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Tuesday, January 13th 2015 - 07:50 UTC

Falklands circumnavigation planned by Royal Marine veterans for PTSD awareness

Mick 50, has rowed across the Atlantic Ocean twice and was skipper of the first and only rowing boat to cross the North Pacific, from Japan to San Francisco

Two Brighton based former Royal Marines will, on January 29th, officially launch their bid to kayak the 650 miles of unforgiving coastline of the Falkland Islands. Mick Dawson and Steve Grenham will undertake the circumnavigation in spring 2016, a challenge which is set to take about 30 days.

Friday, January 9th 2015 - 07:24 UTC

Falklands football team with be at the Island Games in Jersey

There will be 16 men's teams and 11 women's teams in this summer's Island Games football tournament, including from the Falkland Islands. Only four men's teams and three women's teams went to the last Games in Bermuda because of costs, with the hosts winning both gold medals.

Wednesday, January 7th 2015 - 04:42 UTC

FIFA vice-president will challenge Blatter for the presidency in May 29 election

“I am seeking the presidency of FIFA because I believe it is time to shift the focus away from administrative controversy and back to sport” Prince Ali said

FIFA Vice-President Prince Ali bin Al Hussein said on Tuesday he would stand against Sepp Blatter for presidency of football's world governing body, declaring that years of controversy surrounding “the beautiful sport” must end.

Tuesday, December 30th 2014 - 08:40 UTC

Hotel stays for New Year's Eve in Europe don't come cheap

Edinburgh ranks as the most expensive city in Europe in which to spend New Year's Eve, according to a new survey from a hotel room tourism website. The survey compared 30 major European destinations based on the cost of their lodging for December 31, 2014.

Monday, December 29th 2014 - 05:32 UTC

Cotroversial two-part Top Gear Patagonia special aired on BBC2

Had it not been for the incidents, the Patagonia chapter of Top Gear would have been of little entertaining value

Critics agree only the segment where the crew is chased and thrown stones at by angry Argentines has some 'action'. The rest is the usual Top Gear travelogue.

Saturday, December 27th 2014 - 08:22 UTC

Top Gear episode filmed in Argentina to be aired Saturday

It was the 'most terrible thing' for BBC host Jeremy Clarkson

When filming in Patagonia, the BBC crew and host Jeremy Clarkson were forced to leave the country after locals saw their cars' license plates, which were deemed 'provocative'.

Wednesday, December 24th 2014 - 09:34 UTC

Barenboim halts La Scala concert to reprimand “badly educated” fans

Daniel Barenboim KBE upset by audience taking photographs at La Scala

Musician upset by noisy, flashy picture taking audience - several previous warnings were of no use.

Monday, December 22nd 2014 - 08:35 UTC

Poet, writer Horacio Ferrer dies in Buenos Aires at age 81

Horacio Ferrer (right) and Astor Piazzola on the cover of the En Persona recording, released in 1970.

Author of Ballad for a Madman (Balada para un loco), the Uruguayan born artist was a close collaborator of Astor Piazzolla's and other tango musicians.

Saturday, December 20th 2014 - 04:30 UTC

Movies from Argentina, Venezuela make Oscar shortlist

Wild Tales of Argentina and Venezuela's make first cut in the race for Foreign Language Oscar award.

Wild Tales (Relatos Salvajes) and The Liberator (Libertador) will have to go through yet another selection phase January 15 before earning full nomination to vie for the most-wanted statuette

Wednesday, December 17th 2014 - 02:52 UTC

RIO GAMES 2016 Mascots named after girl from Ipanema Musicians

Vinicius and Tom, mascots of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

“Vinicius” De Moraes and Antonio Carlos “Tom” Jobim extend bossa nova influence to Olympìc and Paralympic Games symbols respectively.

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