The Americans have been voted the world's coolest nationality in an international poll, the Brazilians the coolest in Latin America and the Spanish in Europe, according to social networking site Badoo.com.
Argentina and Brazil defence ministers confirmed the two countries “strategic alliance” and subscribed a bilateral cooperation declaration emphasizing on the South Atlantic as “a Peace Zone, free of nuclear weapons”.
US and European shares have both fallen as concerns continue about the high level of Euro zone debt, as well as the risk of a return to recession on both sides of the Atlantic.
The Falkland Islands team will be arriving in the Isle of Man over the next couple of days to participate in the Commonwealth Youth Games which brings together more than 1,000 athletes from all over the world.
Spain’s conservative opposition People’s Party (PP) has extended its lead over the ruling Socialists and is on course to win a parliamentary majority in the November 20 elections, according to an opinion poll on Sunday.
Cambridge has retained its premier status in the QS World University Rankings, beating Harvard for a second year, as UK and US institutions again took the top 10 spots. Latin America figured badly with only six ranked in the 300 universities reviewed, the best in position 169.