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When Jeremy Corbyn entered the race to lead the Labor Party earlier this year, he struggled to get the 35 nominations from members of parliament needed to make it onto the ballot. That is a distant memory after he won a resounding victory to become the leader of the party. With 59.5% of the first-preference votes, Corbyn's mandate beats that won by Tony Blair in 1994.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández congratulated Jeremy Corbyn for the victory in the elections of Britain’s Labor Party calling him “the great friend of Latin America” and for supporting dialogue with London to discuss the sovereignty of the disputed Falklands/Malvinas Islands.
UK offshore oil sector lost 65.000 jobs; industry's challenge: taking a barrel's operational cost to £15
The contraction of Britain's offshore oil sector has already stripped out 65,000 jobs, according to a new report. The calculation of a 15% drop since the start of last year came from the annual economic impact report of trade body Oil and Gas UK.
Queen Elizabeth has thanked well-wishers in the UK and overseas for their “touching messages of kindness” as she becomes Britain's longest-reigning monarch. Speaking in the Scottish Borders, the 89-year-old monarch said the title was “not one to which I have ever aspired”.
Brazil's former president Lula da Silva was pictured holding Pope Francis' poster calling for dialogue in the 'Malvinas issue'.
Germany said it could take half a million refugees annually over several years as Greek islands struggled on Tuesday to process a huge backlog of migrants desperate to travel to western Europe. Reflecting deepening concern, the European Union's president warned the EU faced a years-long refugee crisis, while the UN urged countries worldwide to help tackle the problem.
By Jan Cheek (*) (*) - On Friday 4th, Ms Cecilia Nahón, Argentina Ambassador to the United States, wrote an article for the Huffington Post, titled 'Malvinas: All Argentina Is Saying Is Give Dialogue A Chance.'
Queen Elizabeth II will on Wednesday pass the landmark for longest-reigning monarch set by Queen Victoria. Here are some figures about her reign, which has lasted more than 63 years:
Prime Minister and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy wrote an article for the Spanish newspaper Expansión on competiveness.
The British embassy in Buenos Aires offered a farewell reception for 27 Argentines who will be studying in UK universities under the Chevening Scholarships program. Ambassador Dr. John Freeman pointed out at the occasion that the scholarship was “not all about studying, but also about taking the opportunity to travel and meet new people”.