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Stories for August 14th 2017

  • Monday, August 14th 2017 - 18:57 UTC

    PM May supports Falklands' self determination; calls on Argentina to meet September joint communiqué

    ”The Prime Minister reiterated the UK Government’s strong and wholehearted support for our right to self-determination.

    Prime Minister Theresa May reiterated the UK Government’s strong and wholehearted support for the Falkland Islands right to self-determination and underlined UK is seeking a more productive relation with Argentina but cautioned that the full potential of the relationship depends on Buenos Aires meeting the public commitments of the September 2016 joint communiqué.

  • Monday, August 14th 2017 - 17:13 UTC

    Champions Feyenoord open with a win

    Feyenoord player Jean-Paul Boetius

    The new season in Holland opened with a major shock as 32 times champions Ajax lost 2-1 at lowly Heracles a team from Almelo on the far east side of the country. After taking the lead in the 58th minute through Hakim Ziyech it seemed as if it was then just a matter of how many goals Ajax would wish to score, but Heracles stunned the Amsterdam side by scoring twice, through Paul Gladon and Brandley Kuwas to secure a memorable victory.

  • Monday, August 14th 2017 - 12:02 UTC

    Brazil’s Pre-Salt Extraction Costs Fall To US$8 Per Barrel

    In June Brazilian oil output rose from May to a daily average of 2.675 million barrels. Production in the pre-salt areas jumped to an average of 1.353 million bpd

    By Haley Zaremba from Oilprice - Not too long ago Brazilian state oil company Petrobras was the most indebted oil & gas company in the world. The long-suffering company has faced dire mismanagement while being weighed down by allegations of involvement in Brazil’s widespread corruption. But that’s all changing.

  • Monday, August 14th 2017 - 08:03 UTC

    UK government show of unity: Hammond and Fox share a column in the Sunday Telegraph

    Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Hammond and Fox said UK definitely will leave both the customs union and the single market when it exits the EU in March 2019.

    The UK will need a transition period to help businesses adjust after Brexit, the chancellor and the international trade secretary have said. In a joint Sunday Telegraph article, Philip Hammond and Liam Fox stressed any deal would not be indefinite or a “back door” to staying in the EU.

  • Monday, August 14th 2017 - 07:43 UTC

    Primaries in Argentina show Macri's coalition is en route to become the main political force

    President Macri and his team celebrating the results of Sunday's primaries.

    Argentina's ruling coalition headed by president Mauricio Macri managed better than expected overall results in Sunday's national mandatory and simultaneous primaries to choose candidates for the midterm elections of 22 October.

  • Monday, August 14th 2017 - 07:13 UTC

    Opportunities to strengthen the UK-Argentina relationship

    Ambassador Kent underlined the rich bilateral relationship and the great momentum during the past year, reflected in the September joint statement. (Pic TN)

    By British Ambassador Mark Kent (*) A few days ago I completed my first year as British Ambassador to Argentina. During this time, I have had the fortune to meet the people of the country, visit some of its cities, try its food, attend events and learn about its way of life.