifying a media inquiry that has shaken the government and unnerved much of the establishment.

  • 29/04/2012 | World

    Cameron denies 'grand deal' to help Murdoch

    Prime Minister David Cameron has denied favouring Rupert Murdoch's business interests in exchange for political support from his newspaper empire, and defended a minister's handling of an ill-fated takeover bid involving the media magnate.

  • 01/05/2012 | Argentina

    Puricelli assures will insist on claims over militarization of South Atlantic

    Defence Minister Arturo Puricelli assured that the Argentina government will reiterate its claims over the UK militarization at the Malvinas Islands and highlighted the backing of the Latin American country in the fight for the sovereignty of the achipelago.

  • 02/05/2012 | World

    UK repudiates ambassador Castro's behaviour, calls it 'disappointing'

    Argentina's new ambassador to London put UK’s Foreign Secretary William Hague in an awkward situation over the Malvinas Islands after asking him at a public meeting whether he was ready to “give peace a chance” by opening talks on the islands' future.

  • 02/05/2012 | Multimedia

    Ambassador Castro tackles UK's Foreign Secretary over Malvinas

    Argentina's new ambassador to London put UK’s Foreign Secretary William Hague in an awkward situation over the Malvinas Islands after asking him at a public meeting whether he was ready to “give peace a chance” by opening talks on the islands' future.

  • 02/05/2012 | Argentina

    'I feel no regrets for what I've done,' Ambassador to London

    Argentine ambassador to London Alicia Castro told reporters she felt no regrets for having tackling down United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary William Hague with questions over Malvinas Islands sovereignty during a public meeting last Monday in London.

  • 02/05/2012 | Argentina

    'The sinking of the Belgrano cruiser was a cowardly act,' Defence Minister

    Defence Minister Arturo Puricelli considered a “cowardly act” the sinking of the General Belgrano cruiser during the Malvinas War as today marks the 30th anniversary of the attack suffered by UK’s Royal Navy submarine Conqueror that killed 323 Argentine crewmen.

  • 04/05/2012 | Argentina

    Argentina's Olympics spot

    The government has broadcast a controversial advert which shows a member of the national field hockey team training in Malvinas soil for the London Olympics.

  • 04/05/2012 | World

    London win eases Cameron's UK vote setback

    Boris Johnson dodged a humiliating nationwide defeat for Prime Minister David Cameron by winning London in local elections that saw voters angry at Britain's economic woes flock to opposition Labour and a right-wing anti-European fringe party.

  • 06/05/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman blasts UK Defence Minister over apology demands

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman replied to recent demands of an apology made by English Defence Minister Phillip Hammond over a controversial Olympic ad shot in the Malvinas Islands and urged the UK to engage in negotiations.

  • 07/05/2012 | Argentina

    CFK responds to UK over controversial Olympic ad

    “Creativity can’t be censored,” President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner explained in relation to the controversial Olympic ad. She blasted the British government for their decision to send a destroyer ship to the Malvinas Islands and the exploitation of their natural resources.

  • 08/05/2012 | World

    Cameron seeks to calm party rebels after poll losses

    British Prime Minister David Cameron will try to calm his fractious Conservative party after his worst month in office by stressing his determination to fix an ailing economy in a joint appearance with the leader of his coalition partners.

  • 08/05/2012 | Sports

    Argentine Olympic Committee respond to Malvinas TV ad

    The Argentine Olympic Committee has responded for the first time to an advertisement on state-run TV that links a dispute with Britain about the Malvinas Islands to the London Games.

  • 09/05/2012 | World

    UK's Queen unveils plans to reform Upper House

    A bill to reform United Kingdom's House of Lords has been included in the Queen's speech as one of three constitutional bills, but severe doubts remain that the reforms will reach the statute book as David Cameron's aides continue to play it down.

  • 12/05/2012 | World

    Thousands march against economic gloom in Spain, UK

    Thousands of Spaniards fed up with economic misery and waving banners against bankers marched on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the grassroots "Indignados" movement that has sparked similar protests around the world.

  • 14/05/2012 | World

    UK warns of more EU Iran sanctions if no change

    The European Union will impose tougher sanctions on Iran if it fails to take concrete steps to allay international concerns over its nuclear programme, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said.

  • 20/05/2012 | Argentina

    British nuke sub on her way to Malvinas, UK newspaper

    British nuke submarine HMS Talent was dispatched last night to the Malvinas Islands with Tomahawk warheads on what could be a warning signal to Argentina, according to UK’s sensationalist tabloid The Sun.

  • 22/05/2012 | World

    Uruguay to report presence of British nuclear submarine

    Uruguay’s Deputy-Defence Minister Jorge Menéndez announced today that the neighbouring country “will not welcome ships of that nature” as the mighty HMS Talent is said to arrive to the Malvinas Islands on 14 June, upon completion of the 30th anniversary of the English task forces landing that forced Argentina's unconditional surrender.

  • 22/05/2012 | World

    UK ambiguous about sending nuke sub to Malvinas

    An official of the British Defence Ministry said today that news informing of the sending of the HMS Talent nuke submarine to the Malvinas Islands are “mere media speculations”, and without denying or conferming the deployment, just emphasized that though the ship is nuclear-powered, it’s not a nuclear-armed submarine, according to State-run news agency Télam.

  • 24/05/2012 | World

    UK recession deepens

    Britain fell deeper into recession than initially thought in the first quarter of 2012 due to a slump in construction output, raising the likelihood that the Bank will opt to inject more stimulus to protect the economy from the euro zone debt crisis.

  • 25/05/2012 | World

    Crowds to crown UK queen's 60th anniversary party

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth will celebrate 60 years on the throne next month along with huge crowds expected for a pop concert at Buckingham Palace, a grand procession through the streets of London and a 1,000-strong flotilla along the River Thames.

  • 29/05/2012 | World

    UK, Spain 'join forces' to defend their companies in Latin America

    Spain and the UK will join forces against attacks on their companies in Latin America, Spanish Foreign Minister José Manuel García -Margallo said, following the seizure of YPF.

  • 02/06/2012 | World

    Queen Elizabeth's 60th anniversary party gets under way

    Queen Elizabeth gets four days of celebrations to mark her 60 years on the British throne under way on Saturday with one of her favourite pastimes, a trip to the horse races, as tributes to the long-serving monarch pour in.

  • 04/06/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Government declares foreign oil exploration in Argentine continental shelf 'illegitimate'

    The Government today declared oil exploration activities by five British companies in the Argentine continental shelf in proximity to the Malvinas Islands "illegitimate and clandestine."

  • 05/06/2012 | Latin America

    OAS urges Argentina, UK to engage in dialogue over Malvinas

    The Organization of American States assembly, meeting in Tiquipaya, Bolivia, passed a resolution urging the Argentine and British governments to find a peaceful way to solve the Malvinas Islands sovereignty dispute.

  • 08/06/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: UK gov't official invited to Argentina

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman invited UK Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne, to Argentina, in order to meet with him in Buenos Aires when he makes his trip to the Malvinas islands on June 14.

  • 08/06/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: UK rejects invitation to Argentina

    UK Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne turned down an invitation sent by Argentine Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman to visit Argentina.

  • 10/06/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't slams UK again over 'increased militarization of South Atlantic'

    On the Day of the Affirmation of the Argentine Rights Over the Malvinas, Islands and Antarctic Sector, the National Government once again ratified its claim over the islands’ sovereignty and questioned the UK over the “increased militarization of the South Atlantic region.”

  • 11/06/2012 | World

    UK’s former PM challenges Murdoch for misleading inquiry

    Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown accused media tycoon Rupert Murdoch today of misleading a government-sponsored inquiry into press ethics with incorrect testimony alleging Brown had threatened war against Murdoch's company.

  • 11/06/2012 | World

    Cameron left eight-year-old daughter in pub

    Prime Minister David Cameron accidentally left his daughter behind in a country pub after a Sunday lunch with friends following a mix-up over which car she was meant to be going home in, his Downing Street office said.

  • 11/06/2012 | Arts and Media

    Royal anthem reigns at top of UK charts

    A royal anthem marking Queen Elizabeth's 60 years on the British throne climbed to the top of the UK pop charts after a huge choir performed the song at a concert outside Buckingham Palace during official celebrations.

  • 12/06/2012 | World

    Malvinas islanders to submit referendum as 'message to Argentina'

    The Malvinas Islands Legislative Assembly has announced the islanders are to hold next year a referendum on their "political status", thus hoping to bring an end to the continuing dispute with Argentina.

  • 12/06/2012 | World

    'We'll respect the islanders' right; Argentina just wants to shout down their will,' Cameron

    United Kingdom’s Prime Minister David Cameron assured today that the UK will “respect and defend” the result of the political status referendum that Malvinas islanders will hold next year in order to decide their future among Argentina’s claims on sovereignty over the South Atlantic archipelago.

  • 12/06/2012 | Arts and Media

    Warner launches multi-million UK movie studio

    The Harry Potter film franchise is at an end, but Hollywood studio Warner Bros has extended its involvement in British cinema with the launch this week of a new 100 million pound ($155 million) studio complex just outside London.

  • 12/06/2012 | World

    Future of Malvinas 'can only be determined by the islanders,' UK's Hague

    UK's Foreign Secretary William Hague came on stage to back the Malvinas Islands Government’s announcement that it will hold a referendum on its political status

  • 13/06/2012 | World

    UK conservatives urge Cameron to oppose further WB loans to Argentina

    Cameron was asked by Conservative Member of Parliament Nigel Adams to remember “those who fell 30 years ago” to recapture the islands, “and to oppose any further World Bank loans to Argentina.”

  • 14/06/2012 | World

    Cameron faces televised grilling over Murdoch press group ties

    Prime Minister David Cameron faced a televised grilling over the nature of his relationship with Rupert Murdoch's press group today at an inquiry that has turned into a slow-motion political disaster for the British leader.

  • 14/06/2012 | World

    UK flies Malvinas flag outside Number 10, FCO to mark 'Liberation Day'

    The Malvinas Islands flag was being flown outside UK Prime Minister David Cameron's residence today, as well as the Foreign Office, in order to mark ‘Liberation Day,’ the day in which the Malvinas War between Argentina and the UK ended in 1982.

  • 14/06/2012 | World

    UK’s Cameron vows to continue to support Malvinas’ islanders

    In an official statement to mark the 30th anniversary of the end of the Malvinas War, United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to continue to support Malvinas islanders on their claim for the sovereignty of the archipelago.

  • 14/06/2012 | World

    UK top court rejects WikiLeaks' Assange appeal

    Britain's top court said today it had rejected an application by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to reopen his appeal against extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes, ending his last legal recourse in the British courts.

  • 14/06/2012 | Argentina

    Puricelli deems UK PM's remarks, 'almost pathetic'

    Defence Minister Arturo Puricelli deemed UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s remarks ‘almost pathetic’ after the UK official spoke in the House of Commons yesterday, making clear his support for the Malvinas islanders’ referendum.

  • 15/06/2012 | World

    After CFK's speech, Cameron says 'there'll be absolutely no negotiation'

    Following President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's reclaim for dialogue between the UK and Argentina over the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands at the UN yesterday, UK Prime Minister David Cameron responded making it clear that 'there will be absolutely no negotiation,' over the islands.

  • 18/06/2012 | World

    Britain urges world's central banks to act

    Prime Minister David Cameron will urge central banks to act to protect the global economy from the ravages of the euro zone debt crisis, and demand that the currency bloc's biggest economic players work harder to resolve its problems.

  • 19/06/2012 | Arts and Media

    "The Voice UK" tour cancelled on lack of interest

    A live tour tied to the BBC's "The Voice UK" singing contest has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales, Britain's publicly funded broadcaster reported today.

  • 28/06/2012 | World

    WikiLeaks' Assange defiant over UK police request

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said it was almost certain he would not leave his embassy refuge on Friday to enter a British police station as part of his extradition process to be questioned in Sweden about sex-crime allegations.

  • 03/07/2012 | World

    UK could stem EU migration if crisis worsens

    Britain could restrict the immigration of Greeks and other citizens of euro zone countries affected by Europe's sovereign debt crisis in the event of "extraordinary stresses and strains", Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday.

  • 05/07/2012 | World

    UK Army to axe 20,000 posts under budget cuts

    UK’s Defence Secretary Philip Hammond announced that 17 units are to be axed from the British army as part of sweeping reforms that will reduce its overall strength by 20,000 posts.

  • 24/07/2012 | World

    UK deploys 1,200 more troops to beef up security

    The government will deploy the 1,200 troops who were put on stand-by last week to help secure the London Olympics, a British minister said as security arrangements were tweaked to make up for a private firm's failure to recruit enough guards.

  • 25/07/2012 | World

    Scotland could become first part of UK to legalise gay marriage

    Scotland's devolved government said it would legalise same-sex marriage after British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged to push through legislation to enshrine it in law in England despite church and some political opposition.

  • 10/08/2012 | Sports

    Alicia Castro attends Las Leonas gold medal match

    The Argentine Ambassador to the United Kingdom Alicia Castro attended the women’s gold medal hockey match between Argentina and the Netherlands at the Olympic Park in London today.

  • 15/08/2012 | Latin America

    Britain warns Ecuador it could enter embassy to get Assange

    Britain warned Ecuador that it could raid its London embassy if Quito does not hand over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been taking refuge at the mission since mid-June.

  • 18/08/2012 | Latin America

    Ecuador rallies Latin America in Assange battle with UK

    Ecuador cast its dispute with Britain over asylum for WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange as a struggle against colonialism today, drawing growing support from its neighbours in the international diplomatic saga.

  • 20/08/2012 | World

    UK’s Prince Philip leaves Scottish hospital

    Prince Philip, the 91-year-old husband of the Queen, left hospital in Scotland today after a five-night stay during which he had treatment for a bladder infection.

  • 22/08/2012 | World

    US website airs naked photos of UK's Prince Harry

    Pictures of a naked Prince Harry, grandson of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, cavorting with a nude young woman in a hotel room in Las Vegas were published on a US website Today, in a potential embarrassment to him and the royal family.

  • 24/08/2012 | World

    UK's recession less severe than first thought

    Economy shrank less than first thought in the second quarter despite a hefty drag from trade, but the wider picture of economic weakness was little changed, data today showed.

  • 24/08/2012 | World

    OAS backs Ecuador in Assange conflict

    The Organization of American States (OAS) gave its support to Ecuador over the conflict with United Kingdom over the diplomatic asylum granted by the andean country to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

  • 28/08/2012 | Argentina

    Alicia Castro parallels UK approach to Assange with Malvinas

    The Argentine Ambassador to the United Kingdom Alicia Castro said today that the UK’s "arrogant" approach to Julian Assange’s case “was similar” to its approach to Argentina and particularly, the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands.

  • 29/08/2012 | World

    Pictures of UK's destroyer off alleged Malvinas shore unveiled

    First pictures of the UK Royal Navy's new Type 45 Destroyer HMS Dauntless near what allegedly is the coast line of Malvinas Islands, were released by British media.

  • 03/09/2012 | World

    UK urges Ecuador to resume Assange talks quickly

    Britain and Ecuador should resume talks over the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, as early as possible, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said.

  • 03/09/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: 'Islanders referendum's a total parody,' Puricelli

    By Sebastián Penelli
    Defence Minister Arturo Puricelli bashed the coming referendum announced by the Malvinas Islands Legislative Assembly for March 2013 on the islanders’ "political status", thus hoping to bring an end to the continuing dispute with Argentina over the islands' sovereignty.

  • 03/09/2012 | World

    UK's Prince Harry happy to joke about naked Vegas pics

    Britain's Prince Harry was happy to poke fun at himself when he made his first official public appearance since pictures of him cavorting naked while on holiday in Las Vegas were published.

  • 03/09/2012 | World

    Moody's downgrades EU's outlook to negative

    Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the European Union's outlook from "stable" to "negative," stating that its decision is linked to the recent outlook downgrade of the bloc's member countries, such as Germany and France.

  • 04/09/2012 | World

    Cameron keeps Osborne in shuffle of ministers

    David Cameron kept his unpopular Chancellor George Osborne in a reshuffle of his cabinet that he hopes will revive the Conservative-led government's fortunes in the middle of a term dominated by recession.

  • 14/09/2012 | World

    French magazine publishes photos of topless Kate Middleton, upsets Palace

    French magazine Closer published a series of photos of the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, sunbathing topless today, dealing a fresh blow to the royal family as it tries to move on from a scandal over naked shots of Prince Harry.

  • 18/09/2012 | World

    France court bans publication of topless Middleton

    A French court ordered today the publisher of a French gossip magazine to hand over all digital copies of topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and blocked the further publication of the images.

  • 18/09/2012 | World

    Iran launches submarine as US navy drills in Gulf

    Iran launched a submarine and a destroyer into the Gulf from Bandar Abbas port at the same time as US and allied navies held exercises in the same waters to practice keeping oil shipping lanes open.

  • 25/09/2012 | Argentina

    CFK: 'We want the UK to sit and talk, not to simply tell us we are right'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner once again claimed Argentina’s sovereignty over the Malvinas islands and urged the United Kingdom to accept talks and abide by the United Nations’s resolutions on the matter.

  • 27/09/2012 | World

    UK's PM left embarrassed on TV show

    United Kingdom's Prime Minister appeared on the US David Letterman TV late night show that turned out to be a nightmare for the British leader as he failed to get key questions right when quizzed by the host on his knowledge of British history and culture.

  • 06/10/2012 | Sports

    Steven Gerrard pledges future to Liverpool

    Steven Gerrard has pledged his future to Liverpool for the rest of his playing career saying he will never leave the club.

  • 07/10/2012 | World

    British PM Cameron warns: brace for more budget cuts

    Britain will have to keep cutting public spending to reduce the budget deficit, Prime Minister David Cameron said, underlining the government's tough task of trying to shunt the economy out of recession and winning back waning public support.

  • 07/10/2012 | World

    UK PM takes to Twitter, drawing followers and abuse

    British Prime Minister David Cameron attracted tens of thousands of followers, along with a barrage of abuse, when he began posting messages on Twitter to mark the opening of the Conservative Party conference.

  • 09/10/2012 | World

    UK must cut debt or face obscurity, Cameron says

    Britain must cut its budget deficit and fix its economy or face long-term decline, Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron will say on Wednesday, seeking to convince voters that his austerity plan is the only way forward.

  • 21/10/2012 | World

    British PM Cameron on ropes after 'catastrophic' week

    British Prime Minister David Cameron is under pressure to reassert his authority over a Conservative Party reeling after a week which saw the resignation of a senior minister and claims of incompetence and elitism at the heart of his government.

  • 22/10/2012 | World

    London bomb plotters planned attack 'bigger than 7/7'

    Three British men planned to carry out suicide bombings which could have been more devastating than the July 7, 2005 attacks in London, a UK court heard today.

  • 29/10/2012 | Arts and Media

    'Skyfall' breaks Bond's UK box office record

    "Skyfall" set the record for the biggest UK weekend box office takings of any James Bond film, its producers said.

  • 04/11/2012 | Arts and Media

    Robbie Williams returns to top spot on UK pop charts

    Robbie Williams' new single "Candy" shot straight to number one in Britain's pop charts on Sunday, the Official Charts Company said, dislodging Labrinth and Emeli Sande's "Beneath Your Beautiful" from the top spot.

  • 10/11/2012 | Argentina

    UK's Unite union supports Libertad Frigate

    The United Kingdom’s largest labour union Unite today condemned the seizing of the Argentine navy Libertad frigate in Ghana.

  • 11/11/2012 | Argentina

    UN ‘concerned’ about Argentina-UK Malvinas tensions

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the international body aims to see the conflict between Argentina and Britain over the Malvinas, Sandwich, and South Georgia islands sovereignty resolved through dialogue, but also made clear that the UK hasn’t yet accepted the UN’s intermediation.

  • 11/11/2012 | Arts and Media

    Robbie Williams takes UK pop charts' crown

    Robbie Williams was the king of the British pop charts on Sunday after he secured both the UK single and album number ones, the Official Charts Company said.

  • 12/11/2012 | World

    British governor to Malvinas during war dies

    Rex Hunt, British Governor of the Malvinas Islands at the time of the 1982 war between Argentina and England died on Sunday.

  • 02/12/2012 | Argentina

    'Capitalist institutions precariously affect Argentine sovereignty'

    Argentine Ambassador to the UK Alicia Castro spoke out over the Libertad Frigate issue at conference in London this weekend stating that it was “not correct that a private capitalist institution can precariously affect sovereign debt restructuring and interfere with Argentine sovereignty.”

  • 03/12/2012 | World

    Argentine ambassador to UK denies 'harassment' against vessels

    Argentine ambassador to London Alicia Castro strongly rejected the complaints from the British Government about alleged “harassment actions” against vessels carrying out activities in the area surrounding the Malvinas Islands.

  • 05/12/2012 | Arts and Media

    Latest James Bond film breaks UK box office record

    "Skyfall", the 23rd official James Bond movie, has become the most successful film in British box office history, earning 94.3 million pounds (US$152 million), its producers said today.

  • 10/12/2012 | World

    Australian DJs break silence over UK royal prank tragedy

    Two Australian radio announcers who made a prank call to a British hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Kate broke a three-day silence to speak of their distress at the apparent suicide of the nurse who took their call.

  • 18/12/2012 | World

    UK names Argentine Antarctic territory 'Queen Elizabeth land'

    UK’s Foreign Secretary William Hague today announced a large tract of Antarctic Territory claimed by Argentina is to be named Queen Elizabeth Land.

  • 21/12/2012 | World

    New Governor appointed in Malvinas Islands

    The Malvinas Islands government announced today the appointment of Mr Colin Roberts CVO as the next Governor of the Malvinas Islands.

  • 29/12/2012 | World

    'Britain heading in the right direction', says UK's Cameron

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain was heading in the right direction on all its major issues and could look forward to 2013 with realism and optimism.

  • 02/01/2013 | Argentina

    CFK's letter to David Cameron

  • 04/01/2013 | Argentina

    The Sun's advert in the Herald

  • 04/01/2013 | World

    Pakistani girl shot by Taliban leaves British hospital

    A Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' education has been discharged from a specialist British hospital after doctors said she was well enough to spend time recovering with her family.

  • 05/01/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina reacts to British answer on Malvinas sovereignty

    Tensions flared between Argentina and the UK following President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to reopen the Malvinas Islands sovereignty talks and The Sun's advert published in yesterday's Herald.

  • 06/01/2013 | World

    UK to defend Malvinas from Argentina, says PM Cameron

    After Argentina urged the UK to abide by a UN resolution to "negotiate a solution" to the dispute over the Malvinas, South Georgia, and South Sandwich islands, British PM said he’s "absolutely clear" that Britain would defend the Islands in the face of mounting pressure from Argentina.

  • 13/01/2013 | World

    UK prepares new plans to defend Malvinas Islands

    UK’s defence chiefs have drawn up new contingency plans designed to prevent hostile action by Argentina towards the Malvinas Islands, according to reports presented by English newspaper The Telegraph.

  • 14/01/2013 | World

    UK considers Argentine invasion of Malvinas 'highly unlikely'

    The UK’s defence minister Andrew Robathan said he considered an Argentine invasion of the Malvinas Islands “highly unlikely” and the country’s military power “is not the same as it was under General Leopoldo Galtieri” in 1982.

  • 17/01/2013 | Argentina

    CFK thanks Indonesia for backing Malvinas claims

    After a private meeting today with Indonesian president Susilo Yudhoyono, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner publicly thanked Indonesia for its support “regarding the Malvinas,” renewing that Argentina “only asks that the UK respect the UN resolution.”

  • 21/01/2013 | World

    London Heathrow cancels more flights as snow continues

    London's Heathrow airport cancelled 10 percent of flights today, a day after it cut its capacity by a fifth, and said services could face further delays with more snowfall expected.

  • 24/01/2013 | World

    UK urges Britons to leave Libya's Benghazi over threat

    Britain today said it was aware of a "specific and imminent" threat to Westerners in the Libyan city of Benghazi and urged British nationals to evacuate, giving no details of the nature of the danger.

  • 03/02/2013 | World

    UK PM Cameron urged to delay gay marriage vote

    Members of British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative party urged him to delay a parliamentary vote this week on gay marriage, warning the issue could weaken the party and harm his chances of re-election.

  • 04/02/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman: 'Argentina is an incomplete country without Malvinas'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman arrived in London today to meet with an Argentine-United Kingdom multi-party parliamentary group and the 18 pro-dialogue groups from across the European Union tomorrow.

  • 05/02/2013 | Argentina

    'Malvinas islanders referendum has no legal value,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman indicated this morning that the referendum Malvinas islanders will submit regarding their views of the archipelago political status is “mere advertising without any legal value.”

  • 06/02/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman: Malvinas sets a test for international legal system

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman assured today that the Malvinas sovereignty debate “is not just another case of colonialism but a situation that tests the entire international justice system.”

  • 07/02/2013 | Argentina

    UK’s intransigent position on Malvinas 'smells like petroleum’

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said today that the British government’s position on Malvinas Islands “smells too much like petroleum”, revealing that UK’s biggest interest in keeping the invaded archipelago is due to potential oil findings.

  • 09/02/2013 | World

    Britain's PM Cameron urges Scotland not to go it alone

    British Prime Minister David Cameron conceded that Scotland had what it takes to be an independent nation, but said it currently enjoyed "the best of both worlds", imploring it not to break the United Kingdom apart.

  • 13/02/2013 | World

    British police make six more arrests over phone hacking

    British police investigating the hacking of mobile phones to generate stories at Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World tabloid made six more arrests of journalists or former journalists today.

  • 18/02/2013 | Arts and Media

    Lichtenstein show in UK goes beyond cartoon classics

    For Roy Lichtenstein, it was better that the public was over-familiar with his work than not familiar at all, a point never lost on the US artist best known for his giant cartoon strip adaptations.

  • 20/02/2013 | World

    Record number in work in UK, claimant count plunges

    The number of people in work in Britain hit an all-time high late last year, highlighting the continued resilience of the labour market in the face of a stagnant economy.

  • 21/02/2013 | World

    Malvinas: 1982 declassified docs reveal UK willing to concede port

    Declassified UK diplomacy secret documents reveal the exchange of information between a Chilean diplomat and a British diplomat including a handwritten piece which suggests, two weeks before the beginning of the war, that the British were willing to negotiate a naval settlement for Argentina in Malvinas.

  • 22/02/2013 | World

    Moody's cuts UK's coveted Aaa credit rating

    Moody's Investors Service today cut the United Kingdom's credit rating to Aa1 from Aaa, citing weakness in the nation's medium-term growth outlook that it now expects to extend for a number of years.

  • 25/02/2013 | World

    US won't recognise Malvinas islanders referendum

    US State Secretary John Kerry completed his first visit to the UK, where the official met his counterpart Foreign Secretary William Hague and told him that Washington will not recognize the result of next month's islanders referendum.

  • 25/02/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina accuses UK of sending nuclear weapons to Malvinas

    Argentina accused the UK of transporting nuclear armoury in submarines to the Malvinas Islands, violating the international treaties that set the zone as nuclear-free.

  • 26/02/2013 | World

    UK: Police to review sex scandal claims at Lib Dems

    British police said they would review accusations of sexual misconduct made against a former official of the coalition's Lib Dems, intensifying a scandal that threatens to overwhelm the party ahead of a by-election.

  • 27/02/2013 | World

    UK fears recession as economy shrank in 2012

    Britain's economy contracted by 0.3 percent in the last quarter of 2012 as first thought, keeping alive the danger of a third recession since 2008, although yearly growth was revised up, data showed.

  • 28/02/2013 | World

    Van Rompuy tells Britain: leaving EU 'not free'

    One of Europe's most powerful officials cautioned Prime Minister David Cameron today that leaving the European Union could cost Britain dear and that the bloc's other leaders do not want to renegotiate Europe's founding treaties.

  • 28/02/2013 | Arts and Media

    Scottish singer Susan Boyle to make film debut

    Scottish singer Susan Boyle will get her first turn on the big screen in the British holiday period film "The Christmas Candle," the movie's producers said today.

  • 01/03/2013 | Argentina

    CFK renews claims over Malvinas Islands

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner renewed the claims to the United Kingdom over the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands. "The world is the one demanding dialogue," she assured as the pro-government lawmakers and militants celebrated her statement.

  • 08/03/2013 | Latin America

    Islanders: Malvinas Referendum to send 'strong message' to Argentina

    As the referendum allowing British inhabitants of the Malvinas Islands to reaffirm their political status approaches, a member of the Legislative Assembly of the South Atlantic territories, Jan Cheek, considered that the UK’s move will send a “strong message” to Argentina.

  • 08/03/2013 | Argentina

    Pérez Esquivel rejects Malvinas Referendum

    Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Adoldfo Pérez Esquivel has addressed a letter to UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron rejecting the referendum that the British administration of Malvinas Islands will hold on March 10-11.

  • 09/03/2013 | Argentina

    Government, opposition reject Malvinas referendum

    Ruling Victory Front part and opposition lawmakers have coordinated efforts to draw up a rejection move against the Referendum held by the British administration of Malvinas Islands this weekend.

  • 10/03/2013 | Argentina

    Malvinas: first day of sovereignty referendum concludes

    Residents of the Malvinas Islands voted in the first of a two-day sovereignty referendum that seeks to counter Argentina's increasingly assertive claim over the British-ruled territory.

  • 10/03/2013 | World

    Cameron: ‘We won’t be intimidated by Argentina’

    British Prime Minister David Cameron warned that Britain “will protect” the people of the Malvinas Islands from the “intimidation and threats” of Argentina, which claims sovereignty of the South Atlantic archipelago.

  • 11/03/2013 | World

    Referendum: Islanders choose to remain UK overseas territory

    Residents of the Malvinas Islands voted "yes" in the sovereignty referendum to remain UK overseas territory, by 98.8 percent in favour.

  • 11/03/2013 | World

    What’s the deal with Obama and the Malvinas? US conservatives ask

    A video produced by US think tank "Heritage Foundation" addressed to US President Barack Obama intends to change the White House’s decision of not recognising the outcome of the Malvinas referendum.

  • 11/03/2013 | World

    British MP calls for Malvinas shared-sovereignty

    Britain’s MP George Galloway stated his country should share the Malvinas Islands, and lamented London’s decision of putting forward the ongoing referendum.

  • 11/03/2013 | World

    Britain's queen, convalescing, drops engagement

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth cancelled an official engagement today due to illness following her recent hospitalization with symptoms of gastroenteritis but there is no serious concern about her health, officials said.

  • 11/03/2013 | Arts and Media

    London band Bastille storms to top of UK charts

    British rock band Bastille raced to the top of the charts with debut album "Bad Blood" this week, knocking off Brit award winner Emeli Sande from the top spot.

  • 11/03/2013 | Arts and Media

    Police failings over BBC's Savile exposed in UK report

    British police made numerous mistakes that let the late BBC TV presenter Jimmy Savile get away with unprecedented numbers of sex attacks over six decades, and such failings could be repeated, a report by inspectors said today.

  • 12/03/2013 | World

    'Argentina should take careful note of this result,' Cameron

    UK Primer Minister David Cameron called on Argentina to respect the wishes of Malvinas Islanders, who have overwhelmingly voted to stay British.

  • 12/03/2013 | Argentina

    'There's no much clearer expression of people's self determination than this,' Islands Governor

    After Malvinas Islanders voted almost unanimously to remain under British rule, the Islands British Governor, Nigel Haywood, said “This was a pretty massive demonstration of the way the Falkland [Malvinas] islanders feel and the way they see their future."

  • 15/03/2013 | World

    UK's Cameron tells Pope over Malvinas: 'White smoke over the islands was clear'

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said today that Pope Francis had been wrong to say last year that Britain had "usurped" the Malvinas Islands from Argentina, saying he respectfully disagreed with the new Pontiff.

  • 15/03/2013 | Argentina

    Domínguez: 'Let the Pope pray for Malvinas'

    Lower House head Julián Domínguez has called to pray to God for the Pope to be “an instrument” that helps build dialogue channels with the UK over the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands.

  • 18/03/2013 | World

    'Vatican has no role to play in Malvinas,' UK

    The United Kingdom played down the request made by President Cristina Fernández to Pope Francis to intervene in the Malvinas Islands sovereignty dispute.

  • 22/03/2013 | World

    UK says working to fix economy after warning by Fitch

    A warning by ratings agency Fitch that it may cut the UK's AAA credit rating in the coming weeks shows how deep the country's economic problems remain but the government is on track to fix them, a Treasury spokesman said today.

  • 22/03/2013 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Thatcher's personal papers reveal 'no war' intentions in Britain

    31 years after the 1982 Malvinas War, documents continue to shed light one of the most sensitive events in Argentina’s modern history. According to The Guardian, Margaret Thatcher’s senior advisers recommended the ex British Prime Minister not to embark Britain on the war and offer instead monetary compensation to the Islanders.

  • 23/03/2013 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Argentina to renew negotiations claims at the UN

    With the support of top regional officials, Argentina will renew its long-standing demand that the UK sits at the negotiating table to discuss the Malvinas Islands’ sovereignty dispute at the United Nations this week.

  • 27/03/2013 | Argentina

    UK says Argentina's position over Malvinas is 'unsustainable'

    Less than a week ahead of a new anniversary of Malvinas Islands 1982 War, the UK today blasted Argentina’s stance over the sovereignty of the South Atlantic territories calling it “unsustainable.”

  • 08/04/2013 | World

    Britain's 'iron lady' Margaret Thatcher dies

    Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died from a stroke, her press spokesman informed. She was 87 years old. Mourners began to lay flowers outside her house in Belgravia, London.

  • 08/04/2013 | World

    Cameron: 'We've lost a great leader, a great prime minister and a great Briton'

    In a statement on the Downing Street Twitter feed, Prime Minister David Cameron said: "It was with great sadness that l learned of Lady Thatcher's death. We've lost a great leader, a great prime minister and a great Briton."

  • 08/04/2013 | World

    Thatcher, a loved and loathed political figure

    Margaret Thatcher, the "Iron Lady", was a towering figure in British 20th century politics, a grocer's daughter with a steely resolve who was loved and loathed in equal measure as she crushed the unions and privatized vast swathes of industry.

  • 08/04/2013 | World

    Malvinas war, crucial for Thatcher's career

    Until 1982, opinion polls showed her to be the most unpopular Prime Minister ever. After British forces won the Malvinas war, her popularity soared, allowing her to call a general election in 1983 which she won by a landslide.

  • 08/04/2013 | World

    Malvinas islanders express 'great sadness' after Thatcher's death

    The Malvinas government received the news of the death of Baroness Margaret Thatcher this morning, "with great sadness" and flags were flying at half mast in the Islands.

  • 08/04/2013 | World

    Obama: 'America has lost a true friend'

    President Barack Obama mourned the late Margaret Thatcher today, saying "America has lost a true friend" who strengthened US ties with Britain and helped win the Cold War.

  • 10/04/2013 | World

    Malvinas war theme to be played at Thatcher's funeral

    Margaret Thatcher’s funeral will have a Malvinas War theme, the British government announced today.

  • 12/04/2013 | Arts and Media

    McCartney tops UK music rich list, Adele richest youngster

    Former Beatle Paul McCartney's 680-million-pound ($1.04 billion) fortune put him at the top of a list ranking the UK and Ireland's richest musicians that also highlighted Adele as the wealthiest young music millionaire.

  • 15/04/2013 | Argentina

    Argentine Gov't denounces UK's 'military exercises' in Malvinas

    The Argentine Foreign Ministry denounced that the UK “will conduct new military exercises on occupied Argentine territory between today and the 26 of April,” including a missile launch from the Malvinas Islands, and said that it would send a protest letter to the British government.

  • 19/04/2013 | World

    Fitch strips UK of triple-A rating, austerity debate deepens

    Britain's credit standing took a further blow when Fitch Ratings became the second major international agency to strip the country of its top-notch credit rating.

  • 20/04/2013 | World

    IMF's Lipton adds pressure on UK to change economic course

    A senior IMF economist added pressure on Britain's finance minister George Osborne to slow the pace of his deficit-cutting programme to take into account the country's under-performance on growth.

  • 24/04/2013 | World

    UK to learn if it has entered 'triple-dip' recession

    Britain finds out  if its stagnant economy has slipped back into recession, a week after the International Monetary Fund urged finance minister George Osborne to consider scaling back his austerity programme.

  • 13/05/2013 | World

    Obama: 'US working to establish facts on Syria chemical weapons use'

    US President Barack Obama said today the United States would keep increasing pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to stop the "appalling violence" in Syria, and was still investigating the reported use of chemical weapons there.

  • 13/05/2013 | World

    UK: Scandal for 'Malvinas' globes on sale

    The British chain of upmarket department stores John Lewis put up for sale globes that mark Islas Malvinas instead of Falkland Islands, as they are called in Great Britain. As a result, John Lewis owners got massive critics and branded “unpatriotic”.

  • 14/05/2013 | World

    ‘Everything on the table’ in US-Europe trade talks

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said yesterday a proposed free trade agreement between the European Union and United States should cover all sectors and industry, drawing a stark contrast with France, which wants to leave out sensitive cultural industries.

  • 14/05/2013 | World

    US, UK pledge support for Syrian opposition

    US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron found common ground yesterday in the White House, pledging their countries’ support for the moderate opposition in Syria.

  • 17/05/2013 | World

    Pro-Assad hackers attack UK newspaper FT's website

    The website of British newspaper the Financial Times was hacked today, apparently by the "Syrian Electronic Army", a group of hackers and on-line activists who say they support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

  • 21/05/2013 | Argentina

    UK: Give up Malvinas Islands and we’ll talk

    Britain has said economic agreements in the South Atlantic could be relaunched on one condition: that Argentina drops its sovereignty claim over the resource-rich Malvinas Islands.

  • 21/05/2013 | World

    Britain asks EU to put Hezbollah military wing on terror list

    Britain said it had asked the European Union to put the military wing of Islamist group Hezbollah on its list of terrorist organisations.

  • 28/05/2013 | World

    Ecuador says UK violating human rights of WikiLeaks' Assange

    Ecuador's foreign minister accused the British government of trampling on the human rights of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by refusing to allow him to travel to Ecuador, which granted him political asylum almost a year ago.

  • 09/06/2013 | World

    UK says eavesdropping is legal, defends links with US spy agency

    Britain said eavesdropping by its GCHQ security agency was legal and no threat to privacy but would not confirm or deny reports it received data from a secret US intelligence programme.

  • 10/06/2013 | World

    Cameron defends spy agencies over PRISM cyber-snooping

    Prime Minister David Cameron said today Britain's spies acted within the law following revelations the intelligence agencies had received data collected secretly by the United States from the the world's biggest internet companies.

  • 11/06/2013 | World

    G8 partners put out by Britain's hefty summit bill

    Two days of accommodation at a lakeside golf hotel in Northern Ireland don't come cheap - and Britain has irritated its fellow Group of Eight states by sending them hefty advance bills for the summit it is hosting there.

  • 14/06/2013 | World

    Britain presses territories on tax action before G8 summit

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron will press its overseas tax havens to sign up to an international transparency treaty in London, hoping to bolster British credibility ahead of next week's G8 summit.

  • 20/06/2013 | World

    Britain rejects involvement of pope in Malvinas dispute

    Britain and a representative of the Malvinas (Falkland Islands) rejected the idea of Pope Francis intervening in the long-running dispute with Argentina over the islands, which Buenos Aires claims are Argentine territory.

  • 08/07/2013 | Arts and Media

    UK Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips expecting baby

    The Queen's granddaughter, Zara Phillips and her husband, rugby player, Mike Tindall are expecting their first baby in the New Year, Buckingham Palace said in a statement.

  • 09/07/2013 | World

    UK GDP grows 0.6% in second quarter

    Britain's economic growth rate doubled to 0.6 percent in the second quarter, largely driven by the private service sector, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research said today.

  • 12/07/2013 | World

    UK's Thomson Airways says Dreamliner forced to return to UK

    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Britain's Thomson Airways flying to the United States from northwest England was forced to return to Britain due to technical issues as a precaution today, the airline said.

  • 12/07/2013 | World

    Dreamliner catches fire at Britain's Heathrow airport

    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Ethiopian Airlines caught fire at Britain's Heathrow airport today, forcing the closure of both runways, in a blow for the US planemaker that sent its New York shares down over 6 percent.

  • 16/07/2013 | World

    Gay marriage to be legal in England as law clears last hurdle

    Gay marriage is to become legal in England and Wales after the lower house of the British parliament approved the final changes on Tuesday to a law that had Prime Minister David Cameron's backing but split his ruling Conservative party.

  • 18/07/2013 | World

    Queen Elizabeth hopes royal baby comes soon

    Queen Elizabeth joined the band of increasingly impatient royal baby watchers hoping Prince William and his wife Kate's first child arrives soon, saying she is due to go on holiday.

  • 20/07/2013 | World

    Britain's royal baby: a world obsession or media hype?

    As the world's media whips itself into a frenzy over Prince William and his wife Kate's baby, some bemused spectators are wondering if Britain's royal family really is that fascinating or just hype.

  • 21/07/2013 | Sports

    Britain's Froome wins centenary Tour de France

    Chris Froome won the 100th edition of the Tour de France on Sunday to become the second British champion in successive years.

  • 22/07/2013 | World

    Duchess of Cambridge admitted to hospital in early stages of labour

    Prince William's wife Kate has gone into labor and been admitted to a hospital for the birth of the couple's first child, who will be third in line to the British throne, his office said today.

  • 24/07/2013 | World

    Prince William and Kate name new baby George Alexander Louis

    Prince William and Kate have named their new-born baby boy George Alexander Louis, William's office said today.

  • 02/08/2013 | World

    Britain's Kate and William register birth of Prince George

    Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate today registered the birth of their son George, who was born on July 22 in a blaze of global publicity and is third in line to the British throne.

  • 05/08/2013 | World

    UK's Cameron "seriously concerned" by Gibraltar/Spain tensions

    Prime Minister David Cameron is "seriously concerned" by reports that Spain is considering introducing fees at the border with Gibraltar and closing its airspace to planes using the British overseas territory's airport, his spokesman said today.

  • 09/08/2013 | World

    Spain wants Gibraltar talks but will take 'unilateral' measures

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he hoped for dialogue with Britain soon regarding Gibraltar, but he said until talks took place his government would continue to consider unilateral measures to defend Spanish interests.

  • 11/08/2013 | World

    Madrid may ask UN for support over Gibraltar

    Spain may take its row with Britain over the disputed territory of Gibraltar to the United Nations, stepping up its actions in the conflict, a diplomatic source said.

  • 19/08/2013 | World

    Snowden journalist threatens to publish more UK secrets: 'Britain will be sorry'

    The journalist who first published secrets leaked by fugitive former US intelligence agency contractor Edward Snowden vowed today to publish more documents and said Britain will be "sorry" for detaining his partner for nine hours.

  • 20/08/2013 | World

    Britain rejects Spanish request for Gibraltar talks

    Britain rejected a Spanish proposal to hold talks over the sovereignty of the contested British overseas territory of Gibraltar after Spain issued an appeal for such negotiations to be held "as soon as possible".

  • 20/08/2013 | World

    'The Guardian' says Britain made it destroy Snowden material

    The British authorities forced the Guardian newspaper to destroy material leaked by Edward Snowden, its editor has revealed, calling it a "pointless" move that would not prevent further reporting on US and British surveillance programmes.

  • 20/08/2013 | World

    British authorities say detention of reporter's partner 'legally sound'

    Britain's authorities said today the use of anti-terrorism powers to detain the partner of a journalist who wrote about US and British surveillance programs based on leaks by Edward Snowden was "legally and procedurally sound".

  • 20/08/2013 | Arts and Media

    Royal couple releases family snapshots of baby George

    Prince William and his wife Kate released two informal family snapshots as the first official photos of their son, Prince George, disappointing royal fans hoping to get a good look at Britain's newest royal heir.

  • 20/08/2013 | Argentina

    Alicia Castro calls PM Cameron 'fool', praises 'Malvinas Pope'

    Alicia Castro, the Argentine ambassador to the United Kingdom, has launched a strong attack on prime minister David Cameron, calling the politician "a fool" and adding that he was "completely useless."

  • 21/08/2013 | Argentina

    Britain asks Argentina to clarify comments about 'dumb' Cameron

    Britain asked Argentina's ambassador to clarify remarks about Prime Minister David Cameron today after she described his handling of a long-running dispute over the contested Falkland Islands as "foolish" and him as "dumb".

  • 29/08/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina condemns military attack on Syria

    Argentina has officially condemned the West's intents for a strike on Syria saying a military intervention could “aggravate” the country’s domestic scenario and repudiated the use of chemical weapons.

  • 30/08/2013 | World

    France says ready to punish Syria despite British no vote

    France said it still backed action to punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government for an apparent poison gas attack on civilians, despite a British parliamentary vote against it.

  • 30/08/2013 | World

    Britain's Cameron: I don't need to apologize to Obama over Syria defeat

    Prime Minister David Cameron said he regretted the failure of the British parliament to support military action in Syria but that he hoped President Barack Obama would understand the need to listen to the wishes of the people.

  • 30/08/2013 | World

    Crisis in Syria

  • 30/08/2013 | World

    US, France prepare to act on Syria despite UK no

    France said it still backed military action to punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government for an apparent poison gas attack and Washington pushed ahead with plans for a response despite a British parliamentary vote against a military strike.

  • 30/08/2013 | World

    US says world cannot let Assad get away with chemical attack

    The United States made clear that it would punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the "brutal and flagrant" chemical weapons attack that it says killed more than 1,400 people in Damascus last week.

  • 31/08/2013 | World

    UN weapons experts leave Syria, Washington prepares attack

    UN experts left Syria after investigating a poison gas attack that killed hundreds while the United States said it was planning a limited response to punish President Bashar al-Assad for the "brutal and flagrant" assault.

  • 06/09/2013 | World

    Gibraltar accuses Madrid of 'pre-war environment'

    While Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy held a one-to-one meeting with his British counterpart David Cameron on the G20 Summit sidelines in Russia to discuss the Gibraltar sovereignty dispute, officials of the British-controlled territory accused Madrid of setting a “pre-war environment.”

  • 11/09/2013 | World

    Syria agrees on chemical weapons deal, US remains cautious

    Syria accepted a Russian proposal to give up chemical weapons but US President Barack Obama said it was too early to tell if the initiative would succeed and he vowed to keep military forces at the ready to strike if diplomacy fails.

  • 17/09/2013 | World

    Rugby player Tuilagi apologises to Cameron for 'bunny ears' gesture

    Lions rugby centre Manu Tuilagi has apologised for making a 'bunny ears' gesture behind the head of British Prime Minister David Cameron in a photocall at 10 Downing Street.

  • 24/09/2013 | Argentina

    CFK attacks UK militarisation of South Atlantic, nuclear subs

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner used today's speech in front of the UN General Assembly to once more criticise British military movements in the South Atlantic, condemning the use of nuclear submarines around the disputed Malvinas Islands.

  • 26/09/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina, Spain join up to pressure Britain on Malvinas, Gibraltar

    Argentina and Spain agreed today to join forces in order to pressure Britain to discuss their separate claims on British territories: the Malvinas Islands and Gibraltar near the southern tip of Spain.

  • 17/10/2013 | Argentina

    Malvinas trade mission arrives in Uruguay to fuel oil business

    Amid tightening tensions between Buenos Aires and London over Argentina’s demands for negotiations over the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands, a British government trade mission landed in Uruguay to promote hydrocarbon activities.

  • 28/10/2013 | World

    Storm kills three in UK and Netherlands, shuts down power, trains

    A strong storm battered Britain and the Netherlands today, killing three people, cutting power and forcing hundreds of plane and train cancellations as it moved on across mainland Europe.

  • 28/10/2013 | World

    British man arrested, charged with hacking US military networks

    A British man has been arrested in England and charged by the United States and Britain with hacking into US government computer systems, including those run by the military, to steal confidential data and disrupt operations, authorities said.

  • 11/11/2013 | World

    Kerry hopes for nuclear deal with Iran as diplomacy warms

    US Secretary of State John Kerry has said he hoped an agreement on Iran's disputed nuclear programme would be signed within months and that London and Tehran revive diplomatic ties, signs of a warmer atmosphere between the Islamic Republic and the West.

  • 17/11/2013 | World

    Iran points to possible way round nuclear sticking point

    Iran has the right to enrich uranium, but does not insist others recognise that right, Iran's chief nuclear negotiator said, in what could be a way around one of the main sticking points between Tehran and world powers in talks this week.

  • 21/11/2013 | World

    British PM Cameron followed high-class escort agency on Twitter

    It has emerged that the official Twitter account of British Primer Minister David Cameron was following a “boutique escort” agency that catters for the need of “gentlemen of distinction.”

  • 29/11/2013 | World

    In austerity drive, UK sells disued London tube station

    The British government has sold off a disused London underground station used as a secret wartime command centre, as part of its drive to repair battered public finances.

  • 05/12/2013 | World

    Hurricane-force winds hit Britain and close in on Europe

    Hurricane-force winds cut transport and power in northern Britain and and blasted towards mainland Europe, as meteorologists warned Storm Xaver could be the worst to hit the continent in years.

  • 16/12/2013 | Argentina

    UK complains about Argentine threat to punish oil drilling in Malvinas

    Britain has accused Argentina of "bullying tactics" over its threat to punish oil firms operating off the Malvinas Islands with heavy fines, the seizure of assets and jail sentences of up to 15 years.

  • 17/12/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina rejects UK protest over Malvinas hydrocarbon law

    Deputy Foreign Minister Eduardo Zuaín today called a meeting with the UK ambassador, in order to reject the nation's protest over a new law that prohibits the exploitation of hydrocarbon resources in the area around the Malvinas Islands.

  • 19/12/2013 | World

    Iran, six world powers resume expert talks on nuclear deal

    Iran and six world powers have resumed expert-level talks in Geneva to work out how to put into practice a landmark deal obliging Tehran to curb its nuclear program in return for some relief from economic sanctions.

  • 20/12/2013 | Argentina

    Filmus to head new government agency created to address Malvinas issues

    According to an official communiqué released this morning, a new government agency under the scope of the Foreign Ministry has been created by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to address issues related exclusively to the Malvinas Islands, designating former senator Daniel Filmus as its chief.

  • 20/12/2013 | Argentina

    Cameron slams 'Argentina's campaign'

    During a special message for Christmas, UK Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the Malvinas citizens and said that Britain “will never” let Argentina violate their “right for self determination.”

  • 22/12/2013 | World

    World powers and Iran pause nuclear talks for Christmas holidays

    Six world powers and Iran have suspended their expert-level talks on implementing a landmark nuclear deal until after Christmas, a spokeswoman for European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said today.

  • 08/01/2014 | Argentina

    UK poll: 63% believe Malvinas Islands ‘should be Argentinean’

    According to an online poll released in the British newspaper “The Daily Telegraph”, 63 percent of the voters affirmed that the Malvinas Islands should be under Argentina’s sovereignty.

  • 08/01/2014 | World

    UK riots: inquest says police killing of man in 2011 was lawful

    A British inquest found today that police acted lawfully when they shot and killed a man whose death sparked a wave of rioting in 2011 in the worst civil unrest in the country in decades.

  • 13/01/2014 | Argentina

    Illegal oil drilling in Malvinas will lead to 'administrative sanctions, prison sentences' - Filmus

    Daniel Filmus, who has taken office as the head of Argentina’s newly created Malvinas Islands Secretariat, granted an interview to the British daily The Guardian. “It must be known that Argentina will defend its claim,” the ex senator told international media.

  • 17/01/2014 | World

    Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter gives birth to girl

    Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter, Zara Phillips, gave birth to a girl who becomes 16th in line to the British throne, Buckingham Palace said.

  • 20/01/2014 | World

    IAEA report states Iran stopped higher-grade uranium enrichment

    Iran has halted its most disputed nuclear activity under a ground-breaking deal with six world powers, a confidential UN atomic agency report obtained by Reuters showed, paving the way for the easing of some Western sanctions against Tehran.

  • 21/01/2014 | World

    IMF raises growth forecast, warns of deflation risks

    The International Monetary Fund has raised its global growth forecast for the first time in nearly two years, saying fading economic headwinds should permit advanced nations to pick up the mantle of growth from emerging markets.

  • 30/01/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't renews 'colonialism' claims over Malvinas

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman has renewed Argentina’s demands for talks with the UK to discuss the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands, saying the South American government “hopes” for “international law to be applied.”

  • 08/02/2014 | World

    ‘Argentina’s policy towards Malvinas is doomed to fail’, UK official says

    UK’s State Minister for Latin America Hugo Swire said that Argentina’s policy towards the Malvinas Islands is “doomed to fail” if the Government doesn’t take the islanders opinion into account.

  • 09/02/2014 | Sports

    Jones bronze a boost for British snow talent

    Jenny Jones's breakthrough Olympic slopestyle snowboarding bronze medal may be the start of something big for Britain, the country that can claim to have invented ski racing without ever being much good at it.

  • 11/02/2014 | World

    UK PM Cameron cancels Middle East trip due to flood crisis

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said the government would spend whatever was needed to deal with flooding in England as he cancelled a planned visit to the Middle East to handle a crisis which has left some homes under water for weeks.

  • 13/02/2014 | World

    UK gov't: Suspicious parcels have 'hallmarks of N.Ireland terrorism'

    Seven suspicious packages sent to army recruitment offices in England contained "viable devices" bearing the hallmarks of "Northern Ireland terrorism", a spokeswoman from Prime Minister David Cameron's office said today.

  • 13/02/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina denies ‘threat’ to British cruise ship

    The Foreign Ministry denied that BA port authorities urged British Queen Victoria cruise ship to lower its “red duster” flag, the ensign for the United Kingdom.

  • 15/02/2014 | World

    Storm kills two in drenched Britain

    Gales of up to 80 miles per hour and heavy rain lashed southern England and Wales overnight, Britain's Met Office said, while severe flood warnings remained in place for much of southern and central parts of Britain.

  • 20/02/2014 | Latin America

    Poll: 46% of Uruguayan ignore who rules in Malvinas Islands

    A survey published by the Uruguayan daily El país says that 46 percent of the country’s population is not aware of who is currently in political control of the Malvinas Islands while 43 of the polled believe it is the United Kingdom. Only 9 percent said Argentina was in control of the British-seized territories.

  • 27/02/2014 | World

    Guardian: GCHQ collected images of Yahoo webcam chats

    Files from the British spy agency dating between 2008 and 2010 provided to the newspaper by the former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, revealed that the surveillance programme, codenamed Optic Nerve, saved one image every five minutes from randomly selected Yahoo webcam chats and stored them on agency databases.

  • 01/03/2014 | Argentina

    'Sooner than later we will discuss Malvinas' sovereignty with UK'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner renewed Argentina’s demands for talks with the United Kingdom to discuss the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands, seized by the British in 1833.

  • 03/03/2014 | Argentina

    Ambassador to UK: appointment of new governor of Malvinas 'a provocation'

    In a column signed by Argentine Ambassador to the UK Alicia Castro and published on The Guardian British newspaper, the diplomat criticizes the appointment of Colin Roberts as "governor" of the disputed Malvinas Islands.

  • 05/03/2014 | World

    Britain to freeze assets of 18 Ukrainians

    Britain's finance ministry said it would join other European Union countries in freezing the assets of 18 Ukrainians suspected of misappropriating state funds, in line with an agreement reached by the EU earlier in the day.

  • 05/03/2014 | World

    Obama and Cameron consult on Ukraine

    President Barack Obama spoke to British Prime Minister David Cameron about the situation in Ukraine, the White House said.

  • 07/03/2014 | World

    UK's first bitcoin machine opens in London cafe

    Britain's first machine for dispensing digital currency opened in a cafe near London's "Silicon roundabout" tech hub in east London, offering customers the ability to exchange bank notes for bitcoins.

  • 11/03/2014 | World

    Crimea's Parliament asks to join Russian Federation, Ukraine calls for US, UK assistance

    The Parliament in Crimea have asked Moscow today to allow the southern Ukrainian region to become part of the Russian Federation and closed its airspace to commercial flights.

  • 14/03/2014 | Argentina

    Macri, Massa would be 'flexible' with London's interests in Malvinas

    "Acknowledgement from the parties make discoveries non-essential," Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said when commenting on the statements by British minister Hugo Swire, who considered opposition’s Massa and Macri would have a “more realistic and mature” vision than the Kirchnerite administration to settle the Malvinas Islands row.

  • 17/03/2014 | Argentina

    CFK blasts 'double standards' in Crimea, Malvinas comparison

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has criticised what she dubbed a "double standard" from the United Kingdom, due to the nation condemning the Crimean referendum on union with Russia while supporting the rights of Malvinas residents to hold a vote on their future.

  • 19/03/2014 | World

    Russian forces seize two Ukrainian bases in Crimea

    The US warned Moscow it was on a "dark path" to isolation as Russian troops seized two Ukrainian naval bases, including a headquarters in the Crimean port of Sevastopol where they raised their flag.

  • 27/03/2014 | Argentina

    Ahead of meeting with UK's Queen Elizabeth, Pope expresses support for Malvinas dialogue

    In the sidelines of his weekly audience at the St. Peter's square, Pope Francis met Argentina’s Malvinas Islands Affairs Secretary Daniel Filmus and expressed his hopes for Buenos Aires and London to resume sovereignty talks over the South Atlantic territories.

  • 03/04/2014 | Multimedia

    A meeting without much of ceremonial pomp

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth met Pope Francis for the first time and gave a bemused pontiff culinary delights from the royal estates, including a dozen eggs and a bottle of whisky. The Argentine pontiff gave the monarch a gift for her eight-month-old great-grandson.

  • 03/04/2014 | Argentina

    Malvinas residents mock CFK 'nuclear base' assertion via Twitter

    With an ironic tone, the habitants of Malvinas published in Twitter their response to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner speech from yesterday, where she expressed the Islands are currently used as a Nato military base in the Atlantic South.

  • 06/04/2014 | Argentina

    Cristina takes the moral high ground

    By James Neilson
    Cristina is in a motherly mood these days so she must have had David Cameron’s best interests at heart when she chided him for spending lots of public money on childish warlike pursuits instead of taking a leaf out of her book and sharing some of what he has among jobless youngsters.

  • 10/04/2014 | World

    Northern Ireland charges man with murder in Omagh bombing

    Northern Ireland has charged a man with 29 counts of murder in the 1998 Omagh bombing, the worst attack in decades of violence in the province, police said.

  • 11/04/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina condemns UK military drills in the Malvinas Islands

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman condemned new military exercises the UK is set to undertake in the disputed territory of the Malvinas Islands. "It's a new act of colonial aggression," the Minister stressed, adding Argentina will file a complaint with the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Special Committee on Decolonization.

  • 14/04/2014 | Arts and Media

    Guardian, Washington Post win Pulitzers for NSA coverage

    The Guardian US and Washington Post have been awarded the most prestigious Pulitzer prize for coverage of secret surveillance by the US National Security Agency that sparked wide debate over government spying.

  • 15/04/2014 | World

    UK: Swindon mayor forced to resign after disability comment

    Nick Martin, the mayor of Swindon in Great Britain was forced to resign today, accused of breaching the members' code of conduct.

  • 16/04/2014 | World

    Bin Laden's ex ally turns into key US witness

    A British shoe bomb-plotter-turned-government informant, who once conspired with Osama bin Laden, has become a key witness for US prosecutors seeking to give American juries a taste of life inside al Qaeda.

  • 21/04/2014 | World

    Queen Elizabeth II turns 88

    Queen Elizabeth II turns 88 today. Her birthday was honoured by traditional gun salutes in London, while the monarch spends the day privately, in Windsor Castle.

  • 22/04/2014 | World

    British anti-EU party runs for Parliament accused of racism

    UKIP, Britain's anti-EU party, launched its campaign for next month's European elections today, fending off accusations from rival lawmakers that its pre-election posters were racist.

  • 30/04/2014 | World

    Northern Ireland police arrest Gerry Adams over 1972 murder

    Northern Ireland police are questioning Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams over the 1972 abduction and murder of Jean McConville, his party said, after police said detectives investigating the case had arrested a 65-year-old man.

  • 01/05/2014 | World

    McGuinness on Adams' N. Ireland arrest: 'It's a deliberate attempt to influence the elections'

    The arrest of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams is a deliberate attempt by unidentified "dark" forces to undermine the peace process, Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has said.

  • 04/05/2014 | World

    Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams released from custody

    Police arrested Adams on Wednesday over the 1972 murder of Jean McConville, a killing he repeated that he was "innocent of any part" in. His detention had raised tensions among Northern Ireland's power-sharing government and its fragile peace.

  • 06/05/2014 | World

    UN, UK condemn Nigerian schoolgirls abductions

    The UN and the British government condemned Islamist militant group Boko Haram for the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria last month and pointed out the need for close cooperation for the release of the girls.

  • 07/05/2014 | World

    Hollande, Cameron vow to help Nigeria

    French President François Hollande and British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed their disgust for the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls by Islamist group Boko Haram in Nigeria and pledged help to look for the girls.

  • 09/05/2014 | World

    Nigeria president says girls still there; British team assists search

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said he believes 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist insurgents are still in his country. Meanwhile, British experts arrived in the African country to advise the government on how to find the missing girls.

  • 13/05/2014 | World

    Scientists, drugmakers, charities sign UK deal on animal research

    More than 70 medical bodies in Britain including Big Pharma's Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca have signed a pledge to be more open about their use of animals in scientific experiments.

  • 14/05/2014 | World

    British teenage cancer sufferer dies after raising millions for charity

    A British teenage cancer sufferer who raised more than 3 million pounds ($5 million) for charity after his fund-raising campaign went viral on social media has died, his family said today.

  • 20/05/2014 | Arts and Media

    Jail terms cut for men plotting against singer Joss Stone

    Two men found guilty of plotting to murder and rob British singer Joss Stone because they were angered by her links to the British royal family had their jail terms cut by an appeal court.

  • 26/05/2014 | World

    Eurosceptic UKIP party breaks British bipartisanship

    The victory of Britain’s eurosceptic UKIP party in European elections broke the traditional British bipartisanship for the first time in over a century.

  • 03/06/2014 | Argentina

    British MPs support Argentina in battle against 'Vulture Funds'

    More than 100 British Members of Parliament have signed a resolution of support for Argentina in the fight against the 'Vulture Fund' holdout investors, and warned that if the United States Justice System ruled against the nation it could fall into default.

  • 10/06/2014 | Argentina

    UK's refusal to discuss Malvinas 'incomprehensible'

    The government reiterated Argentina’s “unalienable right” over the Malvinas Islands and urged the UK to resume negotiations. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs described the British government refusal to continue talks as “incomprehensible and inadmisible.”

  • 10/06/2014 | Argentina

    UK Minister on Malvinas: Argentine efforts are 'counter-productive'

    The UK Foreign Office Minister to Latin America, Hugo Swire, criticised the actions of the Argentine government in the ongoing dispute over the Malvinas Islands, also slamming the use of a "Malvinas are Argentine" banner in a national team game.

  • 11/06/2014 | World

    JK Rowling gives a million pounds to Scottish anti-independence campaign

    JK Rowling, Britain's best-selling author and creator of teenage wizard Harry Potter, has donated 1 million pounds (1.68 million dollars) to the campaign against Scottish independence, saying she believed Scotland was better off staying in the United Kingdom.

  • 15/06/2014 | World

    Prince William more popular than the Queen

    Prince William is Britain's most popular royal and is regarded more favourably by the public than either Queen Elizabeth, his grandmother, or Prince Charles, his father and heir to the throne, a poll showed.

  • 24/06/2014 | World

    UK's phone hacking scandal: Murdoch protegee cleared of all charges

    Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm, has been acquitted on of orchestrating a campaign to hack into phones and bribe officials in the hunt for exclusive news.

  • 26/06/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina renews Malvinas claim before UN Committee

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman reiterated Argentina’s claim on Malvinas islands before the United Nation’s Decolonization Committee today in New York and rejected the British “pillaging of natural resources of Argentine Sea”.

  • 01/07/2014 | Argentina

    Ex FM Taiana says Cobos' Malvinas trip 'irresponsible'

    With Radical Party MP – and a candidate to run in next year’s presidential elections – Julio Cobos confirming a visit to the disputed archipelago this week, ex foreign minister Jorge Taiana considered his visit “irresponsible,” scheduled “without consultation.”

  • 06/07/2014 | World

    UK's David Cameron urged to launch child abuse investigation

    British Prime Minister David Cameron is facing calls to launch a full-scale inquiry into allegations that well-known politicians abused children in the 1980s, after an official said the government had lost files that may shed light on the matter.

  • 07/07/2014 | World

    Passengers evacuated from Channel Tunnel after breakdown

    Hundreds of passengers were evacuated from the Channel Tunnel today after a train broke down due to a problem with overhead wires, resulting in long delays on the crossing between Britain and France.

  • 14/07/2014 | World

    UK foreign minister William Hague resigns

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague said he was stepping down from his post as the country's top diplomat after four years in the job as part of Prime Minister David Cameron's biggest reshuffle since he was elected in 2010.

  • 15/07/2014 | World

    Eurosceptic Hammond appointed UK foreign minister

    British Prime Minister David Cameron pushed through his biggest government shake-up since coming to power in 2010, promoting Eurosceptics to senior roles, among them former defence minister and prominent Eurosceptic Philip Hammond.

  • 21/07/2014 | World

    Prince George to celebrate his first birthday

    No public celebrations are planned for the birthday, although the Royal Mint will strike a commemorative sterling silver 5-pound coin to mark the occasion. A private party will take place at the family home in Kensington Palace.

  • 02/08/2014 | World

    Ukrainian forces advance in east as Russia

    Government forces tightened the noose around the main stronghold of pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine and, with diplomacy stalled, Moscow and the West stepped up their war of words.

  • 05/08/2014 | World

    UK minister quits over 'morally indefensible' Gaza policy

    Sayeeda Warsi, a senior minister in Britain's Foreign Office, resigned today, accusing Prime Minister David Cameron's government of taking a "morally indefensible" approach to the conflict between Israel and Hamas.

  • 07/08/2014 | Arts and Media

    Celebrity push to keep Scotland in the UK

    Rolling Stone Mick Jagger and over 200 stars of film, art, sports and literature have signed a letter urging Scotland to remain part of the United Kingdom, six weeks ahead of a historic referendum on independence.

  • 18/08/2014 | World

    Assange hopeful to leave Ecuador's Embassy

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent over two years inside Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden, said he planned to leave the building "soon", but his spokesman said that could only happen if Britain let him.

  • 20/08/2014 | World

    Obama: US will do what it must to protect its citizens

    US President Barack Obama has affirmed that the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants "shocked the conscience of the entire world" and he vowed the United States would do what it must to protect its citizens.

  • 24/08/2014 | World

    British Ebola victim leaves Sierra Leone for Britain

    A Royal Air Force plane carrying a British healthcare worker who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone - the first Briton to catch the deadly virus - took off from the capital Freetown bound for Britain.

  • 24/08/2014 | World

    Britain reveals close to identifying Foley beheading suspect

    Britain is close to identifying a suspected British national shown beheading US journalist James Foley in a video released by Islamic State militants, the British ambassador to the United States has said.

  • 26/08/2014 | Arts and Media

    After a 35-year interlude, Kate Bush wows fans with comeback gig

    Kate Bush mixed note-perfect renditions of her biggest hits with two visually stunning interpretations of her longer conceptual works to delight fans who had waited 35 year for the British singer and songwriter to return to the stage.

  • 01/09/2014 | World

    Britain condemns Israel's West Bank appropiation

    The British government has said it deplored an Israeli decision to appropriate a large swathe of land inside the occupied West Bank, saying the move would seriously damage Israel's international reputation.

  • 03/09/2014 | World

    UK says video hostage genuine, does not rule out airstrikes against IS

    Britain's foreign minister has said Islamic State's seizure of a British hostage didn't make airstrikes more likely, but said he wasn't ruling that option out.

  • 04/09/2014 | Argentina

    Daily Telegraph says 'Argentina lost squid war against Malvinas'

    UK's Daily Telegraph informed the Malvinas Islands Fisheries Department has reported the largest annual catch of squid since records began, adding the record catch, which is worth more than £45m, "will be a major boost to the island economy but it is also likely to come as a blow to the Argentinian authorities."

  • 07/09/2014 | World

    UK promises Scots more powers if they vote 'No'

    The British government is scrambling to respond to a lurch in the opinion polls towards a vote for Scottish independence this month by promising a range of new powers for Scotland if it chooses to stay within the United Kingdom.

  • 11/09/2014 | World

    IMF says markets could fall if Scotland leaves UK

    A decision by Scotland to break away from the United Kingdom next week could prompt negative market reaction in the short-term due to uncertainty over the country's future economic policies, the IMF said.

  • 11/09/2014 | World

    Russia faces new sanctions over Ukraine crisis

    European Union governments agreed to begin their new sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis on Friday but could lift them next month if Moscow abides by a fragile truce, while the United States prepared its own fresh sanctions.

  • 13/09/2014 | World

    ISIS video purports to show beheading of UK hostage David Haines

    Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video today which purported to show the beheading of British aid worker David Haines.

  • 17/09/2014 | Argentina

    Yes or No: Two sides, one shared story

    By Damian Pachter

  • 18/09/2014 | World

    Scots vote against independence in four small constituencies

    Scotland voted against breaking apart the United Kingdom in four small constituencies, early referendum results showed, as Scots agonized over the fate of their country following a divisive independence campaign.

  • 24/09/2014 | Argentina

    President demands negotiations over UK Malvinas conflict

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner used today's UN General Assembly to once more demand efforts from the United Kingdom to sit down and negotiate for the disputed Malvinas Islands, while criticising the system of the Security Council dominated by five permanent members.

  • 25/09/2014 | World

    UK parliament set to approve Iraq air strikes against Islamic State

    British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to win approval from parliament to join US led air strikes on Islamic State militants in Iraq at a specially convened session on Friday.

  • 26/09/2014 | World

    ISIS tightens siege of Syria border town; more Europeans join alliance

    Islamic State fighters tightened their siege of a town on Syria's border with Turkey today despite US-led air strikes aimed at defeating the militants in both Syria and Iraq, in a coalition which has now drawn widespread European support.

  • 29/09/2014 | Argentina

    Alicia Castro thanks British unions' support in vulture funds battle

    Argentine ambassador to the UK Alicia Castro spoke at the 17th The Communication Workers Union (CWU) Women's Conference in Leeds and thanked British unions for their support in Argentina’s battle against its holdout creditors, the so called vulture funds.

  • 01/10/2014 | World

    Queen Elizabeth looking to hire bubble-gum cleaner

    England’s Queen Elizabeth II has posted an official advert for a “bubble-gum remover” to “arrange for the removal of chewing gum” left by guest at the Historic and State Apartments.

  • 01/10/2014 | World

    EU parliament holds up confirmation of Britain's Hill

    The European Parliament summoned the British nominee to oversee the bloc's financial services sector to a new confirmation hearing next week after he failed to convince a committee of his suitability, lawmakers said.

  • 03/10/2014 | World

    ISIS beheads British hostage in new video

    Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video today that purported to show the beheading of a man it identified as British citizen Alan Henning.

  • 03/10/2014 | World

    Obama 'strongly condemns' killing of British citizen

    US President Barack Obama strongly condemned the killing of British citizen Alan Henning by Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria and said the United States would seek to bring his killers to justice.

  • 06/10/2014 | World

    British NHS 'at breaking point'

    British National Health Service (NHS) is at “breaking point” and its “founding principles” are at stake “under the twin crises of rising demand and flat-lining budgets”, a coalition of leading doctors, nurses and charity bosses warned.

  • 06/10/2014 | Argentina

    Castro slams 'vulture funds' in UK trade unionist conference

    Alicia Castro, the Argentine ambassador in the United Kingdom, has fiercely criticised the conduct of holdout investors during an address to British umbrella trade union UNITE.

  • 07/10/2014 | World

    Britain arrests four men in operation against Islamist militants

    British anti-terrorism officers have arrested four men in their early 20s in London as part of an investigation into Islamist-related militancy, police said in a statement.

  • 09/10/2014 | World

    Macedonia seals hotel after Briton dies of suspected Ebola

    A British man with symptoms of the Ebola virus has died in Macedonia and authorities said they had sealed off a hotel where he stayed, keeping another Briton and hotel staff inside.

  • 11/10/2014 | World

    London mayor says spies monitoring thousands of terrorism suspects

    Britain's security services are monitoring thousands of terrorism suspects in London and are involved in operations on a daily basis, the capital's mayor Boris Johnson has said.

  • 20/10/2014 | World

    Second royal baby due date confirmed for April

    The second child of Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate is due to be born in April, his office announced.

  • 24/10/2014 | World

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media today when she sent out her inaugural message on Twitter.

  • 26/10/2014 | World

    Britain ends combat role in Afghanistan, last US Marines hand over base

    British troops ended their combat operations in Afghanistan today as they and US Marines handed over two huge adjacent bases to the Afghan military, 13 years after a US-led invasion launched the long and costly war against the Taliban.

  • 28/10/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina urges Britain to shut down Malvinas garrison

    Argentina has urged Britain to follow its withdrawal from Afghanistan Helmand military base and to leave Malvinas islands. Secretary for the Malvinas Daniel Filmus called the British government to shut down “its biggest military base in the South Atlantic.”

  • 28/10/2014 | Multimedia

    IS releases video of new hostage Cantlie from Kobani

    Britain is analyzing the latest video of British hostage John Cantlie released by the Islamic State (IS) yesterday, the Foreign Office said. The footage apparently shows Cantlie as a combat correspondent in the Syrian town of Kobani, near the Turkish border, forecasting IS victory despite waves of US airstrikes.

  • 10/11/2014 | Argentina

    Mercosur Parliament rejects British control of Malvinas Islands

    The Parliament of Mercosur (Parlasur) has reaffirmed its opposition to the United Kingdom's control of the disputed Malvinas Islands, in an extraordinary session of the body which described the issue as a colonial conflict of "global" importance.

  • 10/11/2014 | World

    UK's Cameron refuses to rule out EU exit

    David Cameron has said that Britain should not be willing to stay in the European Union "come what may", as the prime minister's main political rival said the promise of a referendum on membership of the bloc was creating uncertainty for businesses.

  • 11/11/2014 | Arts and Media

    Geri Halliwell to marry Formula One team boss

    With a notice published in The Times, ex Spice Girl Geri Halliwell revealed she is engaged to 40-year-old Formula One team principal Christian Horner.

  • 14/11/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't protests British military exercises in Malvinas

    The Cristina Fernández de Kirchner administration has summoned charge d’ affaires of the United Kingdom embassy in Buenos Aires Richard Barlow and presented before him a letter of protest against recent military exercises in Malvinas Islands which included the firing of 136 missiles.

  • 21/11/2014 | Argentina

    UK condemns Malvinas sovereignty signs

  • 27/11/2014 | Arts and Media

    British crime novelist P.D. James dies at 94

  • 18/12/2014 | Argentina

    UK to award medal to Malvinas Islands for 'courage' in 1982 war

    The British government announced that it will award a campaign medal to the Malvinas Islands in recognition of inhabitant’s support for British forces amid "direct and grave threat to their sovereignty" during the 1982 South Atlantic War.

  • 18/12/2014 | Argentina

    CFK to UK: ‘Dialogue like the US did with Cuba’

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner called the UK government ‘to sit and dialogue’ over the Malvinas Islands’ dispute, and gave as an example the agreement reached yesterday between the United States and Cuba.

  • 21/12/2014 | Arts and Media

    Elton John, David Furnish get married

  • 07/01/2015 | World

    UK's Cameron says attack 'sickening'

    British Prime Minister David Cameron has condemned an attack on the Paris offices of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo as "sickening" and said Britain stood with France in the fight against terror.

  • 08/01/2015 | World

    'Al Qaeda in Syria plans West mass attacks'

    Al Qaeda militants in Syria are plotting attacks to inflict mass casualties in the West, possibly against transport systems or "iconic targets", the head of Britain's MI5 Security Service said.

  • 21/02/2015 | Sports

    UK police investigate second claim of racist chanting by Chelsea fans

    British police are investigating a second allegation of racism involving Chelsea fans, after a complaint that men returning from this week's Champions League match in Paris chanted racist slogans at London's St Pancras station.

  • 10/03/2015 | Arts and Media

    'Top Gear' presenter Jeremy Clarkson suspended

  • 24/03/2015 | Argentina

    UK to reinforce military presence in Malvinas Islands

    The UK will be reinforcing its military presence in the disputed Malvinas Islands with the coalition government of Prime Minister David Cameron expected to unveil its plan in a special session in the British parliament today.

  • 24/03/2015 | Argentina

    Gov't: UK using Malvinas as excuse to raise military spending

    The Foreign Ministry has accused the United Kingdom of using an alleged Argentine threat to the Malvinas Islands in order to boost its military budget, while also claiming that the archipelago has been turned into an electoral campaign issue.

  • 04/04/2015 | Argentina

    Malvinas espionage: Scioli condemns British 'violation' of Argentina's rights, private affairs

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli questioned British espionage on Argentine authorities and military officials over the Malvinas Islands sovereignty dispute, considering the case “serious.”

  • 13/04/2015 | World

    UK forces test Malvinas defence on 'fears of Argentine invasion'

    British special forces have carried out a mission in the disputed Malvinas islands to train troops "amid fears that Argentina may try to land commandos on one of the 700 small islands in a bid to claim sovereignty," the Sunday Express newspaper reported.

  • 11/01/2011 | World

    Energy shares lift Wall Street in light volume

    Energy shares helped the Dow and S&P 500 end a three-day losing streak, even as investors worried rising fuel costs will undercut economic growth. Meanwhile, European shares rose as a strong start to the US earnings season boosted optimism about upcoming company results.

  • 09/02/2011 | World

    Wall Street falls on profit taking; Dow ekes out gain

    Investors took profits after a recent rise in US stocks but a late-hour rally in Bank of America shares helped the Dow squeeze out its eighth straight day of gains.

  • 12/02/2011 | Sports

    Rooney stunner seals derby win for Man United

    Wayne Rooney conjured a breathtaking overhead kick to earn Premier League leaders Manchester United a 2-1 victory over Manchester City in a memorable derby.

  • 21/02/2011 | World

    'Egypt must do more to show democratic future,' Cameron

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said Egypt must do more to show it has a democratic future following the fall of former President Hosni Mubarak.

  • 02/03/2011 | Arts and Media

    Danny Boyle brings Frankenstein to London stage

    Fans of Danny Boyle's movies such as "Slumdog Millionaire" and "127 Hours" will not be surprised to learn that his return to the stage directing a new play at the National Theatre based on Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" is a breathtaking mix of intimate drama and spectacular imagery.

  • 04/03/2011 | World

    UK's Queen Elizabeth to make historic Irish visit

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth is to travel to Ireland this year in the first official visit by a British monarch since before the Irish state gained independence from Britain in 1921.

  • 01/04/2011 | World

    UK to hold ‘thousands’ of wedding street parties

    Thousands of street parties will be held across Britain to celebrate Prince William's marriage to Kate Middleton next month, local government officials said, as royal wedding fever grips parts of the country.

  • 07/04/2011 | World

    British queen to visit Irish republic

    Queen Elizabeth will visit some of the most symbolic memorials of Ireland's struggle for independence from Britain when she travels to the republic next month, Buckingham Palace said.

  • 16/05/2011 | Arts and Media

    Hippie, control freak, editor, star: Gaga in action

    If it is possible to be a hippie, modern day missionary, pop superstar and control freak all at once, then Lady Gaga is it

  • 23/05/2011 | World

    UK, US launch joint national security body

    Britain and the United States are to create a new joint forum to assess long-term threats to their national security, a British government source said.

  • 24/05/2011 | World

    Obamas meet UK royals to seal 'special' relations

    US President Barack Obama was treated to royal pomp at Buckingham Palace on a two-day state visit aimed at ensuring the United States and Britain keep the "special" in their relationship.

  • 06/06/2011 | World

    IMF backs UK policy but warns of growth risks

    The International Monetary Fund backed the British government's plans to reduce the budget deficit, but said tax cuts or more quantitative easing may be needed if growth proves persistently weak.

  • 15/06/2011 | Arts and Media

    UK police detain two near home of singer Joss Stone

    Police in southwest England have arrested and detained two men on suspicion of conspiracy to rob and murder near the home of chart-topping soul singer Joss Stone, they said in a statement.

  • 16/06/2011 | Argentina

    CFK bashes Cameron’s 'mediocre and almost stupid' remarks over Malvinas

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner bashed UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s emphatic refusal to discuss Malvinas Islands’ sovereignty as the Argentine leader said the Englishman’s statements on the case were “mediocre and almost stupid”, during a visit to Northeastern province of Misiones.

  • 29/06/2011 | World

    UK accuses Iran of violating UN resolution

    Britain accused Iran of carrying out covert tests of a missile that could carry a nuclear warhead, in violation of a UN resolution, an accusation which Tehran immediately denied.

  • 30/06/2011 | World

    Teachers, civil servants strike hits UK

    Teachers and civil servants marched through the streets and picketed government buildings across Britain today in protest at planned pension reforms, launching what could be a long period of labor unrest over austerity measures.

  • 11/07/2011 | World

    UK reduces its international terrorism threat level

    "The change in the threat level to substantial does not mean the overall threat has gone away - there remains a real and serious threat against the United Kingdom and I would ask the public to remain vigilant," Interior Minster Theresa May said in a statement.

  • 18/07/2011 | World

    Second senior UK police officer resigns in phone hack scandal

    One of London's most senior police officers and its top counter-terrorism officer resigned over his role in the News Corp phone hacking probe, a day after his boss said he was quitting over the ongoing scandal.

  • 18/07/2011 | World

    Cameron to fly home as corruption storm builds

    David Cameron cut short a trip to Africa and will fly home on Tuesday to defend himself from a scandal that has battered Rupert Murdoch's media empire, forced British police chiefs to resign and raised doubts about the prime minister's judgment.

  • 19/07/2011 | World

    Murdoch 'humble,' 'appalled,' apologizes before UK parliament

    Rupert Murdoch and his son testified to a British parliamentary committee at which he defended his son and his company over a scandal that has rocked the British establishment.

  • 26/07/2011 | Argentina

    'Argentina is ready to negotiate with UK over Malvinas,' says Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman, stated in Paris that “the United Kingdom cannot hide behind the fact that they are permanent members of the UN Security Council, to avoid talking over the Malvinas issue,” and reiterated that “Argentina feels as though its ready to negotiate and hopes that England is too.”

  • 31/07/2011 | Arts and Media

    Amy Winehouse tops UK albums chart after death

    "Back to Black" by Amy Winehouse shot back to the top of the British albums chart, a week after the troubled singer died at the age of 27.

  • 01/08/2011 | World

    UK teen cyber activist bailed without Internet access

    A British teenager charged with hacking offences and believed to be a leading member of the Anonymous and LulzSec online activist groups was released on bail in a London court on Monday on condition he did not use the Internet.

  • 10/08/2011 | Argentina

    Timerman receives UN General Assembly head, Joseph Deiss

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman received incumbent head of the United Nations General Assembly, Joseph Deiss today to discuss “the Malvinas situation and the international financial crisis,” said Timerman.

  • 12/08/2011 | World

    British gov't deems recovery of riot-affected businesses 'a top priority'

    As the storm of rioting began to calm across the UK, the British government acted quickly to provide a solution for businesses that were affected during the course of violent attacks by rioters over the past week in different English cities.

  • 13/08/2011 | World

    UK government says must tackle social problems after riots

    Britain needs to tackle deep-seated social problems following riots and looting in English cities this week, the center-right government said, and a US street crime expert it has brought in said arrests alone would not solve the problem.

  • 14/08/2011 | World

    UK's Cameron: will mend "broken society" after riots

    Prime Minister David Cameron said his government would mend Britain's "broken society" to prevent a repeat of the country's worst riots in decades.

  • 25/08/2011 | Arts and Media

    Winehouse album sets UK chart record after death

    The late Amy Winehouse's acclaimed second and final album "Back to Black" has become the UK's biggest seller of the 21st century, according to data from the Official Charts Company.

  • 27/08/2011 | World

    Obesity to worsen, weigh heavily on healthcare costs

    Obesity is most widespread in Britain and the United States among the world's leading economies and if present trends continue, about half of both men and women in the United States will be obese by 2030, health experts warned yesterday.

  • 05/09/2011 | Arts and Media

    David Gest, Jacksons plan tribute tour to Michael

    Producer David Gest, Tito Jackson and others close to Michael Jackson unveiled a singing and spoken-word tribute tour to the late King of Pop.

  • 06/09/2011 | World

    Murdoch's UK newspaper group to cut 110 jobs

    More than 100 staff are to lose their jobs this year at News International, the Rupert Murdoch-owned British newspaper group at the centre of a phone-hacking and police bribery scandal.

  • 09/09/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't deems UK military exercises in South Atlantic 'a provocation'

    Defence Minister Arturo Puricelli considered that a series of UK military exercises carried out in the South Atlantic ocean zone “is a provocation to Argentina.”

  • 19/09/2011 | World

    Gaddafi spokesman says UK, French mercenaries caught

    Muammar Gaddafi's loyalists said they had captured 17 mercenaries - some British and French - in what would amount to a severe blow to Libya's new rulers and their international backers.

  • 19/09/2011 | World

    UK police arrest seven in counter-terrorism raids

    UK police arrested seven people in a counter-terrorism operation in Birmingham but said there was no connection to the Liberal Democrat conference taking place there this week.

  • 22/09/2011 | Argentina

    UK 'regrets' Argentina's threat to cancel flights to Malvinas

    The British Embassy in Argentina commented on President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s speech at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, in which she threatened for greater isolation at the Malvinas Islands, and said that his government “regretted that Argentina was considering to withdraw from yet another bilateral agreement with the United Kingdom.”

  • 23/09/2011 | Argentina

    Malvinas: UK replies to CFK, rules out sovereignty talks

    In a statement issued, the government of Great Britain replied to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's statements, who had threatened to cancel flights to the Malvinas Islands.

  • 23/09/2011 | World

    British government's full statement

    "The British Government has offered the following statement in response to the Argentine President's threat to end the Falklands/Chile airlink."

  • 25/09/2011 | Argentina

    G77 urges UK to 'return to negotiations' with Argentina over Malvinas sovereignty

    Foreign Ministers from the countries in the G77 and China coalition urged the United Kingdom to return to negotiations with Argentina over the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands, the Argentine Foreign Ministry informed on Sunday.

  • 03/10/2011 | World

    S&P warns UK against wavering on deficit cuts

    Britain's prized triple-A sovereign debt rating could come under pressure if the government strays from its path of public deficit cuts in the face of weaker growth, credit agency Standard & Poor's said today.

  • 05/10/2011 | World

    UK vows to guarantee security of Malvinas

    Britain will protect the people of the disputed Malvinas Islands for as long as they want to remain British citizens, Defense Secretary Liam Fox said today.

  • 05/10/2011 | World

    ‘World on brink of deep economic crisis’, says Cameron

    The world is on the brink of another deep economic crisis but Britain must stick to its deficit-cutting plans, Prime Minister David Cameron said today, urging patience and calm while his coalition government tries to reshape a faltering economy.

  • 06/10/2011 | World

    UK launches fresh stimulus with 75 billion pound boost

    The Bank of England will spend 75 billion pounds more of newly-created money to shield Britain's economy from the euro zone debt crisis and keep a faltering recovery going, opting for an early, dramatic move to maximise the impact.

  • 12/10/2011 | World

    UK unemployment hits highest since 1994

    Unemployment in Britain has jumped to its highest level since 1994, with young people hit hardest as private companies fail to make up for job losses in the public sector, piling pressure on the government to boost a stagnant economy.

  • 13/10/2011 | World

    UK will work with allies 'to agree on international response'

    Britain will work with the United States, the European Union and Saudi Arabia to agree on an international response to an alleged Iranian-backed plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to Washington, Foreign Secretary William Hague said.

  • 14/10/2011 | World

    UK Defense Secretary Fox resigns; conservative Hammond appointed

    Defense Secretary Liam Fox resigned today amid a furor over his friendship with a businessman with defense interests. Later, Cameron appointed Conservative Philip Hammond as his new defense secretary, Sky News said.

  • 14/10/2011 | Argentina

    Malvinas gov't responds to Argentina UN Ambassador by Twitter

    The Malvinas government responded to the Argentine ambassador to United Nations Jorge Arguello for his comments on the islands sovereignty claim. Arguello stated on Thursday islanders relied heavily on social benefits granted by the United Kingdom.

  • 18/10/2011 | World

    Gov’t report: Former UK defense secretary broke ministerial code

    Former British Defense Secretary Liam Fox broke the ministerial code of conduct over his close friendship with a businessman who falsely claimed to be his official adviser, a government report said today.

  • 19/10/2011 | World

    UK's Cameron admits inflation is too high

    Inflation in Britain is too high but has been caused by rising world food prices, the fall in the value of sterling and a rise in sales tax, Prime Minister David Cameron said today.

  • 24/10/2011 | World

    UK congratulates CFK, but warns ‘Malvinas non negotiable’

    The United Kingdom government congratulated reelected president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner for her victory at the polls yesterday, but remarked the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands is not “negotiable,”according to an international news agency.

  • 24/10/2011 | World

    UK's Cameron faces party rebellion over Europe

    Prime Minister David Cameron faced the biggest rebellion of his premiership on Monday with dozens of his own party members in parliament set to back calls for a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union.

  • 24/10/2011 | World

    UK parliament recalls James Murdoch over hacking

    James Murdoch, heir apparent to his father's News Corp before a phone-hacking scandal engulfed the firm, will return for a second hearing before the UK parliament to explain apparent discrepancies in his evidence.

  • 28/10/2011 | World

    British royal succession rules to change

    Centuries of British royal discrimination came to an end today after Commonwealth leaders agreed to drop rules that give sons precedence as heir to the throne and bar anyone in line for the crown from marrying a Roman Catholic.

  • 09/11/2011 | World

    Rockhopper finds new well in Malvinas

    Oil company Rockhopper Exploration has confirmed today to have found a second oil well in the North Malvinas Basin, Malvinas Islands, as part of the company’s Casper project.

  • 10/11/2011 | World

    Cameron: Italy ‘clear and present danger’ to euro zone

    Italy represents a clear and present danger to the euro zone, Prime Minister David Cameron said today.

  • 10/11/2011 | World

    Prince William will be sent to the Malvinas in 2012

    Prince William, a solid member of the Royal Air Force, is to be sent to the Malvinas Islands at the beginning of next year, to spend six weeks at the Mount Pleasant military base, the UK's Ministry of Defence confirmed today.

  • 12/11/2011 | World

    UK denies report of deeper cuts to army

    Britain denied a newspaper report that it was considering making deeper cuts to its army than previously announced and soldiers wounded in Afghanistan would not be exempt from losing their jobs.

  • 13/11/2011 | World

    UK plays down Prince William's visit to Malvinas

    Britain's chief of armed forces David Richards denied that the recent announcement of the deployment of Prince William to the Malvinas Islands was a “provocative act” towards Argentina.

  • 14/11/2011 | Sports

    UK ponders missile defence for London 2012 Olympics

    Britain is ready to use missiles to protect next year's London Olympics from an airborne attack, Defence Minister Philip Hammond said, amid reports the United States was unhappy with security plans for the games.

  • 27/11/2011 | Arts and Media

    Rihanna tops UK album and single charts

    Barbados-born R&B singer Rihanna scored a record-breaking double as her "Talk That Talk" debuted at the top of the album charts and she held onto first place in the singles ranking.

  • 29/11/2011 | World

    Iranian protesters enter UK compound in Tehran

    Iranian protesters stormed the British Embassy compound in Tehran, smashing windows and burning the British flag during a rally to protest against sanctions imposed by Britain, live Iranian television showed.

  • 29/11/2011 | World

    UK's Cameron: Iran embassy attacks 'outrageous'

    British Prime Minister David Cameron labelled an attack by Iranian protesters on the British embassy in Tehran "outrageous and indefensible" and called on the Islamic republic to prosecute those responsible.

  • 30/11/2011 | World

    Germany recalls ambassador from Iran

    Germany has recalled its ambassador to Iran for consultation after the British diplomatic mission in Tehran was stormed yesterday, German media reported today.

  • 03/12/2011 | World

    Iran diplomats return from UK to heroes' welcome

    Iranian diplomats expelled from Britain after radical youths stormed the British embassy in Tehran arrived home to supporters bearing flowers and chanting "Death to England".

  • 06/12/2011 | World

    UK protests to Argentina over Malvinas Islands

    Britain has protested to Argentina over its interception of UK-licensed fishing boats in disputed waters near the Malvinas Islands, over which the two countries went to war in 1982.

  • 07/12/2011 | World

    UK plans to set largest marine protection zone in South Georgia Island

    England has drafted plans for extending marine protection zone in South Georgia to the largest in the world, according to British newspaper, The Times.

  • 07/12/2011 | World

    UK protests over interception of fishing boats heading to Malvinas

    The United Kingdom has protested to Argentina over its interception of UK-licensed fishing boats in disputed waters near the Malvinas Islands, over which the two countries went to war in 1982.

  • 09/12/2011 | World

    EU leaders reach debt crisis deal without Britain

    A divided Europe – a historic rift over building a closer fiscal union to preserve the euro, with a large majority of countries led by Germany and France agreeing to forge ahead with a separate treaty, leaving Britain isolated – reached a new deal to address the debt crisis hovering over the block.

  • 14/12/2011 | World

    UK unemployment hits 17-year high as recession looms

    The number of Britons out of work rose to its highest level in more than 17 years in October, and these jobless figures look set to rise further as firms facing the threat of a renewed recession cut back on staff.

  • 21/12/2011 | World

    'Nuclear submarine should be sent to protect Malvinas,' says Former British Sea Lord

    A former British First Sea Lord (2002-2006) and Commander during the Malvinas War today stated that Britain should respond to the Mercosur bloc’s decision to close their ports to ships that fly the Malvinas flag, by sending a nuclear submarine to protect the islands, the Telegraph newspaper reported today.

  • 23/12/2011 | Latin America

    Malvinas: UK requests access to Uruguay's ports

    UK’s Foreign Affairs Minister William Hague called his Uruguayan counterpart Luis Almagro to allow access of the ships with Malvinas Islands’ flags in his country’s ports. Almagro assured that he has ratified Uruguay’s decision over the issue.

  • 24/12/2011 | World

    Queen visits Prince Philip after health scare

    Queen Elizabeth visited her 90-year-old husband Prince Philip in hospital today as Britain's longest-serving royal consort recovered from minor heart surgery to ease chest pains he had suffered in the days before Christmas.

  • 26/12/2011 | Latin America

    Brazil overtakes UK as the world’s sixth-largest economy, report says

    Brazil has overtaken Britain as the world's sixth largest economy, a London-based research group said today. In its latest World Economic League Table, the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) said Asian countries were moving up while European countries were slipping down.

  • 30/12/2011 | World

    UK unveils secret files over Malvinas Islands war

    Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had been informed about the risks of reducing the Royal Army a year before the Argentine invasion of the Malvinas Islands in 1982, stated the secret files unveiled.

  • 02/01/2012 | World

    Hackers target emails of UK's Gordon Brown

    British police have found evidence that private investigators working for newspapers hacked into the email account of former Prime Minister Gordon Brown while he was finance minister, The Independent newspaper reported.

  • 03/01/2012 | World

    Stephen Lawrence murderers get life jail

    Two men who took part in the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence in 1993 - a landmark case which exposed what an inquiry called the "institutional racism" of London's police force - were given life sentences today.

  • 07/01/2012 | World

    UK's Cameron signals clampdown on bosses' pay

    Bosses' pay should have to be approved by votes among shareholders as part of efforts to restrain rising inequality, Prime Minister David Cameron was quoted as saying in an interview with the Sunday Telegraph.

  • 11/01/2012 | Argentina

    'Mercosur members reconfirmed agreed policies over Malvinas,' Timerman

    Following UK's Foreign Secretary William Hague’s comments, Argentina’s Foreign Ministry Héctor timerman issued a press release claiming that Mercosur members had reconfirmed to him their decision to bar malvinas ships from entering their ports and that the United Kingdom "admitted the obstacle of using the illegal flag of the Malvinas put in place by ports in the region."

  • 11/01/2012 | World

    UK orders review of cosmetic surgery industry

    Britain said on it would investigate whether tighter regulation of the cosmetic surgery industry was needed after a health scare over breast implants made by a now defunct French company.

  • 14/01/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: 'there's no room for rejecting dialogue'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman urged the United Kingdom to desist of implementing measures that worsen the Malvinas islands conflict, and assured that “there is no space for rejecting dialogue.”

  • 15/01/2012 | World

    UK's Cameron offers talks on Scottish independence vote

    British Prime Minister David Cameron offered on Sunday to hold talks with Scottish leader Alex Salmond to thrash out their differences over arrangements for a referendum on Scottish independence that could lead to a breakup of the United Kingdom.

  • 18/01/2012 | World

    Cameron accuses Argentina of 'colonialism' over Malvinas

    British Prime Minister David Cameron reiterated the country’s position regarding the Argentine claim over the Malvinas Islands today. He accused Argentina of "colonialism", adding more fuel to the longstanding controversy, over which the Argentina and the United Kingdom fought a war three decades ago.

  • 19/01/2012 | Argentina

    Cameron reported of Argentine plan for 'fishermen's invasion'

    After yesterday’s crossfire between the UK and Argentina over the Malvinas Islands, a British newspaper revealed that the UK Prime Minister’s accusations of ‘colonialism’ against Argentina came after being warned that “Buenos Aires was plotting a mock fishermen’s invasion.”

  • 19/01/2012 | Argentina

    Boudou praises regional support for Malvinas sovereignty claim

    Vice-President Amado Boudou praised the immediate support expressed by several countries in the region in the bilateral conflict between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the Malvinas Islands sovereignty.

  • 19/01/2012 | World

    News Corp pays out over hacking claims

    The British newspaper arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has agreed to settle a string of legal claims over phone hacking, after victims said the company had admitted its management knew about the practice and tried to cover up.

  • 20/01/2012 | Argentina

    'Claiming Malvinas sovereignty is inherent,' Randazzo

    Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo reiterated Argentina’s claim for sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands today, underlining that it "forms part of State policy" and that it is "inalienable." Randazzo further pointed out the the Government is to "keep on insisting that Britain sit down to negotiate."

  • 21/01/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman praises US stance on Malvinas

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman praised the US stance on the conflict between Argentina and UK over the Malvinas islands sovereignty, after it called for both countries to solve the dispute "via bilateral dialogue."

  • 21/01/2012 | Argentina

    Hague urges Gov't to cease 'Malvinas intimidation attempts'

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague urged Argentina to desist from attempts to intimidate Malvinas islands residents, as tension between both countries mounted as the 30th anniversary of the war approaches. Yesterday, the US urged both countries to resolve their dispute through dialogue.

  • 22/01/2012 | Argentina

    'UN doesn’t recognize Malvinas islanders’ right of self determination,’ Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said that "the United Nations does not recognize Malvinas islanders’ right of self determination" and reiterated the request to the British government to “sit down and negotiate, as it was established by the UN."

  • 22/01/2012 | World

    'Not a single islander wants to be Argentine,' Malvinas gov't member

    Dick Sawle, a member of the Malvinas Islands Legislative Assembly reconfirmed today on a TV interview to TN news channel the idea that Argentina is considered a "threat" because of its actions against the population of the Islands.

  • 23/01/2012 | World

    US energy giant to invest in UK's oil rush in Malvinas

    Amidst the escalated diplomatic tension between Argentina and the United Kingdom, today’s edition of British sensationalist newspaper The Sun assures that US energy giant Anadarko made an offer to develop oil rush in the Malvinas Islands.

  • 25/01/2012 | World

    UK’s Cameron: Euro zone must act before IMF gets new funds

    New cash for the International Monetary Fund should not be considered until the euro zone takes determined action to end the crisis in the single currency area, United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron said today.

  • 26/01/2012 | Argentina

    Further escalation between Argentina, UK over Malvinas

    The bilateral spat between Argentina and the UK over the Malvinas sovereignty issue continues, as a Senate Committee unanimously voted in favour of debating a declaration bill “strongly repudiating” David Cameron’s “colonialist” statements, while a British minister accused Argentina of “saber-rattling.”

  • 26/01/2012 | World

    Davos: Cameron asks for ‘bold and decisive action’ to the European crisis

    United Kingdom’s Prime Minister David Cameron urged the European Union today to take a “bold and decisive action” to curb the economic crisis hovering over the Euro Zone. According to the Prime Minister, the European Central Bank should be “doing more” to contain the recession.

  • 26/01/2012 | Argentina

    Alicia Castro appointed ambassador to the UK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner appointed Alicia Castro as ambassador to the United Kingdom, and the British government has accepted her credentials, the Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday.

  • 29/01/2012 | World

    UK resumes St Helena airport project to access Malvinas

    The UK decided to resume a US$400 million airport project on St. Helena Island, the last exile home of defeated French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. The go-ahead was greeted in the Malvinas Islands as a much-needed lifeline after the latest diplomatic tensions between the UK and Argentina.

  • 31/01/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't condemns UK's decision to send warship to Malvinas

    The National Government condemned the arrival of the HMS Dauntless, a British warship, to the Malvinas Islands and urged the UK to “avoid falling in the temptation of engaging in discourse “that transforms patriotism in bullying patriotism.” Earlier today, the UK's Royal Navy confirmed to the that the ship is to be sent to patrol the South Atlantic after the recent diplomatic tensions.

  • 01/02/2012 | World

    UK brings forward Prince William's deployment to Malvinas Islands

    After all the fuzz created over the UK’s decision to send its most advanced warship to Malvinas Islands, the British government confirmed that Prince William will begin his six-week deployment in the Islands earlier than expected. The heir to the throne arrived today to the Archipelago.

  • 02/02/2012 | Argentina

    Boudou: 'The UK is the face of imperialism and colonialism'

    Vice President Amado Boudou came on stage to fuel-up the current diplomatic tensions between Argentina and the UK due to sovereignty claims over the Malvinas Islands, as the official considered that "Great Britain has always been the face of imperialism and colonialism around the world.”

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