Falkland Islanders feel vulnerable to Argentine pressure
The British Embassy in Buenos Aires said the increased political and economic pressure exercised by Argentina on the Falkland Islands has made the Islanders feel vulnerable.
Finance ministers and bankers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized countries, G7, renewed pressure on China to relax controls over its currency. China promised more flexibility but gave no indication of time or percentages.
As if offering flights to space and recently hosting his own reality show were not enough to get British billionaire Sir Richard Branson the publicity he so richly affords, this week he has gone over the heads of environmental leaders everywhere to offer a US$ 25 million prize for the first scientist who can invent an economically viable way to clean carbon from Earth's atmosphere.