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Friday, September 19th 2014 - 06:31 UTC

Argentine participation in London’s prestigious “100%design” fair

“Our goal is to support and promote the burgeoning design industry in Argentina, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises”, said Castro

The creativity and uniqueness of Argentine design are on show at the 100%design fair thanks to the support of the Argentine Embassy, which has its own stand at what is considered one of the most prestigious contemporary design events worldwide.

Friday, September 19th 2014 - 06:02 UTC

Cristina Fernandez and Francis to discuss Argentina's political situation

“The pope is worried about governance, about a healthy democracy” said Vatican sources

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez left on Thursday evening for Rome where on Saturday she is scheduled to have lunch with Pope Francis in a meeting that according to Vatican sources has no formal timetable.

Friday, September 19th 2014 - 05:42 UTC

BBC predicts 54% to 46% win for the NO vote against independence

Glasgow, Scotland's largest council area and the third largest city in Britain, voted in favor of independence by 194,779 to 169,347

Scotland will vote to stay in the United Kingdom after rejecting independence, the BBC has predicted. With 26 out of the country's 32 council areas having declared after Thursday's vote, the “No” side has a 54% of the vote, with the “Yes” campaign on 46%.

Thursday, September 18th 2014 - 06:13 UTC

Brazil's Embraer sells 50 E-175 jets, 70/134 pax segment, to Republic Airways

“We have long and successful relationships established with Republic & United. The new contract further strengthens these bonds” said Embraer CEO Silva

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement to sell 50 E175 jets to U.S. regional operator Republic Airways Holdings for 2.1 billion dollars.s6u

Thursday, September 18th 2014 - 06:08 UTC

Emma Watson draws hundreds of young fans in Montevideo during the UN goodwill visit

During the conference promoting women at the Uruguayan parliament, sitting next to Vice-president Danilo Astori.

British actress Emma Watson drew hundreds of young fans on Wednesday as she visited Uruguay's Legislative Palace to promote women's participation in politics in her new role as a UN goodwill ambassador.

Thursday, September 18th 2014 - 05:14 UTC

Philip Morris determined to make its legal battle over cigarette labeling with Uruguay, a lesson for other countries

PM believes Uruguay's requirement to cover around 80% of the cigarette packaging with medical warnings and graphic images is violation of a treaty law

Whether you’re a Marlboro man or a Benson & Hedges smoker, if you pick up a pack in the South American nation you will be greeted by an image of decaying teeth, premature babies, horrific hospital scenes or some other terrifying scenario.

Thursday, September 18th 2014 - 05:03 UTC

Falklands oil company is ready to begin drilling at the end of 2015 first quarter

In all, FOGL expects to take part in a five-well drilling program that will target more than 1.3 billion barrels of oil off the Falkland Islands

Falkland Oil and Gas Limited (FOGL) reported this week that it is making progress with its preparations for its next drilling campaign, which is scheduled to start during the first quarter of 2015 off the South Atlantic Falklands Islands.

Thursday, September 18th 2014 - 03:08 UTC

The Scottish referendum

The British pound would start to fall against other currencies, not because Scottish independence, but because the markets hate uncertainly.

By Gwynne Dyer - If the Scots vote “yes” to independence on Sept. 18, as one opinion poll now suggests they will, three things are likely to happen in the following week.

Thursday, September 18th 2014 - 02:55 UTC

NZ scientists examine giant squid caught in Antarctica' Ross Sea

The squid is a female, and its eight arms are each well over a meter long. Its two tentacles would have been perhaps double that length if not damaged.

It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface. A colossal squid: 350 kilograms, as long as a minibus and one of the sea’s most elusive species.

Wednesday, September 17th 2014 - 05:34 UTC

Britain's political leaders promise funds and change, ahead of Scotland's vote

“People want to see change” was published in Scotland's Daily Record signed by PM Cameron, Labor leader Miliband and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg.

Britain promised to guarantee Scotland high levels of state funding, granting Scots greater control over healthcare spending in a last-ditch attempt to shore up support for the United Kingdom before Thursday's vote on independence.

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