A giant 500 pound squid was hauled off the coast of Victoria (Australia) yesterday. Fishing trawler skipper Mr Rang Pene winched up his catch from the ocean floor to find a large mass halfway down the net.
Argentine farmers and the government held huge separate rallies in shows of strength ahead of talks scheduled for Monday aimed at resolving a two month and a half conflict over export levies on grains and oilseeds which has expanded to demand a new farm policy.
Despite near stagnant income growth Chile has the third largest income growth in Latinamerica. Chilean workers' wages rose 8.6% from this time last year. However, consumer price inflation surged at 8%, so real incomes grew a mere 0.6% compared to the first quarter of 2007, the National Statistics Institute (INE) reported.
The United Kingdom's biggest trade union Unite is reportedly on the brink of merging with a counterpart in North America, reported on Sunday The Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Times.
Dramatic evidence of the break-up of the Arctic ice-cap has emerged from research during an expedition by the Canadian military. Scientists traveling with the troops found major new fractures during an assessment of the state of giant ice shelves in Canada's far north, reports BBC.
The Argentine government attitude towards camp has given farmers scheduled Sunday rally in the city of Rosario its greatest boost and they will have to expand the city to get all the people in said farmers'leaders.
The entire RAF Nimrod fleet should be grounded, a coroner has urged as he concluded the inquest into the deaths of 14 servicemen in a crash. The fleet had never been airworthy, Andrew Walker said, recording narrative verdicts at the Oxford hearing.
The South American Union of Nations was officially born Friday in Brasilia as leaders of the region's 12 nations signed the constitutional charter, the latest of the region's integration mechanisms. Brazil's president, Lula da Silva, who hosted the summit, invited other Latin American and Caribbean nations to join the venture.
Chile's Michelle Bachelet was chosen as the first president of the Union of South American Nations which was formally founded on Friday in Brasilia when the leaders of its twelve country members signed the constitutional charter.
Colombia's Defense Ministry said Saturday it believes the legendary leader of Latin America's largest guerrilla army is dead and President Alvaro Uribe announced he is willing to offer rebels who free hostages conditional liberty and passage abroad.